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    Monday, December 10, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced a December product webinar featuring Metroflor Corporation. FCICA invites you to join us on Wednesday,December 19, 2018 at 1 p.m. EST, for a free informative webinar featuring 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 you ...read more
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    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to announce that registration is now open for 3 Days to CIM – Tucson, being held at El Conquistador in Tucson, Arizona, March 23 – 25, 2019. Attendees can register online at https://www.fcica.com/3-days-CIM.   Attendees will be able to earn their certification in just 3 days with this intensive new approach to the Certified Installation ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, has opened registration for Convention 2019, Staying Sharp, hosted at the El Conquistador in Tucson, Arizona, March 26 – 28, 2019, with pre-convention events beginning March 25th.  Staying Sharp with FCICA! Convention 2019 attendees will have the opportunity to attend five (5) engaging educational sessions, ample time to network and voice opinions ...read more
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    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST.Don Styka, CIM, Director of Field Services for Tarkett, will present ASTM History and the Standards Process. A live Q&A will follow the presentation.   Join FCICA for this FREE to members webinar on December 13 at 3:00 pm EST; register today at ...read more
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    Monday, November 26, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas, announced that the next quarterly Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship is available for the Certified Installation Manager Program.  The deadline to submit scholarship applications is December 31, 2018, and the winner will be announced in January. The application is available at ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced a December product webinar featuring Lititz Flooring Company.   FCICA invites you to join us on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. EST, for a free informative webinar featuring the diverse products, services and expertise that Lititz Flooring Company offers, including Capri Collections. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. Lizzie Taylor, FCICA Director of Programs, will walk through the newly redesigned education platform, demonstrating features and functions such as logging in, registering for on-demand webinars, previewing upcoming webinars, CIM program ...read more
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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to promote its presence at ICRI’s Fall Convention, November 7-9 at Omaha Marriott Downtown in the Capitol District. Stop by FCICA’s booth to learn about member benefits and the Certified Installation Management (CIM) program. Get involved with FCICA!  FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced today that Beth Sabbagh has joined FCICA as Office Manager. Beth will support administration of the growing Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program and other educational offerings, as well as implementation of events. She has over 15 years of administrative experience as well as a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Wayne State ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced a November product promotional webinar featuring Novalis International.   FCICA invites you to join us on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring Novalis 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
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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is honored to announce the first round of graduates from the 3 Days to CIM program.  FCICA launched the 3 Days to CIM program in Harrisburg, PA, preceding the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting. All eight attendees earned their Certified Installation Manager designations onsite in less than 72 hours.  “My boss and I both figured this would be a great way to ...read more
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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to announce that Jasmine Sands of Beckers, Inc. is the 100th Certified Installation Manager.  Jasmine Sands of Beckers, Inc. has earned the 100th CIM designation since the program’s launch in 2015. “Just one year ago we were celebrating 50 CIMs,” said Kim Oderkirk, Executive Vice President of FCICA. “It’s exciting to see how quickly the ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    The 2018 Mid-Year Meeting brought together some 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.  FCICA Executive Vice President Kim Oderkirk praised the successful event: “We had great ...read more
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    Friday, October 12, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced that Lizzie Taylor has been promoted from Event & Marketing Coordinator to Director of Programs. With this new role, Taylor will work to expand and improve the CIM program, FCICA webinars and other educational offerings. She will continue to oversee production of the Flooring Contractor magazine and manage aspects of FCICA’s biannual ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    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 Bonitz Flooring Group, DCO Commercial Floors, Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services and Synergy Flooring.  The Technical Directory serves as an invaluable resource for architects, contractors, and consultants, providing ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced a second October product promotional webinar featuring Tred-MOR.   FCICA invites you to join us on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1 pm EST, for a free informative webinar reviewing the dBarrier luxury vinyl acoustic underlayment, Modular PVI carpet tile cushion, and the Tred-MOR product line, as well as the double glue, single glue, and ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their October product promotional webinar featuring Laticrete.  FCICA invites you to join us on Thursday,October 11, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring Laticrete’s STRATA_HEAT™ Radiant Floor Heating System. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the LIVE Q&A at the end ...read more
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    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, will host a meeting for commercial flooring contractors at the Mid-Year Meeting – A Sweet Experience, this October 3 – 5 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.   The Contractors meeting will take place on Thursday, October 4 at 12:30 p.m. and will include lunch. Meeting attendees will have a chance to share their expertise and knowledge while discussing industry ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas, is pleased to announce the next recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.Ben Coplan works for Beckers, Inc. in New Brighton, MN. “[The Bruce Newbrough scholarship] will provide me with a whole new set of skills and education in flooring that will help me grow ...read more
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    Monday, August 13, 2018
    In accordance with the Successors’ directive to lead, inform, network, and support the community (LINC), FCICA and the Successors will be collecting financial contributions throughout FCICA’s Mid-Year Meeting, October 3 – 5, 2018, and sponsoring the optional “Counting on You” dinner on Wednesday, October 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Mill in Hershey.   Enjoy delicious food and fun activities at The ...read more
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    Thursday, August 09, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their September product promotional webinar featuring WOLFF Tools.  FCICA invites you to join us on September 6, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring WOLFF’s top 7 special flooring tools every installer should know about. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the LIVE ...read more
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    Monday, August 06, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, encourages you to save the date for Convention 2019 in Tucson, Arizona, March 26 – 28 with pre-convention events on March 25.  Convention will be hosted at the El Conquistador Tucson, a Hilton resort, and will feature five (5) educational sessions and the Annual Commercial Flooring Trade Show.  The Commercial Flooring Trade Show will take place on ...read more
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    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. Jeff Johnson, FCIS Product Manager at MAPEI Corporation, will present the Cost Case for Moisture Mitigation.  Jeff will identify the three main reasons why moisture mitigation systems are used, the related costs and financial risks, and how to ...read more
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    Monday, July 16, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their August product promotional webinar featuring ARDEX Americas.  FCICA invites you to join us on August 2, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring new products including ARDEX MRF and ARDEX K 13 self-leveling underlayments, the ARDEX VR 98 moisture vapor retarder, and HENRY 647, 695, and 422 adhesives. Since every FCICA ...read more
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    Friday, July 13, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is proud to introduce new CIMs as of June 30, 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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    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced today that Kimberly Jung joins FCICA as Program Coordinator. Kimberly was filling a temporary administrative role for FCICA and has now been permanently added to the team. She will oversee administration of FCICA programs such as the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program and the FCICA event mobile app, as well as other administrative ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, and the Successors (members 40 and under) invite you to support a local Hershey, Pennsylvania, charity: the Penn State Children’s Hospital.In accordance with the Successors’ directive to lead, inform, network, and support the community (LINC), FCICA and the Successors will be collecting financial contributions throughout FCICA’s Mid-Year Meeting, ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to provide the following educational opportunities led by industry experts at the Mid-Year Meeting – A Sweet Experience, this October 3 – 5 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.   Leading up to the educational sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to the commercial floor covering industry by attending committee meetings on October ...read more
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    Monday, June 04, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association,has opened registration for the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting – A Sweet Experience, being held in Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 3 – 5, 2018. Attendees can register online at https://www.fcica.com/mid-year-meeting.  Join FCICA for education, networking and leadership during the Mid-Year Meeting, which will offer attendees four (4) educational sessions and ...read more
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    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, is excited to announce that registration is now open for 3 Days to CIM – Harrisburg, being held at the Hilton in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, September 30 – October 2, 2018. Attendees can register online at https://www.fcica.com/3-days-CIM.  Attendees will be able to earn their certification in just 3 days with this intensive new approach to the ...read more
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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