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Clarion Laminates joins NALFA as Regular Member

Screen Shot 2014-04-23 at 12.52.48 PMWashington, D.C. — Clarion Laminates, a made in the USA laminate manufacturer, is the newest Regular Member of the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA). NALFA offers three levels of membership–Regular Manufacturing Membership, Associate Membership and Testing House/Lab/Academic Membership.

“Clarion Laminates is a great addition to our regular membership,” said Bill Dearing, president of NALFA.  “The company is committed to advancing the laminate industry, streamlining and perfecting processes every step of the way.”

Including a board and laminate plant on one site, Clarion Laminates demonstrates the efficiency of vertical integration and progression of laminate manufacturing. Their dedication to quality exemplifies NALFA’s mission to represent and promote the very best in the industry, making the recent partnership with NALFA invaluable.

“Clarion Industries has significant interest in the advancement of laminate flooring as a category and in the promotion of North American manufacturing when possible,” said Michael Babula, chief marketing and sales officer, Clarion Industries. “We look forward to working with the NALFA organization and its member companies to achieve these goals.”

Shippenville, Pa.-based Clarion Laminates operates under parent company Clarion Industries. This privately owned company manufactures high quality MDF (multi density fiberboard), HDF (high density fiberboard) and laminate flooring. Clarion Industries said it is the only fully integrated laminate flooring operation in North America, with a panel facility and laminate flooring plant on the same site.