TOM DUFFY COMPANY
1301 Galaxy Way, Unit C
Concord, CA 94520
HUDSON FLOORING SALES
1776 Arnold Industrial WY,#M
Concord, CA 94520
965 Detroit Avenue
Concord, CA 94518
PACIFIC FLOORING SUPPLY
2754-E Teepee Drive
Stockton, CA 95205
TOM DUFFY COMPANY
31 Simms Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
- American Bamboo Society
- the American Bamboo Society (ABS) was formed in 1979 and became incorporated
in the state of California in 1981. Today we have over 900 members living
throughout the US and in 39 other countries. The ABS issues a bimonthly
Newsletter and a Journal, which is issued irregularly.
- American Society for Testing and Materials
- (ASTM) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for
producers, users, ultimate consumers, and those having a general interest
(representatives of government and academia) to meet on common ground
and write standards for materials, products, systems, and services.
- Association of Italian ceramic tile and refractories manufacturers.
- Canadian Stone Association
- To meet the growing demands accompanying the globalization of markets,
the Association decided in 1994 to bolster its structure and provide
coast-to-coast representation to all firms operating in the stone industry
in Canada. From that decision the Canadian Stone Association was formed.
The Association has brought together more than 100 companies engaged
in various stone- related activities. Sales for the entire stone sector
currently total more than $200 million annually.
- Carpet Cushion Council
- as the industry resource for answers to carpet cushion-related questions,
the Carpet Cushion Council is taking the initiative to educate carpet
retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and cushion manufacturers about
the need to understand this untapped commodity.
- Carpet and Rug Institue -
(CRI) is the issues-oriented national trade association representing
the carpet and rug industry. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, the Institute's
membership consists of manufacturers representing 95% of all carpet
produced in the United States, and suppliers of raw materials and services.
This is also a wonderful resource for consumers wanting more information
- Carpet Institute of Australia
- a dedicated association for the Australian carpet industry. This is
an extremely well done web site too!
- Ceramic Tile Distributors Association
- (CTDA) is an international association of distributors, manufacturers
and allied professionals of ceramic tile and related products.
- Ceramic Tile Education Foundation
- was created to establish a local, regional, and national educational
and training programs for consumers, installers, contractors, and sales
associates interested in the installation of ceramic tile.
- Certified Floorcovering Installers
Association - (CFI) is a organization devoted to carpet installers.
Besides certifying and training installers they also help set the standards
for quality installations.
- Dalton Floor Covering Market Association
- the DFCMA (formerly CMMA) was formed in 1979 to promote the carpet
& rug industry, its' products and services, and to educate the members
and others through seminars, press releases, and trade shows.
- European Bamboo
Society - EBS is an informal federation of national European bamboo
societies, each of which has its own administration and membership.
- Floor Covering Installation Contractors
Association - to further all aspects of professionalism, quality
and profitability in the floor covering industry in order to provide
a support mechanism for its members and ensure customer satisfaction.
- Flooring Installation Association
of North America - the goal of FIANA is to provide the flooring
installation industry a forum for manufacturers and distributors alike
to discuss mutual solutions to industry situations that may develop,
as well as fostering communications between these two groups.
- Hardwood Information Center
- sponsored by the Hardwood Manufacturers Association. The Hardwood
Information Center gives a wealth of information about hardwood floors,
including tips for designing, buying and maintaining hardwood floors.
- Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association - (HPVA) promotes the interests
of its members and the hardwood plywood, veneer and laminated wood flooring industries. The Association not only obtains and disseminates practical business and eductional information, it also develops industry statistics. HPVA also strives to keep members abreast of the latest developments and new technology affecting the industry as well as promoting the sale of its members products.
of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification - (IICRC)
is a nonprofit certifying body for the inspection, cleaning and restoration
industry. The IICRC Senior Carpet Inspector is the highest level of
achievement in the carpet industry. Senior Carpet Inspectors are qualified
to give an expert opinion on all carpet related problems. Certified
Senior Carpet Inspectors must complete 40-56 hours of classroom study,
pass a comprehensive examination, both written and practical, and submit
a minimum of ten inspection reports for review by their peers. In addition,
they must adhere to the IICRC Code of Ethics.
Designers Guild - is an alliance of the most exclusive decorative
floor covering showrooms in the world. We are committed to fashion and
design, and dedicated to making you look incredible.
Island Floor Covering Association - (LIFCA) A non profit association,
incorporated in 1958, the Long Island Floor Covering Association, Inc.
is the principal floor covering business association in the New York
City metropolitan area. This association is dedicated strengthening
and improving the business practices, standards, professionalism and
ethics, of the region's floor covering businesses.
Flooring Manufacturers Association - (MFMA) founded in 1897, the
Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association has established itself as the
authoritative source of technical and general information on maple sports
Institute of America - is to promote the use of natural stone and
be the authoritative source of informaton on the standards of workmanship
and practice and suitable application of stone products.
Association of Floor Covering Distributors - (NAFCD) was organized
to foster trade and commerce for those having a business, financial,
or professional interest as wholesale distributors and manufacturers
of floor coverings and allied products.
Training Center for Stone & Masonry Trades - (NTC) has a wealth
of information related to the stone and tile industry. Included within
this site are books, videos, seminars, brochures, message board, stone
tips, contractor directory and much, much more!
Wood Flooring Association - (NWFA) is a non-profit trade association
representing all segments of the wood flooring industry, including manufacturers,
distributors, retailers and installers. The NWFA's mission is to be
a leading resource of accurate and expert wood flooring information
for the consumer and the wood flooring industry.
Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association - (NOFMA) is a oak flooring
manufacturers association dedicated to promoting the oak flooring industry.
This site is also an excellent resource for consumers wanting to no
more about hardwood floors.
Tile Contractors Association - (NTCA) was organized and chartered
in 1947. The National Tile Contractors Association is a non-profit trade
association serving every segment of the industry, and is recognized
as the largest and most respected national tile contractors association
in the world.
Tile and Marble Association of Canada - (TTMAC) was founded in 1944.
It's mandate was to develop a method of standardizing terrazzo, tile
and marble installation techniques, as well as being a technical resource
and liaison for architects, designers and engineers.
Council of America - (TCA) is a national trade association dedicated
to expanding the market for ceramic tile manufactured in the United
States of America.
Floor Covering Association - (WFCA) the industry's largest advocacy
organization representing specialty floor covering retailers.