American Sanders Announces New Hire, Daniel Boone

Boone to manage new training program

SPARTA, NC- January 23, 2017: American Sanders, the worldwide leader in the design and production of wood floor sanding equipment, today announced that  Daniel Boone has joined the company as Training Manager.

A second-generation wood floor contractor, Daniel has over 45 years of experience in the wood floor industry, working first for his father and then establishing his own business in 1982. As the former Technical Director at the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), Daniel created a national curriculum for the wood flooring education program and trained over 10,000 students.

As Training Manager, Daniel will lead the creation and day to day operation of the American Sanders wood floor sand and finish training program. Daniel’s 20 years of experience in wood floor education make him uniquely qualified for this position. He has developed training curriculum and led classes for multiple organizations, having taught thousands of students in North America, Australia, China, Thailand, and Mexico.

“We’re excited to welcome Daniel to the team,” said Tom Benton, President. “We think he’s the best wood floor trainer in the world. Combining his skills with the best equipment brand in the industry is a perfect marriage.”

Daniel will operate out of his home base in Jacksonville, Florida, where his first course of business will be the development of a 2017 class schedule, which will be published in the coming weeks.



About American Sanders
American Sanders began in 1903 as The American Floor Surfacing Machine Company and built the first floor sanding machine on record with the U.S. Patent Office. One hundred years later, American Sanders remains the worldwide leader in the design and production of wood floor sanders and edgers for the professional contractor as well as the do-it-yourselfer. Today American Sanders continues the same heritage with innovative equipment designs focusing on performance, reliability and user ergonomics while furthering investments in state-of-the-art product testing facilities, quality enhancement processes and upgraded production methods. American Sanders is a division of Amano Pioneer Eclipse Corporation. Visit or or call 336.372.8080.


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