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    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Sarah Bays of FCICA, will present a session on Understanding FCICA Benefits. Learn the importance of aligning your company with an industry recognized association and how your membership can enhance your business goals, foster employee ...read more
    Categories: Education, Industry Event, FCICA News, Press Release
    Monday, June 19, 2017
    PALLMANN® announced today that Rayo Wholesale Inc. will distribute Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout the greater San Diego, CA market. "We are very excited to have Rayo Wholesale as our newest partner" , said Mark Weglowski, Brand Manager for Pallmann. "Rayo provides a good footprint for our brand in this region, and their go to market approach ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , and the Successors Task Force invite you to help support a local Columbus, Ohio, charity: Rebuild Together Central Ohio. Rebuilding Together Central Ohio (RTCO), formerly known as Christmas in April, was founded in 1991 by a group of young attorneys and a member of the P&P Local #189 who shared the goal of repairing homes for senior citizens in ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Lyndhurst, New Jersey – Sika Corporation is pleased to announce that Brady Dunn and Tom Anderson have joined its Floor Covering team as Sales Representatives for Southern California and Florida. Brady Dunn will be starting on May 30th and will be based in San Diego, California. Brady has many years of experience in the floor covering business including working for a leading flooring ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    New Director of Market Development Engages A&D Community Florence, AL – May 23, 2017 – Laurie Baatz, the Director of Market Development with HPS Schönox, is spearheading the company’s efforts to enhance support for the architecture and design community. The company is taking proactive steps to cover the continuum of product and technical support needed for the A&D ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest™ Kicks Off Florence, AL – June 1, 2017 – What flooring professional has not started a new project without some fear of what lies beneath ? Subfloors, especially those with renovation projects, can be challenging, sometimes even a little scary. That shared industry trepidation led Schönox to adopt the theme of What lies beneath? ...read more
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    Monday, June 12, 2017
    June 12, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , announced their July product promotional webinar featuring LATICRETE. FCICA invites you to join us on July 6, 2017 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar exploring LATICRETE’s line of products. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting – Discovering Flooring Issues of Today , being held in Columbus, Ohio, October 10 – 12, 2017. Attendees can register online at https://www.fcica.com/mid-year-meeting . Join FCICA for education, networking and leadership during the Mid-Year Meeting, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Industry News, FCICA News, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    Arkema announces the acquisition by Bostik of CMP Specialty Products, the flooring and floor preparation business of US based specialist CGM. This business, which generated U$15 million sales in 2016, offers strong synergies with Bostik. This acquisition fits perfectly with Bostik's strategy to expand in the growing US construction market and to offer its customers a complete range of ...read more
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    Monday, June 05, 2017
    Aliquippa, Pa., June 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR™ MicroteC3 Rapid-Set, Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America. Featuring revolutionary weather proof innovation in mortar technology, ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR is formulated with specialty, high-performance ARDEX cements, polymers ...read more
    Categories: Industry News, Member News, Press Release, Product Spotlight
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    June 5, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, in partnership with Strategic Value Media, is excited to announce the fifth edition of the Commercial Flooring Resource Guide hosted by FCICA at http://www.commercialflooringguide.com/ . The online guide is a powerful tool to locate contractors, installers, distributors, industry consultants and ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Industry News
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Oberlin, OH and Chestertown, NY, May 30, 2017— MIA+BSI continues to support the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment). Through this program, MIA+BSI members provide natural stone materials, fabrication, and installation for specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and their families nationwide. 2017 MIA President ...read more
