Matting News

  • Rinos-entrance-matting-office

    Why this new Rinos Entrance Mat fits in with modern interior design

    Entrance matting provides a cleaner building and a safer environment preventing slips and falls and Victoria is a great first impression of modern and heavily frequented buildings. Interior design trends show the use of natural colours, green accents and organic forms and the new Victoria is available in nine stylish colours (including green) that fit in this trend. The grey base colour in combination with the small colour accents always fits in with the adjacent floors and with the…

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  • Jaymart-Aluminium Matting

    Jaymart’s Aluminium Matting, choice is at the heart of everything we do

    Not only do our aluminium matting systems keep dirt and grime outside and enhance the appearance of entrances to the building they protect we also have a huge selection of different materials that can be inserted into the aluminium scrapper system such as: fine/heavy duty rubber, nylon on vinyl, nylon piled Lustre twist, micro ribbed cord or polypropylene. We also offer a range of coloured materials so you can contrast your mat to your corporate image as well as…

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  • Milliken-North-West-Award

    Milliken wins ‘Made in the North West’ Green Manufacturers Award

    Milliken was amongst those to be honoured at Insider‘s annual Made in the North West Awards on May 4th 2017 collecting the top prize for green manufacturer / sustainable manufacturer. The awards recognise the most ambitious and innovative companies operating in the sector. The judges said: “Milliken’s culture clearly embraces the environmental needs of customers with clear KPIs that show improvements.” Milliken has designed and manufactured floor coverings from its Wigan plant for over 25…

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  • Precision-Inlaid-Logomats

    NEW Precision Inlaid Logomats from COBA Flooring

    COBA Flooring has expanded its range once again following the introduction of Precision Inlaid Logo Matting to its custom-branded collection of entrance mats.  Logomat Precision offers a luxurious, durable and functional alternative to its traditional printed counterparts with a high-quality finish, while effectively promoting a brand image. This new capability follows the installation of robotic technology for precision cutting at COBA Flooring’s Leicestershire based manufacturing facility.  Any brand design, from the simple to the intricate,…

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  • Crossgrip-PVC matting

    Crossgrip PVC matting protects roof workers

    Crossgrip PVC matting was laid on the roof of a well-known Scottish shopping centre, The Centre Livingston, in order to provide safe access to the personnel for rooftop maintenance services. The matting features a R10 certified slip resistant surface under DIN 51130 and a two layer open grid construction for drainage. It is loose laid and supplied in rolls of up to 10m lengths, which means a drastic reduction in installation time. It has also…

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  • COBA-Premier matting

    COBA Flooring’s Premier Surface installed at Hangar-42 Events Centre

    Premier Surface entrance matting manufactured by COBA Flooring has been installed at Hangar-42 Events Centre at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire. Hangar-42, a 30,000 sq ft event centre managed by the Bruntinthorpe Events team, hosts all sorts of events from exhibitions, trade shows and conferences, to corporate and private parties. The facility has an impressive glass-fronted Reception area which forms the main entrance to Hangar-42, and required a new entrance matting system; one that looked smart and…

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  • Rinos Entrance Matting

    Polyamide or Polypropylene for Commercial Entrance Matting?

    We all like to complete our commercial flooring jobs with a fine level of finishing. Secondary entrance matting requires some specific attention as all traffic in a commercial building has to enter and exit. With matting making one of the most intensively used pieces of carpet in a building, there are three reasons why it pays off to select a well performing mat: A mat protects the other installed flooring against wear and tear. Sand…

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  • Flooring-show-2017 save the date

    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a large range of product categories suitable for all sectors, this year’s show is looking to be bigger and better than ever. Exhibits will be displaying…

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  • Rinos entrance mats

    Rinos looks at the commercial side of entrance mats at Domotex 2017

    Rinos shows at the Domotex exhibition 2017 how to create more value with entrance mats. This can be realised through new initiatives in the area s of functional performance, logistic service and training. The improved functional performance is reflected in two new products for commercial use. The new products link high absorption with the option of heavy commercial use. An entrance mat should absorb dirt and moisture: the more the better. A high level of…

