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Thursday, May 24, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with Metroflor Corporation, is pleased to announce David McCutcheon of Breegle Building Products is the recipient of the Metroflor Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.Bobby Diltz, CIM, accepted the scholarship from Metroflor’s Dave Altman at FCICA’s Convention 2018 on behalf of David.  This scholarship, funded by ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced that as of July 1, 2018, Mike Roberts of Bonitz Flooring Group and Jason Spangler of Wagner Meters will join FCICA’s Executive Board. Under Chairman Mike Newberry of Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services, Mike Roberts will become the Secretary/Treasurer and Jason will become the Vice Chairman of Associates. Continuing their terms on the ...read more
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Friday, May 11, 2018
STAUF USA looks forward to future growth with the addition of 2 new distribution partners. Erickson’s Flooring & Supply Co. have agreed to carry the line in the upper Midwestern region. “We feel that the addition of Erickson’s is a perfect match for us,” says David Ford VP Sales and Marketing for Stauf USA, “The addition of another good partner is always welcome and we feel that we have great ...read more
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their June product promotional webinar featuring MAPEI Corporation.  FCICA invites you to join us on June 7, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring MAPEI Corporation. MAPEI will be discussing FCIS subfloor preparation systems and solutions. They will discuss solutions such as moisture control, leveling, patching, primers, ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the next recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.Michael Lancaster works for Master Craft Flooring, in Richmond Hill, GA. “[The Bruce Newbrough scholarship] will allow me to gain access to the knowledge to manage ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
PALLMANN announced today during the month of May they will be hosting 16 open house events at various distributor partners throughout the United States. During these open house events contractors will have the opportunity to apply finishes, run machines, and learn more about the PALLMANN HARDWOOD COMPLETE SYSTEM. The list of locations and dates of the open house events is listed below, more ...read more
Categories: Industry Event, Press Release
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. ARDEX Americas’ Steven Newbrough, Environmental Programs Specialist, and Dr. Brian Suddaby, Sr. Formulation Chemist, will present the Update on Silica Compliance webinar.   Steven and Brian will provide a brief overview of silica dust, review the ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The W.W. Henry Company announced four new products today, the largest new product launch since the company was purchased by ARDEX Americas in 2001. Since 1933 the HENRY® brand has represented innovative, high-performance flooring adhesives and substrate preparation products, and this new line of products delivers on that tradition.HENRY® 647 PlumPro™ Fast-Track, Roll-Apply Vinyl Adhesive is ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Arthur Dodge, III, CEO and President of Ecore International, has been elected Director of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and Chairman of the ISRI’s Tire Chapter. ISRI, a non-profit trade association consisting of more than 1,600 private and public for-profit companies, promotes public awareness of the value and importance of recycling in the production of goods and services ...read more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to introduce new CIMs as of April 25, 2018.  The following professionals have completed all requirements of the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program to enhance their core skill set, experience, and knowledge base, which are necessary to successfully manage commercial flooring installation projects. Visit the CIM roster on FCICA’s ...read more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
​DryTile Modular Tiling System Requires a system like Schönox-Quality Subfloors offers As part of its ongoing effort to be Ön It through innovation, solutions and service, SCHÖNOX HPS NORTH AMERICA announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DryTile North America, the exclusive importer of the DryTile system of non-adhesive ceramic tile. The agreement confirms ...read more
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
First JUST Label for a LVT Flooring Manufacturer Metroflor announced that the Elegant Home-Tech Company Limited (formally known as Elegant Plastics) facility in Zhangjiagang, China, which manufactures its Aspecta commercial LVT product, received the first-ever JUST label for a Chinese company and the first JUST label for a LVT flooring manufacturer. To receive the JUST label, the company had to ...read more
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Katie Henderson, Stephanie King and the Bonitz Atlanta Division Recognized by Flooring Industry Bonitz, Inc., the parent company of Bonitz Flooring Group, one of the nation's largest independent flooring companies, is pleased to announce that Katie Henderson, Stephanie King and the Bonitz Atlanta Flooring Division have recently received industry-wide recognition.Katie Henderson, Product and ...read more
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Categories: Hiring Announcement, Member News
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
UZIN recently announced the addition of Brian Kent to the UZIN team as Pump Program Manager. Kent brings over 20 years of concrete and material delivery experience to this role within the organization. “Brian’s expertise specifically with material delivery operations and equipment, flooring knowledge, and leadership qualities made for the perfect selection to expand our growing pump program,” said ...read more
Categories: Hiring Announcement, Member News
