Press Releases

Press Releases

August 8, 2012

Mark Page Joins Durkan As Senior Director Of Color And Design

Marietta, GA - Durkan, the hospitality brand of the Mohawk Group, is pleased to announce Mark Page has joined the organization as the Senior Director of Color and Design. Page brings almost three decades of flooring design knowledge and industry experience to the position, most recently serving as the Vice President of Design and Marketing for Brintons.

Read More  |  Download PDF

May 10, 2012

Industry Veteran Mike Gallman Joins Mohawk Group As Vice President Of Product Management

Marietta, GA - The Mohawk Group has tapped Mike Gallman, former CEO of Blue Ridge Industries, to serve as the company's Vice President of Product Management. Gallman has more than 35 years of industry experience, skillfully serving in various high-profile operational, sales and marketing roles throughout his distinguished career.

Read More  |  Download PDF

May 1, 2012

Mohawk Ranks Among Top Three Georgia Companies For Sustainability Practices

Dalton, GA - Mohawk Industries continues its rise to the top of the Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings. The flooring giant now ranks No. 3 among Georgia-based companies for sustainable practices in the Southeast, moving up two spots from 2011.

Read More  |  Download PDF

April 12, 2012

Durkan's Lavish Luxury Collection Receives Award For Industry-leading Sustainability

Marietta, GA - Members of the hospitality community have once again recognized Durkan’s commitment to manufacturing top-performing sustainable products. Lavish Luxury, a Merit Select offering, claimed the flooring category 2011 HA+D Green Plus Award.

Read More  |  Download PDF

April 9, 2012

Durkan's New Print Collections Showcase The Spectronics 25x Advantage

Marietta, GA - Durkan print carpet designs deliver unprecedented innovation to hospitality customers in 2012. The hospitality brand of Mohawk Group has introduced multiple new print collections, which demonstrate the many advantages of Durkan's new Spectronics 25X technology.

Read More  |  Download PDF

March 22, 2012

Great Design And Intricate Patterning Technology Separate Durkan's CYP Offerings From Competition

Marietta, GA - Great design is derived from the perfect blend of talented designers and the industry's most innovative design tools, which work to bring a designer's vision to life. Only Durkan consistently delivers this unique balance, showing once again why it is the hospitality market's most trusted brand.

Read More  |  Download PDF

March 13, 2012

Durkan Makes Headlines With New Merit Select Collections Which Offer High-style Patterns And Design Flexibility

Marietta, GA - Durkan continues to broaden its Merit Select collection to fit every need and price point. The company is launching two new Merit Select offerings that are certain to catch the eye of every hospitality designer. Both Headlines at 8 and News at 12 are extensions of Durkan's best-selling Merit Select styles, with expanded offerings that include exciting new patterns and colorways.

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 16, 2012

Durkan Releases Fifth Installment In D*zine Magazine Series

Marietta, GA - Design innovation through collaboration, that's the chief focus of Durkan’s fifth installment in the D*Zine magazine series. The publication is considered a trusted resource for style, design and creative inspiration for leading architects and designers in the hospitality segment.

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 14, 2012

Mohawk Industries Earns 4th In National Training Rankings

Dalton, GA - Mohawk becomes first flooring company to earn top five ranking; rare honor for manufacturing company. Mohawk Industries makes great products…and helps to develop great people. With a 2012 ranking of 4th in Training magazine’s Top 125, the company’s outstanding training and development program was recognized as one of the best among American employers.

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 13, 2012

Durkan Takes Design To A New Level With Spectronics 25x High Definition Digital Printing Technology

Marietta, GA - Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, is pleased to offer customers the most innovative and advanced method of printing with its new Spectronics 25X digital printing technology. The company is the first in the hospitality industry to employ the state-of-the-art 25 dpi system, which uses computer controlled, high-speed valves to achieve deep color penetration and elaborate design precision.

Read More  |  Download PDF

January 04, 2012

ReSource Commercial Flooring Network announces The Mohawk Group as ReSource Preferred Supplier

Aurora, CO - The ReSource Commercial Flooring Network (ReSource) is excited to announce The Mohawk Group as the newest ReSource Preferred Supplier to the network.

Read More  |  Download PDF

December 01, 2011

Durkan And NEWH Say Creativity And Innovation Are Key Components Of Third Annual D*Scover Competition

Marietta, GA - One of the most exciting carpet design competitions is back for its third consecutive year. Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, and NEWH (The Network of the Hospitality Industry) are now accepting entries for D*scover.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 30, 2011

Durkan Announces New Collaboration With Product Designer And Trend Expert Stacy Garcia

Marietta, GA - One of the biggest names in hospitality design is bringing her in-depth knowledge of color forecasting and design trends to The Mohawk Group’s hospitality brand. Durkan is pleased to announce it has established a long-term relationship with designer Stacy Garcia.

