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WFCA sponsored CFI installation workshop scheduled

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 10.14.08 AMAnaheim, Calif. — The next World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) sponsored week-long CFI installation training and certification event is scheduled for Sept. 9-12 in Los Angeles. The event is hosted by Traxx Corp and will be held at their location in Pomona, Calif.

CFI training and certification for residential resilient installation is being offered Sept 9-10, as well as the carpet installation inspection workshop. The laminate/wood and carpet installation training and certification are both scheduled for Sept 11-12. The cost per course is $495. WFCA members receive a $200 discount per class, taking the $495 fee to $295.

Registration is open. A detailed flyer can be downloaded at or, or contact the CFI at 816-231-4646 for assistance.

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Industry trade associations emphasize working together

The Floor Covering Industry Issues Council (FCIIC) held its spring meeting in Chicago on April 16, 2013.  An important focus of the meeting was an emphasis among the participating flooring trade associations on developing even closer ties and finding more ways to work together to benefit their members and the flooring industry as a whole.

“The last few years have been challenging ones for the flooring industry and the trade associations which represent its various segments,” said National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) chairman John Lessick. “The leaders of the associations at the FCIIC table understand that the sum of the parts is greater than the whole and that, by continuing to work together, we can increase the value we provide to members, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our organizations and help to strengthen the entire flooring industry.” Continue reading Industry trade associations emphasize working together