Safety Flooring News

  • Safety Flooring News
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    Altro Safety Floors integrated package brings feel-good factor

    An integrated package of Altro Safety Floors, walls and ceilings has been installed in a brand new flagship Spinal Injury Centre in Dorset, run by disability charity Livability, creating a homely, design-led unit with a high level of aesthetic appeal. Livability Holton Lee has recently undergone a total refurbishment, carried out by main contractor Stepnell Ltd, transforming the existing care home into a wellbeing discovery centre and purpose-built Spinal Injury Centre. This provides respite and…

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  • Safety Flooring News
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    Altro Cantata Flooring creates a relaxing environment for playful Dachshunds

    Pigglefairy Puppies, based near Kings Lynn, is a council-licenced breeder of Kennel Club registered miniature Dachshunds. The kennel where the dogs slept was five years old and was starting to look tired. It needed a refit, and owner Debbie Casemore wanted a solution that would not stress the dogs. She also needed a quick turnaround to make sure the dogs were able to return to the kennel quickly. Debbie said: “I wanted the best for…

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  • Vinyl Lino Rubber News
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    Polyflor launches Polysafe Quattro PUR

    Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and residential vinyl flooring specialist, has just announced the launch of their new Polysafe Quattro collection. This innovative safety flooring range offers barefoot and shod sustainable wet slip resistance with a stud-free finish for enhanced comfort underfoot. Polysafe Quattro has been specifically designed to provide a high degree of slip resistance in continually wet areas within the healthcare, residential care, housing and leisure sectors. This includes areas such as changing rooms,…

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  • Sports Flooring News
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    EXF Fitness New Flooring Range Designed to Perform

    Finding the balance between providing the best fitness flooring, meeting European standards, fire, acoustic and vibration regulation is difficult to do. These issues are never more important than in hotel and mixed-use developments, where the need is to provide great fitness facilities safely and as quietly as possible. However, the all-new EXF Performance Flooring range finally ticks all the boxes. The range is EN certified, fire certificated, REACH compliant and tested for vibration and acoustic…

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  • Resin News
    Solidlux-Carpark-Lining

    The only floor coating for Line Marking at the speed of light!

    Some places never get a rest. In areas where activity continues 24/7 installing floor markings is a challenge. After years of research, a ground-breaking innovation has now arrived: a rapid action floor coating that is fully cured and 100% load resistant, immediately after installation. SolidLux Instant Coatings give minimum disturbance and maximum time efficiency. At Solidlux we appreciate how difficult it can be to renew or re-site line markings and signage in busy, live environments.…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Gerflor ‘barking’ up right tree with BRAVEHOUND

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused as a direct result of their brave service in defence of our nation has affected an increasing number of our veterans over the past few years. It’s a sad tale where the invisible wounds they bring home aren’t understood or addressed properly. Finding their way in ‘civvy street’ can be an arduous task for some of our ex-service personnel. However, there is some light at the end of this dark…

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  • Securenett welcomes new contract with Floors 4 You

    West Midlands-based security and monitoring firm Securenett are pleased to welcome a deal with national flooring retailer Floors 4 You. Securenett will be providing Floors 4 You with a number of security solutions, including the installation and maintenance of intruder alarm and CCTV hardware across all 18 Floors 4 You stores, as well as monitoring the retailer’s intruder alarm systems throughout their state-of-the-art ARC based in Cradley Heath. The long-standing security firm see this as…

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  • Securenett celebrate new deal with Floors 4 You

    West Midlands-based security and monitoring firm Securenett are pleased to welcome a deal with national flooring retailer Floors 4 You. Securenett will be providing Floors 4 You with a number of security solutions, including the installation and maintenance of intruder alarm and CCTV hardware across all 18 Floors 4 You stores, as well as monitoring the retailer’s intruder alarm systems throughout their state-of-the-art ARC based in Cradley Heath. The long-standing security firm see this as…

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  • Fitness comes first with Gerflor

    Flooring for the evolving fitness facilities of the hospitality and leisure industry are in good shape. It’s an evolution that international flooring and interiors specialist Gerflor have been embracing for some while. Britain seems more aware of the need to keep fit and healthy as we see an upsurge in leisure facilities like specialist gyms, health and fitness centres, aerobic studios and new concept exercise parks in open spaces. Dedicated fitness and spa breaks are…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Recofloor names 2017 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme, celebrated the environmental commitment of its recycling champions at its sixth Annual Awards Event at London’s world-famous Kia Oval cricket ground in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors received trophies and certificates in ten major award categories plus Gold and Silver groupings from guest host former England cricket captain and Sky Sports commentator David Gower. These companies collected a record-breaking 523 tonnes through the scheme in 2016 –…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Your Complete Wood Flooring Solution Partner: Marldon UK

    Marldon specialise in high-quality, reliable systems and our passion for constant innovation results in revolutionary products is already proven on projects such as; The Shard and One Tower Bridge. Combining high performance with low environmental impact and delivering quality without compromise, our products overcome challenges, saving time and speeding up your build to keep your project on track. Installation, Maintenance, Refurbishment The professional’s choice designed by the professional, creates products to fulfil your needs. Using our 45…

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  • Featured Partner
    HACCP-Flowcrete

    Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

    HACCP International certification is a globally recognised. Flowfresh also meets the ISO 22196 standard. A Flowfresh coating can be laid to falls. Global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd has secured International HACCP Certification for its Flowfresh range of antimicrobial enhanced polyurethane floors. This certification means that food and beverage producers operating a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) based food safety programme can specify flooring materials, safe in the knowledge that they will…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Polydeck – Large Commercial Project of the Year – over 500 m2

    This award is for a joint submission by a Manufacturer and Contractor member. Eligible projects should have been started or completed during the period October 2015 – September 2016 There are two Commercial Project Awards, use this form for a LARGE COMMERCIAL PROJECT – Over 500m2 (You may enter projects in all the categories but use a separate form for each and only one application for each combination of manufacturer / contractor partnership in any…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. More than 60 drop-off sites also accept waste vinyl flooring. From April 2017, landfill tax…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Tarasafe Ultra H20 perfect for social housing!

