NWFA Press Room

01/12/2017

Registration Open for NWFA Expo

Registration is now open for the National Wood Flooring Association 2017 Wood Flooring Expo. The event will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, April 11-14.

01/06/2017

Quarter-Sawn Flooring Inc. Receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Quarter-Sawn Flooring LLC., in Helmsburg, Indiana, has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

12/22/2016

NWFA and Mohawk Flooring Launch Partnership to Promote NWFA University

The National Wood Flooring Association has recently launched a new partnership with Mohawk Flooring after they adopted NWFA University into the Mohawk University to fulfill wood floor training for their customers. 

11/22/2016

NWFA Announces Revised Wood Floor of the Year Categories

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that it has revised categories for its annual Wood Floor of the Year awards to align the awards with the refined Master Craftsman program. The revised categories will generate more diversity with contest submissions by focusing on the specific skill sets taught during NWFA hands-on training events.

11/22/2016

NWFA Education and Research Foundation Announces Legacy Scholarship Nominees

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced its nominees for the NWFA Education & Research Foundation 2017 Legacy scholarships.

11/15/2016

NWFA Brings Hardwood Floors Magazine In-House

The National Wood Flooring Association has brought the management of Hardwood Floors Magazine, the magazine of the NWFA, in-house for the first time in the publication’s nearly 30-year history. Starting with the February/March 2017 issue, the magazine will feature an entirely new look and focus, designed to bring more industry news, technical information, and value to NWFA members and the wood flooring industry.

10/31/2016

NWFA Accepting Applications for Wood Studies Scholarship

The National Wood Flooring Association is accepting applications for the 2017 NWFA Education Research Foundation Wood Studies Scholarship. This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come.

09/23/2016

NWFA to Participate in Several Upcoming Trade Shows

The National Wood Flooring Association will participate in multiple upcoming industry trade shows in the U.S. and internationally.

09/13/2016

NWFA Joins Media Tour to Promote Consumer Publication

The National Wood Flooring Association joined a media tour this week to promote the Wood Floor Styles and Trends guide and to present the latest industry trends.

08/26/2016

NWFA’s NWFA University off to Phenomenal Start

The National Wood Flooring Association launched the NWFA University eight weeks ago and since July 1, 2,300+ courses have already been completed.

07/25/2016

NWFA and Lägler Partner to Promote NWFA University

Lägler has partnered with the National Wood Flooring Association to promote NWFA University by donating a limited-edition carbon fiber TRIO sander, to be given away to one lucky user of NWFAU.

07/12/2016

Lewis Lumber and Milling Receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Lewis Lumber and Milling, in Dickson, Tennessee, has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

07/01/2016

NWFA Launches NWFA University

The National Wood Flooring Association has launched NWFA University, its new educational training program.

06/14/2016

American OEM Joins NWFA’s Responsible Procurement Program

American OEM has recently joined NWFA’s Responsible Procurement Program (RPP).

06/06/2016

NWFA Highlights Educational Offerings for Remainder of 2016

The National Wood Flooring Association offers a comprehensive selection of technical education classes for wood flooring professionals at all skill levels. NWFA hands-on training and educational workshops take place across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

05/23/2016

Three Inductees Honored with NWFA Legacy Scholarships

Elizabeth Swift Brown, Allen Harris, Jr., and Dona Musolf have been honored with Legacy Scholarships through the NWFA Education and Research Foundation. 

05/23/2016

NWFA Announces 2016 Board of Directors

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) announced its 2016 Board of Directors at its Wood Flooring Expo in Charlotte, NC. The NWFA’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the NWFA and is responsible for its management and operations. The Board consists of officers and directors, each of whom is voted into office by the NWFA membership. Ex-Officio Directors are appointed to serve one-year terms. The NWFA 2016 Board of Directors is as follows:

05/23/2016

NWFA 2016 Wood Floor of the Year Winners Announced

The National Wood Flooring Association announced the winners of its 2016 Wood Floor of the Year contest during its Wood Flooring Expo held in Charlotte, NC. The winning entries were announced during an Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, April 28.

05/23/2016

NWFA Announces NWFA University

The National Wood Flooring Association announced details about the NWFA University at its Wood Flooring Expo in Charlotte, NC. Along with the start of a new year of NWFA membership, the University will launch July 1, 2016.

05/23/2016

NWFA Member Companies Recognized for Community Service

The National Wood Flooring Association recognized 28 member companies for community service during its Awards Ceremony held April 28 during the Wood Flooring Expo in Charlotte, NC.

05/23/2016

NWFA’s 2016 Wood Flooring Expo Grows by 10%

The National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) Wood Flooring Expo has continued its growth trend for the fifth year in a row. The 2016 Expo, which took place last month in Charlotte, North Carolina, grew by 10%, with attendance exceeding last year’s historic level reached in St. Louis, Missouri.

04/24/2016

RPP Accepted into ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

NWFA’s Responsible Procurement Program (RPP) has been accepted into the 2015 edition of NAHB’s ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS). NGBS is the only residential green building rating system approved by ANSI as an American National Standard. Certification to this green building standard provides a credible pathway for the design and construction of sustainable residential buildings, with the goal of minimizing their environmental footprint. 

04/11/2016

NWFA Awards Inaugural Wood Studies Scholarship

The National Wood Flooring Association Education & Research Foundation has awarded its inaugural Wood Studies Scholarship to Nathan Ryan, a high school senior attending Pleasant Hill High School in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. The $1,000 nonrenewable scholarship will be used by Ryan to fund his college studies to advance and improve forestry practices for future generations.

