Soft Focus - Cormar’s Latest Carpet Collection

Updated. 15.November.2016

Soft Focus - CormarCormar Carpets indulges the senses by introducing Soft Focus, its new super-soft, luxurious easy clean carpet collection.

 

With a palette of 13 fashionable neutrals to choose from, including a wide range of greys and contemporary beiges, Soft Focus has the ultimate luxurious, silky feel adding style to any area of the...

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Cormar Celebrates Successful Flooring Show at Harrogate

Updated. 14.October.2016

Harrogate Flooring Show 2016With visitor numbers up by over 9% from last year, the Cormar Carpets stand was bustling with retailers keen to view the latest carpet collections.

 

The Flooring Show, the industry’s flagship national event recently celebrated its 54th year, bringing together all areas of the industry, over three days. 

 

Following on from winning the...

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Award Winning Cormar

Updated. 12.August.2016

Award Winning CormarFor the fourth time in succession, Cormar Carpets has been voted Best Carpet Manufacturer by readers of the trade publication Interiors Monthly.

 

"It is amazing to receive this award for the fourth year running and our thanks go to all the carpet retailers and contractors who voted for us,” said David Cormack, Marketing Director at...

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Cormar Carpets wins Longstanding Support Award for Carpet Recycling

Updated. 2.August.2016

Cormar Longstanding AwardCormar Carpets has won the ‘Longstanding Support Award’ from Carpet Recycling UK for their strong commitment to carpet recycling and sustainability.

 

Each year 400,000* tonnes of carpet waste is buried in UK landfill. Increasingly, businesses, householders and local authorities are looking for better alternatives for the recycling of unwanted carpet materials. Carpet...

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£1250 raised for The Booth Centre, Manchester

Updated. 2.June.2016

Charity Bike RideA Team from Cormar Carpets, PPS Commercials, DAF Trucks and CVL Ltd has completed “The Way of the Roses” bike ride, raising over £1200 for the Booth Centre charity in Manchester.

 

Setting off from Morecombe, the six man team comprising of Gary Mitchell and Craig Marshall from Cormar, Gary and Reece Amos of PPS Commercials, Paul Entwistle of DAF Trucks and Eric Burns of CVL Ltd completed the 170...

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Cormar Carpets Scoops Supplier of the Year Award

Updated. 23.May.2016

Cormar Carpets Scoops Supplier of the Year AwardCormar Carpets has been named ‘Supplier of the Year’ for the 12th consecutive time by buying group, Flooring One.

 

In recognition of its commitment to high quality products, staff investment and servicing the flooring industry, the award was presented to Cormar Carpets at the Buying Groups National Flooring Show held at Flooring...

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Cormar Hosts Flooring Guild Training Course

Updated. 4.May.2016

Flooring GuildLeading British carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has just completed its eighth annual Flooring Guild carpet training course to give independent carpet retailers a chance to boost their sales skills.

 

Due to popular demand the three-day 'Selling Quality Carpets' course was run twice over a two week period, to allow more retailers to attend - 35 carpet retailers, in total, from throughout the...

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Fresh Look for Oaklands Wool Twist Collection

Updated. 7.March.2016

oaklands_carpet_collectionCelebrating nine years as a Cormar Carpets classic, The Oaklands Collection has had a fashion infusion with nine new carpet colours - offering a choice of 20 home furnishing shades.

 

The New Zealand wool branded carpet range is manufactured using fine tenth gauge machinery to give it a fine dense pile surface. It comes in three pile weights – 32oz, 42oz and 50oz in 4 and 5 metre wide –...

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Cormar Exhibit in Hannover with Wools of New Zealand

Updated. 15.February.2016

Cormar_HannoverCormar Carpets once again exhibited at this year’s Domotex Flooring Exhibition in Hannover, the world’s flagship trade fair for carpets, rugs and hard floor coverings, in conjunction with Wools of New Zealand.

 

The 4 day event proved to be a great success with over 1,440 exhibitors from 59 different countries, across 12 halls, with over 45,000 visitors attending. Showcased at this year’s exhibition were Cormar...

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Cormar Launches Sensation Supreme

Updated. 15.January.2016

Sensation SupremeBritish carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, has launched its first new range of the year, Sensation Supreme - the heavyweight champion of its hugely successful Sensation family of carpets.

 

Sensation Supreme is the fifth member of the easy clean Sensation carpet portfolio and, as with the other ranges, is made from 100% two ply Luxelle soft polypropylene. However it is the combination of a deep pile in a...

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Harrogate Flooring Show Success for Cormar

Updated. 28.September.2015

Harrogate Flooring ShowOnce again the Cormar Carpets stand at the Flooring Show was a hive of activity, with an increased number of visitors, from throughout the UK.

 

The September trade show held for over 50 years in the picturesque Yorkshire town of Harrogate, proved to be a huge success. With over 150 brands exhibiting, covering some 3,500 square metres of exhibition space across...

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Over £2000 Raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by Cormar

Updated. 19.August.2015

Cormar Scafell PikeA Team from Cormar Carpets Holme Mill has climbed Scafell Pike in the Lake District, to raise £2,014 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

 

Thirteen employees, from the UK’s leading carpet manufacturer in Lancashire, Cormar Carpets, took on the challenge of climbing Scafell Pike - England’s highest peak, to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer...