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    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    UZIN recently announced the addition of Amanda Newberry as Project Specification and Training Coordinator for the UZIN brand working out of the UFLOOR Systems headquarters in Aurora, CO. Newberry's wide range of experience in the flooring industry includes sales and relationship management, event coordination & planning, marketing and communications. She brings more than five years of ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    SOLON, Ohio (May 24, 2017) – Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, today announces the launch of Johnsonite’s Transcend with SureSet Technology and Click with FreeSpan for commercial use. Transcend is also available for residential applications under the Tarkett brand. Both Transcend with SureSet and Click feature product ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Corey Dickerson of Tools4Flooring, will present a session on the tools and equipment to aid with Silica compliance. Due to increasing demand of moisture mitigation and concrete scarification, harmful particles such as Crystalline Silica can ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    An important issue that manufacturers must address in today's marketplace is the ability to balance product performance with environmentally sustainable formulations and manufacturing processes. The clarity with which the manufacturer reports on both of these products aspects is a measure of the company's transparency to its customers and end users. Third-party certification of products ...read more
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    Monday, May 15, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, announced today that Elizabeth “Lizzie” Oderkirk joins FCICA as Event and Marketing Coordinator. Having graduated this year with a B.A. in Professional Writing from Michigan State University (MSU), Oderkirk will be responsible for association communications, membership tasks under the Director of Membership and event logistics for both ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Industry News, FCICA News, Press Release
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX S 28™ MICROTEC® Rapid-Set, Rapid-Dry, Super-Format Tile and Uncoupling Membrane Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America. Formulated with ARDEX proprietary self-drying technology, ARDEX S 28 is fully dry in just 4 hours when installing even the largest, most dense tiles. Suitable for interior ...read more
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    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Deerfield Beach, Florida – MAPEI tile and stone installation products were used in the Installation Design Showcase at Coverings ’17 for the seventh year in a row. Since its inception in 2010, MAPEI has been a supporter and supplier of this ingenious program established by the National Tile Contractors Association. The Installation Design Showcase allows tradeshow attendees to visit ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Press Release, Industry News, Project Profile
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc., announced that the next quarterly Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship is available for the Certified Installation Manager Program. The scholarship, valued at $1,225, will enable yet another installation manager to distinguish themselves from their peers by enrolling in and completing the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Industry News, FCICA News, Press Release
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    May 4, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , announced their June product promotional webinar featuring the Roppe Holding Company. FCICA invites you to join us on June 1, 2017 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar exploring Roppe Holding Company’s Excelsior Installation and Maintenance products. Representatives from Roppe’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, announced that as of July 1, 2017 Pat Kelly of Synergy Flooring Ltd. and J.R. Allred of Dalton Carpet One will join FCICA’s Executive Board. Under Chairman Mike Newberry of Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services, Pat Kelly will become the Vice Chairman and J.R. will become the Secretary/Treasurer. Continuing their terms on the Executive Board ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Monday, May 01, 2017
    Aurora, Colo. (May 1 st , 2017) --- PALLMANN® announced today that Energyst Solutions will distribute Pallmann’s Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout the Grand Rapids, Michigan region. “The addition of Energyst Solutions in this market further strengthens our distribution channel in the Great Lakes Region” , said Mark Weglowski, Brand Manager ...read more
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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their commitment to commercial flooring education with a webinar on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Gregg Grubb, Vice President for Grubb Industrial Hygiene Services, LLC , will present the session regarding OSHA's new Crystalline Silica Standard and how it applies to the flooring industry. On March 25, 2016, Federal OSHA ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Press Release, Industry News
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    April 26, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to share its new vision and mission statements developed by the Strategic Planning Committee. Vision: FCICA, the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Mission: Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Aliquippa, PA, April 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas has received the Engaging Pittsburgh Innovative People Practices award, recognized in the category; Innovation in Learning and Development. The Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA), the largest Pittsburgh based HR organization, has sponsored this event for over a decade. This award celebration recognizes employers from across the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    April 20, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Dr. Ann Marie Dale, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Occupational Therapy at WUSM, will present the session Common Ergonomic Hazards and Appropriate Controls for Commercial Flooring Installation ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Education, Industry News
