Bob Sweezey retired as technical director from Strauf USA effective Dec. 31, 2013.

Sweezey has served in many capacities for the flooring industry, most recently as technical director for the German based Stauf Adhesives company. According to the company, “[Sweezey] has had a lasting impact on many people in the flooring industry, being a trainer for Bruce Hardwood Flooring, NOFMA, NWFA as well owning his own floor covering store in Michigan for many years. His infectious smile, enthusiasm and work ethic will be missed drastically by many.”