Dalton—USFloors has received U.S. Patent #9,156,233 for COREtec, its engineered, waterproof luxury vinyl flooring collection with nearly 100 SKUs. The patent covers all engineered flooring products with a WPC core and a veneer top layer, with or without an attached backing.
“The issuance of the U.S. patent confirms the unique innovation of our COREtec product and reinforces the recognition and strength of its intellectual property,” said Piet Dossche, CEO and president of USFloors. “Our intention remains strong to work with those companies who respect our IP and are committed in growing this brand new flooring category in a quality focused and profitable way, while vigorously protecting it from destruction caused by cheaper quality introductions coupled with price deterioration.”
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