FCI/NWFA to Host Webinar on Impact of Russian/Ukrainian Conflict on Birch Plywood Used in Engineered Flooring

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has escalated quickly and with severe economic sanctions that stand to impact birch plywood supply to the domestic engineered wood flooring industry. As importers, distributors, and flooring manufacturers try to quickly determine their next move, a multitude of questions and concerns exist.

The Floor Covering Institute (FCI) and National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) have partnered to provide an informational session for those interested in learning more regarding the current state of the situation. Participants are encouraged to submit questions and to share their own knowledge on the topic to help the industry prepare for change.

The webinar will take place March 10, 2022 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) and will feature the following speakers:

  • Michael Martin, President, NWFA
  • Brian Beakler, President Floor Covering Institute
  • Kip Howlett, Past President, Decorative Hardwoods Association
  • Mark Boldizar, Associate, Floor Covering Institute

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlde2grjwoHNeNQV-ThWjCiynVWHiKf7XS

After registering, registrants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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