FCLC Releases First Phase Of Installation Research Findings

In August 2017, the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) commissioned an independent research firm to conduct a multi-phase study to quantify the scope and severity of the lack of installation professionals on the flooring industry’s sustainability and growth. Chicago-based research firm, Blackstone Group, was contracted to conduct the research which focused on businesses that purchased […]

FCLC’s Installation Research Project is producing valuable insights

Members of the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) united on April 13, 2018, in Tampa, Florida, to hear preliminary results of the FCLC installation labor force research initiative currently being conducted by The Blackstone Group Inc., a Chicago-based research firm. The initiative will provide an in-depth look at the current and future state of the […]

Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) Announces Research Initiative Addressing Leading Industry Issue: the Installation Crisis

Industry Leaders Unanimously Vote to Take Next Steps Toward Resolving Issue January 16, 2018—The Floor Covering Leadership Council announced today the commissioning of a strategic research initiative to lead the industry through the next phase of resolving the flooring installation crisis. Installation has prevailed as the top industry concern for several years, and while a […]

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 […]

FCICA and NAFCT sign Partnership Agreement

August 9, 2016 – West Bloomfield, MI – FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, and NAFCT, the National Academy of Floor Covering Training have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations. In this understanding, the two organizations will cooperate and coordinate efforts between them.  This includes ensuring that members of each group are aware […]

NAFCT EXCLUSIVE CFI TRAINING PROVIDER

Certified Floor Covering (CFI) Inspection training through NAFCT Nationwide NAFCT will be the sole provider of CFI – Certified Floorcovering Installers inspection training nationwide including certifications and prerequisites. The various floor-covering inspector courses are designed for the dealer, company inspector, installation manager, sales associates, distributors and others associated directly with floor covering installation. CFI Inspection courses, certifications […]

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 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 […]