Howard Olansky, FCI's senior editor, received a special award at the October 1999 FIANA convention.

Floor Covering Installer and National Floor Trends Senior Editor Howard Olansky was the recipient of the Floor Installation Association of North America (FIANA) Lifetime Achievement Award. FIANA President Jim Lee presented the award to Olansky at FIANA’s 1999 Convention in Dallas, TX, Sept. 22-26. Olansky was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the floor covering industry during the past 45 years.