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Personna kicks off CFI Educational Endowment Fund

In celebration of CFI’s twenty years of serving the industry as the most well known installation training group in the world, “we enthusiastically announce the launch of The CFI Educational Endowment Fund,” said Robert Varden, CFI executive director.  “Personna has taken the lead as the first sponsor of this endeavor to increase installation training programs and make them more affordable for the installation network.” Continue reading Personna kicks off CFI Educational Endowment Fund

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Personna announces new products, sales manager

Verona, Va. – Personna, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality carpet blades and bladed tools, will introduce a new line of blades at Surfaces, in Las Vegas, Jan. 29 to 31, 2013. Introductions include ArmorEdge carpet blades, which raise the bar for sharpness and durability, and the all new White Lightning aluminum fixed blade carpet knife. Continue reading Personna announces new products, sales manager

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CFI carpet certification at Surfaces 2013

Through a partnership with Surfaces 2013, CFI Training and Certification is available  Jan.29 to 30 on the Mandalay Bay Showroom Floor.  The show special provides a great opportunity to be part of the first event of this kind at Surfaces. The Surfaces special price of $495 (savings of over $600) is a value for flooring installers to test in four categories: CFI Carpet Residential I-II and Commercial I-II. All supplies and tools are furnished by the manufacturers. Continue reading CFI carpet certification at Surfaces 2013

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ProSource CFI training does it again

Kansas City, Mo. — ProSource of Elk Grove Village, IL hosted a CFI laminate and wood training and a carpet training workshop recently. “The CFI events are always well attended. They add to our flooring installer recommendation base to service clientele who expect professional flooring installation. CFI training and certification give us a method whereby we know the qualifications of those who represent ProSource. Installers attended from Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Florida, as well as neighboring communities,” said Jeff Bernstein, Regional Sales Manager for ProSource. Continue reading ProSource CFI training does it again

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Fiana announces new additions to its board of directors

The Floor Installation Association has added three new directors to the Board for 2012.  The new directors will begin their three year minimum term on the Board this year. Continue reading Fiana announces new additions to its board of directors

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Personna continues to expand

Verona, Va. –Personna,manufacturer of professional, medical, and industrial blades, continues to implement its growth strategy following a year of change thanks to recent capital infusions from its parent company. Last year, Personna introduced 15 new carpet tools.  The company then ushered in 2012 at the Surfaces floor covering show in Las Vegas, Nevada, by previewing a new line of coated blades, along with the news it was launching a new website, www.personnablades.com. Continue reading Personna continues to expand

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Personna taps CFI president in advisory role

Verona, Va. – Personna is pleased to announce Robert Varden, president of the International Certified Flooring (CFI), is joining its team as Technical Advisor.

Robert Varden

A globally-recognized name in the flooring installation business, Mr. Varden will put 35 years of industry experience to work assisting Personna in the research, design and development of its carpet installation tools and blades, as well as oversee customer support services, including a technical support line and instructional videos available at Personna’s new website, personnablades.com, beginning February 3, 2012. Continue reading Personna taps CFI president in advisory role