A portion of sales will benefit the Floor Covering Education Foundation
Happy Feet International is expanding its offerings to include new products from Welspun Flooring. A portion of every Welspun sale will go toward the Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF). It was founded in 2019, primarily to address the shortage of installation craftsmen and the continued decline of qualified installers relevant to the demand for professionally installed flooring.
“Even with the heightened awareness in recent years of trade careers and their importance to our economy, flooring seems to still have limited awareness,” shared Jim Aaron, executive director of FCEF.
The FCEF currently offers scholarships to make training affordable. They are also working to ensure that flooring craftsman education is available in technical schools and other facilities across the nation.
Happy Feet International is a family-owned business that produces floors for every walk of life. Happy Feet offers the finest in Luxury Vinyl Plank for today’s interiors, and they are constantly adding and updating new product styles, colors, and vinyl construction.
“It’s important to us that the high level of skill that goes into crafting Happy Feet flooring is met by highly trained installers,” said Casey Johnson, CEO of Happy Feet International. “We’re happy to partner with Welspun to support the FCEF and increase training opportunities. When we elevate our craft, our whole industry succeeds.”
“It is extremely important to us to support the industry and ensure that we have the craftsman needed to install our products professionally,” said Amol Naravane, vice president, Welspun Flooring Ltd.
Through this program, Happy Feet International is also helping spread awareness about opportunities for profitable and sustainable trade careers. Flooring craftsmen are highly skilled and essential to the flooring industry. Anyone interested in a career as a flooring craftsman should visit flooryourfuture.com to explore careers, discover training opportunities and apply for FCEF training scholarships.
“We are excited to have the support of Happy Feet International through Welspun’s giving program,” shared Aaron. “They are stepping up to do their part in ensuring that our industry is able to recruit talent and elevate the flooring installation trade by supporting quality installation training and job placement.”
The new products are available now through Happy Feet International at happyfeetinternational.com.
A responsibility to the environment and a commitment to sustainable social progress have long been enshrined in Welspun’s way of working. Be it the communities we influence, the families we’re a part of, or the entrepreneurs we partner with.
About the Floor Covering Education Foundation
The FCEF was established to support the floor covering industry in several ways depending on the current needs of the industry. The mission of the FCEF is to bring awareness to the opportunities in the flooring industry, recruit new talent, aid in the funding of the student’s education, and facilitate job placement for these individuals into flooring industry careers.
About Happy Feet International
Founded in 2012, Happy Feet International is a father-and-son-owned company that is focused on providing floors for every walk of life. The company carries 30 product lines of luxury vinyl plank and tile for commercial and residential use. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tenn., Happy Feet has warehousing operations in six states (Georgia, Tennessee, Colorado, Texas, California and Oregon) and partners with more than 2,000 dealers across the U.S. For more information, visit HappyFeetInternational.com.