Vermont Natural Coatings has opened a comprehensive training center for professional flooring contractors at its headquarters in Hardwick, Vt.

The 2,000-square foot center was designed and installed under the direction of Bob Goldstein, Vermont Natural Coatings' professional floor sales and technical adviser. A National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) certified inspector, installer and sand and finisher, Goldstein will oversee curriculum planning and instruction. Training will provide credits toward NWFA degrees.

“Through our collaboration with Norton Abrasives and Lägler, we’ll be working with the finest finishes, sanding and buffing materials and equipment on the market,” said Goldstein. “The training center will offer a variety of programs throughout the year and allow attendees to sample the incredible hospitality of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom while honing their skills.” 

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