CALHOUN, Ga. February 22, 2021—Mohawk will introduce an exclusive Pergo line for specialty retail in summer 2021 that has the most innovative technologies yet. Pergo Elements features 24 SKUs of highly differentiated, worry-free waterproof wood with premium attached pad, patented WetProtect technology and new ActiveFresh antimicrobial protection.
“Consumers want worry-free floors, and Pergo is the most trusted brand for high performance, worry-free flooring,” said Seth Arnold, vice president of marketing, wood and laminate. “The Pergo Elements line is built on this promise and will provide retailers with bold styling and the most advanced assortment of Pergo innovation with a lifetime performance promise that is Stronger than All of Life’s Elements.”
Pergo Elements features WetProtect, a proprietary locking system and surface coating that provides the only watertight floors on the market. Pergo’s advanced wood laminating technology enhances the unique look of the wood with unparalleled scratch protection, fade resistance and dimensional stability that exceeds natural hardwood in every way.
“Two distinct collections, Originals and Preferred, with six different styles will help retailers drive upgrades,” explained Adam Ward, senior product director, wood and laminate. “Retailers can sell Pergo Elements to any consumer budget, trade up as needed and compete at any price.”
Pergo Elements Originals incudes a 10-year waterproof warranty along with a premium attached pad that provides warmth and absorbs surface impact to reduce noise and alleviate stress on the joints, ensuring that the planks remain tightly locked.
Pergo Elements Preferred, a trade-up offering, boasts WetProtect’s lifetime surface and subfloor waterproof warranty, premium GenuEdge pressed bevels for an enhanced hardwood visual, a premium attached pad and Pergo’s new ActiveFresh antimicrobial flooring protection. Pergo Elements Preferred is also steam mop approved so floors can be wet and steam mopped.
Building on its brand-name recognition to drive consumer traffic into stores, the Pergo Elements marketing story will place a major emphasis on the flooring being waterproof and worry-free, along with promoting its attached pad and antimicrobial properties. Mohawk will provide first-class marketing support for Pergo Elements through new merchandising, Omnify and dealer advertising options. Additionally, Mohawk will offer expedited 48-hour samples of all 24 SKUs to provide quicker sample delivery to consumers.
The Pergo Elements line will coordinate with products from Mohawk’s Performance Accessories program that offers innovative, multifunctional transitions that are color-coordinated for retailers to sell a complete flooring package in one purchase.
For more information on Pergo Elements, visit MohawkToday.com or speak to your local Mohawk sales representative.
Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, hardwood, stone, and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include Mohawk, American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Pergo, Unilin, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, and the United States.