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European MMFA welcomes IVC Group as a new member

The IVC Group, headquartered in Avelgem (Belgium), has become a member of the MMFA (Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, Bielefeld), effective retroactively from 1st January 2019.

The IVC Group was founded in 1997 and, according to its own statement, is the leading European manufacturer of luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) and also produces sheet vinyl and carpet tiles. With 1,600 employees and ten production sites in Belgium, Luxembourg, Russia and the USA, the IVC Group produces over 180 million m2 of flooring per year. In 2015, IVC became part of the US-based Mohawk Industries Inc., the world’s market leader in flooring.

Parador is Best of Best.

Coesfeld, 7th August 2019 - The flooring specialist Parador currently has two reasons to be happy: The Open Frameworks Design Edition by Hadi Teherani has now won both the Iconic Award 2019: Innovative Architecture from the German Design Council and the European Product Design Award.

Award-winning holiday home in New Zealand

Rosenheim - This stunning residence, designed by New Zealand architect Gary Todd, seems to have grown organically out of the surrounding rocky landscape. Constructed from an outstanding design and using the finest of materials, it’s no surprise that the flooring for this striking building was supplied by HARO.

HARO - laminate floor TRITTY 200 Aqua

Indestructible can look pretty good

HARO’s laminate floors last a lifetime. In particular, the new TRITTY 200 Aqua is known for its toughness.

Rosenheim – TRITTY remains on success trajectory. For years now, HARO’s TRITTY series of laminate flooring has been a major success. The TRITTY 200 Aqua variant is impressively writing the next chapter in this success story. When it comes to robustness, TRITTY is in a class of its own. Besides being an excellent choice for wet rooms, the series has made a name for itself particularly in terms of its toughness and abrasion resistance.

Akzenta Paneele + Profile GmbH wins appeal before OLG Düsseldorf against importer of design flooring products

On July 8, 2019, the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf), in its capacity as a Court of Appeal (VI_U 18/18), ruled mostly in favour of Akzenta Paneele + Profile GmbH, a subsidiary of the Classen Group, Kaisersesch. The court ruled that certain design floor products imported and marketed by Project Floors GmbH with the so called "Unifit" locking system infringe the German part of Classen’s EP 1 415 056 (so called Megaloc patent). The court rejected an objection that these products, sourced from a Chinese manufacturer, are covered by a license from Pergo for Classen’s patent EP’ 056.

High-tech wood flooring goes medieval:  Lindura adorns a castle museum

Lindura is the king of the castle: After 10 months of renovation work, the Burgmuseum Horn in Germany reopened this year. The museum is now well equipped to handle the influx of visitors thanks to MEISTER Lindura wood flooring.

COMFORT AND WELLNESS THANKS TO PROGRESS PROFILES’ SYSTEMS

At Cersaie 2019 the venetian firm presents a wide range of innovative solutions to realize a perfect bathroom, matching functionality and design

ASOLO (TV), July 12, 2019 – Living spaces are continuously evolving themselves and within the house, bathroom has an always more important role since it is the place where to enjoy pleasant relaxing moments. Modern bathrooms gather together practicality, functionality and the attention to energy saving, aiming at design solutions with sober and elegant lines.

WATERPROOFING, DRAINING AND UNCOUPLING: THE NEW PRODESO DRAIN BY PROGRESS PROFILES AT CERSAIE 2019

The venetian firm presents a versatile and multifunctional membrane to realize perfect and lasting floors, saving time and work charges

ASOLO (TV), July xx, 2019 – Humidity, water infiltrations and inadequate drainage could cause serious damages to external surfaces, which are constantly exposed to rainfalls and weather. For this reason, it is highly recommended to carry out perfect laying work to ensure the structures’ suitability.

New urban quarter in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district

Individually styled condominiums fitted with parquet from HARO

Berlin – Prenzlberg as it is known by locals is a well-located district in Berlin and a magnet for locals and tourists alike. The new building project called “nio” fills one of the last significant urban development gaps in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg. The generously appointed complex includes 194 freehold apartments for singles, couples and families. All of the apartments are fitted with beautiful, natural parquet from HARO and matching skirtings.

Alma by Giorio - Modello Treccia

The Geometrici collection stands out for its innovative shapes. Treccia is the new lead, characterised by a design, both original, yet classical, where the nature in wood meets design, creating a dynamic and extremely elegant parquet.

When choosing oak solid flooring for your home there is always a question of grade and surface finish. Which grade and surface finish to combine depends on your taste. There are no rules about it. But you have to know what you want to show when choosing your surface finish.

Dalla Riva

A sports floor must safeguard athletes from injury and should also allow for top quality sport at the same time. And so, it has to be elastic, but also ensure the correct bounce and adequate grip. In other words, it has to comply with standard EN 14904 for ‘multi-sport surfaces’.

HARO – Natural living with parquet

HARO herringbone parquet offers ultimate living pleasure

Herringbone parquet is experiencing a true resurgence at present. Apart from its classic and timeless appearance, it also impresses with optimum sustainability and additional comfort features. HARO offers perfect solutions in this respect.

HARO successful at the U.S. expo NFWA

HARO was represented as an exhibitor once again at the wood flooring trade fair NWFA Expo in Fort Worth, Texas, this year. The highlights among the products showcased this year included “six colors designed for the American market.” The colors were presented in a cube display that attracted much attention among trade fair visitors.

Quick installation with Impertek’s adjustable supports

TERRACE WITH A VIEW OF VENICE

Quick installation with Impertek’s adjustable supports

Antony Hotel, a 4-star hotel with more than 100 rooms, is just a few minutes from the beautiful city of Venice, conveniently located between Venice Airport and the city’s old town. The hotel, newly renovated with all the modern comforts, offers its guests a large 25-square-metre panoramic terrace, where they can enjoy a fantastic view of the lagoon and of the city of Venice.

