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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
    Categories: Education, Industry Event, Press Release, FCICA News, Industry News, Product Spotlight
    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
    Categories: Education, Industry Event, Press Release, FCICA News, Industry News, Product Spotlight
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    Roppe Holding Company (RHC), the parent company to commercial flooring leaders Roppe and Flexco, announced today that most of their resilient stair tread installations no longer require epoxy nose filler. “We recognize that distributors and installers value three performance attributes from their manufacturer partners above all else: design aesthetics, quality and ease of installation. While the ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announces the launch of a new line of luxury vinyl tile, designed to provide a cost-efficient flooring solution for a variety of small business applications. With beautiful design and an affordable price point, Resolve LVT supports your budget goals at every stage—from purchase to installation to ...read more
    Categories: Industry News, Press Release, Member News, Product Spotlight
    Tuesday, September 04, 2018
    Heterogeneous Sheet Collection Offers a Premium Look at an Affordable Price Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, launches Performa, a heterogeneous sheet collection created by Johnsonite. Performa delivers all the style and strength required, at a price the project can afford. With contemporary visuals, nitrogen cured polyurethane ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    Friday, August 31, 2018
    Company invests millions in purchase of new manufacturing facility in Ohio Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, today announces the expansion of its North America accessories production capacity through the purchase of a 70,000-square-foot building adjacent to the company’s existing Chagrin Falls manufacturing facility located in Auburn ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    ARDEX Americas, a market leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-performance specialty building products, announced today the launch of its newly revamped website. Offering intuitive navigation to product information, the new website is also mobile-friendly, and features engaging images and consolidated video content.   The new website features a clean design, improved ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. Mike Russell, Vice President – Surety Marketing Manager, Federated Insurance & Granite Re, will present “What Contractors need to know about Bonding.”   Mike will present the basic of surety bonds for contractors, including how to qualify, ...read more
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Education, Industry Event, Press Release
    Friday, August 24, 2018
    Continuing the Fight Against Proposed Tariffs on Vinyl Flooring Products from China The American Consumers & Workers Justice Coalition (JCWJC) took its vigorous fight against proposed tariffs on Chinese LVT imports to Washington, D.C. this week by testifying before the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) 301 Tariff hearings in the International Trade Commission hearing rooms. ...read more
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    Friday, August 24, 2018
    PALLMANN announced today that Eastside Floor Supplies will distribute PALLMANN’s Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout New York City. “We are excited to welcome Eastside Floor Supplies to our distribution network”, stated Mark Weglowski, Brand Manager for PALLMANN “Eastside Floor Supplies commitment of providing quality products and services to contractors in this region ...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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, debuts Tandus Centiva’s Tailored Twist Collection. This vibrant, carefully tailored modular carpet collection combines inventive design with sustainability using the company’s ethos® Modular with Omnicoat Technology™ recycled PVB film backing. “With Tailored Twist, we looked to the intricate stitching ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    MAPEI recently introduced Ultrabond ECO 977, a fast-setting, 100%-solids, one-component, moisture-cured urethane adhesive specifically designed for the installation of domestic solid and engineered wood flooring. “Ultrabond ECO 977 answers the challenge of faster, more secure wood-flooring installations, especially when working with concrete slabs that have high moisture content,” said Jeff ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release, Product Spotlight
    Thursday, August 09, 2018
    More than 50 prominent businesses and several hundred private citizens gathered at The Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Sunday, July 29, 2018, for the fourteenth annual Federated Challenge supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Overwhelming generosity on the part of corporate sponsors and attendees generated more than $2.8 million during this charitable event. One hundred percent of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Press Release, Education, Industry Event
    Monday, August 06, 2018
    Roppe Corporation, a leading commercial flooring manufacturer, has launched their new LVT, Northern Parallels, and an updated Northern Timbers line. With this launch the company can now proudly tout that their full line of LVT products are Made in the USA. Northern Parallels is a new series of LVT visual options that are inspired by nature and correlate to a freshly updated Northern Timbers ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Product Spotlight, Industry News, Press Release