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Hat Trick for Award Winning UK Carpet Manufacturer Cormar Carpets

Updated. 12.August.2015

Interiors Monthly Winner 2015Flying the flag for British-made carpets for over 55 years, Cormar Carpets celebrates winning Interiors Monthly 2015 Best Carpet Manufacturer award for the third consecutive year.

 

Voted for by readers of the flooring trade publication, Interiors Monthly, the award comes on the back of Cormar winning both the Flooring One and Metro Group’s Supplier of the Year further strengthening its...

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Another Excellent Primo Carpet Range from Cormar

Updated. 28.July.2015

Primo_Excellence_Pontiac_BlueCormar Carpets has excelled itself with the latest addition to its Primo family of easy clean twist carpets.

 

Primo Excellence is made with the same family-friendly, polypropylene fibre – 100% Excellon – renowned for its stain resistance and hardwearing properties. It has been developed to make it softer than the...

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UK Carpet Manufacturer Cormar Carpets Remains Top of the Pile

Updated. 17.June.2015

David Cormack receiving the awardCormar Carpets cements its place at the top of the pile as it celebrates two further carpet industry accolades.

 

Recognising the company’s high quality carpets, service and staff investment, Cormar has been named Flooring One and Metro Group’s Supplier of the Year, for the 11th and 16th consecutive year...

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Cormar Hosts Flooring Guild Training Course

Updated. 20.May.2015

Flooring Guild Carpet CourseLeading carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets held its seventh annual Flooring Guild training course to provide those starting out in carpet retailing with a valuable insight into the industry.

 

Twenty two carpet retailers attended the three-day ‘Selling Quality Carpets’ event at Cormar’s Brookhouse Mill, run by independent industry expert and course tutor Ray Morgan from the Flooring...

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Cormar Exhibit in Hannover with Wools of New Zealand

Updated. 6.February.2015

Cormar exhibits at DomotexCormar Carpets once again exhibited at this year’s Domotex Flooring Exhibition in Hannover, the world’s flagship trade fair for carpets, rugs and hard floor coverings, in conjunction with Wools of New Zealand.

The 4 day event proved to be a great success with over 1,320 exhibitors from 63 different countries, across 12 halls, with over 40,000 visitors visiting the exhibition.

 
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Cormar’s Delivery Fleet Expands

Updated. 5.December.2014

Cormar’s Delivery Fleet Expands With over 3,000 carpet deliveries to carpet shops in Britain each week, Cormar Carpets run a highly intensive nationwide carpet delivery operation using specially designed, demountable ‘swap’ body trucks for efficiency and flexibility.

Every year UK carpet sales increase over the Autumn, as households re-decorate in time for Christmas. So in preparation, Cormar Carpets strengthened their fleet with 14 new DAF trucks and 10 swap bodies in September.  In total six...

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Second Cross Dock Location for Cormar Carpets

Updated. 17.October.2014

Second Cross Dock BristolTo further support growth in retail sales and meet forecasted order demand in the South West of England, UK carpet producer Cormar Carpets, has opened its second cross-dock distribution centre in Bristol.

The opening of the second cross-dock distribution centre follows on from the success of its Northampton operation, opened last year. The new operation sits alongside existing outbase depots, providing additional support to current...

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Cormar Celebrates 15th Year as Metro’s Flooring Supplier of the Year

Updated. 3.October.2014

Metro Flooring Supplier of the YearThe Metro Independent Retail Flooring Group members have once again voted UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, it’s Supplier of the Year, adding to its growing list of industry honours.

Recognising the company’s quality carpets, service and staff investment, Cormar has won the Metro Group’s ‘Floor Supplier of the Year’ for the 15th consecutive year – an accomplishment that no other carpet...

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Sensation - The Best Just Got Better!

Updated. 26.September.2014

 Sensation - The Best Just Got Better! British carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, has re-launched its hugely successful, Easy Clean, Sensation carpet range with six brand new colours.

Value-for-money and practicality has become a top priority for many consumers choosing a new carpet, as they increasingly look for hardwearing, well priced, stain resistant carpets. This has resulted in polypropylene carpets becoming...

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Cormar Opens New Holme Mill Extension

Updated. 29.August.2014

Cormar Opens New Holme Mill ExtensionAward-winning UK carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has expanded its Ramsbottom-based Holme Mill site in a move to further improve stock availability and service to customers.

Representing a £900,000 investment, the new warehousing space to increase the storage area for un-backed carpet was commenced earlier this year and was opened by Cormar Carpet’s Chairman Betty Cormack over the...

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Cormar Carpets Voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2014

Updated. 18.August.2014

Cormar Carpets Best UK Carpet ManufacturerCormar Carpets have been voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2014 by readers of the furnishing trade magazine Interiors Monthly.

Award-winning UK carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has been flying the flag for British-made carpet for over 55 years and winning this award, cements its position as one of the leading independent carpet...

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Cormar launches Apollo Plus

Updated. 14.July.2014

Cormar launches Apollo PlusAward-winning UK carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has lift off with a brand new carpet collection that is simply out of this world!