THE NEW PROGRESS PROFILES TEMPORARY SHOWROOM IN PARIS SHOWS THE BEST MADE IN ITALY

The venetian firm grows by 15% on the French market and strengthens its presence with a new showcase

ASOLO (TV), July 4, 2019 – Being crossroad for the latest design trends around the world, Paris has been the new stage where Progress Profiles, the world leader Italian manufacturer of technical and decorative finishing profiles and membranes for construction and interior design, exhibited the wide range of innovative products and solutions to French customers and professionals.

To the venetian firm, indeed, France represents a very important market where it gains market shares registering a 15% grow in the first six months of 2019[1] thanks to an established local suppliers and distributors network too.

 

HARO Laminate Flooring 2019

HARO laminate floors 2019 – simply better

Rosenheim – A universal colour world, a fully enhanced product range that includes even more quality features and thus user ben-efits and the positioning of the company as a small, but exceptional maker of high quality laminate flooring are the highlights of the new HARO laminate floor collection 2019. HARO Laminate – Simply better

HARO Parquet – In a class of its own

HARO Parquet: New highlights 2019

Rosenheim – Welcome to Germany’s leading parquet manufacturer – this is the slogan of HARO’s new parquet line-up for 2019. The new product range has been reworked and updated especially in terms of colours and colour worlds. Some new trend colours, such as Fumed Oak, have been added to the product range and the premium segment Plaza has been extended. What’s more, HARO has rediscovered and enhanced one of its specialities: the eye-catching Carrè end grain parquet.

HARO PoS system - a breath of fresh air at the PoS

HARO’s partner PoS concept is continuously enhanced with the addition of eye-catching presentation systems. As a result, the HARO brand’s position as Germany’s No. 1 parquet brand becomes even more visible.

Rosenheim – New HARO PoS – systems for display areas. To sell high-quality flooring, the position in the display area, the type of product presentation and the entire display atmosphere have to be just right. With the help of the PoS systems, HARO partners can profit even more from HARO as a premium brand and flexibly inform customers about current sales and new products.

Soudal again realizes two foreign acquisitions in one week!

Soudal is pleased to announce two foreign acquisitions. In Russia, local foam producer Profflex was acquired, in Ireland local distributor Seal Systems will join the Soudal Group.

Beaulieu International Group wins its fourth FM Global ‘Highly Protected Risk’ status – now for French parquet factory

Meaulne, France – June 25, 2019 – Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) has 29 plants all over the world. One of these, in Meaulne, France, manufactures parquet and is part of the Beaulieu Flooring Solutions division. On June 20, 2019, this factory was accorded the ‘Highly Protected Risk’ (HPR) status by insurer FM Global. HPR status means the plant meets the most stringent fire prevention and protection demands there can be.

Impertek supports at the super luxurious hotel by Patricia Urquiola

THE “IL SERENO” SWIMMING POOL ON LAKE COMO

Impertek supports at the super luxurious hotel by Patricia Urquiola

“I love colours, the light that changes throughout the day, the green and blue reflected in the water, the clear lines of the mountains and the sky.” This is how the famous Spanish designer, Patricia Urquiola, describes Lake Como, the place that inspired Manzoni's The Betrothed and Rossini's Tancredi, where Napoleon, Foscolo, Stendhal and Lord Byron strolled.

Sotrinbois

Sotrinbois was taken over in 1985 by François Augry, who still leads the company. In those days, the firm produced mouldings and employed fifteen people. Today, Sotrinbois is the French market leader in accessories for the finish.

New EPLF-Executive board elected

This year’s General Assembly of the EPLF® European Producers of Laminate Flooring Association, taking place at Antwerp/Belgium on June 5 and 6 on invitation of the Beaulieu/BerryAlloc Group, did not only celebrate the 25th anniversary of the association. Besides numerous political decisions a new executive board had to be elected.

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Lime Alternative Supplier

Lime Alternative Supplier offers alternatives to conventional building materials. Innovative alternatives respectful to the environment, marrying technical and esthetical qualities, improving the quality of life.

  1. The Design Decking (NEW) & Woven Decking range
Xavier Laurence strengthens the Pallmann sales team as of 01.06.2019

New Pallmann consultant in the west of France

Mr. Xavier Laurence will be the new sales representative for the Pallmann brand. From 1 June he will support the sales team in North-West France.

ATELIER PASSE PARTOUT WINS NWFA WOOD FLOOR  OF THE YEAR AWARD
  1. ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2019-The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA ) is pleased to announce that Atelier Passe Partout. Mechelen, Belgium, won the Best Parquetry/lnlay Application category in the NWFA's 2019 Wood Floor of the Year contest. The announcement was made on Thursday, May 2 during the Awards Ceremony at the NWFA Expo in Fort Worth, Texas.
Decospan presented successful on the Interzum fair in Cologne their new acoustic absorbing veneer panel range ‘Woodcoustics’

Decospan presented successful on the Interzum fair in Cologne their new acoustic absorbing veneer panel range ‘Woodcoustics’. Wood solutions for Interiordesign.

This broad range of veneer absorbing products won a Interzum 2019 award and was developed with acou specialist Triplaco that also helps to commercialise these products.

LOBASOL® MarkantNature – The beauty of raw wood with the properties of a classic hardwaxoil

Architects and interior designers are in love with the new MarkantNature: it creates the trendy appearance of raw wood and provides the advantages of a natural hardwaxoil. Its special formula does not amber the wood.

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