Carlisle Wide Plank Floors opens in Canada
Stoddard, New Hampshire-based Carlisle Wide Plank Floors opened its first Canadian showroom in Toronto at Source of Furniture & Accessories (SOFA).
Showcasing Carlisle’s newest collections and the most-requested custom wide plank hardwood floors, the company’s showroom is described as “a destination for flooring design and inspiration and provides convenient access to the longest, widest center-cut plank floors in the industry.”
“Our client base in Canada has experienced tremendous growth within the last few years, so the opening of a Toronto showroom was a natural extension for the Carlisle brand,” said Michael Stanek, president and CEO of Carlisle. “We’re excited about our new presence in Ontario and providing trade professionals in the region with the unparalleled quality and craftsmanship of our floors. “
Carlisle’s Toronto showroom showcases the company’s latest collections with dynamic panel displays and provides product samples and brochures.
Carlisle’s new Toronto showroom is located in the International Centre at 6900 Airport Road, Suite 116, Mississauga, Ontario.
Milwaukee expands with Empire
Milwaukee Tool announced the acquisition of the Empire Level business based in Mukwonago, Wisconsin.
With a history dating back to 1919, Empire Level is a fully integrated solutions provider in the layout and measurement product categories. It’s also described as the leading U.S. manufacturer of levels, squares, layout tools, and safety and utility tape.
“From the invention of the Monovial to the introduction of the first Torpedo Level, Empire has a strong history of innovation. We share a passion for delivering best-in-class solutions for our users,” said Steve Richman, president of Milwaukee Tool. “We are extremely proud to expand our portfolio with Empire Level, and we are committed to driving disruptive innovation and accelerated growth within the business.”
Terms of the deal were not released.