Connor Sports Celebrates 150th Anniversary
Amasa, MI, February 11, 2022- Connor Sports, a Gerflor company, will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2022, including sesquicentennial activities and events to pay tribute to its employees, customers, dealer community and supply partners.
Formed originally in Wisconsin in 1872 by the Connor family, the company began as a furniture manufacturer and later produced other lumber-based products, including toys. Around the turn of the century, it began producing hardwood basketball courts.
The company has provided the Official Court of the NCAA since 2006, is the preferred court for over 15 DI championship tournaments, and is the official partner of the international sanctioning body of basketball FIBA, the Rio and Tokyo summer Olympic games.
To mark its anniversary, Connor Sports unveiled a new sesquicentennial logo and will host a series of activities and tributes throughout the nation this year, including basketball-themed events in conjunction with the NCAA Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments and Final Four; events at the company’s mill in Amasa, Michigan; and virtually through its website and social media channels.