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  • Rinos offers faster and more flexible service in entrance matting

    Entrance matting is for many installers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors a modest service category. Often, only at the last moment in a project, someone realizes that the entrance needs to be equipped with a mat. A fast supply throughout the chain is important, while stock is difficult to plan due to the erratic demand pattern. No-one likes to keep a lot of stock. To meet this problem, Rinos reduces the lead time of supply to…

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  • heronrib-barefoot-matting

     Spanish wellness centre picks Heronrib barefoot matting 

    Heronrib matting has recently been laid around several pools of the renowned Marisma Wellness Center in Santander, Spain. The matting is a hygienic and slip resistant solution for wet areas manufactured in the UK and US by Plastex.  Made from flexible PVC and supplied in 10m rolls, meant that 170m of walkways could easily be laid overnight without causing any sport activity interruptions. In the morning the centre opened at 6AM with safe underfoot access…

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    Rinos secondary entrance matting range now available in Bfl-s1

    Rinos understand fire safety is an important subject for contract flooring, Entrance flooring needs to fulfil at least the flammability class Cfl-s1 and be fully tested to EN 13501. However there is an increasing demand for Bfl-s1 products that can withstand almost twice the amount of radiant heat. In order to meet this requirement, Rinos can now supply all products from the distributor range with Bfl-s1 specification. This is now standard for many products, Other products can also…

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  • Plastex matting

    Heronrib matting adds style and safety to the Visionary 

    Heronrib matting, manufactured in the UK and US by Plastex, has recently been laid in several areas of a new stylish development in Hong Kong called “The Visionary”, including changing rooms, indoor and outdoor pools and shower areas.  As all these areas are characterised by the presence of water, the challenge was to find an attractive solution that was hygienic whilst offering slip resistance, drainage and barefoot comfort. They also needed to give special attention…

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  • Rinos matting

    New Rinos matting loves sand

    At first glance, the difference between entrance mats is often difficult to see. Entrance matting manufacturer Rinos is launching three new entrance mats where sand absorption and optical dirt have truly been measured. The performance between floor mats can be compared and a substantiated recommendation can be made about which mat is best suited for a contract location based on these criteria. The new Gibson is the champion when it comes to both sand and moisture absorption.…

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  • Coba-Glasgow-College-matting

    Coba Plan.a installed at City of Glasgow College’s new Riverside Campus

    COBA Flooring’s Plan.a aluminium entrance matting has been installed in the main eight storey building at City of Glasgow College’s stunning new Riverside Campus, home to some 2000 marine and engineering students, and 250 staff.  The ultra-modern building features an attractive atrium and Plan.a has been installed in its main reception, and in one of the side entrances. Riverside’s Atrium Reception is a busy area given the volume of students, staff and other visitors passing…

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  • Stuart-Jaymart

    New to Jaymart

    Jaymart is pleased to introduce you to Stuart Everett our new South West Area Sales Manager. Stuart joined Jaymart in February following a strong career of over 25 years in the flooring industry, Stuart brings a wealth of experience from fitting, technical and sales as well as a variety of different industry sectors. Stuart is perfectly placed to manage your needs and guide you through our extensive range of over 500 products to make sure you…

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  • Gradus-suppiles-hospital

    Gradus supplies specialist emergency care hospital

    Contract interiors expert, Gradus has supplied a comprehensive range of wall protection systems, stair edgings and carpet to the first purpose-built specialist emergency care hospital of its kind in England. Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital cares for seriously ill or injured patients from across Northumberland and North Tyneside. With emergency care consultants on site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, patients have much quicker access to specialist care, which is helping to save…

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  • COBA Flooring Premier Entrance

    Matting Made for a Royal Entrance

    COBA Flooring’s Premier Entrance Tiles have been installed at Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre in Kent.  The entrance matting, selected and installed by UK Facilities Solutions, is an interlocking PVC/carpet tile system that is a popular and practical choice for many shopping centres and retail environments. The busy Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre in Tunbridge Wells, which attracts over 10 million visitors per annum, has installed Premier Track Entrance Tiles in two of its main…