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, FCICA is proud to offer a new member benefit! All members and their employees can now SAVE on office supplies, travel, and entertainment with our *NEW* Member Discount Program. FCICA has joined forces with UNA, the nation’s fastest growing Group Purchasing Organization to provide you with these savings:Save up to 80% on office supplies from Office ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
 FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. Cherise Lakeside and Eric Lussier of Let’s Fix Construction will present Communications & Ramifications of Specifications – Part 2, following up from the Part 1 session presented at FCICA Convention 2018.Did you know that architectural ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their May product promotional webinar featuring GCP Applied Technologies.  FCICA invites you to join us on May 3, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring GCP Applied Technologies. GCP will be presenting an overview of their line of Kovara™ moisture barriers. According to GCP, “Kovara™ moisture barriers have helped ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, awarded Bruce Reeve, CIM, with a leadership award for his outstanding guidance of the Certified Installation Management (CIM) Task Force at the Opening Session during FCICA’s 2018 Convention.  Bruce, President of Flooring Services, Inc., has been a member of FCICA since 2004. He was a founding member of the CIM Task Force when it first met in October ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, hosted record-high numbers of the brightest and most dedicated individuals in the commercial flooring industry, including contractors, manufacturers’ technical representatives, distributors, and consultants to learn, network, and discuss future initiatives for the association.  Convention started off with a St. Patrick’s Day party on March 17th. ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Lyndhurst, New Jersey – Sika Corporation is proud to announce that its All-in-One wood floor adhesive, SikaBond-T21, is providing unlimited moisture vapor protection. Thanks to the urethane expertise of Sika, SikaBond-T21 provides wood flooring installers with an unlimited, efficient and sustainable solution against moisture. This All-in-One Wood floor adhesive offers moisture protection, sound ...read more
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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Schönox products to be carried at suppliers’ North American locationsHPS Schönox has goals to increase the ease of doing business. Adding new products, solutions, services and distribution partners assists HPS Schönox in meeting this goal. Distributors including David C Greenbaum Company, Jon Don, Carpet Shoppe, Bixco, and ALA Round Flooring were added as authorized distributors and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Deerfield Beach, Florida – As 2018 began, MAPEI Corporation closed out its 80th anniversary (1937 – 2017) celebrations by announcing the winners of its 80th Anniversary Giveaway contest. Themed “Celebrate our past – enjoy our presents”, the contest invited contractors in all of the industry segments the company serves to send in their purchase receipts and receive entries that would make them ...read more
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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
March 1, 2018 — Commercial flooring innovator Mats Inc. has expanded into the commercial wallcovering market with the introduction of xcore ascend™, accent wallcovering. xcore ascend™ is an opportunity for interior designers to conceive something bold, unexpected and contemporary with a hint of tradition. The interior wall finish complements Mats Inc.’s existing line of dimensionally-stable, ...read more
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Monday, March 05, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their April product promotional webinar featuring Protect-All Flooring.   FCICA invites you to join us on April 5, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring Protect-All Flooring. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the LIVE Q&A at the end of the session.   If you cannot ...read more
Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Education, Industry Event, Press Release
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Mik Lauric Joins Flooring Group as Managing Partner and Phil Branon Moves to Corporate PositionBonitz, Inc., the parent company of Bonitz Flooring Group, one of the nation's largest independent flooring companies, has announced the hiring of a new Managing Partner for the Atlanta, GA market.  Mik Lauric has joined Bonitz Flooring Group to serve as Managing Partner in the Atlanta market. Most ...read more
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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
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Monday, February 19, 2018
To commemorate ROBERTS 80th Anniversary and as a “Thank You” to our loyal installers, we are pleased to launch the “ROBERTS 80th Anniversary Giveaway Sweepstakes”. Over the last 80 years, ROBERTS has grown to become synonymous with flooring solutions for professional installers. With locations throughout the world, generations of installers have ‘grown up’ with ROBERTS products. To celebrate our ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
HPS Schönox Reveals Winners at Announcement CeremonyThe winners of the HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest™ were announced today during a ceremony at the International Surfaces Event in Las Vegas, Nev. ​HPS Schönox’s annual Worst Subfloor Contest seeks to answer the question, “What lies beneath?” Many installers face nightmare scenarios when they start a new project. They choose to partner with ...read more
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Aliquippa, PA – FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, along with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. announced that Mark Holman is the 2017 4th quarter recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship. Holman, who works for Garmon and Company, is from Charlotte, North Carolina. He studied Civil Engineering at the University of North ...read more
