Flooring Industry Training Association (FITA)
FITA’s mandate is to represent the industry and assume the role of official facilitator for the accredited training and registration of flooring installers
KBAC Flooring
Flooring contractor and exclusive distributors for Interface, EGE, Bolon, Fabrica, Cavalier Bremworth, Vanguard and Artigo
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today10 Jan 2010
verified_userAlbert Carpets

Formal training for SA flooring industry

Kevin Bates Flooring and Carpeting has introduced what it terms “the first formal and registered training initiative for the South African flooring industry”. Managing director, Neil Duncan says the company believes there is an urgent need to attract young, ambitious people to the industry. “Consequently, we have embarked on this new training initiative to ensure that Kevin Bates has suitably qualified installers to safeguard the company’s future sustainability,” he says.
today19 Jul 2017

Floor coverings on a warranty deadline

The Flooring Industry Training Association enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with 24 leading South African Flooring Manufacturers, Distributors and Contractors to announce that from 1 July 2018 product warranties on poor installation, carried out by installers not accredited by FITA, will no longer be honoured.
today22 Jul 2014

Major ‘green’ carpeting contract for Kevin Bates

Kevin Bates Flooring & Carpeting has supplied and installed about 17 000m2 of Interface sustainable carpet tiles for the new Worley Parsons office RSA block in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.
today12 May 2014

Keeping harmful old carpets out of landfills

Kevin Bates Flooring & Carpeting Group (KBAC), South African distributor of leading global carpet tile producer, Interface, has locally adapted Interface’s ‘Re-entry’ programme which sets out to prevent carpeting that has become worn out, outdated, or no longer regarded as fashionable by interior designers, from ending up in landfills.
today1 Dec 2015

Flooring design reflects 'energetic dot-com image' for innovative property company

A wide variety of colourful carpeting supplied by the KBAC Flooring's Cape Town branch was installed by Conduit Interior for the design of the flooring of the new Property24 head office in Rondebosch.