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Unilin’s patent portfolio concerning waterproof edge-coatings confirmed by European Patent Office

03/05/2022
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Unilin Technologies, the IP division of Mohawk Industries, is thrilled to announce it received the written decision in which the Opposition Division of European Patent Office confirms the validity of its patent covering the groundbreaking Unicoat® technology.

Unilin Technologies extends its patent portfolio on digitally printed SPC

31/01/2022
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Unilin technologies is pleased to announce that the USPTO found Unilin’s US ser. No. 16/984,747 to fulfil all conditions to become granted. The patent will issue as US 11,236,514 on February 1st, 2022. The scope of the patent, with a priority date as early as 2010, will concern floor, wall and ceiling panels with a synthetic material core, a print performed on the panel itself and being finished with a UV coating.

Unilin Technologies and Pelican Creations Home bring innovative flooring technology to the world market

27/01/2022
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Unilin Technologies and Pelican Creations Home and enter into a joint licensing agreement to bring a new patent pending Comfort Core Technology to the world flooring market. This ground-breaking technology is designed to put a comfort-first feel by integrating a soft comfort layer between layers of resilient products in order to upgrade walking comfort, while also improving the ergonomics and sound characteristics of the floor.

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Schiele and Unilin Technologies partner up to roll-out the Unicoat technology for waterproof flooring

25/01/2022

Schiele Maschinenbau and Unilin Technologies have signed a cooperation agreement to formalize their partnership on the Unicoat technology. With this partnership, Schiele will become the official dealer of the Unicoat coating material and machine integrations needed to apply the patented technology, forming a one-stop-shop for all producers that are looking to integrate a new water-resistant edge-coating.

Unicoat partnership between Unilin Technologies and Schiele
Bart Van Der Stockt, President of Unilin Technologies and Stefan Schiele, CEO of Schiele Maschinenbau shared a first bump to celebrate the occasion

“This partnership is another important step in the further roll-out of waterproof flooring products,” explains Bart Van Der Stockt, President of Unilin Technologies. “Now there is an all-in solution available for everything producers need to integrate this groundbreaking patented technology into their production process. Schiele Maschinenbau is the perfect match for this project, thanks to their extensive knowledge and expertise with coatings and application systems in the flooring industry. They are perfectly equipped to tackle large scale introductions of Unicoat, several of which are already planned to take place in 2022.”

Stefan Schiele, CEO of Schiele Maschinenbau commented: “We are happy to be a part of this amazing project with Unilin Technologies. After a thorough analysis of the patent situation and testing many different solutions to make flooring products waterproof, we are convinced that the Unicoat solution is the best performing technology available.”

Unicoat water-repellent edge-coating for flooring prevents liquids from penetrating into the joints of a floor and protects a floor from any long-lasting water damages. The coating forms the ultimate protection against water leakages and prevents damages and nuisances seen in floors when having been exposed to excessive amounts of water over a long period of time.

Discover this technology at The International Surface Event

Details:

Booth 6317
The International Surface Event
1-3 February 2022

Mandalay Bay Convention
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

About Unilin Technologies

Unilin Technologies is an innovator and technology provider in the flooring, furniture and construction industry. The company manages the worldwide protection and commercialization of product and process innovations that matter , granting hundreds of licenses to trusted partners via an extensive sales network. Unilin Technologies focuses on renewed manufacturing technologies such as digital printing innovations for different industries, managing more than 3,000 patents in over 450 patent families.

Contact us at info.technologies@unilin.com

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