FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, is the world governing body for basketball. It Founded in 1932, who brings together 212 National Basketball Federations from all over the world.
FIBA organizes and oversees international competitions that include the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Olympic Basketball Tournament and 3x3 basketball. It establishes the official basketball rules as well as the regulations that govern the relationships between the different members of the basketball community.
In the evaluation of sports wood flooring, FIBA has made scientific standards and requirements on key indicators such as elasticity, anti-slip, deformation control, wear resistance and rolling load, to ensure the product should have good movement, safety and technical functions. A set of FIBA testing indicators for wood flooring has become the highest level of certification recognized in the field, and also be regarded as quality and professional guarantee. Nowadays, FIBA accreditation has been recognized as golden standard and necessary condition when purchase or install all sports wood floorings.
There are three levels for FIBA to evaluate the wooden floor event venues. The first level events include the Olympic men's and women's basketball competition, the Olympic men's and women's basketball qualification competition, the men's and women's World Championships (including the Youth World Championships), the State/regional championships, and the NBA League. The second-level events include FIBA Official Cup tour, FIBA official international tour, and national senior events, such as CBA in China; The third-level events include all national events, for example in China, the 3rd level includes all kinds of events except China Men's Professional basketball Games, such as China's National Games/basketball games, provincial Games/basketball Games, Urban Games /basketball Games, university basketball league CUBA/WCUBA, etc.
In 2019, our NB company applied to FIBA for the first time. FIBA arranged professional testing institutions and staff to inspect and test NB company and its products for more than a year. The result is exciting and inspiring. Many types and models of our flooring have passed the testing by FIBA professional equipment and met the requirements of the first, second and third level competition venues stipulated by FIBA. In 2020, NB finally obtained the FIBA accreditation certificate. This means that the quality of NB wood sports floor has been recognized by more than 200 countries and regions of the world's basketball federation and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Up to now, NB has a complete production line of sports wood flooring, which can process hard maple, birch, oak, pine, hevea and beech wood. Besides, customization can be acceptable to meet customers' individual needs. Nowadays, NB flooring has become one of the major suppliers in the field of global sports wood flooring.