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Question
can you find out who made "Stratford Hall", color #664 (chelsea blue) for me.  I bought about 35 years ago.

Thank you.

Answer
Sorry, there is no certification program or registry of product names that goes back that far.  If you can get to the back of the carpet, there may be some manufacturer information printed there. The FHA certification program requires that certain information be printed every 6 feet in the lengthwise direction. If it was in the program, and most residential products were, there will be a 3 digit manufacturer's code.  

If you can come up with that code, there is a chance.  There has been tremendous consolidation in the carpet industry over that time period, shrinking from about 200 companies to 3 major ones with about 75% of the market - the company may no longer exist.

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Carey Mitchell

Expertise

Any question regarding carpet, including specifications, maintenance, installation, regulation.

Experience

Retired after 44 years in carpet manufacture, technical and research. Served 33 years as Director of Technical Services for the world's largest carpet manufacturer.

Organizations
The Carpet and Rug Institute, Technical Chair - 12 years; American Society for Testing and Materials (40 years); American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (39 years); Society of Cleaning and Restoration (Board of Directors); US National Textile Research Consortium; Cleaning Industry Research Institute (Board of Directors and founder); Canadian General Standards Board Technical Advisory Committee; The Fiber Society; Alzheimer's Association of NW GA (Board of Directors); Trout Unlimited; Federation of Fly Fishermen

Publications
AATCC Review (Textile Chemist and Colorist Journal); Journal of the American Industrial Hygiene Association; International Journal of Flooring Sciences Cleaning Digest; Cleanfax Magazine; Floor Covering Weekly; Floor Covering News; Proceedings of the Technical Conference of the Polyurethane Association; Proceedings of the Symposium on the Science of Cleaning;

Education/Credentials
BS in Chemistry and Business Administration, University of North Georgia

Awards and Honors
Carpet and Rug Institute, Smrekar Award, 1998; Carpet Industry Leadership Award, 1994; Cleanfax Magazine Person of the Year, 1996; Cleaning Digest, person of the year, 1997; Institute of Inspections,Cleaning and Restoration Certifications award,1997; ISCT Lipscomb Award, 2004

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