Trims and Profiles News

  • Waterproof-skirtings

    Waterproof skirtings by FN Neuhofer Holz – now available for designer floor coverings

    With the increase in LVT floors and vinyl floor coverings on the market, the issue of protecting the skirtings from moisture is becoming increasingly important. FN Neuhofer Holz has developed waterproof skirtings for installations that require particular resistance to moisture; these skirtings combine the benefits of waterproof plastic carriers with the advantage of matching the finish of the decor. Waterproof PUR adhesive is used to stick down decor papers, printed digitally or by the intaglio…

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  • FN-Neuhofer Flooring Digiprint Profiles

    FN Neuhofer new digiprint – Flooring Profiles to match any decor

    At FN Neuhofer Holz, Industry 4.0 is given a high profile and has been implemented step by step in almost all areas. In order to further expand its technological lead, the company has invested in a new, cutting-edge digital printing machine. This system convinces by its variety of innovative functions and thus substantially contributes to increasing the process efficiency. Benefits of the new digital printing machine: Print width up to 330 mm Excellent print resolution…

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  • Floorwise-flooring-trims

    Powerful PVC Profiles from Floorwise

    With trims, skirting, cove formers and capping strips, bevel edges, ramp trims and expansion joints; the ‘floorwise pvc profiles skirtings & trims’ collection is made to bring long-lasting performance in demanding commercial environments. Manufactured from high-grade PVC, the premium quality collection is available in a range of purposeful colours designed to provide fitters with a solution for every imaginable requirement, including sit-on and set-in skirting variants and combined cover former and capping strips. Richard Bailey,…

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  • Albert Embankment_The Corniche_Show apartment- CAT TRIMS

    C.A.T. Expansion Flooring Trims Specified for The Corniche Luxury Apartments in London

    The Corniche is a new development of 20-21 Albert Embankment in Nine Elms Battersea Regeneration Area. The development will have magnificent views of some of London’s most iconic landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Battersea Power Station, The City and London Bridge. The Corniche will offer a selection of luxurious one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses including a unique range of facilities for residents, including a pool, spa and vitality room. Developer: St…

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  • MarldonUK-Tower-Bridge

    Marldon from Concept to Completion

    “MARLDON PROVIDES TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETION FOR THE SPECIFICATION INDUSTRY.” Founded on 40 years of flooring heritage, Marldon, has been developed specifically to provide architects, specifiers and construction professionals with innovative flooring solutions to many build problems. We 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…

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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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  • FN Neuhofer Helicopter flights from the Bau 2017

    Taking off with its customers – FN Neuhofer Helicopter flights from the Bau 2017

    A helicopter flight over beautiful southern Bavaria and Austria combined with a company visit, and all of this in connection with attendance at the Bau trade fair in Munich – that’s how efficiently current and potential customers of FN Neuhofer Holz were on the go. In less than half a day, they were able to get an idea of the massive investments that have been made in recent months at the plant at Zell am…

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  • cat-piano-black-trims

    C.A.T Launches their Designer Home Collection

    A range of high quality and affordable floor trims designed especially for the home. The Designer Home Collection will comprise of a twin profile, twin top single leg, naplock and cover plate. Designed to complement the hugely popular Feline range, each profile sports a smooth top for a modern look. The range of profiles means that there is an application for any situation be it carpet to carpet, carpet to tile / wood and wood…

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  • floorwise-bonanza

    The Floorwise Big Bonanza Promotion Returns

    Following its success in 2016, floorwise and its network of members have returned with a new and improved Big Bonanza promotion for this Autumn. Last year, customers were given the chance to earn free M&S vouchers for purchasing floorwise products, yet this time, each floorwise member has evolved the successful model, developing a rewards package specifically designed with their customers in mind. From wine, beer and gift vouchers, to coffee machines and games consoles, the…

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  • CAT-New-Price-List

    New CAT trade price list

    Accessory manufacturer C.A.T. have produced their most comprehensive Trade Price List to date.   Issue 15 contains 130 pages of C.A.T. products and prices along with informative information and profile images for easy reference.   For a copy please contact [email protected]   The trade price list is also available online with a customer trade pass number.  

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  • Expansion-joint-covers-Gradus

    New Gradus Expansion Joint Covers

    Contract interiors specialist Gradus has collaborated with Jointmaster®, a division within the InPro Corporation, a company Gradus has been partners with since 1997, to launch a new product range of expansion joint covers. Gradus JointMaster® profiles protect expansion joints from dirt and debris and create a safe transition between floor coverings for pedestrian and wheeled traffic. The range also enhances a building’s appearance by concealing visible expansion joints. The new range comprises of 4 different cover…

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  • CAT-Aluminium-Feline

    New Stainless finish added to CAT Feline and Naplock Flooring Trims

    CAT have specialised in the production of stainless steel sections for many years forming flooring profiles from sheet material.   In recognition of the appeal of stainless steel a new brushed stainless finish has been added to our popular range of Aluminium Feline and Naplock trims.   Suitable for residential and light commercial installations the finish involves the aluminium first being brushed then brightened with a hint of bronze electrolytic tin process introduced to create the stainless effect.…

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  • Gradus_ UCLAN

    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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  • FN Neuhofer Holz flooring profiles

    FN Neuhofer €8 million investment completes in May 2015

    The family-owned company FN Neuhofer Holz is celebrating the 365th anniversary of its establishment this year and Franz Neuhofer is the 10th generation of the family to lead the company. The 11th generation, represented by daughter Victoria, is already providing active support at the company. Substantial investments were made in 2013 and 2014 in the latest systems in the sectors of planing and coating technology as well as in packaging robots and system chains in…

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  • CAT Van 2015

    It’s a jungle out there!

