P.J. Arthur, CEO and founder, Natural Fiber Installer Certification (NFIC), started installing carpet with his father. That knowledge led to 50 plus years installing, and through NFIC, he seeks to help others do the same.
Adrian Simpson, operations manager for Carpet Call Floor Centre, in Victoria, Australia, walks us through the company’s humble beginnings, the installer crisis in Australia and Carpet Call’s international recruitment efforts.
During week three of the 10-week Basic Flooring Installation Program, Joe Cea, technical specialist, Congoleum, worked with the students, giving them tips and tricks on installing resilient flooring donated by Congoleum.
Local area high school students were shuttled to the Tampa Convention Center during the NWFA Expo where they were introduced to the hardwood flooring industry as a career option by a panel of flooring industry professionals.