John Peters

John Peters

INSTALL Chicago Representative,
Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council


"Flooring Failures and Solutions"  
1:25-2:25 PM CDT, Thursday, May 18, 2023

John Peters has been involved in flooring for over 20 years, as an installer and member of Carpenters Local 1185, one of the largest flooring installation local in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. He is also involved in the INSTALL Program, International Standards Training and Training Alliance, for the Chicago area, is on the Labor Management Board for the program and is a trustee for the Mid America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice Program. 

Local 1185 is comprised of over 1,700 members and over 100 flooring contractors who emphasis is to provide the most professional flooring installation possible. This is achieved by our 4 year apprenticeship program and also providing certifications to the members in resilient, carpet, hardwood and surface preparation.  During his tenure, he has overseen the expansion of the flooring training program, is involved in multiple continuing education classes with different flooring manufacturers and has done multiple presentations to architects about the flooring industry. 

With his expertise in flooring installations, from being an installer and dealing with contractors and manufacturers, he is able to provide a down to earth, realistic approach to a successful flooring installation.

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