Read More  |  Download PDF

October 21, 2011

Mohawk Ranks in Newsweek's Top 500 Green Companies for Third Consecutive Year

Dalton, GA - Newsweek has once again recognized Mohawk Industries for its leading position in environmental performance. For the third consecutive year, Mohawk placed in the magazine’s annual ranking of the 500 "greenest" U.S. companies. Mohawk is the only flooring company to make the 2011 list, which can be seen in the issue of Newsweek currently on newsstands.

Read More  |  Download PDF

October 17, 2011

The Mohawk Group Unveils Facebook Honor Wall In Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness

Marietta, GA - Celebrating 10 years of partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® through its Specify for a Cure® cause marketing program, The Mohawk Group and its four brands—Lees, Karastan Contract, Bigelow and Durkan—reveals its Facebook Honor Wall (the Wall) to further commemorate its support of breast cancer awareness.

Read More  |  Download PDF

September 13, 2011

Dynamic Duos: Durkan’s Latest Collaborations Drive Design at HD Boutique 2011

Miami, FL - Partnering with Oren Sherman and Astek Wallcovering, Inc., Durkan will unveil its latest inspirational collections at HD Boutique 2011 in Miami, September 13-14.

Read More  |  Download PDF

July, 22 2011

Durkan Senior Vice President Appointed Global Leader Of Hospitality

Marietta, GA - Lee Blair, senior vice president of Durkan – the hospitality brand of Mohawk – has been named the company's global leader of hospitality

Read More  |  Download PDF

May 19, 2012

Eyes On The Prize: Durkan Names D*scover Winners

Marietta, GA - The winners of the second annual hospitality carpet design contest from Durkan—the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group—have been crowned. Durkan unveiled the prized patterns from its second annual D*SCOVER competition today at HD Expo 2011 (booth #3410).

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 22, 2011

Inspired New Year

Marietta, GA - Durkan Renews Commitment to High-Style, High-Performance Hospitality Carpeting with Additions to Merit, Print and CYP Lines

Read More  |  Download PDF

December 15, 2010

Durkan And Newh Continue Partnership To D*SCOVER Dynamic Hospitality Carpet Design

Marietta, GA- Do you have an eye for cutting-edge carpet design? Durkan – the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group – is calling on design professionals and students to d*scover a new way to express their creativity with its second annual carpet design contest.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 9, 2010

Durkan, The Mohawk Group Recognized For Exceptional Standards In Environmental Manufacturing

Marietta, GA- Strengthening its leadership in the design and development of sustainable, high-performance carpeting, The Mohawk Group announced that its Durkan manufacturing facility – home to the company’s hospitality brand and located in Dalton, GA. – has achieved ISO-14001:2004 certification.

Read More  |  Download PDF

September 15, 2010

Investing Today In The Hospitality Industry’s Talent Of Tomorrow: Durkan Partners With NEWH In Support Of ENDOW

Miami, FL - Strengthening its commitment to helping shape the future of the hospitality industry, Durkan, a brand of The Mohawk Group, announced the continuation of its ongoing partnership with NEWH (Network of Executive Women in Hospitality) and its support of the organization’s new ENDOW program.

Read More  |  Download PDF

March 10, 2010

Feeling the Force of Nature: Durkan Expands Synthesis™ Line with Launch of Organic Inspired Offerings

Marietta, GA- Durkan continues to pave the way for the future of design by expanding its successful Synthesis™ line, unveiling eight new base grades that give a contemporary twist to the compelling forces present in nature.

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 9, 2010

Design For All Kinds: Durkan Broadens Print Portfolio with Metropolis and Lucia Hospitality Carpet Collections

Marietta, GA- Continually addressing its customers’ needs for leading-edge carpet designs to suit a range of hospitality interiors, Durkan expands its portfolio of patterned carpets with Metropolis and Lucia.

Read More  |  Download PDF

January 29, 2010

D*SCOVER: Durkan and NEWH Partner for Hospitality Carpet Design Contest

Marietta, GA- Think you have an eye for carpet design? Durkan — the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group — is calling on design professionals and students to discover a new way to express their creativity with its first carpet design contest.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 14, 2009

Designer Todd Oldham and the Wolfsonian–FIU’s Dynamo Museum Shop present limited-edition Welcome mats during Art Basel | Miami Beach

Miami Beach, FL- The Wolfsonian–Florida International University presents a selection of signed, limited-edition welcome mats created by designer Todd Oldham and contributing artists Wayne White, Megan Whitmarsh and Brock Shorno.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 12, 2009

The Mohawk Group took to the courts and the green to show its support for the fight against breast cancer.

Marietta, GA- "Teeing off" its efforts surrounding breast cancer awareness month, The Mohawk Group served as a platinum sponsor for the 2009 Ansley Pro-Am, an annual golf and tennis charity event.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 9, 2009

The Wolfsonian–FIU presents 'New Voices. New Works' during Art Basel | Miami Beach

Miami Beach, FL- The Wolfsonian–Florida International University announces New Voices. New Works, a series of site-specific pieces inspired by The Wolfsonian’s collection and curated by designer Todd Oldham in celebration of Art Basel | Miami Beach 2009.