    The dramatic increase in life expectancy has changed the shape of British society. In 1856 average life expectancy was 40 years. Today it’s 84.4 years for women and 81.6 years for men and there are now more people over retirement age than children under sixteen. These extra years of life are undoubtedly going to put pressure on the supply of suitable social housing and the provision of disabled adaptions that will no doubt be required.…

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  • Featured Partner
    Gerflor-Club

    Royal Automobile Club London choose Gerflor

    We all love a sense of tradition and occasion. It’s this very fabric of British culture that sets us apart from the rest of the World and defines who we are. The Royal Automobile Club in London’s prestigious Pall Mall exemplifies the very essence of our delight with all things established, solid and quality. The Royal Automobile Club was founded in 1897 with the primary purpose of promoting the motor car and its place in…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    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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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Milliken Carpet

    Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine

    Milliken announces a new addition to its Luxury Vinyl Tile range: Freelay LVT. The Freelay LVT collection includes six designs and the additional benefit of effortless adhesive free installation, as well as excellent comfort and acoustic characteristics. Furthermore, the standard LVT range has been edited and the collection refined with some additional designs now on offer. Freelay LVT planks and tiles have been created for easy installation and maintenance. Freelay LVT is particularly beneficial where…

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  • Featured Partner
    Interfloor-XPO-Award

    New Trailer Restraint System a Win-Win for Interfloor and XPO Logistics

    The team behind a new trailer restraint system – the first of its kind in the UK – has been recognised for its innovative invention which allows larger loose loads to be carried more safely. Flooring and accessories manufacturer Interfloor, based in Haslingden Lancashire, and its supply chain partner XPO Logistics have been working on a new restraint system suited to the loose loads or “ugly freight” its trailer fleet delivers to over 2000 UK…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Gerflor to wow visitors at Architecture Expo, Ireland

    The Royal Dublin Society’s (RDS) main hall in the leafy and elegant suburb of Dublin that is Ballsbridge is set once again to provide the backdrop for architects, designers and specifiers to get to grips with the latest trends in their industries. Architecture Expo, Ireland is a two-day showcase of products, opinions and industry-led forecasts. It’s an event very high on the agenda for International flooring and interiors specialist Gerflor who will be showcasing their…

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  • Featured Partner
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    French flair with Gerflor

    International vinyl flooring specialist Gerflor have their manufacturing base in Tarare, France. It’s a place where history meets innovation and creativity head-on in a seamless blend of technical harmony. Tarare, with its 10,865 inhabitants lies just 35 kms from Lyon in the south eastern corner of France. A land where the Beaujolais reds meets the Beaujolais whites in a pleasant green pastoral setting. Perfect in fact for a factory setting and it’s where Gerflor manufacture…

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  • Matting News
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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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  • Featured Partner
    granite-house industrial flooring

    Industrial Flooring: Don’t Compromise Aesthetics for Functionality

    Industrial settings have a reputation of being cold, drab places, particularly with being typically grey and plain. So, while incredibly practical, they understandably aren’t famed for their aesthetics. Uninteresting and industrial flooring don’t need to fall under the same schema, as you shouldn’t have to choose between high performance flooring and aesthetics. All floors have specific features, meaning you can choose the right option for your client’s particular industrial setting – if they require a…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Welsh Slate is Phelan’s favourite at York racecourse

    The redeveloped York racecourse features roofing and flooring by Welsh Slate. Roofing and flooring from Welsh Slate feature on the first major redevelopment of the northern end of York racecourse for a century. They were specified by master planners Phelan Architects as a natural material to complement the listed buildings on the racecourse and because of their longevity, being guaranteed for 100 years but capable of performing for considerably longer. The products from Welsh Slate,…

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  • Featured Partner
    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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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Join Recofloor at this year’s ‘Bacon Butty’ events

      Recofloor has launched its 2016 series of ‘Bacon Butty’ events where flooring contractors and fitters can find out more about the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme while enjoying welcome refreshments. Free goodies, including travel mugs and T-shirts, along with bacon or egg rolls will be on offer at participating distributors’ premises across the UK where the events will be hosted by new Recofloor team member Joe Gardner. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor…

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  • Featured Partner
    Sikafloor II

    SikaFloor makes the grade at Welsh Bottle Plant

    For a new production line floor at a bottling plant in Wales, a specialist floor surface system from Sika has delivered long term performance and excellent durability whilst meeting the demanding hygiene regulations within the food and drink industry. The Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company in Knighton produces more than 175 million bottles each year. For a new bottling line, the floor surface had to meet industry standards, withstand heavy machinery and be easy to…

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  • Polyflor is the most used safety flooring in the commercial sector

