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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Flexiteek International has announced former Dek-King distributor World Panel Products as the new management team of Flexiteek Americas, with immediate effect. Flexiteek Americas is the sole distributor for Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak for the Americas. The team from World Panel Products will oversee the promotion, sales, and

tags: Company Expansions, Flooring

Friday, March 22, 2019

AMF Marine – a division of Alum Metal Fab, LLC and located in Valley View, OH – is owned and operated by Nick Shirk, an avid boater and outdoorsman. His extensive knowledge of fabrication and engineering has allowed him to expand his marine product line globally and offer many services. Swim Platforms AMF Marine currently

tags: Accessories, Engines, Flooring

Monday, December 10, 2018

About the only thing more frightening than a slippery deck surface when you’re out trying to reef is discovering that the aging non-skid is cracking and peeling right under your feet. If your deck looks like it has a bad sunburn, it may be time to go into full nonskid repair mode. Diagnosis and Removal The first signs of

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring, Paint, Service & Repair

Friday, December 7, 2018

PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched the Eco Series. This decking contains the same look and feel as classic PlasDECK and is made of the same high-quality, patented flexible PVC, but has a base layer that is made from recycled PlasDECK material. All made and produced in the USA, the

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Environmental Impact, Flooring

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

At the Cleveland Boat show this year, I came across a new product called Orthodek. Curious, I inquired what made this flooring unique and wondered if I could use it for the swim platform on our 411 Beneteau. The reason we needed to change it out was simple - the natural teak we had in our 20-year-old boat was starting to buckle on one

by: Erik Kyle, Publisher, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring

Monday, July 9, 2018

Infinity Woven Products is excited to announce the recent expansion of its sales team with localized internal sales representatives. This expansion will allow the Dalton, Georgia-based woven flooring company to provide expedited engagement and personalized service to its customers in the marine, RV and other industries it serves.

tags: Employment News, Flooring

Friday, April 20, 2018

Made of the same high-quality material that customers expect from PlasDECK, the Eco Series includes recycled content that allows the company to sell this flooring at a lower cost without lowering standards. PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched a revolutionary new product line. PlasDECK

tags: Environmental Impact, Flooring

Thursday, February 15, 2018

What began as a one-man mobile operation in 1979 has grown to a 35,000 sq. ft. facility with several divisions and one hundred employees. Owner John Bowen began in a men’s clothing store constructing leather products along with the clothing in the tailoring department. His knowledge led him to launch Dockside Canvas and he

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Flooring, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

NAUTIKFLÖR is a realistic-looking nautical flooring that provides the beauty and elegance of real teak and cherry, but offers the low-maintenance advantages and durability of PVC Flooring. It’s one of the latest innovations designed and developed by surfacing specialist ICA Group, which also manufactures NUTEAK Decking.

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring

Friday, December 8, 2017

Nothing evokes the historic romance of the sea like the natural beauty of teak decking. But the marine environment is one of the toughest environments on earth — meaning significant exposure to sun, storms, salt, and spray. Teak Life, a new family of products from Sansin, was born from a passion for the sea — and a passion

tags: Cleaners, Flooring