The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA), Dalton, has announced nominees for the new Best of
FloorTek Awards. The awards will be presented this month at FloorTek Expo during a banquet dinner.
The following people have been nominated for the Individual Leadership Award: Kim Gavin,
Floor Covering Weekly; Norris Little; Jack Godfrey, Wayn-Tex Inc.; Reg Burnett; Ray Anderson,
Interface Inc.; Dan Frierson, The Dixie Group Inc.; Lamar Lyle, Lyle Industries Inc.; and James
Brown, Brown Industries.
Nominated for the Environmental Award are: Mac Bridger, Collins & Aikman Floorcoverings
Inc.; and Ray Anderson.
For the Product/Method innovation award, Rob Beistline, Milliken & Company; Steve Stultz,
Oriental Weavers of America; and Charles Monroe, Card-Monroe Corp., have been nominated.
And, in the Contribution to the Industry category, the following people have been nominated:
Jeff Lorberbaum, Mohawk Industries; Spence Wright, Cobble Machine Co.; Robert Shaw, Shaw Industries
Inc.; and Ed Jorges, Joy Carpets Inc.