    Over the last year, the vinyl safety flooring brand used by most flooring contractors was Polyflor, according to a survey recently published by flooring research specialists Leading Edge. In the survey of 100 vinyl flooring contractors working in the UK, 86% had used Polyflor safety flooring within the previous 12 months. This was just ahead of Altro but both of these were some way in front of the other main safety flooring brands  – Tarkett,…

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  • Featured Partner
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    New Build Office gets First Class Flooring

    Commercial floor and wall covering specialists, A Cumberlidge Ltd, have delivered a first class finish to a brand new office development for VolkerRail on the J3 Business Park in Doncaster. Contracted directly by Alan Morris, owner of J3 Business Park, construction commenced on the purpose-built building in September 2015 and the A Cumberlidge team started work on site in January. Explains Damian Bradley, project manager for A Cumberlidge: “When I first met with Alan he…

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  • Featured Partner
    Bona-Harvester

    Bonasystems Wins Nationwide Slip Management Contract with Mitchells & Butlers

      Bonasystems, market leaders in cleaning and anti-slip products, services and consulting, has won a prestigious contract with Mitchells & Butlers plc to provide slip prevention solutions to 400 of its outlets. Mitchells & Butlers is one of the UK’s largest operators of restaurants, bars and pubs in the UK and its portfolio includes well-known brands such as Harvester, Toby Carvery, All Bar One and O’Neills. Bonasystems has been engaged to provide slip prevention consultancy, anti-slip treatments and best-practice…

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  • Recycling
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    Recofloor names 2016 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Group winners, l to r: Back row – Anthony Francis, Mayfield Floors; Hamish Macgregor, MacGregor Flooring Company; Jeff Abbott, Top Floors (East Anglia); Nigel Maude, Birch Distribution, Hull; Tom Neville, MCD Kidderminster; Andrew McAllister, Carpet & Flooring, Manchester; Steve Dixon, S&D Flooring Specialists; Mark Power, S&D Flooring Specialists; Rhodri Dixon, 3D Flooring Supplies; Andy Nichols, 3D Flooring Supplies; Michael Mees, Mezmirizin Flooring Front row – Ian Davis, Carpet ‘N’ Carpets; Dean Williams, Fantasy Flooring; Ian…

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  • Featured Partner
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    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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  • Featured Partner
    New-recofloor-website

    Recofloor, the national vinyl take back scheme, launches new website.

    Recofloor’s re-designed website offers significantly-improved functionality and new features, providing all the information that flooring companies need to recycle their waste vinyl flooring. Easier to navigate and more user-friendly, the comprehensive site www.recofloor.org has direct links to the websites of Altro and Polyflor, founders of the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme. Familiar features remain, such as the map showing all the 64 Recofloor drop-off sites across the UK and Ireland and a cost calculator…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Itec Contract Floors goes back to school

    With ever increasing focus on the learning environment, schools are more in-tune with the impact finishes can have on pupil development and with Itec Contract Floors, contractors can provide a range of looks with the favoured practicality of sheet vinyl flooring for classrooms, corridors and congregation areas. From acoustic flooring in attractive wood looks for classrooms to architectural styles from the isafe safety flooring collection for congregation areas and corridors, Itec Contract Floors can provide…

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  • Featured Partner
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    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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  • Featured Partner
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    Küberit Safety Stair Nosings with TÜV certificate

    The safety of products is often an important factor of choice for brand preferences by architects, retailers and craftsmen. Due to this reason the German flooring profile developer and manufacturer Küberit adds to their internal quality management a further external control including certificates from a renowned institution. The TÜV Nord has recently certified many stair nosing profiles from Küberit. The aluminium profiles are available in the standard lengths 5.0 and 2.5 m and in 6 metallic colours (silver, gold, bronze, sand, stainless…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Flooring Apprenticeship hits the ground running

    CP Assessments successfully launched its flooring apprenticeship last week, welcoming six newcomers to the flooring trade, who all successfully completed the first week of the apprenticeship. The first week involved health and safety, sub-floor preparation and completing a CSCS touch screen test to enable the apprentices to work on-site. The apprenticeship was supported by Ardex who sent technical representative Darren Robinson to help deliver the training and give insight into the Ardex product range. Darren…

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  • Featured Partner
    Love2shop Promotion

    Recofloor – share the vinyl flooring recycling love this August

    Throughout August, Recofloor’s special summer Love2shop Promotion is encouraging more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring – and be in with a chance to win a fantastic shopping prize. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro to divert waste vinyl flooring from landfill, the UK’s national vinyl flooring scheme collects smooth and safety off-cuts and smooth uplifted flooring for recycling back into new products, including flooring. Open to new and existing Recofloor…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Thoughtful Flooring: Choosing the Optimal Floor for Your Business Needs

    When selecting which type of flooring your business may require, it is all too easy to fall into the trap of believing a company’s self congratulatory hype. Whilst it is, of course, important to hear a company’s stance on their delivery of quality, lead time, or even previous clients, you need to consider what is best for you and, most importantly, your premises. Certain industry professionals may be able to spot the flaws in flooring…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Itec joins the CFA demo programme at The Flooring Show

    As part of a packed programme at the hugely popular The Flooring Show Demo Zones, training body FITA, will demonstrate the innovative Invisiweld installation method for commercial vinyl flooring, pioneered by Itec Contract Floors. Using cold welding technology that relies on chemical fusion, rather than the heat of traditional hot welding, Invisiweld produces a far tighter and less visible seam that helps Itec’s ranges of safety, acoustic and decorative flooring retain their aesthetic integrity. FITA’s…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Timber temptation from Itec Contract Floors