Apollo Plus is a stain resistant carpet made from the same easy clean 100% Excellon fibre as Apollo, but is tufted on 1/10th gauge machinery for a finer, denser pile. It also has an increased pile weight and an extended 10 Year Stain...

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Holme Mill Warehouse Extension Latest Update

Updated. 16.June.2014

Holme Mill Warehouse ExtensionAward-winning UK carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets’ extension at its Ramsbottom-based Holme Mill site is more than half way complete and is set to meet the current July completion deadline.

Now over midway through the extension at Holme Mill, the steel structure is complete, the roof is on and for the first time you can really start to get a good feel for the scale of the building as its outline begins to take...

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A Decade of Wins For Cormar

Updated. 30.May.2014

Flooring One Supplier of the Year AwardCormar Carpets has continued its run of industry accolades by winning the Flooring One, Supplier of the Year Award for the tenth time.

The award is voted on by all members of the retail buying group, with scores based on delivery performance, quality and response to quality issues, products and sales support/communication.  It was presented to Cormar’s...

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Cormar Hosts Annual Flooring Guild Training Course 2014

Updated. 21.May.2014

Cormar hosts annual flooring training course for new members of the carpet industryDuring April this year, Cormar Carpets hosted their annual Flooring Guild Training Course, with independent industry expert and course tutor Ray Morgan.

The training course is designed to give independent carpet retailers a chance to enhance their sales skills, as well as providing basic product knowledge about carpets, carpet care and how to effectively plan and estimate. This is the...

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Cormar Hits Home With Two New Ranges

Updated. 20.March.2014

Quality Pure New Wool Range by Cormar CarpetsUK carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets brings star quality to home interiors with the relaunch of its successful wool carpet range: Home Counties Plains and its brand new complementary twin collection, Home Counties Heathers.

Cormar’s Home Counties Plains hits the right note with one of the best choices of fashionable colours for the home using New Zealand Wool . The 18 strong palette has been infused...

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Work Underway for Cormar's Mill Extension

Updated. 14.March.2014

UK Carpet ManufacturerAward-winning UK Carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets is expanding its Ramsbottom-based Holme Mill site in a move to further improve stock availability and service to customers.

Representing a £900,000 investment, work is now underway on the new warehousing space, designed to keep the Lancashire carpet company at the cutting edge of customers' needs.  The base foundations have already been laid with...

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Cormar Docks at Northampton

Updated. 28.January.2014

British Carpet Manufacturer Cormar CarpetsTo support growth in retail sales Cormar Carpets has introduced a new cross-dock distribution centre in Northampton.

The new 20,000 sq ft cross-dock distribution centre was opened in September last year, in time to cope with increased demand for carpets during the run-up to Christmas. Already the new cross-dock centre is proving to be a...

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Neville Cormack OBE Obituary

Updated. 12.December.2013

Chairman of Cormar Carpets Award Winning British Carpet ManufacturerNeville Cormack OBE, Chairman of Cormar Carpets and one of the UK carpet industry’s leading figures, has died.

A pioneer of tufted carpets in Britain, Neville was Managing Director and then Chairman of Greenwood & Coope Limited, better known as Cormar Carpets, based in Bury. The business started in 1956 when the first tufting machines came...

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Sensation Twist

Updated. 17.October.2013

CormarCormar Carpets has recently added to its popular Sensation stain resistant polypropylene carpet collection by launching the new Sensation Twist range.

Like the rest of the "family", Sensation Twist is made with easy clean Luxelle fibre, that makes it dirt and stain resistant.  It also has the same soft feel and lustrous silk like effect, but with a finer twist...

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Cormar Celebrates 14th Year as Metro's Flooring Supplier of the Year

Updated. 13.September.2013

Cormar Carpets winner of Metro Supplier of the Year 2013Cormar Carpets has continued its run of industry accolades by winning the Metro Group ‘Flooring Supplier of the Year’ for the 14th consecutive year – a feat that no other carpet manufacturer has ever achieved.

The award was announced at the annual Floor Show in Harrogate and was presented to Cormar’s marketing director, David Cormack by Malcolm Piper , Metro Group Chairman.

 

Said David: “Cormar Carpets has...

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Autumn Launch for Sensation Twist at the Flooring Show in Harrogate

Updated. 6.September.2013

New Carpet Ranges launched at HarrogateThis year Cormar Carpets unveiled the latest member of their Sensation carpet family – Sensation Twist. Using the same soft, lustrous Luxelle polypropylene yarn, the range was introduced at the National Flooring Trade Show in Harrogate, held at the beginning of September.

One of the UK’s major tufted carpet manufacturers, Cormar Carpets have enjoyed success over the last...

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Cormar Carpets Voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2013

Updated. 16.August.2013

Cormar Carpets Best UK Carpet ManufacturerCormar Carpets have been voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2013 by readers of the furnishing trade magazine Interiors Monthly.

Over the last six years Cormar Carpets have won five Interiors Monthly awards including Best Flooring Customer Service Supplier last year. Cormar were also voted Best Carpet Supplier by Flooring One– a leading association of...

