Mohawk's Handworks Collection of laminate flooring features the new high end Marcina laminate floors available in a
variety of exotic hardwood looks. Marcina laminate floors are composed of multiple layers that are deliberately varied to
look and feel like real hardwood flooring. All of Mohawk’s laminate floor options, including the premium Marcina series, are
manufactured to be eco–friendly by ensuring more than 50% pre–consumer recycled content is used in all laminate
products. It's no wonder Mohawk Marcina floors were chosen by the U.S. Open and USTA to be used in the dressing areas of
many tennis players. Maybe the Marcina laminates with be walked on by such tennis greats as Roger Federer or US favorite
DALTON, GA (August 30, 2009)– The world's top professional tennis players deserve the best. At this year's U.S.
Open, that includes Mohawk Laminate.
Mohawk's new premium Marcina laminate is being used in VIP areas in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in
Flushing, N.Y. during the tournament, which runs from August 31 through September 13. One of tennis' "Grand Slam" events,
the U.S. Open draws more than 600 men and women competitors who will vie for up to $23.2 million in prize money.
Before matches, many tennis competitors will prepare in dressing areas featuring Mohawk Marcina.
The Marcina series boasts a soft scraped look which adds visual drama and sophistication to any room of the home. Surface
details are reminiscent of true hand scraping techniques with planks featuring a subtle contour and slightly scraped pillowed
edges. Four styles are available featuring domestic exotic wood looks: Warm Cherry, Amber Maple, Chocolate Maple and Mocha
Marcina is an 8mm product that comes in 6 1/8” wide x 54 11/32 planks. It features a limited lifetime residential
"We're delighted to be associated with one of the nation's premier sporting traditions," said Ben McNabb, Hard Surface
Brand Manager. "The selection of Marcina for this project reinforces the value and quality of Mohawk hard surface products,
and shows the versatility of use with our laminate line."
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Mohawk is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete
selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are
marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which include Mohawk, Karastan, Ralph Lauren, Lees, Bigelow,
Dal–Tile, American Olean and Quick–Step. Mohawk's unique merchandising and marketing assist our customers in
creating the consumers' dream. Mohawk provides a premium level of service with its own trucking fleet and over 250 local