CFI Woven-Patterned Carpet Matching Skills Worksho

Kansas City, MO, August 24--Due to the overwhelming response from previous CFI Patterned Carpet Workshops, the Woven-Patterned Carpet Workshop will provide ideal, hands-on training for commercial and residential installers who are searching for installation techniques and solutions to problems that surface in the field. Jim Walker, Ed Braile, Jon Namba, Robert Varden, technical specialists representing the carpet manufacturers and the CFI Team of Installation Trainers will provide demonstrations and training. The event will focus on the participants working in small groups enhancing and developing the skills and techniques required of this type of installation. Participants receive a list of tools to bring. This course will provide Continuing Educational Credits (CECs) toward the CFI R-II and C-II certification. As of February 1, 2005, attendance at specified training courses will be required before achieving the R-II or C-II levels. The CEC will be awarded based on the skill level and knowledge demonstrated at the conclusion of the event. The event is scheduled in Kansas City, Missouri on Thursday, November 10th commencing at 8:00 in the morning and concluding at 5:00 in the afternoon. The Friday session begins at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 4:30 p.m. The Kansas City Expo Center located near the Airport is the location for this event. With an abundance of training space, it is an ideal location for hands-on, skills training for large and involved applications. Many flights depart on November 11th after 5:30 in the evening. Shuttle service is arranged for the 10-minute trip to the airport. The event is sponsored by Burtco, Mohawk, Shaw, AAT, APAC, Halex, Leggett & Platt, Nexicor, Roberts, Seam Master and SCI. Manufacturers will receive the names of those who successfully complete the workshop. The CFI Woven and Pattern-Matching Workshop is a working event to introduce new techniques and tools for the installation and of woven and patterned carpets and provide solutions to problems that surface in the field. Due to the amount of space required for the event and the individual training commitment, the number of participants is limited. Installers will be working with large sections of carpet, constructing seams, powerstretching, pattern matching and learning techniques that enhance the value of their skills. Installation training event: $620.00. This includes the 60-page hardbound CFI Patterned Resource Guide, video and lunches. Participants should contact the Airport Fairfield Inn (800) 228-2800 and request the CFI lodging rate of $59.00, which includes round trip airport transportation. The set of the CFI Resource Guide and Video may be purchased separately for $100.00. For additional information, contact CFI (816) 231-4646.

Related Topics:Mohawk Industries, Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Leggett & Platt