About Us

The Floor Covering Institute (FCI), LLC is…

A business resource for the flooring industry – FCI was formed to be a resource to members covering all product sectors and flooring support providers of the floor covering industry.

Our Consultants are from the Industry – FCI is unique in that all of our consultants are members of the flooring industry with hands on practical experience spanning across decades and disciplines.

Our perspective is global – And so are our clients.

Our expertise is broad –

  • We identify business opportunities and potential partnerships
  • Define channels and markets including the luxury market
  • Identify product sources
  • Teach and refine social media marketing and brand management
  • Consult on mergers and acquisitions
  • Guide business owners and investors on best practices in areas of logistics, inventory management, claims, executive searches and more
  • Consult on product development, product performance and manufacturing support

Who uses us? – Our clients are International and national flooring manufacturers, flooring support providers, national and regional distributors, buying groups and associations, large flooring retailers, investment bankers, logistics providers to all aspects of the floor covering industry, to name a few.

How to Hire us – Engage one of our Consultants

Our consultants are all experts from within the flooring industry with specific areas of emphasis unique to their own experience. Under the umbrella of FCI, these consultants create a unique brain trust capable of addressing issues within every tier of the industry – retail, product development, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, importing or exporting. We also advise and inform international investors and financial markets.