Originally published in Interiors & Sources

09/02/2008

J&J / Invision Receives U.S. Flag Flown in Afghanistan

 

DALTON, GA - J&J / Invision, a commercial carpet manufacturer based in Dalton, GA, recently received an American flag from a group of United States troops stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan. The flag was received in response to a donation of 50 rugs given by the company to keep the troops warm throughout the winter months.

Don Nase, J&J / Invision business manager, was contacted by National Flooring Systems' Andy Franks after Franks received word from a family member stationed at the United States National Support Element in Kabul that their living quarters did not have flooring. With cold temperatures hovering, the troops needed something that would help keep the heat inside and give them a warm area to walk. In response to their need, Nase worked with Bob Hubbs, vice president of customer satisfaction at J&J / Invision to coordinate delivery of the rugs to Afghanistan.

"J&J / Invision is proud to assist our troops as they give their time and their lives to defend the country and the community that we live and work in day in and day out," says Hubbs. "We are happy to be able to do something that makes their time away feel more like home."

As a token of appreciation the troops mailed J&J / Invision a flag that was flown over the United States National Support Element headquartered in Kabul as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Global War on Terrorism. Included with the flag was a certificate and letter from Lt. Col. Douglas F. Stitt.

"I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the kind and considerate donation of carpets that you provided to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines stationed here in Kabul, Afghanistan. Taking the time to express your gratitude does register with us and we cannot thank you enough," says Stitt.

The U.S. flag will be displayed at the J&J Campus in the front lobby of the corporate office.

Founded in 1957, J&J Industries is a family-owned and operated commercial carpet manufacturer producing carpet under the J&J Commercial and Invision Carpet Systems brands. The company is committed to providing the most innovative broadloom and modular carpet tile products available in the commercial flooring market for corporate interiors, healthcare, retail, educational, and institutional facilities. As the oldest commercial-only manufacturer in the United States, J&J / Invision offers a broad range of carpet styles designed to satisfy the most discriminating eye, engineered to withstand the most demanding environments, and priced to please any budget. For more information, visit www.jj-invision.com.

 

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