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More Sensational Choice from Cormar

Updated. 26.June.2013

Sensation Heathers luxury deep pile polypropylene carpet from CormarHot on the heels of the hugely successful Sensation carpet ranges, comes Sensation Heathers, a new member of Cormar’s Easy Clean Polypropylene Carpet family.

Sensation Heathers is another heavy weight quality new carpet, using the two-fold specialised yarn to create a lustrous, luxurious handle. The new addition comes in the same easy clean fibre, 100% Luxelle polypropylene, for a super...

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Buying Group Award Win for Cormar Carpets

Updated. 5.June.2013

Flooring Supplier of the Year Award 2013In May, Flooring Retailer Groups, ACG, BRM, Carpet 1st, Flooring One and SMG headed up the annual Buying Group National Flooring Show held at the AIS Head Offices in Solihull, at which over 60 leading carpet and flooring brands were present.

This year, Cormar Carpets were delighted to be awarded Supplier of the Year by the independent retail buying group, Flooring One, for the ninth time in 14 years - a feat no UK carpet manufacturer has ever managed before.

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Annual Flooring Guild Training Course 2013 at Cormar Carpets

Updated. 22.May.2013

Cormar hosts annual flooring training course for new members of the Carpet industryDuring April this year, Cormar Carpets hosted their annual Flooring Guild Training Course, with independent industry expert and course tutor Ray Morgan.

The three-day ‘Selling Quality Carpets’ training event, run by the Flooring Guild, has been held every year for the last five years for carpet shops to help retailers train staff...

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Ultra Makeover for Cormar's Primo

Updated. 17.May.2013

Primo Ultra, a luxury heavyweight polypropylene carpet in 16 plain and heather shadesLeading UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, has re-launched its Primo Ultra easy clean heavyweight range with brand new plain and heather colours

Primo Ultra is part of the easy clean family, one of the most successful polypropylene tufted carpet collections of recent years.  Made with 100% Excellon - a polypropylene fibre renowned for its stain resistance and harwearing...

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Another New Sensational Carpet

Updated. 31.January.2013

Sensation New Feeling by Cormar CarpetsLuxury carpets are affordable for all, as Cormar’s Sensation range is now available in two qualities; “Original” and now “New Feeling”.

Like “Original” Sensation, “New Feeling” is a quality carpet made from 100% Luxelle polypropylene to provide a super soft touch, with the same lustrous look, but in a lighter pile weight.  And at a reduced...

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Sales Team Expansion at Cormar

Updated. 9.January.2013

New Sales Reps for Carpet Shops across the UKCormar Carpets, one of the UK’s leading tufted carpet manufacturers, is expanding its national sales team.

Cormar has increased its field sales personnel from 20 to 23, to cover the three new sales territories which have been created to cover carpet shops across the Scottish Borders, North Wales and Devon & Cornwall. In total, four...

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Cormar Carpets Joins The Carpet Foundation

Updated. 4.January.2013

Cormar Carpets joins the Carpet FoundationFrom the beginning of January Cormar Carpets will become members of the Carpet Foundation. This is a carpet trade organisation whose objectives are to promote and communicate the benefits of quality carpets and quality carpet retailers throughout the UK

It’s members are drawn from UK carpet manufacturers and retailers, who all sell under the CF quality mark and subscribe to the Office of Fair Trading Code of Practice. This Code of Practise underpins the Foundation providing...

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Cormar Celebrates Harrogate Flooring Show 50th Anniversary

Updated. 10.October.2012

Harrogate Flooring Show 2012Once again Cormar Carpets exhibited their range of quality carpets at the annual trade Flooring Exhibition in Harrogate. The exhibition, which first started in 1962, celebrated its 50th year in September. Cormar were doubly proud to be one of the original exhibitors, all those years ago.

This year Cormar Carpets majored on two new carpet ranges –Sensation, a deep pile, heavy weight, easy clean carpet, which was launched in July and Primo Choice, a...

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More Choice from Cormar Carpets

Updated. 1.October.2012

Polypropylene CarpetThanks to the launch of brand new heather twist range, Primo Choice, shoppers have more choice when buying carpets than ever before.

Savvy shoppers have more choice when buying carpets than ever before, thanks to the launch of brand new heather twist range, Primo Choice from Cormar Carpets, which adds a new dimension to its popular

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New 5M Cut Length Investment for Cormar

Updated. 30.August.2012

5mWide Cutting Machine at Cormar CarpetsLeading UK tufted carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets invests in top of the range 5m wide cutting machine.

Leading UK tufted carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has completed the final phase of a three year programme of investment with the installation of a second top of the range, 5m wide cutting machine within its cut lengths...

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Award Winning Cormar Carpets

Updated. 16.August.2012

Voted Best Flooring Customer Service Award by Interiors Monthly ReadersCormar Carpets wins Interior's Monthly 2012 Best Flooring Customer Service Award for the third time.

Cormar Carpets has cemented its position as one of the leading independent carpet manufacturers in the UK by continuing its run of industry accolades – winning three this year, including Interior’s Monthly 2012 Best...

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Double Celebrations for Cormar Carpets

Updated. 5.July.2012

Cormar Carpets receive Cormar Carpets wins two Independent Retail Buying Group Flooring Awards in quick succession.