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Deerfield Beach, Florida – At Coverings 2017, MAPEI introduced a brand-new grout collection that will give designers the opportunity to add multi-faceted effects to their tile options for clients. MAPEI Flexcolor 3D is a professional-grade, ready-to-use (RTU) translucent specialty grout with an “iridescent effect” finish. Its translucent characteristics not only reflect but ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    April 12, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is pleased to announce the May Product webinar featuring the Sika Corporation. Join us on May 4, 2017 at 11 am EST for this informative webinar as we explore the world of the Sika Corporation and their products and solutions for the floor covering industry. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Aurora, Colo. (Apr 11, 2017) --- UZIN announced today the release of their new UZIN app for smartphones and tablets. The company said that it is now available for download in both the iPhone App Store and at Google Play. Functions include full range detailed product information , a quantity calculator that determines the amount needed per project, a job cost calculator that allows the user to ...read more
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    Monday, April 03, 2017
    April 3, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , in cooperation with ARDEX America and nora systems, Inc., is pleased to announce the recipient of the first Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship for 2017. Mike Ellena from Hiller Commercial Floors in Rochester, Minnesota, received the first Bruce Newbrough ...read more
    Categories: Education, Industry News, Press Release, FCICA News
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    March 31, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , recently celebrated 35 years of promoting and representing the commercial floor covering industry during its annual convention, The Age of Flooring , in San Antonio, Texas. The 2017 Convention brought together some of the brightest and most dedicated individuals in the commercial flooring industry, ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    SOLON, Ohio (March 23, 2017) – Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today it received the Best Product Award from Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance. Fuse is a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors. Those who vote on the awards are flooring professionals who work with a variety of ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    Aliquippa, Pa., March 27, 2017 – Fuse Alliance has announced ARDEX as the 2016 recipient of their Supplier of the Year award, which was recognized at the organization’s 2017 annual conference in Austin, TX. The Fuse Alliance annual conference focused on connecting the architecture and design community with the network’s flooring experts. In addition to supplier awards, Fuse ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    San Diego, CA, March 23, 2017 – The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) just released an updated version of the popular Tile Installer Thin-set Standards (ITS) Verification course. Both the USA version and the Canadian version of this course were updated, as well as the Spanish version. The updated course offers a comprehensive review of the current industry installation standards, ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    NAFCT is proud to announce the addition of Amanda Newberry to our Team! Amanda started her career in the flooring industry in 2009. She has spent time on both the contracting and manufacturing sides of the industry. In March of 2015, Amanda graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Rasmussen College. Education and training of installers has always been a passion for her. She ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Seth Pevarnik from ARDEX Americas will present the second session in the two-part Proper Surface Preparation series titled Surface Prep Part Deux! Seth Pevarnik, Director of Technical Service for ARDEX Americas, will continue the floor ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Deerfield Beach, Florida – MAPEI, which is renowned for its innovative installation products in the flooring industry, recently introduced Mapeguard ® UM . This crack-suppression, waterproofing and vapor-pressure-equalizing underlayment membrane has been approved for use with latex-modified mortars as part of a warranted system for installation of ceramic tile and natural stone. ...read more
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    Saturday, March 04, 2017
    New Technical Director Discusses Priorities Florence, AL – March 2, 2017 – David Stowell, the new Technical Director with HPS Schönox, has established a series of priorities with the ultimate objective being quite extensive – universal Schönox product knowledge by anyone working with subfloors. “We have the full range of products to address any subfloor challenge ...read more
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    Friday, March 03, 2017
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is pleased to announce the April product webinar featuring the Traxx Corporation. Jerry Palys from TRAXX Corporation will present the session introducing attendees to their broad line of products. Join us April 6th at 11 am EST for this informative webinar as we explore the world of TRAXX Corporation and their line of engineered flooring installation ...read more