    Recently spotted the latest C.A.T delivery van. C.A.T flooring profiles are specified and installed in projects throughout the U.K. and worldwide in major commercial projects, buildings and private homes.

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  • floorwise stairnosings

    More metal for your money

    With new specifications that see an increase in size and weight, but no increase in cost, stairnosings from floorwise bring better value than ever before and more metal for your money. floorwise has brought together a comprehensive collection of stairnosings perfect for heavy-duty commercial work. With more metal, these nosings offer greater wear resistance than many others on the market. “Stairnosings have been a part of the floorwise portfolio for many years and in order…

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  • Gradus Safe Stairs

    Create Safe Stairs With Gradus’ New Microsite

    Contract interiors specialist, Gradus, has launched a new online resource, located at, which offers informative advice to help users select the correct stair nosing. According to figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), over 100,000 injuries are reported on non-domestic stairs each year, with 100 deaths resulting directly from falls and trips on stairs. As a result, it is vital to ensure that the latest building standards and guidelines are adhered to when…

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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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  • Ball and young cloud 9 harrogate

    Cloud 9 Caviar & Champagne – Proudly made in the UK

    Cloud 9 Caviar & Champagne, as featured on the TV programme “60 Minute Makeover” is the new underlay range from Ball & Young Ltd. With several hundred visitors to the stand we had a superb response attracting new business and meeting old friends from the different segments of the Flooring Trade. Visitors to the stand remarked on the pure luxury feel to the carpet which of course was supported by the 11mm Caviar & Champagne,…

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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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  • 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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  • CAT Stair Nosings Casino

    The Casino CAT

    Crockford’s the exclusive Casino in London’s Mayfair have selected CAT brass stair nosings for their staircase. The club was established in 1828 by William Crockford with a vision to create a club of splendour and elegance. CAT solid brass stair nosings are regarded as the highest quality available and are certainly in good company in the majestic establishment. Profile: BN2 Finish: Polished Brass For information and profile samples please contact CAT sales on 01582 561900…

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  • CAT Stair Nosings at Brixton Academy

    CAT stair nosings feature at the O2 Brixton Academy

    Flooring contractors CAPS have installed CAT’s polished brass stair nosings in the world famous O2 Academy Brixton. Originally a cinema and theatre in 1929 until 1972 when it became a rock venue. In 1983 it was purchased for £1.00 and re-opened as the Brixton Academy and has been used by many very successful music acts. The building retains many of its original art deco features and has been voted venue of the year twelve times…

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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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  • Gradus Corporate video

    Gradus Launches New Corporate Video

    Flooring and accessories specialist Gradus has launched a new corporate video designed to provide existing and potential customers with an overview of its products and services. The video, which will be particularly useful for international customers, enables viewers to gain a greater understanding of the company’s offer, delivering an insight into its knowledge, expertise and commitment to customer service. Lynette Bowden, Product Manager for Gradus, comments: “Video is becoming increasingly popular with our customers and…

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  • Gradus Jan14

    Gradus is Leading Light at New Guy’s Hospital MediCinema

    The newly opened facility is the sixth of its kind in the UK. Installed and operated by registered charity MediCinema, and funded by ICAP and the Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Charity, with the support of the health sector and the film industry, it offers a fully digital, 3D cinema experience, providing patients and their relatives with a colourful new social space within Guy’s Hospital. The charity specified Gradus ATNG71L illuminated stair edging fitted with white…

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  • CAT - Jan

    James and the giant box

    When you work at C.A.T. with all that brass it can have it’s benefits. A very well liked member of the C.A.T. production team James Ward has moved on from producing flooring profiles to becoming Britain’s Strongest Man u90KG 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, Europe’s Strongest Man u90kg 2013 and competes worldwide in strong man events. We watch James progress with interest and wish him success in the future.

