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US Patent Issued to Tandus Flooring on Dec. 2 for "Random Tile Installation Using Non-Random Installation Technique" (Tennessee Inventor)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 2 -- United States Patent no. 8,898,879, issued on Dec. 2, was assigned to Tandus Flooring Inc. (Dalton, Ga.).

"Random tile installation using non-random installation technique" was invented by Glen Hussmann (Chattanooga, Tenn.).

According to the abstract* released by the U.

S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method of manufacturing a modular textile system includes dividing a textile web into a plurality of frames that define carpet tiles to be formed from the textile web, providing each frame with an indicium, and forming the textile web into a plurality of carpet tiles. The indicium may include at least one of a variously oriented indicium and a variously positioned indicium for indicating the orientation of each carpet tile in an installation. …

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