    Categories: Industry News, Member News, FCICA News, Product Spotlight, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    Aliquippa, Pa., February 28, 2017 – ARDEX Americas has announced the expansion of their Dallas, Georgia manufacturing facility to include warehouse and production capabilities in support of both the ARDEX and HENRY brands. The 50,000-square foot expansion continues ARDEX’ growth strategy, focusing on increased capabilities in manufacturing, training and customer support. ARDEX ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    February 28 ,2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is pleased to announce that the 2017 Commercial Flooring Trade Show will feature 46 leading manufacturers and flooring industry service providers. The Commercial Flooring Trade Show will be held at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk on March 6, 2017 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm. The trade show provides ...read more
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    Friday, February 24, 2017
    February 24 ,2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is pleased to announce that ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. have pledged to continue the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program in 2017. ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. will offer a total of four Bruce Newbrough CIM Scholarships in 2017. ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Monday, February 20, 2017
    February 20, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , announces the latest session in the new product-focused webinar series. Seth Pevarnik from ARDEX Americas will present a session featuring the extensive line of ARDEX products and solutions. In this webinar, Seth Pevarnik- Director of Technical Service for ARDEX Americas, will introduce you to the ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, February 17, 2017
    Download to Access the Commercial Flooring Tradeshow & Convention 2017, The Age of Flooring – 35 Years with FCICA Event Information February 17, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is excited to provide the FCICA Events mobile app for the Commercial Flooring Tradeshow and FCICA’s 35 th Annual Convention, The Age of Flooring – ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    February 15, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , announced expansion of their new product-focused webinar series. New slots have been added to the current impressive lineup which has already featured Protect-All Flooring and MAPEI Americas, with many more to come. These new product-focused webinars, which are free to all attendees, allow ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Education, Industry News
    Monday, February 13, 2017
    Federated Insurance wants to help you prevent your employees and loved ones from being injured or killed in a vehicle crash. Our ongoing, multi-part campaign to reduce vehicle crashes and fatalities now includes the Drive S.A.F.E. program. There are four major contributors to vehicle crashes: Speed, Attention, Fatigue, and Emotion. Drive S.A.F.E. was created to raise awareness of how these ...read more
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    Saturday, February 04, 2017
    The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) conducted its first meeting of 2017 on January 19th in Las Vegas, Nevada during The International Surfacing Event. The organization begins its third year as an industry-wide working group established to identify issues and develop solutions that lead to the success of the floor covering industry and its professionals. Fourteen volunteer representatives ...read more
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , will feature their new website and Member Information Center in a webinar on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Sarah Bays, Membership & Website Coordinator will present the session Navigating FCICA Online. FCICA has a new website and Member Information Center! A direct connection to FCICA - the Flooring Contractors Association, ...read more
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    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , announces its optional tour line up at Convention 2017 in San Antonio, TX. The Commercial Flooring Trade Show and 35 th Annual Convention 2017 – The Age of Flooring , will be hosted at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, TX, March 5 th - 8 th . The four day event will feature five (5) educational sessions, the Commercial ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Industry News
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Deerfield Beach, Florida – MAPEI Group, a leading manufacturer of mortars, grouts and chemical additives for the construction industry, is celebrating 80 successful years in business in 2017. From its beginnings in Italy to its global presence today, the company has become an icon for the development of technologically advanced systems and transparent manufacturing processes. MAPEI ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Member News, Industry News, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    UFLOOR Systems announced today the release of the new 2017 UZIN band Product Guide of Installation Systems for Floor Coverings. Included in this new edition are detailed descriptions of UZIN's current product range along with new product offerings for moisture mitigation, primers, crack mitigation, leveling accessories and adhesives. Product packaging has also been updated to reflect the ...read more
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    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    January 26, 2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , continues their free product-focused monthly webinar series with a new session on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Jeff Johnson from MAPEI Americas will present a session titled MAPEI’s System Solutions for Subfloor Preparation. In this webinar, Jeff Johnson from MAPEI Americas will ...read more
