Small Town Makes It Big in the NCAA Final Four
- March 10, 2010
When the Men’s and Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association® basketball championships begin in mid-March, millions of Americans will be watching
the athletes play on courts that started taking shape last September in a tiny town on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The town of Amasa, population 250, is home to a complex of four buildings housing one of the manufacturing operations of Connor Sport Court International.
Connor, founded in 1872, is the leading manufacturer of hardwood courts in the U.S. More >>
Leonard C. Britten inducted into the MFMA Hall of Fame
- February 1, 2010
April 14, 2010—Connor Sports Flooring is pleased to announced the induction of a long-time Connor Sports Flooring employee into the Maple Flooring
Manufacturers of America’s Hall of Fame.
For nearly 40 years Leonard C. Britten (Lynn) was Sales Manager of Connor Forest Industries. Mr. Britten started working as a teenager on weekends at the mill
in Laona, WI loading boxcars with lumber and flooring for $.25 an hour. More >>
Connor Sport Court and the NBA join for the NBA All-Star Weekend Jam Sesion in Dallas-17th Year of Partnership
- February 4, 2010
Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) will provide more than 65,000 square feet of Sport Court® products and a specially-constructed Connor wood portable floor as part of its partnership with the National Basketball Association’s All-Star Weekend Jam Session in the Dallas Convention Center Feb.11-13.
The Jam Session runs in conjunction with the NBA All-Star Game, which will be held in the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Sunday, Feb. 14, with television
airing beginning at 7 p.m.ET.
“The NBA Jam Session has selected Sport Court and Connor playing surfaces since 1993,” said Ron Cerny, President and CEO of the Utah-based sport flooring
manufacturer. More >>
Buffs bouncing back with lift from court - The Denver Post , February 11, 2010
Taking Final Four Floor becomes trend - USA Today , February 28, 2009
Final Four floor ready in Detroit - Click on Detroit , March 25, 2009
Floor Assembly - Click on Detroit , March 25, 2009
New Ford Center floor, with Thunder logo, will be in place next month - The Oklahoman , September 5, 2008
U.P. floor at Final Four - Daily Press, March 21, 2008
Floors for the Four: Championship teams play on Utah company's surfaces - Desert News, April 5, 2008