Looking at new prefinished wood stair treads at Artistic Finishes' exhibit are (left to right): Cliff Jansen and Branden Avila of Hardwood Floors Outlet, Upland, Calif.; and Matt Smith of Artistic Finishes.

Floor covering distributor Virginia Hardwood, continued its 60th anniversary celebration with an open house at its Azusa, Calif, headquarters recently. More than 400 retailers and contractors gathered at the distributor's facility in Southern California to mark the occasion. Suppliers displayed some of the newest hardwood floor products and installation supplies during the day long event. Hands-on training clinics also highlighted the celebration with a catered barbeque lunch.

Manufacturer representatives participating included: Anderson Hardwood, Artistic Finishes, BonaKemi, Bostik, Bruce Hardwood, BR-111, Crain, DuraSeal, 3M, Margaritelli, Mullican Flooring, Powernail, Sinclair, Stanley Bostitch, Pro Team, 3M, Clarke Sanders, High Pro and Oshkosh. Virginia Hardwood also has branches in Oxnard and San Diego, Calif., Phoenix and Las Vegas.