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  • Masters-Flooring-new

    Meet our customers – Masters Flooring

    Let us introduce you to one of our satisfied customers – Masters Flooring of Whitchurch. Their original shop was established on the Isle of Wight in 1880 and they have been in Whitchurch for the last 30 years. They offer a wealth of experience in the flooring trade and are able to supply and expertly fit all types of flooring. From their store in Whitchurch, Shropshire, Masters Flooring are pleased to supply Jaymart’s SYMPHONY logo mats,…

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  • Jaymart matting Citi bank

    Jaymart ‘On The Money’ with Raincheck Entrance Matting at Citibank London

    One of our brilliant Alligator Raincheck entrance matting systems has recently been installed at the prestigious Citibank premises in Canary Wharf, London. Citibank is one of the world’s leading financial institutions. Why did Citibank choose Jaymart as their preferred supplier? They chose us because we have the experience and knowledge that 48 years of trading brings to the table. We know what we’re doing and we’re the experts in this field. We offer great value…

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  • jaymart film

    Tarmac Look-Alike

    Our products are frequently sourced for use in cinema and TV productions. Recently our Blackline Crumb Rubber Matting has been used for the “War Machine” props department at WM Productions Ltd. of London. Blackline is a resilient flooring, which is made from selected recycled rubber granules bound with polyurethane. The fun thing about this product is that it is very useful in exhibition display or for theatre/TV/film props as it can give the appearance of…

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  • Jaymart-Education

    Clever Stuff from Jaymart

    With our huge range of specialist floorings, mats and mattings we are always confident that we have what is needed to satisfy the world of education. Recent installations have included our Alligator Warcord entrance matting system at Bournemouth University, Bladerunner rubber safety flooring in Black/Grey at Glasgow University, Bladerunner in Black/Red/Grey at George Watson’s College Edinburgh and an Ingenius Logo mat at Ashlyns School Sports Centre in Berhamsted. Whether it’s a kindergarten, infant school, secondary…

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  • Jaymart Logo mats

    Hospitality Ingenius Logo Mats

    “Ingenius” is a heavy duty polypropylene entrance matting with a rubber crumb back and it has proved extremely popular over the years with corporate hospitality clients such as the National Trust, Jamie Oliver’s restaurants, Cath Kidson, Yo Sushi, J D Wetherspoons, Cafe Rouge, Garfunkels Restaurant and more than we have room to mention! This product has recently been specified by the Bosworth Hall Hotel which is set in a 17th century mansion with 11 acre…

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    Fishing for compliments with Jaymart

    The lovely team at the funky “ Inkfish” hair salon in Truro, Cornwall know a thing or two about looking good, and are certainly pleased as punch with their new Jaymart “Symphony” nylon twist logo mat. Besides ensuring customers leave looking and feeling fantastic, Inkfish offers a warm welcome and a luxurious, modern environment which is enhanced both on a practical and aesthetic level by the excellent dirt removal properties, and brand reinforcement of Jaymart’s…

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  • Randolph-Macdonald-hotel

    Raincheck Logo Mats at the famous Randolph Hotel, Oxford by Jaymart

    Logo mats are the perfect way for your company to project a positive first impression, whilst protecting your internal floorcoverings from ingressed dirt and moisture. At Jaymart, our logo mats are manufactured in-house with custom-cutting accurate inlays to produce exceptional results. We have recently provided our Raincheck super heavy contract quality, extra absorbent, deep nylon brush-on-vinyl backing clean-zone barrier matting/foyer carpeting to the prestigious Randolph Hotel (Macdonald) in Oxford for their “Cartoon” Bar. The classy…

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  • Jaymart Vynagrip Matting

    Rugged Performance with Jaymart Vynagrip Plus Matting at Howco Oilfield Services

    Jaymart’s hardwearing “Vynagrip Plus” is a tough, rugged “go anywhere” duckboard matting which is regularly specified by Howco Oilfield Services in Irvine. According to Howco Oilfield Services’ official website, they are the largest independent supplier and processor of steel, chrome moly, duplex, stainless and nickel based alloys for the oil and gas industry. “Vynagrip Plus Matting” heavy duty PVC duckboard matting is supplied in roll lengths 10m x 60cm, 91cm or 122cm wide x 15mm thick…

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  • Gradus education sector carpets

    Improve your learning environments with Gradus

    Gradus is urging specifiers to do their homework when it comes to sourcing products and services for the education sector. With the recent announcement that The Priority Schools Building Programme 2, a capital funded project, will be undertaking rebuilding and refurbishment projects across 277 schools from 2015 to 2021, it looks likely that the education sector is set to see some noticeable rejuvenation in the not so distant future. Lynette Bowden, Product Manager for contract…

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  • Gradus-matting-healthcare

    Interior solutions for healthcare from Gradus matting

    There is optimism within the medical market place, with a total of 520 healthcare sector projects, worth circa £1bn, currently in the pipeline for 2014/15 with further expenditure expected from 2020 onwards, according to Whitehall’s Construction Pipeline. As a market leader in wall protection systems for the NHS and a specialist in carpets for the healthcare sector, in addition to supplying barrier matting and flooring accessories, Gradus is ideally placed to help project managers create fit-for-purpose,…

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  • Warcord Jaymart Matting

    Iconic Statement

    Paul Macfarlane, Sales Director, is pleased to announce that Jaymart’s approved fitting crew has recently installed Alligator Warcord in Anthracite to the iconic Selfridges building in the Bullring in Birmingham. The mat is in a part-oval shape to complement the entrance design. The building was constructed with a steel framework and concrete facade in 2003 at a cost of £60 million and was designed by the architecture firm, Future Systems. It has become a famous…

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  • Gradus Esplanade 8500

    Gradus launches new Esplanade 8500 primary barrier matting

    Esplanade 8500 has been specially developed for use in both interior and exterior environments subject to heavy foot and wheeled traffic, such as shopping centres, supermarkets and railway stations. Available in 12mm and 18mm thicknesses and in open and closed construction, the new matting system comprises rubber wipers and silver anodised aluminium linking strips. The rubber wipers, available as either single or double, are ideal for scraping off dirt and are available in plain rubber…

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  • Logo Mats Coba

    Logo Entrance Matting Systems from COBA Flooring

    COBA Flooring’s commercial entrance matting range can be customised to feature a company’s logo, slogan or welcome message. Logos can be stylishly inlaid into all COBA Flooring’s entrance products, including options such as Premier interlocking tiles, Toughrib entrance carpet, the Plan range of bespoke aluminium systems, and those in the PathMaster collection. Logos are custom printed onto a durable, solution-dyed nylon rubber matting with a rubber backing which is then integrated within the chosen entrance matting…

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     Greek retail chain store opts for Frontrunner Plus

    Kotsovolos, one of the biggest retail chains in Greece operated by the Dixons Group, has recently chosen Frontrunner Plus entrance matting as part of a nationwide refurbishment project at all of its stores. Vassilis Beredimas, Plastex’s Greek distributor, started a cooperation with the company on this project last year. He mentions: “Especially for flooring contractors, the Plastex Frontrunner Plus entrance matting has great benefits over other traditional entrance matting systems: it is easy to install being…

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  • Grime Stopper Jaymart

    Parliament Approves

    Jaymart has been supplying specialist floorings, mats and mattings for over 4 decades. Paul Macfarlane, Jaymart’s Sales Director, is pleased to announce that its durable, robust entrance matting system, “Grime Stopper” has recently been specified for the busy Visitor Centre at the Palace of Westminster. Prestigious “Grime Stopper” 100% ribbed polypropylene/aluminium entrance matting has proved to be the matting of choice for this heavy traffic location not only due to its smart appearance, but also…

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  • Gradus

    Gradus Publishes Adhesives Discussion Paper

    When specifying and installing floorcoverings and accessories there is a wide range of products on the market to suit a variety of applications. With so many different materials available there is no ‘one size fits all’ rule when it comes to choosing an adhesive. Each adhesives company uses a distinct formulation, and products that may look very similar at first glance can have completely different reactions. It is therefore important to always check compatibility with…

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  • Coba Matting Plan.a

    COBA’s Plan.a Entrance Matting is a Smart Choice for Birmingham hotel

    An internationally renowned hotel group has specified and installed COBA Flooring’s Plan.a aluminium entrance matting at one of its Birmingham city centre venues. The custom-made-to- order matting has been installed in the main entrance foyer to the hotel, which leads off Birmingham’s fashionable Broad Street. Heavy-duty Plan.a entrance matting is a high quality system designed for the most demanding environments, making it suitable for many busy locations such as hotels, retail, leisure and commercial buildings.…

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  • COBA matting forest floor

    COBA launches Forest Floor Initiative

    COBA Flooring is pleased to be a supporting an ambitious environmental project through sales of its Premier range of entrance matting systems during 2015. The Leicestershire based entrance matting manufacturer has launched its own campaign called the ‘Forest Floor Initiative’ in support of The National Forest Project, helping to transform 200 square miles of land in the heart of England. For every 100m2 of Premier entrance matting sold in 2015, COBA Flooring will be planting…

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    Blowing the horn for Jaymart logo mats

    Longstanding family firm, Jaymart, has been supplying logo mats to the business/commercial world for many decades. Sales Director, Paul Macfarlane, who has recently attended The Big 5 exhibition in Dubai and Domotex in Hannover, is as keen as mustard to promote the excellent qualities of their prestigious entrance matting systems and logo mats abroad, as well as at home. He commented “We’ve got a massive range and can offer such a huge selection of colours…

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  • Nuway matting

    Sustainable Design with Forbo’s Nuway

    Nuway, the market leading rigid entrance flooring system from Forbo Flooring Systems, has been enhanced to provide specifiers with even more choice. Along with the reliable high performance characteristics that Nuway is known for, the collection now boasts a more design-orientated approach as well as sustainable options. Janet Lowe, Market Manager at Forbo Flooring Systems comments: “By simplifying the specification process of Nuway – as part of an overall flooring scheme – we hope to…

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  • Jay mart German embassy

    Raincheck at German Embassy in London

    Entrance matting is an integral part of the overall aesthetic feel of the area. A firm favourite, Jaymart’s Rain-Check, super heavy contract quality nylon-on-nylon clean-zone barrier matting/foyer carpeting matwell entrance matting in 8.5mm thickness has been the recent entrance choice for the prestigious German Embassy at Belgrave Square in London. Raincheck met the brief for value for money, safety, maintenance and aesthetics. Rain-Check is available in Brown, Honey, Terracotta, Burgundy, Hunter Green, Navy Blue, Solid…

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  • Jaymart Bang and Olufsen

    Ingenius for Bang & Olufsen

    Mats and flooring specialists, Jaymart, have recently supplied their Ingenius heavy duty polypropylene entrance matting incorporating the iconic Bang & Olufsen logo to this Danish company, famous for their high-end televisions, sound systems, loudspeakers and car radios. Ingenius is available in a range of colours and 10mm or 15mm thickness. Bang & Olufsen were founded in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen. Jaymart was founded in 1967 by Martin Bunyard and the family business,…

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  • jaymart sports flooring

    Jaymart takes the weight

    Flooring and matting specialist, Jaymart, has been supplying Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing for many years. Nuffield Health’s Paddington Fitness & Wellbeing Centre in Sheldon Square, London has recently chosen Jaymart’s robust, hardworking Bladerunner heavy duty rubber safety flooring in 10mm gauge for their busy gyms. Nuffield offer a dedicated team of clinically trained health experts including: personal trainers, health mentors, nutritionists, wellbeing advisors, physiotherapists and physiologists Bladerunner is engineered to meet the exacting needs…

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  • Gradus matting

    Gradus Helps Welcome Visitors To Historic Bletchley Park

    Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, a secret base for code-breakers during the Second World War, has undergone an £8 million restoration, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The formerly derelict wartime Codebreaking building, Block C, has been transformed into a vibrant Visitor Centre. In addition, the iconic Codebreaking Huts 3 and 6 have been sympathetically restored for visitors to experience how it was to work in wartime Bletchley Park. Finally, the landscape has been returned…

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  • Jaymart Logo Mat

    Firm favourite Logo Mat

    With our 45 years’ experience, we know what we’re doing. We’re on-trend with new materials, designs, colours and technical know-how. Jaymart’s lettered and logo mats are the entrance mats of choice for Beefeater, All Bar One, Carluccios, Links of London and Caffe Nero. Jaymart’s ranges cover all applications – phone one of our flooring consultants to discuss your project T: 01985 218994.

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    Gradus Welcomes Shoppers to St Johns

    St Johns Shopping Centre is located in the heart of Liverpool’s City Centre and has over 100 shops, ranging from high street fashion retailers to more specialised stores. A sleek and safe entrance is now greeting shoppers and workers entering the building thanks to Gradus barrier matting, which is designed to withstand heavy foot and wheeled traffic. Esplanade Plus primary barrier matting, with Boulevard 5000HD wipers in Jackdaw, was supplied and fitted in the St…

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  • Coba pathfinder matting

    New ‘Budget Aluminium’ Entrance Matting from COBA Flooring

    Looking for a low cost alternative to traditional aluminium entrance matting? Then COBA Flooring, the Leicestershire based entrance matting specialists, could have the answer in new PathMaster Budget. PathMaster Budget is a lower price point option that has recently been added to COBA Flooring’s established PathMaster range of entrance matting. The evolving PathMaster range has become popular for use in many different commercial environments and the introduction of a ‘budget’ alternative provides yet further choice…

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  • Jaymart Matting

    Top sports performance from Jaymart

    Jaymart’s Sports & Leisure division are forging ahead with a new Supply & Fit option through their specialist in-house team, and this is now successfully being used by a wide range of customers. Nick Bunyard has expanded his sales force and is growing his product portfolio in order to offer an enhanced package and improved customer service for the sports & leisure arena. CrossFit boxes are now benefiting from Jaymart’s new Xfit weightlifting mats –…

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  • jaymart Bladerunner

    Jaymart score again

    Jaymart’s Sports Tsar, Nick Bunyard, and his team have scored again. Burnley is Xercise4Less’ 19th gym to open, with a wealth of fitness equipment and classes on offer and Jaymart’s robust, rubber eco-flooring Bladerunner is their new sports flooring of choice. Jaymart specialises in rubber gym flooring, heavy weights matting, stretch mats, performance sprint tracks, Crossfit flooring and much more – they have what you need for a multitude of demanding sports applications. For more…

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    Jaymart gets even better!

    Many flooring businesses boast that they are the “biggest and best” but Jaymart’s claim to have the UK’s widest range of specialist floorings, mats and mattings has yet to be truly challenged. Jaymart’s ranges are ever evolving and the company has just moved to much bigger, better premises at Crusader Park in Warminster. The company stocks approximately 500 different ranges, which, although impressive, is merely a fraction of its complete product list. Sales Director, Paul…

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  • Plastex Matting NHS

    Deliver a high performing entrance with style

    Manufactured from flexible PVC and supplied in 10m long rolls, Plastic Extruders Ltd’s Frontrunner Entrance Flooring System offers attractive options and easy, quick and seamless installations for all your entrance needs. As style is an important factor when choosing your entrance flooring, the Frontrunner range offers 5 colour grids, together with a choice of 10 different absorbent inserts, giving 50 possible design combinations. We also offer the possibility of incorporating logo panels to our matting…

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  • Coba Matwells

    Premier Surface Entrance Matting – No Matwell, No Problem

    Premier Surface is the latest entrance matting innovation from COBA Flooring. It has been designed by COBA’s specialist flooring team as a heavy duty surface laid solution for entrances that do not have recessed matwells. It has a professional finish that looks equally as good as a high-end custom-made system but is much easier to fit, and costs significantly less too. Premier Surface is designed for dirt/moisture control performance, durability and of course, safety underfoot.…

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