Read More  |  Download PDF

November 4, 2009

Passport to Paris - Durkan Brings Parisian Style and Sophistication to Hospitality Interiors with Its L’auberge Collection of Print and CYP Carpets

Marietta, GA- Hospitality patrons don’t have to travel to Paris to experience the passion and adventure of the famed "City of Lights."

Read More  |  Download PDF

August 24, 2009

Old Meets New - Durkan Honors Scottish Origins with Blantyre Collection of Print and CYP Carpets

Marietta, GA- Experience the warmth and comfort of the season with an old world twist at anytime of the year.

Read More  |  Download PDF

June 29, 2009

Barb Marcy Named Creative Director For Durkan

Marietta, GA- Lee Blair, senior vice president of Durkan, a brand of commercial carpeting manufacturer The Mohawk Group, announced today the promotion of Barbara (Barb) Marcy to creative director.

Read More  |  Download PDF

March 18, 2009

Pattern And Texture Take The Floor: Durkan Expands Synthesis Offering with Glam and Artesia Collections

Marietta, GA - Durkan’s Synthesis base grades are continuing to gain ’ground’ in the hospitality market since launching less than a year ago.

Download PDF

February 16, 2009

African Adventure: Durkan Translates Nature’s Glories Into Sophisticated Hospitality Carpet With Sanya

Kennesaw, GA - The breathtaking beauty of an African panorama is brought to life in Durkan’s Sanya Collection of hospitality carpet.

Read More  |  Download PDF

February 16, 2009

Featured Performance: Durkan Creates Show-stopping Hospitality Interiors With Its Calliope Carpet Collection

Kennesaw, GA - Hospitality patrons will experience the fun and excitement of a magical spectacle with the premiere of Durkan’s new Calliope Collection of carpet.

Read More  |  Download PDF

January 20, 2009

The Mohawk Group Rolls Out The New Year Right: Carpet Company’s Commitment To Design, Innovation And Collaboration Honored With Industry Accolades

Kennesaw, GA - Solidifying The Mohawk Group’s reputation as a commercial carpeting industry leader, the manufacturer was recently awarded multiple industry awards for its achievements in carpet design and sustainability.

Read More  |  Download PDF

January 16, 2009

Italian Getaway: Durkan’s Bella Collection of Carpet Brings Italian Style with a Contemporary Touch to Hospitality Interiors

Kennesaw, GA - The warm, enchanting landscapes of Tuscany are translated into contemporary, distinctive carpeting in Durkan’s Bella Collection

Read More  |  Download PDF

January 16, 2009

Fashion-forward: Durkan Entices Hospitality Interiors with its Trace of Lace Carpet Collection

Kennesaw, GA - Inspired by the striking prominence of couture lace in Europe’s Fall runway shows, Trace of Lace is a contemporary, stylistic Collection that adds sophistication and grandeur to an endless array of hospitality interiors.

Read More  |  Download PDF

October 29, 2008

Durkan Rolls Out the Platinum Carpet for Proximity Hotel

Kennesaw, GA - Durkan's CRI Green Label Plus Merit Custom carpeting specified in first LEED Platinum Hotel in America. Eco-conscious travelers are following the Platinum brick road to Proximity Hotel-the "greenest" hotel in the U.S..

Read More  |  Download PDF

October 15, 2008

Stronger Together: The Mohawk Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with T-Shirts Designed by Todd Oldham

Kennesaw, GA - Extending its collaboration with top American designer Todd Oldham beyond carpet design, The Mohawk Group, the commercial carpeting division of Mohawk Industries, announces the launch of a T-shirt campaign in support of breast cancer awareness.

Read More  |  Download PDF

September 17, 2008

Coming Full Circle: Durkan Collaborates with Celebrated Designer Tracy Lee Stum. Pushes Boundaries of Design for Hospitality Spaces with Mandalas Collection

Miami, FL - Durkan stretches the limits of conventional carpet design in a unique collaboration with celebrated designer Tracy Lee Stum.

Read More  |  Download PDF

July 31, 2008

A New Green Era of Luxury

Kennesaw, GA - The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, which opened on the Las Vegas Strip (next to the Venetian) in January 2008, was certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as the largest green building in the world. Carpeting from Durkan was specified in thei project.

Download PDF

May 15, 2008

A Match Made In Carpet: Pattern And Texture Unite With Synthesis

Las Vegas, NV - How do you improve two tried and true techniques for manufacturing cutting-edge carpet? Combine them. Furthering its commitment to providing high-performance and high-design hospitality flooring solutions, Durkan marks the advent of a new age in hospitality carpet design with the launch of Synthesis.

Read More  |  Download PDF

May 15, 2008

Top Design: Durkan reaches new heights

Las Vegas, NV - From fashion to furniture to film and florals, American Designer Todd Oldham has touched and mastered virtually every element of design. In his latest endeavor, Oldham turns his creative eye to carpet, collaborating with Durkan to produce a series of flexible, versatile floor coverings that are sure to infuse hospitality interiors with warmth and vitality.

Read More  |  Download PDF