Aurora, Colo. -- Bona US recently announced the grand opening of a Bona Regional Training Center in Kirkland, Wash. The center, located just northeast of Seattle, celebrated with a grand opening event that included food, prizes and hands-on product demonstrations.

The Bona Regional Training Center reflects Bona’s ongoing commitment to educate distributors, contractors, and flooring retailers on the latest Bona products and best practices in hardwood floor care. The facility houses a 2,550-square foot training area and is fully equipped for training on the installation, sand and finish, and care of hardwood floors. All Bona Regional Training Centers support the company’s growing Bona Certified Craftsman Program by bringing technical skills to contractors across North America.

“The Pacific Northwest has a long history of beautiful hardwood floors in buildings and homes,” said Gregg Bethune, national sales manager, Bona US. “Because of this, it’s a market with a great deal of talented, skilled hardwood floor craftsman. The new Kirkland-based Bona Regional Training Center not only offers a great location, but also offers an ideal environment for contractors and distributors to advance their knowledge of The Bona System of products.”

Additional Bona North American training centers are located in Addison, Texas; Englewood, Colo.; Marietta, Ga.; Manalapan, N.J.; Monroe, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Palatine, Ill.; Richmond, Calif.; and Toronto, Ontario.

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