The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL) recently gained formal endorsements from eight flooring industry leaders: ARDEX, Chicago Adhesive Products Co. (CHAPCO), Dewey E. Taylor Consultants, Forbo Flooring, J&J Industries, Q.E.P. Co. Inc., Roberts Consolidated Industries and Ulster Carpet.

These companies join Armstrong World Industries, Inc., Johnsonite, Orcon Corporation, Pergo Inc., and Shaw Industries Group Inc. as formal endorsers of INSTALL. INSTALL is the floorcovering industry's only four-year classroom and on-the-job training program. Content of the program includes theory and practice of proper floor preparation, installation, and finishing procedures for carpet, linoleum, vinyl and other resilients, hardwood, laminate, tile, stone, artificial turf and sports surfaces. For more information, telephone (314) 951-0999.