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Tangram Expands Sales Force to Focus on the Next Generation of Architecture & Design

Santa Fe Springs, CA – Dec. 23, 2013:  Tangram has assembled a talented team of young, design-minded sales executives to meet the needs of a new generation of architectural, design and commercial interior professionals.  The company has selected seven talented professionals, whom it feels brings a competitive edge to the team and best represents the future of the industry.

“To be successful in business you must develop and nurture relationships, however the way we build relationships today has evolved into connections and experiences,” said Mitchel Zelinger, vice president of new business development. “Connectedness is all this generation has known and they represent the future of how business gets done.”

Tan Warren, formerly of C.W. Driver, joins Tangram as Sales Director for the company’s Healthcare division; and Nick Meter, who previously served as Director of Customer Experience, is now a Sales Director.

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ANEW Announces Two Patron Level Sponsors

[Pasadena, CA – May 28, 2013] Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc. (ANEW) is pleased to recognize PARALLELTEK and J+J/Invision as champions in the field of social responsibility and environmental practices. Each of these companies named members representing senior leadership to work with ANEW and have signed on as Patron Sponsors to join efforts toward bettering industry practices.

PARALLETEK is an integrated smart office technology company headed by President and General Manager Anthony Minite. Minite’s support for ANEW began during his previous post as President and CEO of Bentley Prince Street, California’s largest commercial carpet manufacturer. While there, Minite backed the ANEW Social Sustainability® mission by providing warehouse space and supporting them as a sustaining sponsor. In 2012 he was unanimously elected chairman of the board for the organization.

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Anthony Minite Tapped to Lead PARALLELTEK, a New Technology Division of Tangram Interiors


The New Company will Provide Product & Technology Integration for the Workplace

Anthony P. Minite, President/GM

Santa Fe Springs, CA – May 7, 2013:  Tangram Interiors has formed a new company called PARALLELTEK, a unified communications solutions provider.  The company will be focused on network cabling, audiovisual and security systems.  PARALLELTEK will be led by Anthony Minite, who has been named President and General Manager.  The company was formed to meet the growing demand for products that communicate with smart office technology. End users, architects and designers will now benefit from having a complete workplace solution. PARALLELTEK has recruited industry veteran, Frank Gomez, formerly of Spinitar, to serve as Vice President of Operations.

The transformation in workplace culture and etiquette has allowed companies to revolutionize business operations.

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Knoll Extends Sustaining Level Sponsorship of ANEW through 2014

Furniture Company Embraces 2 More Years of Turning Surplus into Service

Pasadena, CA – January 16, 2013: ANEW (Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc.) is thrilled to announce that Knoll, Inc. has agreed to continue is support as a Sustaining Sponsor through 2014.  Knoll became a Sustaining Sponsor for ANEW when it was founded in 2007 and since then has helped divert thousands of tons of office furniture through repurposing to underserved organizations worldwide.  ANEW works with the A&D industry to provide solutions for surplus that benefit underserved communities and organizations. As a Sustaining Sponsor, Knoll supports ANEW’s mission by providing much-needed funding and resources.

“As we enter our fourth year of the Full Circle Program with Knoll, we’re very pleased with the results so far,” says Rose Tourje, founder of ANEW.

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So Vintage™ Honored by Interior Design Magazine as Finalist in 2012 Best of Year Competition

Winners to be Announced November 29th in New York

[City of Industry, CA – November 12, 2012] Bentley Prince Street is thrilled to announce that Interior Design Magazine has honored So Vintage as a finalist for the Best of Year competition, in the broadloom category. The Best of Year Product Design finalists are selected by interior designers and architects via an online vote and the winners are chosen by editor in chief Cindy Allen and a jury of design leaders.  Winners will be announced live November 29th during a celebration in New York City and featured in the December issue of Interior Design.  Bentley Prince Street won Best Broadloom Carpet of the Year in 2010 for Domestic Alchemy™.

“I cannot imagine a more fitting way to cap off this monumental year than to be recognized in this way,” says Anthony Minite, president and CEO.

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