Roland Thompson, owner, Thompson Flooring and Installation, hosted an International Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) course on hardwood, laminate and luxury vinyl plank (LVP) at his facility in Frederick, Maryland. The two-day course took place December 3-4, 2022.
At the recent board meeting held in Nashville, Tennessee, the Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF) brought industry leaders together to celebrate the successes of the young organization but focused on pushing forward and exploring ways to address some of the industry’s biggest obstacles.
ISE Logik, the leading concrete moisture mitigation specialist for flooring, has announced a strategic alliance with FullForce, a leading producer of extruded polypropylene products, including synthetic microfibers and synthetic macrofibers for concrete applications.
INSTALL, the North American leader in floorcovering installation training and certification, announces the retirement of Executive Director John T. McGrath Jr., who played a significant role in revolutionizing floorcovering installation training and standards for over two decades.
Construction employment increased in 268 or 75 percent of 358 metro areas between October 2021 and October 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted, however, that job vacancies outpaced hiring as construction firms struggle to find enough qualified workers to hire.