Fort Lee, NJ – October 1, 2008 - - For the third consecutive year, Couristan, Inc. has been recognized by Home Decorators Collection for having the lowest return rate in the catalog’s entire area rug category.  Couristan received a prestigious award for the achievement during the 2008 Home Decorators Vendor Conference held recently in St. Louis, Missouri.

Featured prominently within their catalog and website, Couristan produces a wide assortment of outdoor/indoor area rugs specifically designed to appeal to the Home Decorators customer.  Building a strong partnership over the last 16 years, Couristan has been honored with multiple awards from Home Decorators for product quality, innovation and, most importantly, customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to once again receive the award for the lowest return rate in Home Decorators’ area rug category,” stated Ron Couri, President and CEO of Couristan. “Satisfying their customers and consistently delivering on the promises of our products is our utmost priority and a sincerely gratifying accomplishment.”

A pioneer in the outdoor living category, Couristan has five innovative outdoor/indoor area rug collections in its standard assortment. From traditional flatweaves to groundbreaking cut-and-loop pile constructions, Couristan is known for being on the cutting edge of outdoor design.  All of the company’s outdoor/indoor area rugs are made with 100% Courtron™ polypropylene, are mold and mildew resistant, UV stabilized and 100% recyclable.  To view Couristan’s full list of outdoor/indoor products, visit

Established by the Couri family in 1926, Couristan is the trusted name in the floorcovering industry, offering a vast assortment of exclusively designed power-loomed and handmade area rugs, as well as quality residential broadloom. Couristan is also known throughout the industry as the pioneer in new construction and color techniques, which are used to create exquisitely designed area rugs and residential broadloom products that are crafted from all over the world. Couristan products are available through department stores, home furnishings catalogs, specialty floorcovering and furniture retail stores. Couristan’s global headquarters with full showroom is located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, at Two Executive Drive, 800.223.6186, or visit our website at

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