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
NEW YORK, N.Y. – This coming November, Consolidated Carpet will reach an incredible milestone - its 75th anniversary. Being a third- generation, family- owned business and not only surviving, but thriving after 75 years is no easy feat. Owing much of its success to the community it serves, and the industry in which it operates, the company will celebrate this occasion by giving back. The Strive ...read more
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to introduce new CIMs as of January 25, 2018.  The following professionals have completed all requirements of the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program to enhance their core skill set, experience, and knowledge base, which are necessary to successfully manage commercial flooring installation projects. Visit the CIM roster on FCICA’s ...read more
Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Aurora, Colo. (January 24, 2018) --- As of January 1st, 2018 Uzin Utz AG, Ulm, Germany announced part of its global growth strategy by changing the name of its North American subsidiary, UFLOOR Systems Inc. to Uzin Utz North America, Inc. This change of name has also occurred with all of its subsidiaries worldwide and will be followed by a global reworking of the company’s visual image. “In ...read more
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Contest Winners to be Announced on January 31st Las Vegas, NV – The fourth annual HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest kicked off in 2017 asking flooring professionals to consider, “What lies beneath?” It is a question that every installer and contractor must deal with when facing the challenges that come while preparing a subfloor. The most challenging subfloors and the professionals that prepare ...read more
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
ARDEX Americas celebrates 40 years of innovation in 2018, and kicking off the celebration is our first new product announcement, ARDEX S 1-K™ One-Component Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Membrane.ARDEX S 1-K is a single-component topside waterproofing compound that is extremely easy to use and produces a flexible waterproof coating perfect for use in showers, bathrooms and other wet areas. ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Ön It Brand Campaign to launch in 2018 HPS Schönox strives to provide unparalleled support and advanced flooring solutions. Their 2018 brand campaign, Ön It will show that HPS Schönox does business differently and is committed to doing it right. The campaign will debut this month on all the company’s advertising, branding and marketing collateral, as well as internal and external ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Dept. of Labor certified program, created in partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors, addresses massive construction worker shortage by offering paid training, lucrative career path, chance to earn free associate’s degree. Fort Wayne & Indianapolis, IN - Jack Laurie Group (JLG), Indiana’s largest commercial flooring and interiors contractor, has partnered with Associated Builders and ...read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the next recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.  Mark Holman works for Garmon and Company, in Charlotte, NC. After studying Civil Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, he had the ...read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Veteran Flooring Professionals Solving Subfloor Problems Moving into 2018, HPS Schönox continues its expansion of sales support throughout the U.S. naming three new Regional Vice Presidents. Andy Buonsante is responsible for the Western region, Greg Jodarski covers the Southeast and Brandon Hagen represents the Midwest. Buonsante will lead his sales team within the eleven Western states plus ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Roppe Corporation, a leading commercial flooring manufacturer that produces a wide selection of American Made rubber and vinyl wall base, tile, tread and accessory products, recently published their first Health Product Declaration (HPD) for their Envire® Rubber Sheet and Tile products. ​Envire Rubber Sheet and Tile is specifically formulated to be free of Red List chemicals, PVC, phthalates, and ...read more
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Monday, January 08, 2018
EasyFillPro, the newly developed joint filler by LOBA, has been available for several months now – and is conquering the market at a terrific rate. The joint filler excels through its maximum filling ability, rapid drying speed and excellent sanding properties. First-class color matching on oiled or coated surfaces makes it universally applicable. The environmentally friendly all-rounder has a ...read more
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, will host the ICRI Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Certification on Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, MS, in conjunction with the FCICA Annual Convention and Commercial Flooring Trade Show. Peter Craig, an independent concrete floor consultant with Concrete Constructives and an active ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
 Bonitz, Inc. Announces Retirement of Senior Vice President Larry Hutton  Bonitz, Inc. has announced the forthcoming retirement of Larry Hutton effective May 31st, 2018. Mr. Hutton has elected to retire following 42 years of service, including the past 16 years as Senior Vice President of Bonitz Flooring Group.   "The success of Bonitz as an organization, and especially the Flooring ...read more
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is pleased to exclusively endorse Federated Insurance as our insurance provider and vendor partner. Known for its innovative products and personal service, Federated is making a significant multi-year commitment to supporting FCICA and its members’ businesses.  Founded in 1904, Federated specializes in affinity relationships, and today is exclusively ...read more
