From left to right: Brad Scott, Erik Peterson, Tom McNeil, Kyle Scholle and Matt Hudson.Bona US (Aurora, Colo.) held the grand opening for its latest Bona Regional Training Center Oct. 4.

The facility, located in Kirkland, Wash., features a 2,550-square-foot training area and is designed to train and educate hardwood floor distributors, contractors and retailers, supporting the company’s Bona Certified Craftsman Program.

“The Pacific Northwest has a long history of beautiful hardwood floors in buildings and homes. Because of this, it’s a market with a great deal of talented, skilled hardwood floor craftsmen,” said Bona National Sales Manager Gregg Bethune in a statement. “The new Kirkland-based Bona Regional Training Center not only offers a great location, but also offers an ideal environment for contractors and distributors to advance their knowledge of the Bona System of products.”

The center is located at 11626 Slater Ave. N.E., Suite 3.

Bona also has training centers in Texas, Colorado, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois, California and Ontario.