    Axento Timber has changed to Silento Timber, as Itec Contract Floors looks to simplify its product collections for 2015, offering contractors and specifiers a faster and clearer route to flooring specification. Still packed with the same great performance as before, including 18dB impact sound reduction, Class 33 Heavy Commercial durability, Hyperguard+ scuff protection and easier maintenance; Silento Timber includes nine on-trend wood looks in two and four-metre widths. With availability across the UK through Headlam…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Gradus Supplies University of Central Lancashire

    Contract interior specialist Gradus has supplied stair edgings and barrier matting to a University of Central Lancashire building, based in Preston. The University of Central Lancashire’s Darwin Building has a 450 capacity lecture theatre that is predominantly used by the School of Psychology, while the foyer area is sometimes used as an exhibition area for conferences. Gradus products were supplied throughout the Darwin Building. GXT51 stair edgings with interior inserts in Snowdrift (white) were installed on the…

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    Gradus

    New Stair Edgings and Floor Trims catalogue from Gradus

    Contract interiors specialist Gradus has published a new, updated version of its stair edgings and floor trims catalogue, which launches a number of new products. Offering a useful resource for flooring contractors and specifiers, Stair Edgings & Floor Trims Edition 3 includes information on the latest products, standards and guidance. The new products featured include, wetroom transition strips, specialist floor trims, stair edging side trims and expansion joint covers. Gradus’ wetroom transition strips are designed…

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  • Featured Partner
    Altro and T&R flooring

    Altro safety flooring joins T&R’s resilient range

    T&R has introduced two new safety floors to its resilient range – Altro Wood Safety and Altro Walkway 20. Both surfaces provide a host of safety, hygiene and eco-benefits, and are ideal for contract environments – including schools, nursing homes, leisure and retail environments. Together, the two ranges provide 58 surface options, available from extensive T&R stock, for standard two-day delivery or next day by request. New Altro Wood Safety is a robust, heterogeneous vinyl…

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    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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  • Featured Partner
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    Jaymart installs Bladerunner rubber safety flooring in leisure centre

    Well done to Baker Flooring for their superb installation of our heavy duty indoor/outdoor smooth surface Bladerunner rubber safety flooring at the Leominster Leisure Centre for Speller Metcalfe. We were thrilled to see Baker Flooring’s tweet about our fantastic flooring – this has also proved to be extremely popular with top sporting establishments including Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion’s training centres, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Oxford Cricket Club, and our local Warminster Rugby…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Itec Contract Flooring Connect Project

    Redefine your relationship with vinyl – Itec Contract Floors

    Designated internally as the ‘Connect Project’, the brand new Itec UK & Ireland Commercial Flooring Collection is redefining decorative, safety and acoustic flooring for contractors right across the UK. With 70 different floors stocked at Headlam distributors right across the UK, the collection is completely geared towards giving contractors the very best service with the exceptional quality and pricing for which the Itec Contract Floors brand has become known. First and foremost, comes a product…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    On track to success with Jaymart

    Jaymart’s heavy duty indoor/outdoor spike/skate/stud resistant smooth surface rubber safety flooring was recently specified in colour Black/Blue for the Bobsleigh Track at the University of Bath. The Bobsleigh Track facilities include a 140m push-start track which enables Britain’s bobsleigh athletes to hone their starts away from the ice. Paul Macfarlane, Sales Director says “Bladerunner is an eco-friendly flooring and it offers a brilliant shock and sound absorbency training surface. This is a top performance product!”…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Safety without compromising on design for Hillingdon Hospitals

    In need of a floor covering that had a homely, non-clinical feel combined with effective slip resistance, GBS Architects installed 590m2 of Forbo Flooring Systems’ Surestep Wood Decibel in a rehabilitation ward for older adults, as part of the Beaconsfield East Dementia Care Project. Using a grant received from the Department of Health Capital Investment initiative, the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust refurbished the Beaconsfield East Ward, which won the Best Internal Environment Award at the Building Better…

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    Itec Contract Floors brings safety-first approach to Plumbing Trade Supplies

    Customers of Plumbing Trade Supplies centres up and down the country are set to test the performance and aesthetic attributes of Itec Contract Floors safety flooring as it is rolled out across the busy chain of stores in a nationwide re-fit programme. With constant footfall from trade visitors, any flooring used in a PTS store would have to withstand extreme wear, and Itec Contract Floors was able to deliver the performance criteria stipulated in the…

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  • Gerflor proves to be a HIT with Kirklees Active

    The John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire is a state-of-the-art sports, leisure and commercial complex. Back in 1991 a partnership was formed between Kirklees Metropolitan Council, Huddersfield Town FC and Huddersfield Rugby League Club to create a complex which would be a versatile sports, entertainment and hospitality facility. At a cost of almost £40 million the stadium is rapidly becoming known as one of the major leisure destinations in the north of England. When…

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    Preptec PTS-230

    Preptec launch new Floor Stripper

    Floor preparation equipment supplier Preptec Equipment Services are pleased to launch a new machine into the flooring market. The PTS 230 is a compact floor stripper designed for use in the flooring and construction industry for the removal of bonded materials to floor surfaces. Applications include the removal of vinyl , linoleum , tiles and other floor coverings. The machine has been designed to include a number of features and improvements over similar equipment currently…