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Advanced Treatment Applied to Tandus Centiva- Branded Soft Surface Products Made in North AmericaSOLON, Ohio (December 13, 2017) — Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, today announces all soft surface products manufactured by its brand Tandus Centiva now receive advanced defense with Eco-Ensure soil treatment. Eco-Ensure is a highly ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, and ICRI, the International Concrete Repair Institute, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations.   In this understanding, the two organizations will cooperate and coordinate efforts between them. This includes ensuring that members of each group are aware of the mission and activities of each other; exchanging website ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Protect-All Flooring is proud to announce that updates made to their line of screws in early 2017 have earned Top 50 Product recognition from retrofit magazine. The fifth-annual Top 50 Products will appear in retrofit's special January/February 2018 issue, which celebrates the products that received the most reader inquiries from the magazine's September/October 2016 through July/August 2017 ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Steve Hobbs named Regional Business Manager, Technical Sales Steve Hobbs recently joined the HPS Schönox team to serve the Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas areas as a Regional Business Manager, Technical Sales. Hobbs has over forty years of experience in the flooring industry from installations of all flooring materials to selling commercial products to distributors and ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX UI 720™ FLEXBONE® Floating Uncoupling Membrane is now available in convenient sheets for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.A revolutionary unbonded, floating uncoupling membrane for true 100% uncoupling, the ARDEX UI 720 FLEXBONE sheets are designed for installer convenience on smaller jobs. Each sheet is 39” wide x 78.75” long ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Wagner Meters’ concrete flooring division and Sitefotos, a software company, announced today a partnership which enables integration of the Sitefotos photo documentation app with Wagner’s Rapid RH® Bluetooth® Smart Reader.  Wagner Meters is the first company in the flooring industry to use a Bluetooth-enabled device to allow users to take ASTM F2170 compliant relative humidity (RH) readings. This ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the next recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship. ​Payam Riazati of Universal Metro, Inc. received the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Scholarship for the third quarter of 2017. He ...read more
Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Education, Industry News
Friday, September 29, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is pleased to announce the manufacturers presenting in an exclusive educational opportunity at Mid-Year 2017.  The second educational session at the FCICA Mid-Year Meeting is Problem Solving with the Associates. Attendees will learn about the latest and greatest products, services and solutions that FCICA platinum members offer to solve flooring ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, has updated and published the Floor Covering Installation Technical Directory on its website, www.fcica.com. Thank you to sponsors DCO Commercial Floors and Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services, LLC.  The Technical Directory serves as an invaluable resource for architects, contractors, and consultants, providing the flooring industry with direct ...read more
Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Industry News
Monday, September 18, 2017
Federated Mutual Insurance Company has acquired Granite Re, Inc., a leading provider of surety bonds for small- to medium-sized contractors, as of January 1, 2017. The acquisition better positions Federated Insurance to partner with commercial contractors for their surety and bonding needs. Oklahoma-based Granite Re, Inc. was established in 1986, and is one of the top 40 surety writers in the ...read more
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
STAUF USA Adhesives hires Wayne Williams as Sales Support and Technical Training Representative. Wayne Williams is an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in floor covering. From both the technical and sales sides, he brings a knowledge that is unmatched in the field. He will be servicing, from a technical role, the US market where needed and will be organizing schools and training ...read more
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Friday, September 08, 2017
Bonitz, Inc., the parent company of Bonitz Flooring Group, one of the nation’s largest independent commercial flooring companies, announces that its subsidiary Floorscape has assumed the name of Bonitz Flooring Group. The move is the final phase in the merger with the Raleigh, North Carolina based commercial flooring company that began in 2015.  “We are excited to take this last step in ...read more
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Friday, September 08, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their October product promotional webinar featuring Metroflor Corporation.  FCICA invites you to join us on October 5, 2017 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar exploring Metroflor’s line of products. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the LIVE Q&A at the end of the session.  If ...read more
Categories: Industry Event, Press Release, Education, Industry News
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase Royal Adhesives & Sealants, a leading manufacturer of high-value specialty adhesives and sealants. This business consistently delivers industry-leading growth rates, EBITDA margins, and free cash flow that are expected to enhance H.B. Fuller’s position as a global leader in the adhesives industry. “This ...read more
