Toledo, Ohio-based Basic Coatings has opened a new 7,500-sq.-foot training facility for its Basic Pro Schools. Instruction programs range from basic product knowledge to advanced finishing, sanding and installation techniques. Additionally, Basic has promoted 32-year industry wood flooring industry veteran Rob Johnson to national training manager. He is responsible for providing instruction on advanced finishing, sanding and installation techniques, along with basic product knowledge to all Basic salespeople, distributors, wood flooring contractors and installers.

Upcoming classes are slated for June 4-7, July 30-Aug. 2, and Oct. 15-18.

For more information, call (800) 441-1934 or visit the company’s website at