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    Sika flooring depot

    Sika ticks flooring needs of new vehicle depot

    Sika has provided a robust, low maintenance flooring solution for a local authority vehicle maintenance depot in Lancashire. Blackburn with Darwen Council’s new facility required a hard wearing floor able to withstand the wear and tear of vehicles driving on its surface, plus anti-slip properties to ensure the safety of staff. A wide range of colour options was also essential to allow line markings for the safety of workers at the site. Specialist applicator Rabbit…

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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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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Itec Sleep 2014

    Itec enchants at London’s Sleep event

    Itec Contract Floors exhibited alongside sister brand Moduleo at this year’s Sleep event, welcoming architects, designers and specifiers active in the hospitality industry to its ranges of safety, acoustic and decorative flooring. With floors designed to bring high levels of performance without decorative trade-off, the Itec Contract Floors collection is ideal for hospitality environments requiring the practical benefits of sheet vinyl while still wanting to maintain aesthetic principles. Whether safety flooring with 36+ slip-restraint, or…

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  • Carpet and Rug News

    Recofloor’s annual Awards Event takes a rugby theme for 2015

    Recofloor members who have tackled their vinyl flooring recycling and pushed forward their achievements over the past year will be recognised at the fourth annual Recofloor Awards Event to be held at Leicester Tigers Rugby Club on Tuesday March 17th 2015. Founded by Altro and Polyflor, Recofloor, the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme, has taken a rugby theme for this year’s event to mark the Rugby World Cup being held on home turf in…

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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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    Selby Carpets Vinyl flooring

    The Buyer’s Guide to Luxury Vinyl Flooring – Selby carpets

    Luxury vinyl flooring is a highly versatile, hard-wearing floor covering, which makes it ideal for fitting in commercial premises. Not only does it provide a premium aesthetic, it continues to look like new for years after its initial fitting. But in order to make the right choice for your own business, it’s a good idea to understand the various benefits this high-quality type of flooring offers. What is luxury vinyl flooring? Luxury vinyl is usually…

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    Jaymart Sports Flooring bladerunner

    Clever and Tough with Jaymart sports flooring

    Jaymart’s sports flooring has recently been chosen by King’s College gym for their refurbishment project. Blade-Runner rubber is a performance flooring for extremely heavy traffic areas and a tough and versatile product. Blade-Runner is eco-friendly being manufactured using up to 100% recycled granulate or crumb rubber and the processes exceed the most stringent of environmental standards. Blade-Runner’s elasticity means that it absorbs the impact of athletes’ bodies, increasing comfort and reducing injury. King’s College, London,…

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    Recofloor wins MEN Environmental Business of the Year Award

    Recofloor, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, has added another accolade to its award-winning sustainable achievements by winning the Environmental Business of the Year Award at the first-ever Manchester Evening News Environment Awards in association with United Utilities. The unique Take Back and Recycling initiative, founded in 2009 by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, was recognised for its sustained success in diverting rising volumes of waste vinyl flooring from landfill – nearly 2,000…

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  • Forbo’s Tuftiguard HD is one tough entrance flooring system

    Due to a very challenging environment, the Bentall Centre, in Kingston upon Thames, required a rigid and heavy duty floor covering for its glass tunnelled footbridge – linking the car parks to the shopping centre. The floor covering had to remove moisture and soil from the soles of shoes and wheeled traffic, as well as cope with the major movement caused by the interior high temperature fluctuations. After extensive research undertaken by Forbo Flooring Systems,…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Itec Sleep Event

    Itec and Moduleo get their thing on at Sleep 2014

    Visitors to this year’s Sleep exhibition will be able to see how resilient sheet flooring from Itec Contract Floors and luxury vinyl tiles from sister brand Moduleo, can bring an all-round flooring solution to their hospitality projects. Exhibiting at the event for the first time, both brands are backed by the Europe’s largest manufacturer of vinyl flooring, IVC Group and can provide a solution for public, accommodation and service areas. With a range of decorative,…

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    Gradus_Viables_Business_Park

    Gradus Makes An Entrance At Viables Business Park

    Viables Business Park is a prime out-of-town destination in the South East. Located in Basingstoke, 45 miles south west of London, it is occupied by several well-known businesses. The main building at the site services several companies and experiences heavy footfall on a daily basis, it is therefore important that it is a safe and welcoming environment for staff and visitors. Esplanade 8000 from Gradus has been installed as primary barrier matting in the main…

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    Gradus Tex

    Gradus Steps Up To The Mark At Mid Kent College

    TEX stair edgings from flooring accessories specialist Gradus are helping to improve safety for students on campus at Mid Kent College. Mid Kent College is one of the largest further education and training providers in the South East, offering an extensive range of courses for beginners to advanced learners. Thousands of people pass through the campus each year and, as such, the college needs to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for students, staff and…

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    Itec Vinyl Flooring

    Functional flooring with an eye on style

    Banishing utilitarian looks forever, Itec Contract Floors can bring leisure and hospitality environments functional flooring that looks great too, with a range of decorative, safety and acoustic flooring in a diverse mix of inspiring styles. From wood and tile looks, through to mineral and architectural influenced effects the Itec portfolio is extensive and carries suitable specifications for front and rear of house. As the only sheet, safety and acoustic flooring available in a four-metre width,…

