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Most Recent Press Releases

CRI Welcomes New Board Member, Honors Award Winners at Annual Meeting

David Jolly, J+J Flooring Group; Susan Farris, Shaw Industries; Jim McCallum, Milliken; and Joe Yarbrough, CRI. Dalton, GA - November 12, 2014 - The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2014...

Carpet and Rug Institute President Visits Washington, DC to Meet with Congressional and Trade Leaders

Joe Yarbrough (right) with Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga. Dalton, GA - October 1, 2014 - Carpet and Rug Institute President Joe W. Yarbrough traveled to Washington, DC on September 17-18 for two days of back-to-back meetings with congressional...

Seal of Approval Program Endorsed by Danish Trade Association

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) has welcomed a new international adopter of its rigorous Seal of Approval (SOA) testing and certification program for carpet cleaning products and equipment. Dansk Fashion and Textile of Denmark will be the...

Most Recent Feature Articles

5 Totally Bogus Things You Only Think You Know About AllergiesPDF (PDF 147 KB)
You sneeze when a cat walks by, wheeze through the spring and summer, and can’t even get close to a Christmas tree. As one of the 60 million Americans who suffer from allergies, according to the Allergy and Asthma Association, you may think you’re already aware of everything there is to know about allergies and the allergens that trigger them. You may actually “know” much less than you think.

Keep Them Home, Happy And Studying: Create A Kid-Friendly Space PDF (PDF 80 KB)
Would a great study space ease your child’s transition from summer to school? Perhaps an awesome lounge area could convince your teens – and all their friends – that your house is the best hangout spot ever. Whatever your objectives, a few design and decorating tricks can help you create a kid-friendly space in your home.

Most Recent eBooks

CRI's Seal of Approval Program PDF (PDF 3.42 MB)
This eBook explains the Seal of Approval program and contains real-world examples of SOA in action...

Highlights from the CRI blog for Retailers and their Customers PDF (PDF 3.23 MB)
Benefits of Carpet, Indoor Air Quality, Shopping for Carpet...

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