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is pleased to announce that Mid-Year 2017 is an approved event for IICRC Continuing Education Credits.   IICRC Certified Technicians that attend the Nox and Roppe plant tours on October 11, 2017, will receive 0.5 credits. Technicians that attend all of the Mid-Year Meeting educational sessions on October 12, 2017, will receive 0.5 credits. The credits ...read more
Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
Friday, August 25, 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: FCICA News, Press Release, Education, Industry News
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Bill Treiber, Technical Sales and Education Manager for Artistic Finishes Inc., will present a session on WPC – Multilayer Flooring & Accessories.  In this webinar session, we will clearly define what makes up the new “multi-layer floor,” its ...read more
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their September product promotional webinar featuring LATICRETE SUPERCAP.  FCICA invites you to join us on September 7, 2017 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar exploring LATICRETE SUPERCAP’s new turnkey service, SUPERCAP Ready-Mix Delivery Service, which delivers blended self-leveling underlayment (SLU) through the company’s ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
More than 50 prominent businesses and several hundred private citizens gathered at The Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Sunday, August 6, 2017, for the thirteenth annual Federated Challenge for Kids of Minnesota. Overwhelming generosity on the part of corporate sponsors and attendees generated more than $2.7 million during this charitable event. One hundred percent of the money ...read more
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, encourages you to save the date for Convention 2018 in Biloxi, Mississippi, March 18 – 20 with pre-convention events on March 17.  Convention will be hosted at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino and will feature five (5) educational sessions, the Commercial Flooring Trade Show, and you won’t want to miss the St. Patrick’s Day festivities in the FCICA ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to present a new app for the association which further extends its ability to connect and engage the commercial flooring industry.  The FCICA app provides users with information in the palm of their hands, such as current news, event details and registration, contact information for flooring industry professionals and even industry job ...read more
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Thursday, August 03, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to promote its presence at CFI’s Convention & Expo 2017, August 16 – 18 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando. Stop by FCICA’s booth to learn about member benefits and the Certified Installation Management (CIM) program. Get involved with FCICA!  FCICA is a proud participant of the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC), which is hosting the ...read more
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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to announce the current Certified Installation Managers, as of August 1, 2017.   The following professionals have completed all requirements of the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program to enhance their core skill set, experience, and knowledge base, which are necessary to successfully manage commercial flooring installation projects. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
“CTV”- Carpet to LVT transition  Ceramic Tool has created a new aluminum trim, CTC 14 CTV, designed for commercial floor applications where carpet meets a vinyl surface.  For flooring contractors working in retail environments, this is the most common type of transition challenge.   The ADA compliant, anodized aluminum trim reduces from 1/4" to 1/8” and provides protection of both the carpet ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:00 am EST. Mike Pigeon, CIM, Technical Installation Specialist for Roppe Holding Company, will present a session on Successful Stair Tread Installation.   This webinar will cover the important steps in completing a successful rubber stair tread ...read more
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and nora systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the July 2017 recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.   James Macdonald II from Commercial Flooring Professionals, Inc., received the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Scholarship for ...read more
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
FlashCove, recently purchased by Roppe Holding Company, announced the startup of U.S. Manufacturing in Fostoria, OH. Duplicating the existing production line within Canada, the U.S. production will allow for easier material logistics and growth within the product line for current customers of FlashCove. Brent Fike, U.S. Sales & Marketing Manager commented, “FlashCove is a great addition to the ...read more
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Schönox Regional Business Managers Addressing Subfloor Challenges  Florence, AL – July 18, 2017 – Having joined HPS Schönox earlier this year as Regional Business Managers, DJ Gardner and David Zelaya are already making a positive impact in their respective territories within Texas and Oklahoma tackling challenging subfloor issues.  “DJ and David brought a strong blend of both business and ...read more
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Schönox to Offer Full Subfloor Product Line to AHSG and Commercial One Members  Roswell, GA – July 11, 2017 – Keenly aware of its members’ needs for high performing subfloor products, American Home Surfaces Group (AHSG) and its Commercial One division have partnered with HPS Schönox to provide the full array of subfloor solutions offered by Schönox.  “We listen closely to our members and react to ...read more
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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 manufacturers that ...read more
Categories: FCICA News, Press Release, Industry News