Cincinnati – Formica Group, the inventor of laminate, has been awarded Best of Houzz by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Formica Group was selected by the Houzz community of more than 25 million monthly users from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

The Best of Houzz award is a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top home professionals on Houzz, and awards are given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Formica Group received the award in the Design category for its portfolio of product photography, which includes some of the most popular images on Houzz in 2014. Houzz users can save professional images of home interior and exteriors to personal Ideabooks for inspiration on the Houzz website and its mobile apps. Formica Group has also received a Best of Houzz award in 2012 and 2014.

“Houzz is a fantastic resource for homeowners and design professionals to collect inspiration for their projects, and is a great place for us to showcase our range of products. Houzz users have added our product photography to thousands of Ideabooks.” said Amy Gath, vice president of marketing at Formica Corporation. “We are honored to receive our third Best of Houzz award, and look forward to continuing to provide the Houzz community with stylish inspiration.”

“Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Formica Group among our “Best Of” professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

Houzz has the largest residential design database in the world, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. Follow Formica Group on Houzz:

About Formica Corporation

Founded in 1913, Formica Corporation, part of the Formica Group of companies, is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. For more information about Formica Corporation, its products, special programs and promotions, visit or call 1-800-FORMICA™.

About Formica Group

Formica Group is a global group of companies consisting of Formica Canada Inc., Formica Corporation, Formica de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Formica IKI Oy, Formica Skandinavien AB, Formica Limited, Formica S.A., Formica S.A.S., Formica Taiwan Corporation, Formica (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Formica (Asia) Ltd., Formica Decorative Materials (China) Co., Ltd. and Homapal GmbH, among others. The Formica Group of companies is part of the Laminates & Panels division of Fletcher Building.


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