CALHOUN, Ga., December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For Ronald and Lea Eppich, Wreaths Across America is personal.
The Eppichs, who are Mohawk truck drivers and Calhoun residents, know firsthand how much it means to the families of fallen soldiers when a wreath is placed at their graves each year. Their son, Sgt. Robert Eppich, died in 2006, just days after completing eight years of service with the United States Army.
In his Harvard Business Review article last year Matt Gitsham discussed a growing trend of corporate leaders being remarkably proactive about sustainability: “If global temperatures rise more than 1.5 °C, the risks of draught, floods, forest fires, heat-related deaths and loss of agricultural productivity all worsen significantly… Predictably, environmentalists, pro-environment politicians, and countries es
George Bandy, chief sustainability officer for Mohawk Group, talks about Greenbuild 2019, its keynote speaker, President Barack Obama, as well as the progress of the sustainable movement. Bandy also talks about the changes in sustainable design since Greenbuild was launched in 2002, how it has changed the flooring industry, and its move into the residential arena.
CALHOUN, Ga. December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/—For the fourteenth consecutive year, Mohawk has earned an elite spot among Training magazine’s annual ranking of the best learning and development organizations.
“At Mohawk, we enthusiastically champion personal and professional development,” said Becky Redd, director of talent management. “We respect that each person’s learning style and goals are unique, so we offer multiple resources and platforms tailored to the individual along with organizational support to encourage people to pursue their ambitions.”
CALHOUN, Ga. December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC of Greater Chattanooga) to help provide warmth and a renewed sense of home for the families and guests that enter its doors. Mohawk’s donation included new flooring for the kitchen and den area and community room on the facility’s main level.
Manufacturer's Greenbuild 2019 showcase also included Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award
ATLANTA, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries announced today at Greenbuild that the company’s Air.o Unified Soft Flooring (USF) line has achieved rigorous Declare and Health Product Declaration (HPD) certifications. Air.o has been showcased this week as part of Mohawk’s portfolio of flooring solutions designed to minimize environmental impact at the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The Air.o display at Mohawk’s booth helped the manufacturer earn the coveted Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award at the international trade show yesterday.
ATLANTA, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Mohawk Industries’ overarching theme at Greenbuild 2019, “Sustainability is Second Nature,” drives home the manufacturer’s total commitment to creating a believe in better culture across all divisions that will provide consumers and designers with the most advanced and innovative sustainable flooring solutions.
When George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer for Mohawk Flooring North America and winner of the 2018 GreenBuild Leadership Award, began working in the field, he tried to explain his new job to his grandmother. “She said, ‘We paid for all the schooling for this boy, and he got a job doing something called ‘common sense,’” Bandy recalls.
Chief Sustainability Officer Bandy to welcome plenary guests on Wednesday morning
CALHOUN, Ga., November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries is once again a premier sponsor of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the largest convening of green building and sustainability leaders. The world’s largest flooring manufacturer continues to press for more sustainable options in flooring—by its support of this important movement and by showcasing innovative solutions that illustrate how sustainability is second nature for the Georgia-based company.
Community arts hub features custom hardwood donated by manufacturer
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Shed at New York City’s Hudson Yards has emerged as one of the most important additions to the cultural landscape since opening in April. Durkan hosted an exclusive event there this week for more than 200 guests in town attending BDNY.