Cormar Carpets has continued its run of industry accolades by winning two Independent Retail Buying Group Flooring Awards in quick succession. First the Flooring One’s ‘Supplier of the Year’ in May, followed by the...

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Cormar Carpets Holds Flooring Guild Training Course for British Carpet Retailers

Updated. 18.May.2012

Flooring Guild Training Course for British Carpet RetailersAt the end of April this year, Cormar Carpets held the popular Flooring Guild Training Course at its Brookhouse Mill site. The carpet and flooring course was attended by 20 carpet retailers from across the UK and Ireland.

The three-day ‘Selling Quality Carpets’ training event, run by Ray Morgan from the Flooring Guild, has been held every year for the last four years to help retailers train staff that are new to the flooring trade. It is...

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Natural Living by Cormar Carpets

Updated. 14.May.2012

Natural Living by Cormar CarpetsLeading UK tufted carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets has introduced its brand new Living Naturals collection that epitomises the very best in affordable style in loop pile carpets.


Designed to offer a natural look, at an affordable price for today's homeowners, Living Naturals is made from 50% pure new wool and 50% polypropylene. It is available in three distinctive designs – simple level pinstripe;...

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Mayor of Bury Visits Local Carpet Company

Updated. 1.April.2012

Mayor of Bury Visits Local Carpet CompanyDirectors and staff at Bury-based Cormar Carpets recently welcomed the Mayor of Bury, Councillor Yvonne Creswell, as well as Leader of Bury Council, Mike Connolly and Chief Executive, Mike Kelly, as part of a tour of local businesses and manufacturers.

“It was a pleasure to show the Mayor and Council Leaders around both our mills and let them see the carpet business at work, and the people who work here.” said Robert Barker, Finance Director of Cormar Carpets. “ It...

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Cormar featured in Motor Transport Magazine

Updated. 19.March.2012

Cormar Carpets featured in Motor Transport MagazineCormar Carpets were recently featured in March’s edition of Motor Transport – a trade publication which provides comprehensive news of the truck industry, covering all the latest operational, legal and technical issues in the UK haulage, distribution and logistics industry.

Within a two page feature, the magazine spoke to Craig Marshall, the Logistics Manager for Cormar Carpets, about their use of IT within transport and how Cormar have been using ‘Computerised Vehicle Software Systems – CVRS...

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Cormar Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

Updated. 5.March.2012

Cormar Carpets Achieves Zero Waste to LandfillLeading UK manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, has achieved its goal to have ‘zero waste to landfill’ at its Brookhouse Mill and Holme Mill manufacturing sites in Lancashire.

Nationally 400,000 tonnes of carpet waste is buried in UK landfill every year and with the German and Dutch governments recently banning carpet waste from landfill altogether, it’s likely that the UK government will follow in...

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Cormar appear in the Sunday Express

Updated. 6.February.2012

Cormar appears in the Sunday ExpressIn February Cormar were pleased to be featured in the Sunday Express “Wrap up your Home in Wool” (5th February 2012) in which Jane Slade discussed the benefits of wool and how it can be used throughout the home.

“Wool has been used for centuries and despite the wide range of cheaper, man-made materials on the market it is still the number one natural product for durability, eco-friendliness, ease of handling and installation and looks...

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Cormar Carpets - Tomorrows Flooring Product Award 2012

Updated. 18.January.2012

Cormar Carpets Award WinnerCormar Carpets latest carpet range, Primo Delight, has been shortlisted for Tomorrows Flooring Product Awards 2012

Tomorrows Flooring the leading online flooring industry magazine have announced their top finalists for their Product Awards 2012 and amongst them were UK’s leading British Manufacturer Cormar Carpets.

 

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Easy Clean Carpets from Cormar are a Delight

Updated. 12.September.2011

Easy Clean Carpet from Cormar CarpetsCormar Carpets adds a touch of luxury the home with the launch of its heavyweight, stain resistant Primo Delight carpet range.

The hardwearing, low maintenance carpet collection is available in 12 bestselling non-fade flecked heather shades - including on-trend Violet, Raven and Steel - making easy living more fashionable than ever.

 

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New Trade Web Portal for Carpet Retailers is the Star of the Show

Updated. 9.September.2011

Cormar Carpets exhibit at the Harrogate Flooring ShowOnce again Cormar Carpets exhibited this year at the Harrogate Flooring Exhibition held from 4th to 6th September 2011, alongside many other of the carpet and flooring industry’s major suppliers.

 

To ensure as many carpet retailers as possible attended the show, the exhibition opened again on Sunday and a Carvery Roast’ was supplied to further attract...

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Cormar Carpets on BBC News Over Concerns on Escalating Wool Prices

Updated. 6.September.2011

BBC News visits Cormar CarpetsLeading British carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, made an appearance on BBC Breakfast as the news channel investigated the effects of rising British wool prices.

Looking into the problems it was causing in the industry, the programme spoke to David Cormack, marketing director of Cormar Carpets. He said: "Everyone within the woollen carpet industry is experiencing the problems associated...

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Cormar Carpets Win Best Carpet Manufacturer 2011

Updated. 15.August.2011

Best Carpet ManufacturerCormar Carpets have been voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2011 by readers of the flooring trade publication Interiors Monthly.