04/04/2016

NWFA Offers Customizable Wood Flooring Styles & Trends Guide

The NWFA has released its first-ever consumer-focused “Wood Floor Styles and Trends” guide. This informative “lookbook” is customizable, allowing NWFA members to brand the publication to use as a targeted marketing tool.

03/25/2016

Win a NASCAR Experience or a Custom Lägler 60th Anniversary Trip by Donating to the NWFA Education & Research Foundation

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is accepting and encouraging donations to the NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) during the 2016 NWFA Wood Flooring Expo registration process. Individuals who make a donation during registration will be entered to win big prizes in appreciation of their donation to help fund industry research and scholarships for wood flooring training.

03/04/2016

NWFA Announces Expo Tradeshow Floor Is Sold Out

With 8 weeks to go until its 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, April 27-30 in Charlotte, NC, the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced the tradeshow floor has sold out, with 485 booths registered to 273 companies.

02/18/2016

NWFA’s Pre-Expo Symposium and Expo Education

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will feature a comprehensive selection of educational sessions during the 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, April 27 – April 30, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

02/17/2016

NWFA’s Expo Features NASCAR Legends

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) will feature two celebrity guests who will share their success and life experiences during the 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, April 27 – April 30, in Charlotte, North Carolina, home of NASCAR.

01/26/2016

Lockwood, NWFA and Gary Sinise Foundation Dedicate Latest Smart Home for Veteran

Lockwood Flooring, a wood flooring distributor located in Brentwood, in partnership with the National Wood Flooring Association, an international trade association based in Chesterfield, installed hardwood flooring from Sheoga Hardwood Flooring (Middlefield, Ohio) in the Gary Sinise Foundation’s latest smart-home building project for a wounded veteran. The project was completed earlier this month for Army veteran Chris Sanna, who resides in the St. Louis suburb of House Springs, Missouri.

10/27/2015

NWFA Announces New Wood Studies Scholarship for High School Seniors

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced its new Education & Research Foundation Wood Studies Scholarship. The NWFA’s Wood Studies Scholarship is designed to promote the post-secondary study of forestry and related forestry sciences.

09/16/2015

NWFA and Gary Sinise Foundation Dedicate Latest Smart Home for Veteran

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) and several of its members participated in the Gary Sinise Foundation RISE program’s latest smart-home building project completed last month. NWFA Chairman Jeff Fairbanks and Sheoga Hardwood Flooring & Paneling Vice President Barbara Titus attended the home dedication ceremony for Marine Staff Sergeant Jason Ross in Livermore, Calif.

08/26/2015

Lewis Bros. Lumber Co. Receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Lewis Bros. Lumber Co. in Aliceville, Ala., has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

05/13/2015

NWFA Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) announced its 2015 Board of Directors at its Wood Flooring Expo in St. Louis. The NWFA’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the NWFA and is responsible for its management and operations. The Board consists of officers and directors, each of whom is voted into office by the NWFA membership. Ex-Officio Directors are appointed to serve one-year terms. The NWFA 2015 Board of Directors is as follows:

05/13/2015

Rick Holden Receives NWFA’s Industry Leadership Award

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) recognized Rick Holden, COO of Derr Flooring in Willow Grove, Pa., with its Industry Leadership Award during the Wood Flooring Expo, recently held in St. Louis.

05/07/2015

Forty-Three NWFA Degree Recipients Announced

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) announced that 43 recipients of NWFA degrees were honored on stage during its Wood Flooring Expo held in St. Louis. Presentations were made during an Industry Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, April 29.

05/07/2015

NWFA 2015 Wood Floor of the Year Winners Announced

The National Wood Flooring Association announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Floor of the Year contest during its Wood Flooring Expo held in St. Louis. The winning entries were announced during an Industry Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, April 29.

05/07/2015

NWFA’s 2015 Wood Flooring Expo Grows by 15%

The National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) Wood Flooring Expo has continued its growth trend for the fourth year in a row. The 2015 Expo, which took place last week in St. Louis, grew by 15%, with attendance holding steady against last year’s historic level reached in Nashville, Tenn.

04/22/2015

Linden Lumber Receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Linden Lumber, of Linden, Ala., has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

03/31/2015

NWFA’s Expo Promises Powerhouse Roster

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced its star-studded roster of presenters who will share tremendous business and community-building insights during the 2015 Wood Flooring Expo, April 28 – May 1, in St. Louis.

03/09/2015

NWFA’s Expo Named to Top 50 Fastest Growing for Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, the National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Expo has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing shows in the U.S. by Trade Show Executive magazine.

03/03/2015

NWFA Scholarship Fund Contributions to Honor Jack Coates

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced member contributions to NWFA’s Industry Advocates Fund to support scholarships in honor of Jack Coates, a founder of the NWFA who died in January.

02/19/2015

NWFA Announces Expo Tradeshow Floor Is Sold Out

With 10 weeks to go until its 2015 Wood Flooring Expo, the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced the tradeshow floor has sold out, with 462 booths registered to 257 companies.

02/16/2015

NWFA Announces Membership Benefits Partnership with BizUnite

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced its new Business Marketplace program, in partnership with BizUnite, to provide members with valuable savings in many business operations.

02/04/2015

NWFA Announces 2015 Roster of Regional Instructors

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced its lineup of lead regional instructors for its 2015 training and education schedule.



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