FCLC Holds Strategic Planning Meeting and Funds Research Project on the Scope of the Installation Crisis

The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) held its annual fall meeting on August 16, 2017 in Orlando, Florida, in conjunction with the Second Annual Installation Summit. The primary focus of the FCLC meeting was to hold a facilitated strategic planning session designed to prioritize objectives and confirm a plan of action for the coming year. […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) Announces Second Installation Summit

Movers and Shakers Across Flooring Industry to Reconvene and Evaluate Progress, Next Steps to Resolve Installation Crisis July 18, 2017 – Robert Blochinger, President, National Institute of Certified Floorcovering Inspectors, and Chairman of the Floor Covering Leadership Council, announced today that leaders from across the flooring industry will convene at the second Installation Summit next […]

FCLC Elevates Robert Blochinger as Chairman; Welcomes New Member Association

The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) elevated Robert Blochinger, President of the National Institute of Certified Floorcovering Inspectors, as its new chair starting immediately. Blochinger is the owner of Blochinger & Company, based in Boca Raton, Florida, where he has worked as a certified flooring inspector since 1990. Blochinger has been a flooring contractor for […]

FCLC Holds First Meeting of the Year; Identifies Installation as Top Priority

The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) conducted its first meeting of 2017 on January 19th in Las Vegas, Nevada, during The International Surfacing Event. The organization begins its third year as an industry-wide working group established to identify issues and develop solutions that lead to the success of the floor covering industry and its professionals. […]

CALL TO ACTION: All Industry Installation Summit Committee to Reconvene at Surfaces

Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard – Join Industry Leaders to Help Pave Path to Resolve Installation Crisis January 6, 2017 – Dalton, GA – Today Tom Jennings, Vice President, Professional Development, WFCA, and Task Force Committee Chair, announced the All Industry Installation Summit’s Task Force will hold their next meeting on location at TISE […]

FCLC Holds First Meeting of the Year; Elects Officers

The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) conducted its first meeting of 2016 on April 29 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Fourteen volunteer representatives from flooring industry associations representing all sectors of the industry attended the meeting. The two-year-old group’s initiatives, decided on in 2015, include improving communications between member groups and the industry, collaborating and sharing […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council Paving Path to a Collaborative Industry Training Portal, Streamlined Communications and How to Best Tackle the Issue of Installation Industry-wide

June 4, 2015 – The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) recently conducted their first meeting of 2015. The Council was formed in 2014 by 12 flooring-focused associations to identify the most important issues affecting the industry and develop solutions for the benefit of floor covering businesses and professionals. Leaders from ten associations participated in the […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council Announces New Website

May 13, 2015 – The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) is pleased to announce it has published its new website. The website is located at www.fclcouncil.org and contains: home page about the organization, information on the council members with links to their association websites, subpage listing member representatives and emails, key initiative page, FCLC news, […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council Meets; Together Identify Most Critical Issues Facing Industry

Anaheim, CA – July 29, 2014 marked the official formation and inaugural meeting of the new Floor Covering Leadership Council, an organization currently comprised of fifteen associations – all dedicated to flooring. The goal of FCLC is to address and improve some of the most pressing issues and problems faced by members of the flooring industry. Organizations that […]