After winning the Interiors Monthly Best Customer Service Award for the last two years Cormar Carpets were voted Best Carpet Manufacturer 2011. The prestigious award was announced in the August edition of Interiors Monthly. Commenting...

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When it comes to Carpets Glendale adds Value

Updated. 1.July.2011

Glendale - Cormar Berber CarpetCormar Carpets makes having a tough hard wearing berber wool twist carpet underfoot even more accessible with the launch of Glendale.

The value-for-money wool rich twist comes hot on the heels of Cormar’s Forest Hills Super and Elite 50% wool twist carpet collections, providing homeowners with a comprehensive choice of shades and...

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Prime Time for Easy Clean Carpet

Updated. 30.June.2011

Easy Clean CarpetEasy living has never been so fashionable thanks to the re-launch of Cormar Carpet’s Primo Plus collection.

The UK’s leading producer of tufted wool and polypropylene carpets, have added 11 brand new colours to the popular Primo Plus easy-clean carpet range. It increases the total offer to a choice of 18 stylish plain...

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Train to Gain with Cormar Carpets

Updated. 13.June.2011

Successful Flooring Guild Course held at Cormar CarpetsCormar Carpets, has hit the spot again with independent carpet retailers after another successful carpet and flooring course conducted in association with the Flooring Guild – just one of the reasons why they are still one of UK’s leading carpet manufacturers.

Providing independent carpet retailers with the chance to boost their sales skills, the course, which is in its third year, was run by industry expert Ray Morgan of the Flooring Guild, the UK training and education centre for the...

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Carpet Manufacturer Scores a Hat Trick

Updated. 10.June.2011

Carpet Manufacturer scoops 26 awards in 10 yearsLeading UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, is celebrating an awards treble, adding a trio of further accolades to its growing list of industry honours.

Recognising the carpet company’s high quality products, service and staff investment, Cormar has won the Metro Carpet Buying Group ‘Supplier of the Year’, Flooring One Carpet Buying Group ‘Supplier of the...

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UK Carpet Manufacturer Cormar Carpets help employees achieve their NVQ's

Updated. 17.May.2011

Carpet Manufacturers UK Cormar Carpets help employees achieve NVQNot only are Cormar Carpets keen to offer the best in quality and service throughout its carpet collections, they also take pride in training its workforce to the highest standard.

 

With manufacturing businesses now accounting for only 10% of the country’s GDP it is encouraging to see Lancashire based Cormar Carpets continuing to invest in training for eighty employees at their Holme Mill and...

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Starring Avebury Plains and Stripe Carpets

Updated. 1.May.2011

Bedroom Carpet from Cormar CarpetsAvebury, Cormar's latest range to be updated with popular plain shades as well as co-ordinating striped carpet designs to match!

 

Although in these times of austerity, beige carpets and browns still dominate carpet and flooring sales – hope is just around the corner. This Spring sees the new update of Cormar Carpet’s Avebury wool...

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Forest Hills - Adding to Cormar's Wool Carpets Collection

Updated. 1.March.2011

Bedroom Carpet from Cormar CarpetsHelp is at hand for hard pressed homeowners looking for new carpet on a budget.

Cormar Carpets has launched Forest Hills, a practical, hard wearing carpet made from 50% wool. And it costs from less than £20 per sqm, just perfect for a bedroom carpet, stair carpet and everywhere else in the...

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Cormar Carpets at the Peak of Mt.Kilimanjaro

Updated. 11.February.2011

Cormar Carpets at the Peak of Mt.KilimanjaroA Cormar Carpets employee has completed the climb of his life, trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity.

Cormar Carpets sponsored Area Salesman Dennis Johnson who covers the Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire territory along with a team of 10 others from rotary clubs in Northampton. And in recognition of the...

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Cormar Carpets features in Country Homes and Interiors Magazine

Updated. 25.January.2011

Cormar Carpets features in Country Homes & Interiors MagazineCormar Carpets are pleased to be featured in the Country Homes and Interiors 2011 Calendar supported by the British Wool Marketing Board.

The Calendar which went out with the January edition of Country Homes & Interiors features images showing British sheep and the many uses of pure new wool in home interiors – including Cormar Carpet’s Natural...

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New DAF Trucks are Made to Measure for Cormar Carpets

Updated. 25.October.2010

DAF Trucks made to measure for Cormar CarpetsWith over 100,000 carpet deliveries per year, Cormar Carpets run a highly intensive nationwide delivery operation using specially designed demountable ‘swap’ body trucks for efficiency and flexibility.

Cormar Carpets has just taken delivery of 12 new DAFs under its rolling annual fleet replacement programme. The arrival was timed to meet the increase in demand for carpets leading up to Christmas and those vehicles being replaced...

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Showcasing New Cormar Carpet Ranges at the Harrogate Flooring Show

Updated. 15.September.2010

Cormar exhibits at the Harrogate Flooring ShowCormar Carpets were pleased to exhibit at the Harrogate Flooring Show this year along with many other manufacturers and companies within the carpet and flooring industry.

This 3 day event which took place from the 5th – 7th September proved to be a huge success after it introduced a brand new Sunday trading day, the first time in the industry’s history attracting many carpet shop owners and...

