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Hayes Joins Sport Division as Western Regional Sales Manager

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Aacer Flooring is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Hayes to their Sport Division as Western Regional Sales Manager. Hayes is the owner of Kinetic Sports Consulting and has over 20 years of experience working on the design, construction and operation of indoor and outdoor athletic facilities.  Hayes also has experience working in Business Development for a large General Contractor/Construction Management firm in the K-12 market.

Having worked in the sports flooring industry as a Regional Sales Manager for over ten years, Hayes will use his diverse background, experience and industry relationships to expand the Aacer brand in the Western US. Hayes will be working with Aacer dealers in the states of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, British Columbia and Alberta.  Hayes can be reached at steveh@aacerflooring.com or 815-955-6894.

2014 Installation School. Success!

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Aacer Flooring just wrapped up another successful 2014 Installation School. The 2-1/2 day school consisted of training on Aacer’s sports floor systems – both classroom and hands-on.   The session ended with attendees taking a test to receive certification as an Aacer Installer.  Aacer is happy to report that all attendees passed.  Job well done!

A special thanks to Steve & Matt Stalker (Stalker Flooring), Mike Hoy (PoloPlaz), Pat Parker (Norton Abrasives), and Daniel Krupa (MFMA) for their contributions to this year’s school. Aacer couldn’t do it without your support!


Aacer Participates in First FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre meeting

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Koko Thaw, Aacer’s International Manager,  was among the 50 partners represented at the first FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Equipment & Venue Centre Partner’s meeting.  The 1-1/2 day conference took place at the House of Basketball (Geneva, Switzerland) in mid-October.

Attendees represented all facets of basketball venues – from hardwood flooring to scoreboards and seating systems.  Networking, discussions and presentations focused on hall designs, products, and FIBA’s new governance and competition systems.

For more information, visit www.fiba.com/news.

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Aacer Flooring 2014 Company Picnic 9/20/2014

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Aacer Flooring celebrated their annual company picnic at Badger Park in Peshtigo this past weekend. The day included kids games, great food, horseshoe tournament, music and drawings for prizes. It was a fantastic day of weather, family fun and camaraderie amongst employees! A BIG thank you to the picnic committee for a job well done once again!

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P.I.E. (Partner in Education)

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Aacer was proud to be a Partner in Education for two of NWFA’s technical training classes in Illinois – Intermediate Installation and Intermediate Sand & Finish.  The week long classes were filled with great instruction, plenty of hands-on training and networking opportunities.  You’re never too old to learn.  If you missed these classes, visit NWFA’s training schedule for dates and locations of upcoming classes.







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Aacer Flooring’s Jeff Williams, Koko Thaw and Mark Machnicki were in the windy city of Chicago to exhibit and meet architects during AIA’s national convention.  The exhibit hall was bustling during the 3 days.  Projects discussed ranged from Wisconsin to Nigeria and gymnasiums to private homes.  Thanks to everyone for stopping by.

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Aacer Flooring Strikes a Chord at NWFA in Nashville

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Optimistic.  That was the mood at NWFA Conference in Nashville last week.  The show attendance was vibrant and kept our Aacer team busy.  We were fortunate to have the opportunity to visit with current partners as well as meet new contacts.

Aacer Flooring attends MIAAA

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Kuhn Specialty Flooring represented Aacer Flooring at the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association(MIAAA) annual conference held at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, Michigan. Kuhn Specialty Flooring displayed the latest in Aacer products to over 500 high school athletic directors.  Kuhn Specialty Flooring is the certified Aacer dealer / installation company for Michigan, Northern Indiana and Ohio and is located in Beverly Hills, Michigan.