Forbo Flooring Systems implements price increase

Home News Forbo Flooring Systems implements price increase

ForboHazleton, 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.

 

Must Read

Consumer interest in suburban living offers opportunity for flooring retailers

By Ken Ryan Nearly a third of Americans are considering moving to less densely populated areas in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to...

SBA adds PPP Loan ruling for business calculations

A new ruling regarding the Payment Protection Program (PPP) has been released by the Small Business Administration regarding calculation of the loan. To break...

Armstrong Flooring launches two commercial collections

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has launched two new commercial collections: MedinPure, a PVC-free homogenous sheet for healthcare settings, and Unbound LVT designed for transitions to...

Schönox offers new online training seminars

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Schönox HPS North America, Inc. offers online technical training and seminars that provide opportunities to learn about the full...

Navigating paid leave for child care

To help retailers navigate the inevitable issue surrounding summer child care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Floor Covering Association has issued the following...

Survival in the age of COVID-19: Top Notch Flooring, Sunn Carpets

Retailers leverage digital capabilities to connect with customers By K.J. Quinn (This is the third installment in FCNews’ ongoing series about how floor covering retailers...
X