    Categories: Education, Industry News, Press Release, FCICA News, Member News
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Contest Highlights Excellence in Subfloor Preparation Las Vegas, NV – January 19, 2017 – In a ceremony today at the TISE – Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas, the winners of the Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest™ were announced. “The response to the Contest in this our third year for the event has been outstanding with many more entries than last year and such ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    UFLOOR Systems Inc. recently announced the addition of Ryan Parks to the UZIN division as their new Technical Sales Representative in eastern Canada. Parks joins UZIN with more than 15 years of experience operating and owning a flooring installation business focused on both residential and commercial projects. He has also worked as a manufacturer sales representative lending technical support on ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Member News, Industry News
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    KOSTER American Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Trent Denny as Director of Sales effective January 13, 2017. Mr. Denny will be responsible for leadership of the company's nationwide sales force, strategic sales planning, and marketing. With 18 years' experience in coatings, sales, and operations management, Trent is excited to join the KOSTER leadership team. ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    New Interactive Trade Show Booths at World of Concrete and Surfaces Las Vegas, NV – January 17, 2017 – Schönox is debuting all new trade show booths this week in Las Vegas at the Surfaces show (booth 4271) and the World of Concrete show (booth S12639). Both booths feature interactive exhibits, demonstration stages, touch-screen displays, and super-large-format screens. The focus ...read more
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    January 12,2017 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , in cooperation with ARDEX America and nora systems, Inc., announces the winner of the final Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program(CIM) Scholarship for 2016. The scholarship, which was developed to support installation managers as they seek to elevate themselves on their ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    Dalton, Ga. (PRWEB) January 12, 2017 W.F. Taylor, LLC (Taylor) , an industry leader in the adhesives and coatings markets, and Chattanooga-based Spray-Lock, Inc. (Spray-Lock) , a leading manufacturer of spray-based adhesives, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic marketing alliance through which they will better serve their customers with innovative and environmentally ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    Smoother, Faster, Safer Schönox Subfloor Products on Display at NAHB Builders’ Show Orlando, FL – January 10, 2017 – The subfloor needs in the multifamily and single family residential markets are vast in scope and growing. HPS Schönox is showing this week at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida presenting a full range of subfloor products ...read more
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    Monday, January 09, 2017
    The National Academy of Floor Covering Training is happy to announce the confirmed class dates for spring/summer 2017. Introduction to Subfloor Substrates Inspection (ISSI) Wood Laminate Floor Inspector (WLFI) Resilient Floor Inspector (RFI) and Wood Floor Maintenance Technician (WFMT) are now scheduled across the USA and parts of Canada. Toronto: - January 30-31 2017 ISSI at Ardex, Mississauga, ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    Norwalk, CT, Jan. 4, 2016 – Metroflor Corporation announced that Arthur Clarke III, Metroflor’s Environmental and Compliance Manager, has been appointed a member of the newly created Health Product Declaration® Collaborative (HPDC) Harmonization Initiative Technical Sub Group (TSG) — the next step in a multi-year effort of sustainability leaders to harmonize reporting of ...read more
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    Thursday, December 29, 2016
    ​ Sika Corporation to extend its Interior Finishing business by hiring new Sales Representatives in Florida and Colorado Lyndhurst, New Jersey – Sika Corporation is pleased to announce that Tim Prince and Derek Kulwicki have joined its Interior Finishing team as Sales Representative for Colorado and Florida. Starting on December 12, 2016, Tim Prince is based in Aurora, Colorado and ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    December 20, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , will start the New Year with a free product-focused webinar on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Protect-All Flooring will initiate this brand new FCICA member promotional webinar series with a session featuring their products. Protect-All Flooring sponsors this first in-a-series of ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Member News, Product Spotlight, Education, Industry News, Press Release
    Thursday, December 08, 2016
    Calhoun, GA, Dec. 8 - Halstead International was recently honored by The Home Depot Canada with the 2016 VENDOR PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD in Dept. 23 Flooring. Halstead’s second consecutive win as Vendor Partner of the Year marks the fourth time in the past seven years that Halstead has received this honor. This award showcases the strong partnership between The Home Depot Canada and ...read more
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    Thursday, December 08, 2016