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    Uzin Sept 14

    UZIN system used in Silverstone UTC project

    UZIN systems were used for the flooring installations at Silverstone University Technical College, right in the heart of one of the world’s most famous motor racing circuits. The flooring contractor, CD Northern turned to UZIN because minimising risk was essential on such a prestigious project which involved installing several different types of floor coverings. UZIN’s range of solvent-free products also helped contribute towards a low emission flooring installation. This stunning new multi-million pound facility is…

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    Recoflor Hull Flooring

    Tonnes of reasons to recycle with Recofloor

    As part of its Fifth Birthday celebrations, Recofloor has announced the Contractor and Distributor that have each collected the most waste vinyl flooring since the scheme’s inception in September 2009 by Altro and Polyflor. Recofloor is the UK’s award-winning national vinyl flooring recycling scheme and over the past five years has contributed to increasingly large volumes of vinyl flooring being diverted from landfill; to date, well over 1,850 tonnes. Smooth offcuts and safety off-cuts are…

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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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    Recofloor's 5th birthday

    Join in Recofloor’s Fifth Birthday celebrations this September

    Recofloor turns five this September and the flooring sector is invited to join in the celebrations to mark five years of success as the UK’s award-winning national vinyl flooring recycling scheme at events planned across the country during that month. Founded by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor in 2009, this unique Take Back initiative has engaged with all levels of the flooring supply chain and contributed to increasingly large volumes of vinyl flooring being…

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    Schluter Sept 2014

    Schlüter-Systems keeping a high PROFILE

    Raising the profile of quality flooring installations, Schlüter-Systems Ltd are the innovators when it comes to providing protection and prevention solutions for ceramic and stone tiled flooring. Boasting expertise and experience that started over 45 years ago, with the world renowned Schlüter-SCHIENE profile, today Schlüter-Systems provide a long line of successful products that are not only practical, but also provide that perfect finishing touch. Whatever the shape, size or tile, the secret to a successful…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Itec Flooring Magic Number

    Four is the magic number

    The low maintenance, comfort and durability of commercial sheet vinyl makes it a natural choice for a huge range of environments, but with a common width of two-metres, its use in large open plan spaces has been restricted by too many unsightly joints. However, with Itec Contract Floors’ four-metre wide option, there is now a way to reduce the number of seams and minimise their appearance in large spaces. Whether decorative sheet, acoustic or safety…

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    RSL resin flooring Le Gavroche

    Cutting-Edge Resin Floorings used in michelin starred restaurant

    Resin systems supplier Resin Surfaces Limited (RSL) and flooring specialists Resintek Services Ltd have added a Michelin starred restaurant to their list of clients after teaming up to supply flooring to Le Gavroche in London. Le Gavroche, which is run by Michel Roux, Jnr, was the first UK restaurant to be awarded one, two and three Michelin stars. RSL and Resintek Services Ltd worked together to supply new flooring to Le Gavroche’s new kitchen that…

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    Itec - Get money back offer

    Get money back with Roll Back

    Itec Contract Floors has launched its ‘Itec Roll Back’ promotion that rewards contractors with Amazon vouchers for full rolls of Itec decorative, acoustic and safety flooring throughout July, August and September. With up to £30 in vouchers to be earned on selected rolls, ‘Itec Roll Back’ is a great way to reward yourself for a busy summer, when you really should have been relaxing on a beach in some faraway land. Free to spend your…

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    Gradus Queens Terminal

    Gradus Ensures Safe Flights of Stairs at The Queen’s Terminal

    Flooring and accessories specialist Gradus has supplied Trans-Edge heavy-duty stair edgings for the new Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal at Heathrow Airport. The latest stage in the transformation of Heathrow, Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal opened in June 2014. Designed with the needs of passengers at its heart and sustainability as a guiding principle, it is central to Heathrow’s vision of making every journey better for its customers. With millions of passengers expected to pass…

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    Jaymart June 14

    Jaymart Tough and Fit for Purpose

    Jaymart’s new Sports & Leisure Division is already making an impact in the world of fitness. Tottenham Hotspur FC training centre and St George’s Park National Football Centre in Burton-on-Trent are joined by the following establishments in having opted for Jaymart’s renowned, robust rubber Bladerunner as the optimum eco-friendly choice for longevity, comfortable training surface, great shock and sound absorbency properties and top performance: Arsenal Training Centre easyGym Lancashire County Cricket Club Functional Fitness Reach4Fitness…

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    Contract Floors May

    The first choice in safety flooring from Itec Contract Floors

    With an even more competitive price, the Isafe First collection from Itec Contract Floors makes safety flooring the first choice in a range of environments. Joining the existing Isafe One and Isafe Apex ranges, Isafe First provides an alternative for projects needing the slip-restraint of safety flooring in a more competitive specification. Available in eight versatile and multi-directional colourways, Isafe First achieves 36+ Low Slip Potential and comes in a two-metre width. “Since launching a…

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    Forbo Surestep

    Designing for the community with Forbo

    A combination of Forbo Flooring System’s Eternal project vinyl and Surestep safety vinyl products have been installed at a £6m Neighbourhood Health Centre in Anfield, Liverpool, as part of a community engagement project. Situated in a more deprived area of the City, the design team (consisting of LSHP, Galliford Try and IBI Taylor Young architects) were determined to build a health centre that the local community would be proud of, that would be sustainable in…

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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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    D line floor trim

