Basic has distinguished itself as an industry leader in training and educational programming over the years. To solidify this stance Basic has promoted Rob Johnson to the position of National Training Manager. Rob will be responsible for providing instruction on advanced finishing, sanding, and installation techniques, along with basic product knowledge to all Basic’s salesmen, distributors, and wood flooring contractors and installers.

You can join Rob for training at Basic’s new 7,500 sq. ft. training facility in Toledo, OH for one of several courses he will be conducting this year. Dates are listed online at

Rob has over 32 years of experience in the wood flooring industry and has trained wood flooring professionals for over 25 years. He has received numerous recognitions for his work including being certified as an Advanced Master Craftsman by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA).