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The family-owned Italian company Chimiver is the first company engaging in the long run to support BeeLife European Beekeeping Coordination activities.

Chimiver has developed a new product called Oil Bee, a product using European beeswax for the protection of wooden floors and surfaces. Chimiver supports BeeLife through its Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, with a series of donations based on a variable sum of the total annual revenue of the product Oil Bee in 2022 and 2023.

Viken, Sweden (May 20, 2022) - Välinge has terminated its license agreement with the Chinese resilient flooring producer Jiangsu Lanrui New Material Technology Co., Ltd, formerly known as Jiangsu Lansen Integrated Material Technology Co., Ltd (“Lanrui”). The license agreement is terminated due to severe non-compliance with the contractual provisions of the license agreement.

Waregem, Belgium – May 19, 2022 – With an annual report entitled 'Here.We.Go' and a sustainability report 'Shaping sustainable living, together', B.I.G. is also publishing a strong ambition for a sustainable future.

Offering sustainable flooring and material solutions will be the number one priority for the coming years.

i4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, today announced that it has, for a second consecutive year, been awarded as one of the 2021/22 Best Managed Companies (BMC) by Deloitte. As a result, i4F remains a part of the global BMC community, hosted by Deloitte, and is invited to participate in international assemblies on a wide range of key business areas.

Sustainability is an issue of ever-growing importance in our society. MEISTERWERKE has now published its first sustainability report. In the online Sustainability Report 2021, the German family company outlines the goals it has already met, and describes the company’s future strate-gic positioning in regard to sustainability.

Hardened Wood Floors featuring Välinge’s patented Woodura® and 5G® Dry™ technologies continue to take the flooring world by storm — combining the beauty and feel of a real wood floor with exceptional water-resistance, durability, and sustainability. To meet the demand, Välinge is further ramping up its capacity in Viken (Sweden) and sets up a mega-factory in Ogulin (Croatia).

Baruth (Mark). CLASSEN makes very good things even better: the manufacturer of the tried-and-tested Visiogrande laminate tiles with their extraordinary decors now offers four new exciting designs and increases the suitability for everyday use with the Megaloc aqua protect quick installation system, which is now used for all decors.

INVICTUS, AN ASSOCIATED WEAVERS BRAND

Associated Weavers (AW) is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of tufted wall-to-wall carpet and a promising challenger on the luxury vinyl flooring market (under the Invictus brand).

The waterproof rigid core design flooring range from MEISTER has undergone a complete overhaul in terms of decor across all three col-lections.

Ried im Innkreis/ With its results for 2021, the international machinery and plant engineering group from Ried im Innkreis, Austria, is returning to growth and profit. “2020 was hard, 2021 was better, and 2022 will be really good!” These were the words that the Wintersteiger Management Board used to welcome employees to the hybrid town hall meeting on April 7, 2022, which was attended by around 500 colleagues on site in Ried and a further 600 at international sites via livestream.

The FN Neuhofer family-owned company is awarded “Austria’s Leading Company in Upper Austria” in category International. This renowned business award confirms the internationally successful commitment of this company based in Zell am Moos, growing dynamically and ready to relocate into its new buildings to complete the realisation of its structural vision.

− Reduce fossil-carbon: new renewable carbon-based ingredients with lower CO₂ footprint
− Choose effective bio-based waxes to enhance performance of wood & powder coatings
− Non-halogenated flame retardants extend fire resistance time & shelf life of intumescent coatings for steel

Kaisersesch. The CLASSEN Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of floor coverings, sees its CERAMIN material as an important building block for reducing the amount of plastic waste in the future. CERAMIN is based on the plastic polypropylene (PP), is 100% recyclable and contains no PVC and therefore no chlorine, stabilisers, phthalates or other plasticisers.

DISANO design floors for 2022: new Oak Sheffield decorative finish and trendy tile styles are added to the product range
HARO is continuing to build on its leading role in the area of PVC- and plasticiser-free design floors in 2022. The entire product range is dominated by the authentic surface, accounting for more than 45 percent of wood styles.

In 1994 Jan Peeters founded CSP Engineering. With all his heart and soul he has brought the business to what it is today. Now, however, it is time for change.

Soon he will step aside little by little, towards a well-deserved retirement, a new chapter in his life.

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