Iowa State Cyclones Raise the Bar with New Basketball Practice Facility

October 8, 2009

Peshtigo, WI. (PRnine – October 8, 2009) – Aacer Flooring Vice President of Sales and Marketing Kevin Barker announced today, Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa completed the installation of AacerChannel with the Tri Power pad.

“We are proud to say Aacer Flooring is now part of Iowa State Basketball. We kicked off the year with great momentum and now adding Iowa State to the list is just another example of how top notch programs are demanding excellence in both product selection and performance” said Barker. The 29,000 square-foot two court facility is without a doubt one of the finest of its kind nationally. Barker went on to say “the University took the time to do their homework in all aspects of the facility and when it came to selecting the wood sports floor the, largest piece of equipment housed in the facility, they selected AacerChannel.”

The floor was installed by Aacers dealer Franks Contracting Incorporated. Aacer and its highly skilled dealer are proud to bring cutting edge technology to the Iowa State Athletic Department. Athletic departments around the country are quickly learning why Aacer is a great team member. Both men’s and women’s basketball programs have 24-hour access to their own regulation size court in addition to two smaller cross courts for a total of six baskets.

About Aacer Flooring:

Aacer Flooring is the world leader in maple performance sports flooring systems. A family and employee-owned company with more than 100 years experience in every part of the wood flooring industry. Aacer manufactures sports performance floor systems designed to accommodate athletes at all levels of play. Aacer also produces ten species of northern hardwood in a variety of face widths and grades in a LEED certified environmentally controlled facility. Being a proud owner of their own timberland, Aacer protects the environment by involving themselves as members of the FSC, MFMA, NWFA, and USGBC.

Aacer’s floor systems are showcased around the world and in the Basketball Hall of Fame where the history and future of sports floors are prominently displayed.


Media Contact Information:
Kevin Barker
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Aacer Flooring