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NALFA-certified flooring meets or exceeds California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements for airborne contaminants

On February 10, 2016, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report titled “POSSIBLE HEALTH IMPLICATIONS FROM EXPOSURE TO FORMALDEHYDE EMITTED FROM LAMINATE FLOORING SAMPLES TESTED BY THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION.” A subsequent correction to that … Continue reading

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Armstrong Flooring is now a NALFA member!

Armstrong Flooring Joins North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA)   CHATTANOOGA, TENN., Dec. 2, 2015 – Armstrong Flooring has joined the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) as its newest Regular Member. Armstrong Flooring is a division of Armstrong World Industries, a … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for 2015 NALFA Certification

Registration Now Open for 2015 NALFA Advanced Installer and Inspector Certification Classes D.C. – The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) has opened registration for the 2015 Advanced Laminate Installer Certification class and the Inspector Certification class. The specialized courses … Continue reading

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NALFA Certification Provides Confidence for Quality and CARB Compliance for Laminate Flooring Products

On the coattails of the recent 60 Minutes story regarding formaldehyde emissions in Chinese manufactured laminate flooring sold at Lumber Liquidators, big box store Lowe’s has halted sales of some of its Chinese manufactured laminate flooring products. This move by … Continue reading

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Nalfa Tackles Worries Of Formaldehyde Following 60 Minutes Exposé

A recent 60 Minutes story regarding a retailer’s Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring and its formaldehyde content has brought to light concerns from consumers regarding laminate flooring. The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) offers some talking points for retailers who carry … Continue reading

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Laminate Specific Cleaning Products: Choosing a Safe Product

With the current popularity of laminate flooring it is no wonder that so many cleaning products are being introduced specifically to clean them. Not all of these products are actually what they claim. Be very careful when choosing a cleanser … Continue reading

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Clarion Laminates joins NALFA as Regular Member

Welcome Clarion Laminates! Clarion is a made in the USA laminate manufacturer, and our newest Regular Member of the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA)! “Clarion Laminates is a great addition to our regular membership,” says Bill Dearing, president of … Continue reading

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Flakeboard joins NALFA as Associate Member

Welcome Flakeboard! We’re pleased to announce that Flakeboard, the North America’s largest manufacturer of composite panel materials, is the newest Associate Member NALFA. With eight manufacturing sites across North America, Flakeboard has a strong presence in the laminate flooring industry. … Continue reading

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Now Enrolling! NALFA 2014 Installer/Inspector Certification School

Now enrolling: 2014 NALFA Certification Classes Flooring industry professionals across the country can now enroll in the NALFA 2014 Installer and Inspector Certification Classes. Dates and locations are below. July 10 – Installer Class – Ringgold, GA July 11 – … Continue reading

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Congratulations to winners of the 2013 LAMMY Awards!

The results are in! We were pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 LAMMY Awards during the Surfaces floorcovering event in Las Vegas, Nev. And the winners are… Member of the Year: Jane Winters – Unilin-Mohawk Associate Member of … Continue reading

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