Hazleton, Pa.—Forbo Flooring Systems is implementing a 3% price increase on all commercial and residential flooring and sundry products, effective May 1, 2017. Pricing on Forbo’s newly introduced Marmoleum Click CinchLOC product will not be affected by the increase. The decision to increase pricing comes after a significant increase in raw material, energy and transportation costs.
Forbo Flooring Systems is a global market leader in commercial floor covering solutions. Marmoleum, its flagship brand, owns a global linoleum market share of over 60%, while Flotex dominates the rapidly growing flocked flooring market with over 90% global market share. In addition to linoleum-based products, Forbo develops, manufactures and markets a diversity of high quality vinyl and textile floor coverings and Coral & Nuway entrance system solutions. Forbo also offers a full range of professional service products.