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West Country Style for the Home

Updated. 23.August.2010

Lounge carpetAnother British Wool classic from Cormar Carpets is proving a hit with homeowners looking for West Country style.

The new high quality wool-rich carpet range, West Country, is made from 80% pure new wool, 15% polypropylene and 5% tuftbond polyester and comes in a fresh palette of 15 heather shades including a core of ever popular neutrals as well...

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Cormar Carpets Win Best Customer Service Award for the 2nd Year

Updated. 1.August.2010

Cormar Wins Best Flooring Customer Service AwardCormar Carpets has been awarded Interiors Monthly magazine’s Best Flooring Customer Service, voted for by readers of the leading Interiors Trade magazine for the 2nd year running.

Not only have Cormar Carpets picked up the Best Flooring Customer Service Award for 2010, it is also the third award that the leading UK Carpet Manufacturer has won this year. Cormar Carpets have already been voted

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Cormar Pedals its Way to £1k for The Christie Charity

Updated. 12.July.2010

Cormar Carpets cycles for ChristieCormar Carpets has raised £1,000 for The Christie Cancer Centre with a charity bike ride.

Six employees from the leading carpet manufacturer in Lancashire, Cormar Carpets, took on the challenge of the 60-mile bike ride to raise funds for the Manchester-based centre which treats over 40,000 patients a year. They...

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At the Apollo - New Carpet Collection Launched

Updated. 1.July.2010

Apollo - Great as a Living room or Bedroom CarpetFor hot new colours at austerity-proof prices, Cormar Carpets brand new collection is out of this world!

Apollo is an easy to clean, stain resistant carpet that is available in a palette of fashionable new colours and well priced at around £14 sq m, ideal...

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Cornering a New In-Store Look

Updated. 1.June.2010

New from Cormar Carpets - New Corner Display Unit for Carpet SamplesA new in-store corner display system for carpet samples has been launched by Cormar Carpets to offer carpet shops and carpet retailers flexibility in showcasing it’s portfolio of wool and polypropylene carpets.

Designed to make a distinctive first impression, the stylish corner system features a graphics panel and carpet sample cassette of the featured carpet range together with storage hangers underneath for three carpet sample...

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Cormar Carpets does the Double!

Updated. 18.May.2010

Cormar Carpets MD David Judge accepts AwardCormar Carpets has ‘done the double’ and won two top trophies from major Independent Retail Buying Groups within the Carpet and Flooring Industry.

The Metro Group voted Cormar Carpets Supplier of the Year for the 11th consecutive year, a feat no other company has achieved. In addition the Flooring One Group has also named the Lancashire based carpet manufacturer its Supplier of...

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Make Way for Malabar Textures

Updated. 1.May.2010

100% Wool Carpet from CormarOne of Cormar Carpets longest running and best selling ranges has been revamped, recoloured and repositioned.

Malabar Textures, a 100% Pure New Wool, loop pile carpet, takes the original dual-design Malabar collection to a new level. A modern ribbed texture design has been introduced to sit alongside the best selling weave...

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Cormar Host Two Flooring Guild Training Courses

Updated. 30.April.2010

Carpet Retailers Complete Flooring Guild Course at Cormar CarpetsFollowing on from its successful training course at the end of 2009, Cormar Carpets held two further Flooring Guild courses in April to give carpet retailers another chance to boost their sales skills.

In association with the Flooring Guild, the UK training and education centre for the flooring industry, the two 3 day ‘Selling Quality Carpets’ courses were held at Cormar’s mills in Bury, Lancashire, exclusively for...

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Town & Country - Cormar Relaunches it's Flagship 60oz Wool Twist

Updated. 1.March.2010

Stair carpetTown & Country, Cormar Carpets heavy weight 60oz flagship wool twist carpet collection, has been re-launched with a new updated range of colours.

Perfect as stair carpet, lounge carpet or throughout the home, the new Town & Country range is available in a collection of contemporary and traditional shades with 12 new colours including fashionable new strong colours like...

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Prince Charles launches The Campaign for Wool

Updated. 1.February.2010

The Campaign for WoolIn January a presentation was given by HRH Prince of Wales to launch The Campaign for Wool– a major campaign to promote wool. The UK launch held at Wimpole Farm Estate outside Cambridge was attended by over 130 textile stakeholders from the world of wool including merchants, scourers, spinners, weavers, apparel and carpet manufacturers, including David Judge M.D and David Cormack Marketing Director from Cormar Carpets.

The Campaign for Wool is the Prince’s initiative to bring the natural and sustainable aspects together the practical benefits of wool to the attention of textile buyers, retailers and ultimately consumers. Prince...

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New Natural Berber Twist Range from Cormar Carpets

Updated. 1.January.2010

Bedroom CarpetOffering even more choice is a new collection of popular natural and neutral berber shades from Cormar Carpets.

Made from 80% British Wool, 10% Nylon and 10% Tuftbond, the new Natural Berber Twist range is available in 12 fashionable natural flecked shades such as Cluster and Parsnip, ideal for use as bedroom carpet and throughout the...

