Industry Leaders Endorse Substrate Prep Certification Program

Industry Leaders Endorse Substrate Prep Certification Program January 27, 2017 KEYWORDS certification review /flooring industry associations /flooring installers / installation training and education Reprints 20 2 Comments INSTALL, the International Standards and Training Alliance, collaborated with nine industry-leading substrate and underlayment manufacturers on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, signed at a special event at the International Training Center … Read More

CFIA Expert Robert Varden on Installation

Robert Varden, executive director, Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI), discuss his involvement with the American Floorcovering Alliance’s (AFA) Council of Flooring Industry Advisors (CFIA), and the current state of the industry’s installation sector.

FCICA to Host Moisture Mitigation Webinar

The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) will host a Webinar, The Cost Case for Moisture, on Thursday, July 23 at 11 a.m. EST. Hosted by Jeff Johnson, product manager for MAPEI’s floor covering installation systems line, the Webinar will explore the cost elements of proper surface preparation and moisture mitigation, as well as the costs of removing a failed floor covering and … Read More

Instructors Provided Flooring Installation Training to Georgia Job Seekers

The International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI), Chattahoochee Technical College, Goodwill of North Georgia and Spectra, a retail commercial sales division of Shaw Industries, have partnered to provide skill training for job seekers. While the program is open to any interested job seeker, organizers are specifically working to recruit veterans, according to Mike Pryor, Goodwill’s director of program development. “Working … Read More

Export Assistance – American Floorcovering

AFA’s Executive Director is a member of the North Georgia Export Council (NGEC), appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The 34 member Council was created to assist the U.S. Department of Commerce with the trade promotion efforts with the State of Georgia. Wanda Ellis serves on the Exporters Textile Advisory Committee. Through thiese resources, companies have direct access and … Read More