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Carpet Technology On View

2001 Carpet Technologies Show® will include international forum on state of the industry.

Since 1993, the Dalton Floor Covering Market Association (DFCMA), Dalton, Ga., has sponsored the biennial Carpet Technologies Show® to present the latest machinery and equipment available to the carpet and rug industry. The 2001 show, to be held September 11-13 at the NorthWest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, Dalton, is expected to draw 4,500 to 5,000 attendees and exhibitors.This years show will include Global Outlook 2001, a forum presenting internationally recognized carpet industry leaders to discuss the state of the carpet and rug industry. This is a must-attend for those in the industry to see the latest in international equipment, machinery and support for their business, said Wanda Ellis, executive director, DFCMA. And with Global Outlook 2001, they can hear first-hand about those issues that will directly affect business in the months and years to come. It will easily be the most important Carpet Technologies Show we have held.  Schedule of EventsMonday, September 1012:30 p.m.Tufters on the Turf, Barnsley InnandGolf Resort, Adairsville, Ga.Tuesday-Thursday, September 11-138:30 a.m.Registration opens; Lower Level Concourse9:00 a.m.Exhibit halls open (Entrance by badge only)11:30-1:00 p.m.Buffet lunch (Tuesday, Wednesday); Lower Level Concourse Tuesday, September 118:00-9:00 a.m."Where to Now" Frank ONeill, Floor Focus; Upper Level Theater (ULT)10:00-11:00 a.m.Global Outlook 2001: Ralph J. Boe; ULT1:00-3:00 p.m.HOST Dry Carpet Cleaning: How to keep the indoor environment clean; Meeting Room C-12:30-3:30 p.m.Global Outlook 2001: Sota Yoshino, Hiroyuki Ikezaki; ULT6:00 p.m.Exhibit Halls close6:00-8:00 p.m.Cocktail reception; Upper Level ConcourseWednesday, September 1210:00-11:00 a.m.Global Outlook 2001: Paulo Kauffmann; ULT1:30-2:30 p.m.Global Outlook 2001: Mark Vervaeke; ULT3:30-4:30 p.m.Global Outlook 2001: David L. Kolb; ULT6:00 p.m.Exhibit Halls close6:00-8:00 p.m.Annual Irish BBQ, Holiday Inn, Dalton, Ga.Thursday, September 1310:00-12:00 p.m.Global Outlook 2001: Conclusion; ULT1:00 p.m.Show closes Global Outlook 2001Sponsored by Dalton State College (DSC), Dalton, and its Center for Applied Business Studies (CABS), Global Outlook 2001 will include six sessions covering the industrys economic status, changes and future growth, product mix, importing/exporting, recycling and other issues. The sessions will conclude with a panel discussion.This forum represents a unique opportunity for the carpet manufacturing community to network with international industry leaders and focus on solutions to current topics, said Dr. Marilyn Helms, Sesquicentennial Endowed Chair, DSC, and director of CABS.Among the speakers featured at Global Outlook 2001 is Mark Vervaeke, president of Flanders Carpet International, Belgium, and secretary general of the Belgian Carpet and Upholstery Fabric Manufacturers Association. In addition, he is manager of the Interior Textiles Division of FEBELTEX (Belgian Textile Manufacturers Association).Other speakers include: Ralph J. Boe, president, Beaulieu Residential, Beaulieu of America, Dalton; Sota Yoshino, president and CEO, Asahi Trading Co. Ltd., Japan; Hiroyuki Ikezaki, president and CEO, Japan Carpet Co. Ltd., Japan; Paulo Kauffmann, partner and production/technical director, Textil Tabacow S/A, Brazil; and David L. Kolb, chairman and CEO, Mohawk Industries Inc., Calhoun, Ga.While attendance at the Carpet Technologies Show itself is free, there is a charge of $249 to attend Global Outlook 2001. Forum participants must register, as space is limited. Additional ActivitiesAs a kick-off to the exhibition, DFCMAs Tufters on the Turf Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 10, at the Barnsley Inn and Golf Resort in nearby Adairsville, Ga.DFCMA and Textile Industries will host a cocktail reception Tuesday evening, September 11, on the Upper Level Concourse in the Convention Center.Another opportunity for fun and relaxation will take place Wednesday evening, September 12, at the Annual Irish BBQ, held at the Holiday Inn in Dalton. The event will be hosted by MSS Services Inc. in conjunction with Allstates Textile Machinery, Dent Instrumentation, Del Mol Engineering NV, Rieter ICBT Corp., Rosink GmbH+Co. and Sellers of America. For Additional InformationCarpet Technologies Show Tufters on the TurfDalton Floor Covering Market Association (DFCMA), Dalton, Ga.(800) 288-4101e-mail: info@carpettechnologies.comwww.carpettechnologies.comGlobal Outlook 2001Dalton State College Dalton, Ga.