    Complete your perfect room with D-lines new floor trim

    When it comes to finishing your room off perfectly, the devil is often in the detail, and sometimes the solutions you have do not do the rest of your room justice. With the average home having in excess of 170m of exposed cables, this can often make the difference between having the ideal result for your room and the annoyance of trying to hide cables in a tidy manner. D-Line have a range of high…

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    recofloor march 2014

    Recofloor Awards 2014 celebrate members’ achievements

    Recofloor members celebrated their considerable vinyl flooring recycling achievements at the scheme’s third annual 2014 Awards event in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors, who have collected nearly 1,700 tonnes of vinyl flooring since the UK take-back scheme’s inception in 2009, received their trophies and certificates from guest host and BBC Sport’s football pundit Mark Lawrenson. Held at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham, the event rewards members’ commitment and is highly valued by the…

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    jaymart matting march 2014

    Tough in any Climate – Jaymart Matting

    Jaymart, who are renowned for their safety credentials, ever evolving product range and breadth of product experience, have recently added to their vast specialist flooring and matting portfolio. Jaymart’s tough and versatile Remp ZERO synthetic rubber flooring range boasts high performance characteristics. Just one of the products in the range is the firm favourite round studded flooring Zero TP BK GT which is a 4.00mm thick tile for extra heavy duty contract use. Typical applications…

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    Gerflor Feb2014

    Gerflor Mipolam Cosmo offers low potential for slip

    Ideal for heavy traffic areas in healthcare, education and other busy environments, Mipolam Cosmo offers low potential for slip (≥36 wet) when tested to BS 79762:2002. It’s also easy to maintain and provides outstanding stain resistance. By combining the renowned hard-wearing Mipolam Cosmo with its revolutionary, patented Evercare™ surface treatment, international vinyl and linoleum flooring specialist Gerflor has redefined the standards for smooth homogeneous calendered flooring. The use of Evercare™ sets new standards in low maintenance and…

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    Recofloor - flooring recycling

    Recofloor to honour its flooring recycling champions

    Recofloor will be honouring its vinyl flooring recycling champions at its 2014 annual awards event at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on March 12th. This third event, highly valued by the flooring supply chain, will be hosted by BBC Sport’s football pundit Mark Lawrenson, a defender in the Liverpool and Ireland football teams of the 1980s. Founded in 2009 by leading flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, Recofloor is the UK’s award-winning national vinyl flooring…

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    Coba entrance matting-jan

    COBA Europe launches specialist Flooring Division

    COBA Europe Ltd is pleased to introduce a specialist division to meet the demands of its expanding entrance matting business, which now includes both PVC/carpet tiles available ex-stock and custom-made aluminium systems. ‘COBA flooring’ launched this month (January 2014) will trade as a brand of COBA Europe Ltd and focus solely on the specification and contract flooring market in an initiative that will ultimately enhance the all-round customer experience in terms of product choice, sales…

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    Jaymart Sports Flooring Jan

    Sports and Leisure Flooring from Jaymart

    2014 is promising to be an exciting year for our Sports & Leisure team.  We are continuing to grow our product portfolio and are taking on several new ranges that we are very enthusiastic about.  We have over 80 Flooring solutions within our Sports & Leisure offering and pride ourselves on offering a true 360 degree solution to our customers.  We offer heavy duty rubber roll and interlocking tile solutions, high impact acoustic/force reduction rubber…

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  • Top Performance by Jaymart

    Arsenal’s Training Centre in Colney, Hertfordshire boasts ten full size pitches, an indoor facility and a medical & rehabilitation centre.  The Training Centre has to withstand the onslaught of testosterone fuelled youngsters eager to prove their footballing prowess. Over 225m² of robust eco-friendly safety flooring was called for to improve facilities in the indoor facility. Nick Bunyard, who is now heading up Jaymart’s new Sports & Leisure division, asserted that “Jaymart’s heavy duty performance rubber…

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    Recofloor vinyl flooring recycling scheme wins international Gold Award

    Recofloor, the UK’s national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, has won a Gold Award in the international Green Apple Environment Awards. The annual awards, organised by The Green Organisation, celebrate Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. Founded in 2009 by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, the scheme competed against more than 500 other nominations to take the top Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice for its work in transforming attitudes towards waste flooring within…

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    itec new site

    Itec Contract Floors launches brand new-look website

    Itec Contract Floors’ brand new website www.itecfloors.co.uk, will showcase a fresh and modern look, with a clear layout packed with information and updated functionality which now includes content rich media. A completely revamped design has made the new comprehensive Itec website easy to navigate. Quick links are now offered from the top bar inviting users to explore all areas of the site, expanded to include new sections dedicated to News, Environment, isafe advanced Safety Flooring,…

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    rubber flooring by jaymart

    Easy Performance – Bladerunner rubber flooring

    Jaymart’s renowned Bladerunner recycled rubber gymnasium and sports flooring was the product selected by easyGym for their new flagship gymnasium on Oxford Street. easyGym were looking for a fit for purpose solution that was also aesthetically pleasing and could be in keeping with their brand colours. Jaymart delivered a black/orange colourway that offers a striking backdrop to gym goers whilst they exercise. Bladerunner has long been the choice of both national gym operators and independent…

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    IVC Quartz Pro collection Flooring