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Cormar Invests in its Sales Team

Updated. 1.January.2010

New Recruits to Cormars Sales ForceCormar Carpets, one of the UK’s leading tufted carpet manufacturers, is expanding its national sales team.

Cormar has created three new sales territories and increased its field sales personnel from 17 to 20.

 

“Although the carpet trade remains tough, we have confidence in the future and like other aspects of our...

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UK Carpet Manufacturer Driver Qualifies for Euro Fork Lift Championship

Updated. 1.November.2009

Cormar Carpets driver competes internationallyA process operator from Cormar Carpets has qualified for an international fork lift truck competition in Germany, after securing second place in a national challenge organised by fork lift truck manufacturer, Linde Sterling.

Runner up Colin Booth, 33, from Radcliffe, will be making his debut in the 2010 Stapler Cup Competition for the Linde Sterling English team. They will be up against eight other European teams, all made up of the country’s three...

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Cormar Expands it's Delivery Fleet

Updated. 1.November.2009

Cormar Carpets expands its delivery fleetIn spite of economic conditions, Cormar Carpets has expanded it's delivery fleet by nearly 20% to cope with peak demand throughout the year.

Cormar has introduced eight new vehicles to its line up, taking the total in-house fleet to 58. The vehicles (DAF 75’s and LF’s 55’s supplied by Lancashire DAF, Preston) are built to Euro 5...

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New Apprentice for Cormar

Updated. 26.October.2009

Cormar Carpets support apprenticeship schemesCormar Carpets takes on a new 'bright spark' Alex Nuttall joins the Engineering team at both mills in Bury.

Alex Nuttall, 19, from Haslingden has joined the company as an apprentice electrical engineer and will work alongside the engineering team to develop his skills to complement his course through Bury College. He will learn key aspects...

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Training for Carpet Retailers with Cormar

Updated. 5.October.2009

Carpet Retailers Complete Flooring Guild Course at Cormar CarpetsCormar Carpets sponsors Flooring Guilds training course at their mills in Lancashire to train up their retailers in selling quality carpets

Independent carpet retailers are being given the chance to boost their sales skills thanks to Cormar Carpets. In association with the Flooring Guild, Cormar hosted a three day ‘Selling Quality Carpets’ training course,...

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Fun on the Floor Autumn Campaign

Updated. 1.October.2009

Fun on the Floor Carpet CampaignThe Fun on the Floor Generic Advertising Campaign which is supported by Cormar Carpets has kicked off again for the second year running with a broad multi media advertising campaign run by the Engine Group in London.

At the forefront of this years PR campaign, is the Fun on the Floor Trend Report produced by Scarlet Opus. The report which is a complete guide to future interior trends, shows how carpet is an integral part of five future key...

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A Cut Above the Rest with Cormar Carpets

Updated. 28.September.2009

Investing in CarpetCormar Carpets installs new conveyor link system in their Bury based mill to maximise efficiency within the business and to put themselves first for customer needs.

Lancashire based carpet manufacturer Cormar Carpets has invested over £1million in its cut length system over the past two years to keep the company at the cutting edge of customer...

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British Made By Cormar

Updated. 14.September.2009

Carpet made in the UKCormar flys the flag for British Manufacturing

A hot topic in the media currently is all things ‘home grown in the UK ‘and as buying British once again becomes cool, Lancashire based Cormar Carpets is flying the flag for British manufacturing.

 

One...

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Cormar Carpets Is The Star Of The Show

Updated. 7.September.2009

New Oaklands Stars on ITVStarring Role for New Oaklands on ITV

Cormar Carpets has had a starring role on ITV1’s This Morning programme ‘Help! I Hate My House’ (Friday 4 September).

 

We supplied our 80% Wool Carpet - New Oaklands in the Silverstone colourway...

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Contemporary Textures at High Street Prices

Updated. 1.August.2009

100% Wool - Lindisfarne & Avebury Carpet SamplesCormar Carpets launches Twin Wool Textured ranges, Avebury and Lindisfarne.

Cormar Carpets brings star quality to home interiors with the launch of two wool textured carpets, Avebury and Lindisfarne, offering couture chic carpet at high street prices.

 

"Gone are the days when getting...

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Array Of Awards For Cormar

Updated. 1.June.2009

Award winning carpet manufacturerMetro Chairman, John Keyworth presents Cormar's Neville Cormack OBE with Supplier of the Year Award

Cormar Carpets has continued its run of industry awards success by winning four trade awards in 2009.

 

The Metro Independent Retail Buying Group voted Cormar Supplier of the Year for the 10th...

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New Oaklands Carpet Collection - A Weighty Issue

Updated. 1.April.2009

Bedroom CarpetThe recently launched New Oaklands collection offers consumers a choice of three carpet weights in 18 different shades.

With the launch of New Oaklands, Cormar is wading in on the weight issue - and the result is even more choice and value-for-money...

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Cormar Goes Green

Updated. 1.March.2009

Recycling Carpets with Cormar CarpetsBury based Cormar Carpets, one of the UK's leading tufted carpet manufacturers, is waving the green flag for recycling.

Cormar Carpets is waving the green flag for recycling.

 

We have become one of the latest manufacturers to join trade association, Carpet Recycling UK, whose mission is to divert carpets from landfill to obtain the...

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