St. Louis, MO, April 7--This month, the NWFA celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Since its founding, the NWFA has grown significantly. At the end of its first year of operation, the NWFA had grown from 12 founding members to 180. Today’s membership exceeds 3,500, with member companies in all 50 of the United States, as well as 50 countries.
In 2005, the NWFA will offer more than two dozen schools at its International Training Center in St. Louis, as well as at distributor locations throughout the United States and Canada.
For the first time, the NWFA will offer several of these schools in a bilingual format, offering both Spanish and French instruction. The NWFA also offers professional degree and certification programs, giving wood flooring professionals the recognition they need to impact their marketability.
The NWFA looks forward to continued growth as it works with its members to shape and influence the wood flooring industry.
The National Wood Flooring Association is a non-profit trade organization of more than 3,500 wood flooring professionals working worldwide to educate consumers, architects, designers, and builders in the uses and benefits of wood flooring. The NWFA can be contacted at 800-422-4556 (USA), 800-848-8824 (Canada), or 636-530-0682 (international).