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The leading flooring show in Asia Pacific, taking place in Shanghai from 28th to 30th of May, 2024, continuous to receive a positive response from both ends of the supply chain. All indicators point to a highly international event. More than 1600 exhibitors from over 40 countries will participate at the show and meet with an estimated number of over 85,000 professional visitors, coming from China and more than 110 different countries. According to the progress of the online visitor registration system, opened just a month, it is expected, in particular, a considerable increase on the international visitor participation compared to 2023 edition.

Advent International (“Advent”), one of the world’s largest and most experienced private equity investors, today announced its investment in VNU Exhibitions Asia (“VNU EA”), a leading host of exhibitions and conferences in China.

With a track record of nearly 30 years, VNU EA has a significant presence in China, operating across 10 cities and hosting over 20 exhibitions and conferences each year. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company specializes in exhibition and conference solutions for global customers across four industries: pet food and supplies, paving materials and building construction and décor, 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and agriculture/agri-tech. Its flagship event, Pet Fair Asia, which was launched in 1997, has emerged as the world’s foremost exhibition for pet supplies, attracting more than 24,000 exhibiting brands and over 350,000 visitors in 2023.

The CLASSEN Group, leading manufacturer of laminate flooring and PVC-free, recyclable polymer flooring, is proud to announce the publication of the CERAMIN Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).

With their quantitative statements on the environmental performance of building products, EPDs are aimed at many addressees who are involved in the value chain from the raw materials to the building through production and services.

Frank Thiesmann (50) has taken over as Head of Marketing & Product Management at MeisterWerke Schulte GmbH on February 1, 2024. In this role, he is responsible for the further development and interlinking of these two areas in order to bundle and optimise the company's exis-ting marketing and product development processes.

- New Hymmen patents cover digital embossing technologies for enhanced optics
- Extended scope of protection for digital embossing technologies on any panel material
- All Hymmen technologies exclusively available via an i4F license

At this year’s DOMOTEX trade fair in Hanover, MEISTER made a big impact with the presentation of its latest innovations. In focus, among other things, was the new Natureflex HD 100 wood flooring, an excep-tionally sustainable development in the real wood flooring segment.

Bjelin has launched a carefully curated Contrast Collection that celebrates the distinct characteristics of the renowned Spačva oak. The new, vibrant hardened wood range was created through the fusion of technology and ageless craftsmanship and suits both residential and heavy-traffic commercial environments.

The registration to visit DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2024 is now open! All flooring professionals can get free access to the show by registering online at https://ali6.infosalons.com.cn/reg/DACF24/app/...

Engineered Floors LLC has signed a license agreement to use Välinge's floor locking technologies in all resilient products produced at their US facilities.

Engineered Floors LLC is a much-appreciated American flooring company that manufactures stylish, high-quality products for commercial and residential spaces. Like Välinge, they are dedicated to innovation, and their customers can always expect high-performing products with innovative technology.

- Jufeng signs two i4F license agreements
- i4F technologies deliver easy installation and enhanced water-resistance on laminate
- Mass production to begin in Q1-2024

Flooring company Bjelin and house supplier Fiskarhedenvillan, both strongly committed to sustainability, have entered a forward-looking partnership. The collaboration means that house builders through Fiskarhedenvillan can choose high-quality, hardened wood floors from Bjelin to create stylish and environmentally conscious homes.

“We are optimistic: there will always be room for companies that offer smart and effective solutions through an international network”. This is the comment of both Stefano and Riccardo Mauri – owners of Giardina Group, a world leader in painting and surface finishing technologies – regarding the 2023 results. Seventy employees, a turnover of around 20 million euros, a vast range of solutions stemming from a long-lasting and well-established partnership with companies that – in every corner of the world – operate in the painting sector, deep relationships that have enabled the Italian company to reach an export share close to 95% of its total output.

Presenting 2 new ‘i4F Be-GREEN” board composition technologies
- New x 3 faster to install i4F ClikDek® smart fixing decking technology on show
- All exclusively available via an i4F license

The largest flooring tradeshow in APAC will take place in Shanghai from 28th to 30th May 2024, welcoming participants from everywhere in the world and showcasing innovations and new business opportunities from all Asia’s flooring markets.

If you're looking to explore new trends in soft & hard flooring and derived products, the Kortrijk area is the place to be this spring. Producers from across Europe will come together in Flanders for Flanders Flooring Days from 13 to 16 May 2024. Get to know them in the intimate setting of their own showrooms and at The Hub at the Kortrijk Xpo. This third edition will have an even stronger focus on welcoming European partners and international visitors to the bon vivant lifestyle in Flanders.

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