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Uzin Utz North America recently announced the addition of Luis Mendieta as Technical Sales Representative to the UZIN South Team. Mendieta joins UZIN with 15 years of installation experience, including owning and operating a construction business for ten years. Mendieta’s business and installation backgrounds paired with his ability to speak both English and Spanish fluently make him a great ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Member News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Education, Industry Event, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Uzin Utz North America recently announced the addition of Corey Dickerson as Technical Sales Representative for the Wolff brand in the Midwest region. Based in St. Louis, MO, Dickerson joins the Wolff team with more than 20 years of experience in the flooring industry and most recently was Branch Operations Manager for a wholesale distributor of flooring and installation products. In his new role, ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Press Release, Hiring Announcement
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Schönox Adds Four New Distributors Across North America With the additions of new technologies, new products, and new distribution partners, 2018 is sure to be a year of growth for HPS Schönox. The latest additions to the Schönox distribution network include Floor Experts in Alberta, Canada; Allied Distribution in New Jersey; DeSoto Sales in Arizona and Nevada; and QC Construction Products in ...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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry Event, Education, Industry News, Member News, Press Release, Product Spotlight
    Friday, July 13, 2018
    MAPEI North America’s training program, known as MAPEI Technical Institute (MTI), has introduced a redesigned logo in conjunction with a global rebranding of the company’s international training initiatives. MTI provides high-quality courses with demonstrations and hands-on training to architects, contractors, installers and distributors.   The rebrand features the classic MAPEI beaker topped ...read more
    Categories: Industry News, Press Release, Education, Member News
    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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    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, continues their live online educational series with a webinar on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 11:00 am EST. Mike Pigeon, CIM, Technical Installation Specialist with Roppe Holding Company, will present Rubber Sheet Installation and Maintenance.   Mike will discuss the installation of rubber sheet products, including moisture testing, subfloor prep, ...read more
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Jennifer Kramer has joined MAPEI’s Marketing Department as PR/Communications Manager and will be working out of the company’s North American headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida. In her new role, Jennifer will provide functional leadership in all areas of public relations and communications, through her involvement in communication strategy/planning, publishing Realtà MAPEI Americas Magazine, ...read more
    Categories: Hiring Announcement, Member News, Industry News, Press Release
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    The Schönox family of self levelers has grown with the addition of two revolutionary compounds—AP Rapid and AP Rapid Plus. The new products feature an innovative Hybrid Active Dry Technology that offers benefits of both cement and synthetic gypsum based materials. The Schönox research and development team has studied this technology for years perfecting the dust-reduced, pumpable, self leveling ...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
    Categories: FCICA News, Hiring Announcement, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    Federated Insurance has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2018 and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 24. Produced by the same team that compiles the 27-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public ...read more
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    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Uzin Utz North America recently announced the addition of Amanda Fulk as Marketing/Trade Show Coordinator. Fulk will be responsible for managing and maintaining the company's advertising activities including the distribution of all internal and external communications, as well as overseeing all company trade show events. Fulk brings several years of marketing and trade show experience within the ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Hiring Announcement, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Education, Industry Event, Press Release
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, announced their July product promotional webinar featuring Flexco.  FCICA invites you to join us on MONDAY, July 2, 2018 at 11 am EST, for a free informative webinar featuring the Solid Vinyl Tile, Rubber Tile and Base Sculptures product lines from Flexco. Since every FCICA webinar is interactive, you’ll get the chance to ask questions during the LIVE ...read more
    Categories: Industry Event, Industry News, Member News, Press Release, Product Spotlight, Education, FCICA News
    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
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Education, FCICA News, Industry Event, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Industry News, Press Release, FCICA News, Member News
    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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    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: Press Release, Industry Event
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Industry News, Member News, 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
    ​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
    Categories: Member News, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Member News, Industry News, Press Release
    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
    Categories: FCICA News, Press Release
    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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