    December 8, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , kicks off it’s new free educational webinar series with a webinar on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Stanley Quentin Hulin from Future Floor Technology will present the session Initial Maintenance - Challenges & Solutions. In this session, Stanley Hulin will educate us on the ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Education, Industry News
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    December 5, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , has opened registration for the 35 th Annual Convention, The Age of Flooring , hosted at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk March 5-8, 2017 with pre-convention events March 4th. FCICA is excited to celebrate 35 years of educating, supporting, and promoting the commercial floor covering industry. During ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    November 30, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , is proud to announce a new member information center and website for the organization. The member information center will serve as a platform for members to utilize the association’s vast resources, network with other members, view upcoming industry events, and register for FCICA’s ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    ARLINGTON, Tennessee, November 28, 2016. STAUF USA introduces LVP-777 Pro-Lux, a specially formulated adhesive for the installation of luxury vinyl tiles and planks, to its adhesive lineup. With this formulation, installers will find that it is easier to spread and can be used as 2 different adhesives in 1. You may wet lay this adhesive, or allow 30-40 minutes and it may be used as a pressure ...read more
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    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Thanks to the new relationship between The Cronin Company and Sika Corporation, the Sika Interior Finishing product range will be distributed in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. November 28, 2016 -- Sika Corporation is proud to announce its new business relationship with The Cronin Company. In December 2016, The Cronin Company will begin distributing the Sika Interior Finishing ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 23, 2016
    COLUMBIA, SC - (November 23, 2016) – The Bonitz Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Pete Larmore as President and CEO of Bonitz, Inc. effective January 1, 2017. Larmore becomes the 5th President in Bonitz' 63-year history. In his new role, he will be responsible for ensuring the company's continued growth both strategically and operationally. During his 30 ...read more
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    Friday, November 18, 2016
    November 18, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , in cooperation with ARDEX America and nora systems, Inc., announces the last Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program Scholarship opportunity for 2016. This is the last chance to submit applications for the prestigious Bruce Newbrough Memorial CIM Scholarship for 2016. Valued at ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    November 8, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , in cooperation with INSTALL, has announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2016 INSTALL Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program Scholarship. This educational opportunity was developed to support one hardworking installation manager’s continued training and professional ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 01, 2016
    ARDEX Americas introduces ARDEX VR 95™ Fast-Track, One-Component Moisture Vapor Retarder, a ready-to-use, one-component, water-based, two-coat system formulated to suppress residual moisture in new concrete with RH readings up to 95%. It can be applied over concrete with no minimum surface profile; and ARDEX underlayments may be installed over the second coat in as little as 2 hours without ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 25, 2016
    Interactive breakout sessions spotlight commercial product innovation Norwalk, CT, October 25, 2016 – Metroflor's Green Globes-certified Design & Innovation Center in Calhoun, Georgia was the destination for the company's Aspecta Summit 2016 commercial sales meeting Sept. 27 - 29, attended by 60 North American distributor-partners and 20 Aspecta/Metroflor employees. Punctuated ...read more
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    Monday, October 24, 2016
    Lancaster, PA (October 24, 2016) – Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed waste into unique performance surfacing, is proud to announce it has relaunched the ECOnights collection. Formerly known as ECOnights for Sport, this collection of premium rubber surfacing is 3/8-inch thick and is ideal for corporate gyms and hospitality fitness and physical therapy centers. ECOnights is available ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    KOSTER American has an immediate opening for an experienced National Sales Manager to lead the North American team of independent and employee sales representatives. The National Sales Manager is a high-level position responsible for managing the sale of all KOSTER American products in the United States and Canada. KOSTER American has an immediate opening for an experienced Key Accounts Manager ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    Webinar to Take Place on November 17, 2016 AURORA, IL... TEC® will present a new webinar, "Methods & Materials for Effective Moisture Mitigation," offering expert advice about how to identify excessive moisture in concrete and effectively mitigate it through proper product selection and application techniques. The 60-minute webinar, approved by the American Institute of ...read more