(800) 829-4436, (706) 272-2467Fax: (706) 272-4525e-mail: mhelms@em.daltonstate.edu  Carpet Technologies Show ExhibitorsAdvanced BiosystemsBooth No. 600Air Specialists Inc.Booth Nos. 1, 2Aircond Corp.Booth No. 251American Filteco Machinery Corp.Booth No. A-3American Linc Corp.Booth No. 512American Superba Inc.Booth No. 331Americhem Inc.Booth No. 441Appalachian Electronic Inst.Booth No. 537APSO Ltd.Booth Nos. 715, 814ARTEC America/CarolMacBooth No. 701Ateliers Henri PaulusBooth No. 519Atlanta BrushBooth No. 805B&J Machinery Co. Inc.Booth No. 109BarcoVision Inc.Booth No. 619Louis P. Batson Co.Booth No. 616The Baxter Corp.Booth Nos. 22-23Bayer Corp.Booth No. 601Belmont Textile MachineryBooth No. 417Bruno Machinery Corp.Booth No. 401Card-Monroe Corp. Booth No. 205CarpetandRug Inst. (CRI)Booth No. L/C 6Carpet Industry Clearinghouse Inc.Booth No. 105A.B. Carter Inc.Booth No. 250Castrol Industrial North America Inc.Booth No. 450Chattanooga Tufters Inc.Booth No. 131Chiron Technology Inc.Booth No. 608CIMSBooth No. 117Communicationsand Electronics Inc.Booth No. 242Complete Control Inc.Booth No. 602Consolidated Baling Machine Co. Inc.Booth No. 900Control Corp. of AmericaBooth No. 709Control Southern Inc./ Fisher RosemountBooth No. 530CORfine Inc.Booth No. 817Crown PackagingBooth No. 509Custom Industries Inc.Booth No. 404Dalton MachineryBooth No. 249Dawson Textile MachineryBooth No. 256Day InternationalBooth No. 253E.T.F. U.S.A. Corp.Booth No. 345Eagle PartsandMachineryBooth No. 150Eastman Cutting Room SalesBooth No. 711Electric Motor Sales (EMS)Booth No. 148Electric SystemsBooth No. 335Eltex US Inc.Booth No. 431Epic Enterprises Inc.Booth No. 609Erhardt+Leimer Inc.Booth No. 505Essex Inc. Booth No. 349Euromac Inc. Booth No. 305Exim Ltd./Tranoco Inc. Booth No. 615Fastenal Co. Booth Nos. 710, 712 FeilandDavidson Inc.Booth No. 503Fi-Tech Inc. Booth No. 523Fletcher International Inc. Booth No. 313Floor FocusBooth No. L/C 7FloorUniverseBooth No. 517Fortress Technology Booth No. 106FranklandThomas Inc. Booth No. 443Freudenberg Nonwovens Booth No. 901Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism Booth No. 257Georgia Institute of Technology Economic Dev. Booth No. L/C 5Gilbos of America Booth No. 245Grainger Industrial Supply Booth No. 549Graphic Tufting ServicesBooth No. 255W.T. Hollis Co Booth No. 718Honesty Enterprise Booth No. 304Host/Racine IndustriesBooth No. 527Hydropedes Foot Massager InsolesBooth No. 801Ideal FibresandFabricsBooth Nos. 809, 811Industrial BeltingandSupply Booth No. 241Industrial Boilerand Mechanical Co. Inc.Booth No. 400Jet Sew TechnologiesBooth No. 610Kaeser CompressorsBooth No. 140Kenco Toyota-LiftBooth Nos. 3 5Kyle EnterprisesBooth No. 703Lawson-Hemphill SalesBooth No. 439LESSCO Inc.Booth No. 123Mahlo America Inc. Booth No. 405Marsh Micro Systems Booth No. 612W.E. Marshall Co.Booth No. OS100Mart Corp. Booth No. 800Maxcess InternationalBooth No. 802Mechanical Service Co.Booth No. 255MSS Services Inc.Booth No. 201MWS Inc.Booth No. 818N.C. Carpet Binding andEquipment Booth No. 113National Carpet EquipmentBooth No. 300NedGraphics Inc.Booth No. 143Nelson Oil Co. Inc.Booth No. 450Nordson Corp.Booth No. 1PAF Sales LLCBooth No. 317Pepperl + Fuchs Inc.Booth No. 617Perpetual Machine Co.Booth No. 323Pierret North AmericaBooth No. 132Plant Engineering Consultants (PEC)Booth No. 301Precision Loopers Inc.Booth No. 250Precision ProductsBooth No. 135Pruetts Supply Inc.Booth No. 309Rankin IndustriesBooth No. 525Red-Ray ManufacturingBooth No. 521Rhyne Packaging Inc.Booth No. 807Rieter ICBT Inc.Booth No. 223Roden Electrical Supply.Booth No. 350Saurer Textile SystemsBooth No. 423Schoen Machinery Inc.Booth No. 403N. Schlumberger (USA)Booth No. 815Scientific TechnologiesBooth No. 234Herman Schwabe Inc.Booth No. 708Sellers of AmericaBooth No. 118Shaw-Almex USABooth No. 529SmythandCo.Booth No. 252Softrol Systems Inc.Booth No. 902SRT Machinery Inc.Booth No. 17Standridge Color Corp.Booth No. 212Star Molded Plastics Inc.Booth No. 803SunbrandBooth No. 435TaconicBooth No. 413Tapistron InternationalBooth No. 205 Textile IndustriesBooth No. L/C 3Textube Corp.Booth No. 7Thortsen MagneticsBooth Nos. 903 905TMS MachineryBooth No. 606Trumeter Co. Inc.Booth No. 539TSI SolutionsBooth No. 714United Rentals Inc.Booth No. 348Upkeeper Corp.Booth No. 702Van de Wiele of AmericaBooth No. 110Waring Products Inc.Booth No. 705Webb-StilesBooth No. 700Whitfield Oil Co Inc.Booth No. 618Wilcom America Inc.Booth No. 341Wilcom-Tecos BelgiumBooth No. 341Wilcom-Tufting AustraliaBooth No. 341WLH Inc.Booth No. 141Wolff IndustriesBooth No. 27Zenith PumpsBooth No. 605Zima Corp.Booth No. 217 August 2001