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MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
MFMA THE SPORTS FLOOR AUTHORITY
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MFMA: Your Guide to Quality Maple Wood Sports Flooring

The vision of Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc. (MFMA) is to be the leading worldwide authority for quality maple wood sports flooring around the world while supporting safe, environmentally-sound forestry management. Founded in 1897, the MFMA is the only authoritative source of technical information about hard maple flooring. The association publishes grade standards, guide specifications, floor care recommendations and specifications for athletic flooring sealers and finishes available from MFMA headquarters or for download from the MFMA website. Architects, contractors, school officials and maintenance personnel regularly consult the MFMA with questions about the specification, use and care of MFMA maple flooring. MFMA’s goal is to balance technical standards with practical flooring system design to create uniform standards of performance for competition sports floors.

2017 - 2018 MFMA Scholarship Applications NOW Available

Once again, MFMA is offering five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Visit our scholarship page for additional information and to access the application form.

Hard Maple: Why Basketball's Perfect Surface Has Lasted More Than A Century

And not insignificantly, the gymnasium also had a floor of hard, or rock, maple. From about the mid-1800's onward, maple flooring was popular because the wood was plentiful, so it was also inexpensive, but it was also durable and more stable. Maple flooring is harder than red oak, black walnut or cherry flooring, and its tight grain made it easier to clean and maintain.
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