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Wego, Goodfellow, and Jiangsu Success release collections with Unilin’s Comfort Core Technology with improved ergonomics

29/07/2022
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The Comfort Core Technology creates a soft, comfort-first feel with every step. This ground-breaking innovation was developed by Pelican Creations Home and Unilin Technologies in the beginning of the year. Jiangsu Success recently started the production of this ergonomic technology. Wego International Floors and Goodfellow Inc. rolled out collections with this technology for the US and Canadian market.

Unizip – The unmatched solution for the rising demand of herringbone installations

11/07/2022
NEWS

The Unizip locking system is a great solution for herringbone installations with just one type of panel. It can be used for a wide range of base boards, such as laminate and SPC. Novalis Innovative Flooring was the first adopter of this technology for SPC, with enormous success. They launched products with Unizip locking in multiple collections for the American and European market.

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

03/05/2022
  • European Patent Office confirms validity of EP patent covering Unilin’s waterproof Unicoat® technology. Similar patent protection exists in USA and other countries world-wide.
  • The patent EP 3 294 969 does not only protect the specific Unicoat® solution, but also other waterproof coating solutions.
  • High interest from the industry which will result in strong adoption of the technology.
Unilin’s patent portfolio concerning waterproof edge-coatings confirmed by European Patent Office

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. The detailed and well-motivated written decision clearly confirms that this patent EP 3 294 969 is not limited to the specific Unicoat® technology, but also covers other waterproof coatings that protect the edges of HDF-based floors from water damage. Similar patent protection of the different types of edge coating exists in USA and other countries.

“Unicoat® is an amazing technology”, states Floris Koopmans, Sales Director at Unilin Technologies. “It outperforms all other solutions in the market. Even in tests of more than a week, Unicoat® protects the floorboard from water damage. The importance of this patent victory cannot be underestimated. The decision does not only reinforce the protection on this unique Unicoat® solution, it also strongly supports our position that other different waterproof coatings for HDF-based floors in the market today are covered under our patent coverage. We are in the process of finalizing agreements with many big industry players that want to use the Unicoat® technology, so we are looking forward to a broad adoption of yet another Unilin technology in our flooring industry.“

In January of this year, Unilin Technologies entered into a partnership agreement with the industry renowned machine supplier Schiele Machinebau GmbH for the further roll-out of the Unicoat® technology.

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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