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Mohawk Obtains Platinum-Level NALFA LF-02 Certification

WASHINGTON D.C., 2024 — NALFA is proud to announce that Mohawk Industries has achieved Platinum Level LF-02 Sustainability Certification. Platinum Level certification is the highest level of LF-02 Sustainability Certification and requires third-party review and validation of compliance with the standard. This notable achievement establishes Mohawk as the first company within NALFA’s membership to secure …

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NALFA Celebrates Milestone as Mohawk is the First to Attain LF-02 Sustainability Certification

WASHINGTON D.C., 2023 — The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the laminate flooring category, proudly announces that Mohawk Industries has become the first company among its members to achieve LF-02 Sustainability Certification since the standard’s creation. LF-02, created by NALFA as a benchmark in environmental responsibility for laminate …

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NALFA Unites Industry Leaders at Annual Fall Meeting

WASHINGTON D.C., 2023 — The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) convened its esteemed annual fall meeting in the picturesque setting of Alexandria, Virginia. Industry leaders, including CALI, CLASSEN Group, Kaindl Flooring GmbH, Kronospan USA, Mannington Mills Inc., Mohawk Industries, Shaw Industries Group, Inc., SWISS KRONO USA, and other leading organizations, gathered for a three-day event …

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NALFA Announces New Member – CALI

WASHINGTON D.C., 2023 – The North American Laminate Floor Association is pleased to announce our newest member, CALI. CALI, a leading omni-channel brand in the flooring industry, empowers stunning home transformations with durable, high-value products that are easy to buy, install, and maintain. Guided by a coastal aesthetic and attitude, the home improvement brand enables …

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NALFA Gathers for Annual Spring Meeting

WASHINGTON D.C., 2023 — NALFA, the North American Laminate Flooring Association, returned to Raleigh, North Carolina last week for its annual spring meeting. Hosted by and at NC State University, the Association’s first and only laboratory testing and educational member since 1997. Representatives from CLASSEN Group; Kaindl Flooring GmbH; Kronospan USA; Mannington Mills Inc.; Mohawk Industries; …

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NALFA Announces Certified Inspector Class in Raleigh, NC

WASHINGTON D.C., 2023 — The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) announces the date of its second 2023 laminate inspector certification class to be held on March 16th, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The class includes discussions on the Laminate Surface Swell Test – Assembled Joint developed by NALFA and adopted by the domestic and international laminate …

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White Paper: Making Sense of Wear Resistance & AC Ratings

WASHINGTON, DC – Some technical and marketing terms used in the flooring industry can be confusing or misleading for the consumer. The term “Abrasion Class or AC rating (AC1-AC6),” is a classification from the European standard EN 13329 to describe “wear resistance” of laminate flooring. Even though, the North American standard for laminate flooring NALFA-LF-01 …

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NALFA Gathers for Fall Meeting & 25th Anniversary

WASHINGTON D.C., 2022 — NALFA, the North American Laminate Flooring Association, gathered in Clearwater, FL this week for its annual fall meeting and to celebrate the Association’s 25th Anniversary. The Association continues to grow, and we hosted a record number of attendees. Representatives from CLASSEN Group; Kaindl Flooring GmbH; Kronospan USA; Mannington Mills Inc.; Mohawk Industries; …

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NALFA Meets for Annual Spring Meeting & Introduces New Molding Committee

WASHINGTON D.C., 2022 — The North American Laminate Flooring Association met in March for its annual spring meeting. Traditionally held at NC State University, the Association’s academic and testing house member, NALFA members were thrilled to be back in Raleigh together. Representatives from regular manufacturing members such as CLASSEN Group, Kaindl Flooring GmbH, Kronospan USA, Mannington …

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