The restoration of Castel Thun in Trentino - Impertek’s pedestals for the protection of cultural heritage

Castel Thun is a wonderful Medieval building in Val di Non, Trentino Alto Adige, with an history that began in 1267 and maximum shine reached by Thun counts in the XVI century. It’s one of the best-preserved castles in that area, a majestic but extremely elegant building, which overlooks a spectacular valley, with views on forests, large lawns and far peaks. Today, acquired by the autonomous province of Trento, it has been finally opened to the public and, from austere sentinel of the valley, became a museum with more than 400 original pieces among furniture and artworks, location of many cultural-historical and theatrical events, as well as location of ventures for entertaining families.

HARO Room Visualizer

Discover the look of a HARO floor in your home – it’s just a click away

HARO has made a quantum leap in terms of customer service with its new HARO Room Visualizer: from the comfort of the sofa, customers can discover how their desired HARO floor will look in their home in a matter of seconds.

EGGER Group receives ISO 38200 certificate

EGGER implements a new, globally valid standard for the transmission of information along the supply chain of wood and wood-based products.

The ISO 38200 provides a globally valid, internationally recognised standard for the product chain of wood and wood-based products. It regulates the transmission of information along the supply chain: from logging to delivery to the end customer. As one of the first wood-based materials manufacturers worldwide, the EGGER Group meets the high requirements of the new standard.

HARO sustainability brochure

HARO: a full-scale commitment to sustainability

We create quality of life – this motto expresses the essence of HARO as Germany’s leading parquet brand and underscores the company’s commitment to the sustainable production of healthy living floor coverings. HARO’s dedication to sustainability is explored in-depth in the company’s new brochure on the topic.

News from Framing Trends – the Creative Hub at DOMOTEX 2020

For the first time DOMOTEX will be dedicating the entire Hall 8 to the special Framing Trends display.
On entering Hall 8, visitors will be greeted by a large textile horizon onto which water and trees are being projected to set the scene for the new keynote theme: with ATMYSPHERE, the world’s leading trade fair for the flooring industry will show in which ways carpets or floor coverings can improve wellbeing.

MEISTER Vinyl flooring without the vinyl:  The ecological 4-in-1 floor

MeisterDesign is the new “vinyl flooring without the vinyl”, making it the safe and healthy alternative to conventional vinyl flooring. It offers all the advantages of vinyl flooring, without the major ecological and technical disadvantages. This makes it odourless, free from plasticisers and heat-resistant – unlike many types of vinyl flooring. It has been awarded the Blue Angel ecolabel and is 100% made in Germany.

From February 2020 a selection of CLEAF products will be distributed in six countries together with the EGGER Decorative Collection

Lissone-St. Johann in Tirol, September 23, 2019 – CLEAF and EGGER have signed a sales agreement for the distribution of 27 CLEAF products - faced panels, laminates and ABS edges - in six countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. The “CLEAF presented by EGGER” range will become available for EGGER’s customers in the defined markets together with the launch of the EGGER Decorative Collection from February 2020.

1994 to 2019: EPLF celebrates its 25th anniversary. Future focus: innovation, sustainability, quality and design

The EPLF celebrated 25 years of existence at its Annual General Assembly held in Antwerp. The Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring is the representative organisation for leading producers in Europe and their supply companies. Founded in Bonn in 1994 and headquartered in Bielefeld since 1998, this year the management of the association will move to Brussels – closer to the European institutions and organisations it works closely with.

Sopro / Slimline floor heating systems

The achievement of contemporary living comfort is a key goal of building refurbishment projects. Here, the provision of a comfortable floor heating system is often a key requirement. However, inadequate space is generally available for standard floor heating assemblies.

Comfort and wellness thanks to Progress Profiles’ systems

Shower is the main character within a bathroom and flush to floor shower is often preferred because of its convenience and customizable design. At Cersaie 2019, Progress Profiles presents exclusive solutions such as Proshower System, a flush water collecting system that combines flexibility, functionality and design, in realizing a comfortable and refined shower.

Loba LOBADUR® Whitener

The additive for brightening wood surfaces – versatile, easy to use and solvent-free.

A bright floor looks fresh, elegant and optically enlarges the room. LOBA’s new product LOBADUR® Whitener brings brightness to parquet and wood floors:

Italprofili / Adjustable paving support systems SPECIAL

The adjustable Special paving supports systems are used as self-levelling supports for raised floors to turn non-practicable area into practicable ones, whether they are waterproofed or not, allowing the passage of cables and pipes.




The new arrival at Italprofili is STRONG 61.1S: the world's strongest fixed paving support, the first support on the market with a load capacity of 10 tons.

The trade is talking about Tover!

Tover manufacture the highest quality range of advanced chemical solutions for wood, LVT and WPC.  From MS polymers  to metallic effect water based paints, to the lowest gloss most invisible commercial lacquers that it is possible to find on the market today.

ITALPROFILI, the best work inside

In every single action, project and product we put our best. Our materials, technologies, processes and designs aim for the quality of the accessories we produce, used in building construction and renovation. At the center of our daily work there are construction professionals and our goal is to help them with technical solutions to improve the effectiveness of buildings.


If you want to step into the 21e century you should definitely visit the Tover stand nr. 728 at the Interieur Collectie Dagen in Gorinchem – (15-17 Sept.). You will discover the further expansion of the world first Self Linking lacquer for wooden floors: the Uniqua range.

PEDESTAL LINE by Impertek for super luxury by Patricia Urquiola

A constant dialogue between Landscape and Architecture, Design and Nature: the atmospheres of the 50s echo in the 30 suites of the “Il Sereno” hotel of Luis Contreras, recently renovated by the famous designer, Patricia Urquiola, based on Scandinavian and Japanese influences, furnishings in woven rope, sofas in fabric and leather, stone and steel that blend with the wood, and the windows through which one can see the blue-green reflections of the lake.

Italprofili / The 100% eco-friendly Buvette

It is a 100% eco-sustainable Buvette, a space dedicated to visitors to the famous Ca ’della Nave golf course, the object of the new project of which Italprofili is proudly a technical partner.
The building, modular and patented (based on XlamItalia project), will have a covered area of ​​40 square meters approximately and will act as a “starter” position located at the beginning of the course of the golf club near the pool and the restaurant of the Club.

MMFA: Updated Technical Bulletin “Underlays”

EN 16354 and new MMF product categories now incorporated

The new European product standard EN 16354:2018 has superseded the previous Technical Specification CEN/TS 16354. For this reason, the MMFA is publishing an updated version of its Technical Bulletin covering underlay materials. The new document can be downloaded free of charge in PDF form from the homepage of the Association’s website Language versions currently available are German and English, but French and Dutch will be added shortly.

GFA kicks off its 30th anniversary in Iceland

This summer the Global Flooring Alliance (GFA) gave the official kick-off of the association's 30-year anniversary during the ‘summer meeting’ in Iceland. GFA started as Euparal in 1989 and in 2009 changed its name to Global Flooring Alliance.

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.


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.


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.

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