Redefining the practices of Industrial flooring – Industrial Flooring Association
“Change is inevitable and it’s better to lead the change”
With the advent of modernization in the flooring industry and the growing concern for sustainability, people have become more discerning and don’t look at floors as just floors. Requirements are more demanding and performance-based and with the advent of sophisticated industrial facilities and stringent demands of technological improvements. IFA aims to address this requirement.
Majority of the industry leaders from products, machine manufacturing to service providers are a part of IFA. It is one of the most inclusive association and truly represents Flooring Industry. Its unwavering focus of knowledge sharing without commercialization is perhaps the most outstanding feature of IFA. It is an entity working in the interest of the overall growth of Industry and driving to meet the global standards and practices. Contracts which are essential part of deliverables is also highlighted for achieving the same.
IFA addresses the flooring sector with the following ideology and vision.
Knowledge sharing– The foremost reason for IFA formation is knowledge. Material science associated with products and choosing the right one, preparation, application process, choosing the right specification, floors design, engineering and execution methods, play a vital role in achieving the desired output. IFA with stakeholders from all the section of flooring industry has the right resource of knowledge. This is a part of external knowledge sharing. IFA also helps vast section of the flooring industry through knowledge sharing and training.
Awareness- Spreading awareness through a collective approach in standardizing the flooring technology, features, limitations, pitfalls is the vision of IFA. IFA as a body through various forms expand their holistic approach of creating awareness for investors, end-users, professionals and consultants, since 2014. They are doing this through flooring conferences, demonstrations, and exhibitions, across India. IFA adheres to the ideology of collective working.
Preserving good practice in flooring- Flooring industry has unique operating conditions and business requirements that influence flooring decisions. Many flooring systems exist and at times, the choices may seem overwhelming. Industry installation guidelines and technical details should be upheld to avoid any major conflict. Recognizing and anticipating this shift in requirements, IFA works in the promotion of modern engineering practices, awareness of machines, tools, products, process, qualification, etc.
Bringing everyone under one roof- IFA aims at bringing together all, industrial commercial contractors, manufacturer technical representatives, consultants and those serving the flooring industry; offering exceptional educational sessions, solutions and networking opportunities. They want everyone under one roof through exhibitions and conferences wherein mutual expertise and quarries could be shared.
IFA is formed by the flooring industry for the flooring industry!