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  • CAT in new york


    C.A.T the UK’s market leading manufacturer of specialist flooring accessories will be exhibiting its range of individual and unique flooring accessories in New York City in October at BuildExpo NYC. 2013 has been an exciting year for C.A.T, having launched our specialist ranges into the American market back in January at the Surfaces Flooring Convention in Las Vegas, “it has been non stop since we appointed our USA distributor and we look forward to continuing our success with BuildExpo”…

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  • C.A.T. goes to school

    Over 150 metres of Feline 2, BC38 and Feline Edge Antique Brass have been installed into the famous school for girls, Roedean Independent Day School for Girls, in Brighton. The school started in early 1800’s with only ten pupils. The school that has been educating young women for over 200 years.   Specification: Profile ref: Feline 2, BC38, Feline Edge Finish: Antique Brass Please read our online brochure or contact us on 01582 561500 or visit our website

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  • CAT flooring Accessories De Beers

    C.A.T.’s Antique brass stair nosings – De Beers

    C.A.T.’s Antique Brass stair nosings and curves have been fitted into De Beers Jewellers, “the quintessential diamond jeweller”. “De Beers Diamond Jewellers was established in 2001 as an independently managed and operated company by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury goods company, and De Beers SA, the world’s premier diamond mining and marketing company.” Specification Profile Ref: BN1 Finish: Antique Brass   Please read our online brochure or contact us on 01582 561500 or visit…

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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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  • Wise up to perfect finishes with Floorwise

    As every fitter and retailer knows, a flooring project is never truly complete without certain accessories, and the collection of profiles, stair nosings and PVC trims from Floorwise makes it easy to find that ideal finishing touch. “Floorwise has ranges suitable for both domestic and commercial use, including curvable profiles as well as the Classic, Max, Max Reflections, Wood Floor and PVC profiles and stair nosings,” comments Richard Bailey, managing director, The Floorwise Group. “This…

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  • Interfloor - gripperrods

    Interfloor sponsors CFA/CFJ Apprentice of the Year

    Interfloor are delighted to have sponsored the inaugural CFA/CFJ Apprentice of the Year competition. The judging panel were impressed with the quality of the entries and the winner was Jamie Daniel of J Daniel Carpet and Flooring Ltd of Shifnal, Shropshire. This is a family business where Jamie works with his father. Jamie received a cheque for £500 from the CITB during the CFJ Awards lunch held in April on board HMS Belfast in London.…

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  • FN Floor Profile App

    New “FN Selection Wizard for Floor Profiles App” now available as a free download Finally the new FN App has arrived and can be downloaded free of charge from the international App Store. You’ve laid your new parquet floor at the correct distance from the adjacent floor tiles; now all that remains is for the expansion gap to be covered. The FN Floor Profile Wizard will help you decide on the right profile to cover…

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  • CAT Kliks at Mumbai Airport

    Kliks Spectrum has been specified for India’s second busiest airport Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport named after the 17th century Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhosle. In 2011 the airport was ranked the third-best in the world in the 25-40 million passengers category by Airports Council International. Once the modernisation of the airport is completed it will be capable of handling 40 million passengers and 1 million metric tonnes of cargo annually. Nearly five kilometres of Kliks…

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  • CAT Stair Nosings

    The Queen, the Corgi and the C.A.T

    C.A.T Brass Stair Nosings In December C.A.T sales received an urgent enquiry from a flooring contractor requesting a brass stair nosing be curved for Hamleys Toy Store in London for a christmas display. The nosings were used as an edging on a plinth on which was placed a throne for her majesty the Queen complete with one of her corgi’s. Being Hamleys toy store it was not her royal presence but a life size model…

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  • CAT flooring profiles – Three new aluminium finishes.

    New for 2013 – Three new aluminium finishes – aluminium flooring profiles • Brushed Graphite • Pearl Grey • Noir Suitable for light to medium traffic environments these new contemporary finishes are available on profiles Feline A/9/2, Feline A/10, ANF, CAP IT and AC38. An  aluminium flooring profile data sheet and samples are available from CAT sales on 01582 561500 and email [email protected] or visit or site

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  • The CAT new profile and trim display board

    The Finest Quality Flooring Profiles and Accessories C.A.T. on display!

    Producers of the Finest Quality Flooring Profiles and Accessories C.A.T. have a new profile display board.   The new display contains a selection of the very best from the special finish originators. Flooring trims in aluminium mirror and satin finishes and polished brass in antique and plated chromes. Whilst the company recognizes there are other profiles available, its own range of trims is designed for and “often in conjunction with” those contractors and fitters who really do want to source the very best…

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  • Schlüter-Systems Ceramic Finishes

    New Tuscan finishes inspired by nature

    Self-builders, architects and designers looking for the perfect finishes to their tile installations can now create “aesthetic heaven” with the new Tuscan Inspirations range from Schlüter-Systems. Inspired by nature, this brand new range offers the perfect complement to ceramic and stone tile, with warm, soothing earth tones and unique textures. Available in bronze, pewter and beige, these finishes are a perfect complement to oil-rubbed bronze fixtures, ideal for both modern and rustic designs and provide…

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  • FN1 Flooring

    Designing rooms at the touch of a button – Accessories News

    Designing rooms at the touch of a button! Accessories News You do not need to be a clairvoyant to see how the comic profile looks in children’s rooms, the leather look profile in the living room or the piano keys on the profiles for music rooms. With the new FN application you can bring the profiles virtually into your personal living space. The FN infoterminal in DIY stores or online enables you to design walls…

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