    IVC Group puts residential flooring under the environmental spotlight

    The IVC Group has announced that it is seeking BRE approval for the Quartz Pro collection from its leading residential Leoline brand. Featuring the same specification as the BRE rated Planet collection from sister brand Itec Contract Floors, Quartz Pro provides private and commercial environments with a high performance, durable and attractive floor and one for which BRE approval is a natural progression. “The Quartz Pro vinyl flooring collection is ideal for both residential and…

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  • Health and Safety Publications

    Publications Preventing slips and trips at work INDG 225(rev1)  Hazard Spotting Checklist  Slips and trips mapping tool – An aid for safety representatives  Slips and trips – The importance of floor cleaning  Assessing the slip resistance of flooring Preventing slips and trips in kitchens and food service  Publications from other organisations CIRIA – Safer surfaces to walk on – Reducing the risk of slipping  Update to ‘Safer surfaces to walk on; reducing the risk of…

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    Itec isafe flooring

    Rileys Aberdeen sporting a new look with isafe flooring

    Itec Contract Floor has helped to create a fresh new look at Rileys Sports Bar & Bingo Club in Aberdeen with some 400m2 of isafe flooring delivering clean, minimalist style along with increased safety with R11 and 36+ slip resistance ratings in both wet and dry conditions. Selected from the isafe One collection, the dusky hue of Ink 599 flooring now stretches through the bar and pool table areas of Riley’s, helping to create an…

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    Uzin compounds

    UZIN Smoothing compound – Nottingham City Hospital

    UZIN products were used to install safety flooring within the kitchen at the Nottingham City Hospital. The project was extremely complex and very problematic because extensive remedial work was required. Several different types of old floor coverings had to be removed from the old kitchen floor, revealing multiple substrates with latex residues. With such a complicated and challenging project the flooring contractor chose an UZIN system due to their extensive experience and expertise when working…

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    Mohawk announce exciting changes

    Mohawk is pleased to announce exciting changes that will provide better service to our contract carpet specifiers, end users, and dealers, while increasing the availability of our products in the marketplace. Mohawk International and Marlings Ltd have signed a distribution agreement in the United Kingdom. Marlings will now distribute Mohawk Group commercial broadloom and modular carpets in the UK. This includes the Lees®, Karastan Contract®, and Bigelow Commercial® branded products. This strategic move will build on the strengths of…

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    Jaymart’s Firefighter

    Jaymart’s Multi-Directional Grime-Rail Firefighter at King’s Cross Station

    King’s Cross Station, St Pancras, an underground station and major London railway terminus, has recently installed Jaymart’s Multi-Directional Grime-Rail Firefighter heavy duty entrance matting system. Jaymart Rubber & Plastics Ltd, established in 1967, has been supplying London Underground for over 25 years, since the King’s Cross fire disaster in 1987.  After the disaster, London Underground contacted Jaymart to develop and manufacture an entrance matting to their exacting specification, and the result was Jaymart’s “Grime-Rail Firefighter”…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News

    Hi-Tech designs for Alsop High School with Forbo Flooring Systems

    A development project at Alsop High School in Liverpool has incorporated products from Forbo Flooring Systems Marmoleum and Sarlon acoustic vinyl ranges, contributing to a contemporary finish in keeping with the specialist technology college’s modern ethos. The project included the construction of a state-of-the-art new facility housing classrooms, a sixth form centre and a new canteen, as well as extensive refurbishment of the existing buildings, which have been in place since 1926. As the largest…

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    Recofloor distributors add strategic drop-off sites

    New Recofloor distributors add strategic drop-off sites to national network

    Nine new Recofloor distributors joining the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme have added extra strategically-located drop-off sites to the national network, making a total of 74 drop-off sites across the country. The newest recruits, all part of the Mercado Headlam Group, are Richards, Bristol; Richards, Southampton; Anderson Grant, Chelmsford; Alvin Morris, Liverpool; Mercado, Leeds and LGS, Gateshead. Other recent members include MCD Scotland, Uddingston, plus Christal Flooring Supplies, and Bailey Carpets, Plymouth who both signed…

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    Steve - Osmo

    EXTENDING YOUR BUSINESS INSIDE OUT

    Summer is upon us and as Steve Grimwood, Managing Director of Osmo UK says, the exterior can provide a great opportunity for flooring contractors to extend its business… The recent upturn in the weather has turned homeowners attention to their outside spaces. With hot days and long evenings edging nearer, most people enjoy sitting out in the garden at this time and want to ensure that their outside space is looking appealing and inviting for…

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    Itec vinyl safety flooring

    Isafe Apex is a cut above the rest – safety flooring

    The brand new safety flooring range from Itec Contract Floors, Isafe Apex, has made its UK debut at The Gallery, a top end hair and beauty salon and spa located in Gerrards Cross. Achieving complete compliance with CDM and HSE requirements for slip resistance in public areas that can be subject to spillages, the new flooring also delivers a striking look that is in keeping with both the client’s and designer’s aesthetic requirements. Chosen in…

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    itec safety flooring

    Advanced safety flooring from Itec Contract Floors

    Part of the 2013 launch of safety flooring from Itec Contract Floors, the Isafe Apex collection is taking the commercial market by storm with its stunning decors providing 36+ (wet and dry) performance. Featuring a variety of stunningly realistic wood-look designs as well as contemporary stone-inspired surfaces, the Isafe Apex collection injects style into the safety flooring arena and provides specifiers and contractors with on-trend floors that also deliver impeccable performance. Achieving suitability for class…

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