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    Monday, October 17, 2016
    October 17, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – At the FCICA Mid-Year meeting held in Henderson, NV, twenty four (24) manufacturers and distributors along with eight (8) contractors pledged to endorse and support the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program. The CIM program is the first and only certification program for installation managers in the flooring industry and the flagship program ...read more
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    Monday, September 26, 2016
    COLUMBIA, South Carolina – Harold Chapman, President and CEO of Bonitz, Inc. headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina will be retiring from the company effective at the end of the current year. After almost forty years in the floor covering industry, thirty-four years with Bonitz and three years in the current position, he has determined that the time is right for him to step aside. While ...read more
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    Friday, September 23, 2016
    September 23, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited for the 2016/2017 membership year as they celebrate their 35 th year of promoting and representing the commercial floor covering industry. “This is an exciting time in the floor covering industry,” said Executive Vice President Kim Oderkirk, “and FCICA is proud to be ...read more
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    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    Coming soon from Tramex Moisture Meters - The outstanding Professional PTM2.0 Pin Meter The Professional PTM2.0 is in a league of its own - exceptional and unique for many reasons: Built-in international standard calibration selection… Specific calibration for over 500 wood species… Adjustable temperature correction and internal calibration checking… Responsive ergonomic ...read more
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    Monday, September 19, 2016
    TO RAISE FUNDS SUPPORTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH Norwalk, CT, Sept. 19 – Metroflor Corporation’s Crush MS Campaign has exceeded its $25,000 fundraising goal to help raise awareness and funds for supporting the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS). A total of over $31,000 was raised through a crowd-funding initiative and the MS Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 30. Pitting Metroflor ...read more
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    Friday, September 16, 2016
    Lyndhurst, New Jersey – Sika Corporation is proud to announce its new business relationship with Swiff Train Company Wholesale Floor Covering Distributor. In October 2016, Swiff Train Company will begin distributing the Sika Interior Finishing product range in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas & Louisiana. This product range includes Sika’s commercial and residential solutions for wood ...read more
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    Friday, September 16, 2016
    UFLOOR Systems Inc. recently announced the addition of Ray Darter to the UZIN division as Technical Sales Representative in Southern California. Darter specializes in commercial and retail sales and has more than nine years of experience in the flooring industry both in distribution and as an installer. His experience includes managing outside sales representatives, training associates on sales ...read more
    Categories: Industry News, Press Release, Hiring Announcement, Member News
    Thursday, September 15, 2016
    September 15, 2016 (West Bloomfield, MI) – FCICA , the Flooring Contractors Association , continues its mission to provide education for the flooring industry with a webinar on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:00 am EST. Ron Loffredo from H.B. Fuller Construction Products will present the session Methods & Materials for Effective Moisture Mitigation. Moisture can cause big ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
    Friday, August 26, 2016
    MENOMONEE FALLS, WI, 7/1/2016 – On July 1, 2016, Lippert Tile Company officially changed its name to Lippert Flooring and Tile. This reflects the company's broader flooring expertise, growing from its 1949 establishment as a small residential tile firm to its current role as commercial flooring design and installation experts familiar with all types of flooring materials. "The new ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    NORWALK, CT, July 6 -- Metroflor Corporation is proud to announce that BUILDINGS has selected the company’s ASPECTA TEN LVT collection as a 2016 Product Innovations Grand Award winner. Winners were evaluated and chosen out of 63 submissions by theBUILDINGS editorial staff for innovation and sustainability features that they offer to building owners and facility managers. Commented the ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    TEC® WoodPerfect™ Allows for Efficient Installation AURORA, IL… The latest wood floor adhesive from TEC®, TEC® WoodPerfect™, enabled contractors to quickly install a sound-reducing wood floor in a Wall Street skyscraper. Flooring contractor Archetypal Imagery relied on TEC® WoodPerfect™ for the 58 th floor of a 60-floor building in Manhattan’s busy ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 16, 2002
    UFLOOR Systems Inc. recently announced the addition of Marvin Williams to the UZIN division as their new Technical Sales Representative for North Texas. With more than two decades of experience, Williams began his career as a floorcovering installer, then as a sales representative in distribution and manufacturing where he also performed educational training for distribution sales and service ...read more
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