MFMA: More Than Just an Association

  • The MFMA is more than just as association of manufacturers of maple sticks. We are an association of manufacturers of dynamic sports flooring systems, world class installers, sports flooring finish manufacturers, and dozens of affiliated sports flooring companies.
 
  • We have conducted dynamic testing of maple flooring systems since the mid-1960s.
 
  • We have conducted friction and durability testing of sports flooring finishes since 1971.
   
  • We have published Position Statements that educate our Industry as to the care and preservation of their athletic surfaces.
 
  • We have established the PUR Standards for performance and uniformity for athletic surfaces, which are the strictest in the world.
 
  • The MFMA is The Sports Flooring Authority, not just an association of sellers of maple hardwood flooring.
 


Here are some quick facts about the MFMA (as of 10/1/2021):

 
MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of years MFMA has been in business: 124 years

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of Milling Company Members: currently 6 Manufacturers; over the course of 124 years MFMA has had 78 Mill Manufacturer Members.

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of Spots Floor Contractor Members: 164 SFC members in the United States and Canada

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of Allied Manufacturers Members: 30 

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of Distributor Members: 4

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of Business Affiliate Members: 3

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Total square footage of maple flooring shipments since 1979: 860 million square feet or approximately 86,000 basketball courts

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of PUR Compliant Systems: 69

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of PUR Standards for different floor types: 8 PUR Standards for floor types including basketball, portable, volleyball, aerobics, dance, squash, racquetball, and handball floors.

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of MFMA-approved floor sealers and finishes: 99 

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of floor inspections conducted by MFMA inspectors since 1993: 411

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of generic floor specifications: MFMA offers 13 different generic guide specifications

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of MFMA Accredited Installers: since 2009, MFMA has accredited 474 individual installers

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Anticipated number of years a 25/32” thick maple floor system is expected to last: 75 years

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of technical Position Statements available from the MFMA: 44 

MFMA-Banner-Logo-Green.jpg Number of scholarships awarded to college students since 2013: 34 
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