We are one of the most trusted flooring sales and installation companies in Alberta.
Cutting Edge has been supplying and installing flooring in both commercial and residential applications for over two decades.
Our expertise and commitment to service has led to an ever-growing customer base in all areas of flooring sales, installation, and service. Incorporated in 1993, we now boast many high end installations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. With the addition of our showroom and warehouse and the incorporation of our sales and supply division in 2012, we are now a one-stop commercial flooring solution for any project. Our balance of expertise coming from the highest levels of sales, distribution, installation, consulting and technical services brings the best resources in the industry to the table. In 2014 we joined the Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance, a commercial flooring networking group as the Edmonton/Northern Alberta representative company. This move has been instrumental to our growth in our market and our relationship with our suppliers.
Fred Richardson, President:
During an installation career spanning over 3 decades, Fred has garnered certifications in almost every aspect of commercial and residential flooring from most major manufacturers and has performed technical troubleshooting and training for several of them. After becoming a certified Red Seal Journeyman floor covering installer, he went on to incorporate Cutting Edge Flooring Ltd. in 1993 as a flooring installation company specializing in commercial and high-end residential installations. In 2005 he was asked to take over the Alberta Apprenticeship Program for Floor Covering at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and taught the course for 4 years. He has sat on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Floor Covering Association and has served as Presiding Officer for the Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. He has also served on National Committees developing the exams and criteria for the national Red Seal program in Floor Covering. In 2012, he joined forces with Chris Sokalski to open the sales division of the company. In 2017 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance as the only Canadian board member.
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Chris Sokalski, Vice President:
In 2012, Chris joined forces with Fred Richardson and incorporated Cutting Edge Contract Flooring Ltd., the commercial sales extension of Cutting Edge Flooring’s installation company. Chris brings 20 years experience in the distribution and manufacturing sector of the industry. After serving 7 years as the Western Canadian sales manager for Forbo Flooring Systems, the world's largest manufacturer of linoleum, Chris saw the need for a full high quality full service commercial sales and installation company in the marketplace. His high energy combined with his vast technical and sales knowledge provides another level of professionalism for the company.
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Carmen Annicchiarico, Senior Estimator:
Carmen brings over 30 years experience in the commercial sales and installation sector of the flooring industry. His vast sales knowledge and established relationships with most of the major general contractors and suppliers augments his key role with the company in helping to mentor our sales and estimating team as we continue to grow.
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Carlo Limio, Estimator:
As the newest member of our estimating and sales team, Carlo brings a load of experience in management and organization. He is well established on our Bid Tech computerized estimating program and is now taking over a more active role in sales and project management.
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Daniel Wintermute, Sales Consultant
Daniel is the newest member of the Cutting Edge sales team. Coming from outside of the flooring industry, he brings a new perspective to our sales and estimating.
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Nick McLaren, Estimator
Nick joined our estimating team in 2016 and quickly learned our Bid Tech computerized estimating program and is the go-to on all new project tenders. He does most of our digital estimating and has become very proficient at assembling our quotes.
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Donna Warner, Office Administrator:
Donna brings many years of experience as an office administrator in the flooring industry to our company, and she is the first line of contact at our switchboard. Her responsibilities include all of our day-to-day administration, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
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Rudy Kubryk-Townsend, Safety Officer and Administrator:
Rudy joined the Cutting Edge Team in August of 2017 after a year on our installation crew. His role includes developing our COR Certification and administrating many of our projects.
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Michael Plested, Installation Manager:
As one of the longest serving members of our team, Mike has logged over 20 years as an installer for Cutting Edge. After earning Apprentice of the Year honors as the province's top Floor Covering Installer apprentice in his last year of his Journeyman Certification, he proceeded to achieve his Red Seal status and has been certified in many industry training courses across the country. Mike is very well versed in all aspects of Flooring Installation and is actively training and managing our large in-house crew.
Brent Kulchisky, Controller:
Brent brings his wealth of accounting and controller experience to our team. He is also our point person for all A/R and A/P.
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Noah Sokalski, Estimator:
Noah is currently attending the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Business, and is learning the ropes at Cutting Edge helping out with sales, especially in our maintenance division.
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Dax Johnson, Warehouse Management:
Dax started with Cutting Edge in March of 2017 and manages the duties of our warehouse, including shipping and receiving, deliveries, and general warehouse management.
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Some of Our Clients
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Royal Alberta Musuem
Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Shoppers Drug Mart
Greater Edmonton Foundation
Calgary Petroleum Club
World Health Clubs