L. Fishman of Baltimore is hosting the CFI Residential Resilient Workshop and Certification on March 29-30. Those attending this event have the opportunity to be actively involved to learn the specific techniques of numerous manufacturers.

“We at Fishman are very excited to be a part of this monumental event. Our goal is to provide quality education for flooring installers. The Fishman training center was developed to present this type of program. Fishman will also be hosting the industry dinner and informational meeting on Wednesday evening prior to the event,” said Jerry Murphy, Regional Manager, Fishman Flooring Solutions.

“CFI appreciates the support of distributors like Fishman, Allied and J. J. Haines and the resilient flooring manufacturers. They are donating time and materials to provide CFI with their expertise and knowledge. This type of program allows the installers to enhance their skills and to save dollars by attending a single CFI event built around the manufacturer guidelines,” said Jim Walker of CFI. “I commend Fishman, the industry representatives and the CFI Team for making this event possible. They have worked many hours to create a program that is acceptable for everyone.”

The representatives from CFI are Tony Buckhardt, Bob Gillespie and Roland Thompson. The industry representatives are Armstrong: Rick Herr, Tony Pastrana and Tim Provence; Congoleum: Joe Cea and Ed Justice; IVC: Kevin Flannigan; Johnsonite: Dick Schmidt; Mannington: Terry Fitzpatrick, Ron Wheel and Bill Wiese; and Tarkett: Jeff Silfies. Distributor representatives are Bob Wagner and Jerry Murphy from Fishman Flooring Solutions, hosting; Tim McAdoo from J. J Haines and Don Stifler from Allied Products.