Manufacturer Services

NWFA offers services targeted to each of its member segments in order to support an efficient and educated supply chain. NWFA’s most important manufacturer services include:

Manufacturers Assembly

The Wood Flooring Manufacturers Assembly is an annual industry forum geared towards the needs and interests of NWFA wood flooring manufacturer members. Attendees participate in round-table discussions, review key market insights and learn innovative management techniques that help pave the road for continued growth and success. 

NWFA/NOFMA Manufacturing Standards 

For more than 100 years, NOFMA certification has provided a mark of distinction for wood flooring. NWFA's NOFMA certification provides an assurance that wood flooring products meet or exceed industry standards. Learn more.

Exhibition Opportunities

Increase your company's visibility and exhibit at the annual Wood Flooring Expo. NWFA also offers manufacturers opportunities to exhibit in NWFA Wood Flooring Pavilions at TISE and DOMOTEX trade shows. Learn more about these opportunities.

NWFACP Manufacturer Endorsements

Several NWFA-member manufacturers recommend using NWFA Certified Professionals when installing their wood flooring products. Minimize claims by ensuring your products are installed by Certified Professionals. Learn more.

Responsible Procurement Program (RPP)

The RPP provides you the opportunity to clearly communicate that all of your flooring products are responsibly sourced and sustainable. Manufacturers can showcase their due diligence and avoid greenwashing by providing verification from an international leader in third-party certification. Developed by the NWFA, the Forest Stewardship Council, Scientific Certification Systems, Rainforest Alliance, Nature Conservancy, and World Wild Life Fund Global Forests & Trade Network, and the RPP and its' logo provide manufacturers with an important and distinguished competitive edge. Learn more.

Life Cycle Analysis

Wood flooring is the only flooring option available that is completely sustainable. Take a look at the NWFA Education & Research Foundation Life Cycle Analyses for Solid Hardwood Flooring and for Engineered Hardwood Flooring conducted by the University of Wisconsin. Learn more.

Catalina Report

The Catalina Report provides the floor covering industry with the most up to date and pertinent industry data and information. NWFA members receive a free Executive Summary and a significant savings on the full report. Learn more.

Hardwood Floors Magazine

Check out the latest news from Hardwood Floors magazine, the official magazine of the NWFA.

 

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