UNY-Groups partners with Välinge

Home Categories UNY-Groups partners with Välinge

Japan—UNY-Group, an importer and producer of flooring products for the European market with a sales focus in the Netherlands, UK and Germany, is investing in a new production facility to better serve the European market.

In the process of producing flooring, UNY-Group’s choice of locking system was an easy one, according to Umran Yigiter, owner of UNY-Group. “We wanted a locking system that is easy, fast and strong for the customer and with a world class service and R&D facility for us as a developing company. We found all of what we were looking for in Välinge and in their 2G Angling, 5G-i Push Down and 5G Fold Down. We have been in the flooring industry for a long time, but we are new to the production scene and we very much appreciate Välinge’s support and knowledge during the start-up period.”

Andreas Nilsson, key account manager at Välinge, added, “It is rare that a company in Europe builds a production plant from scratch, and it has been our pleasure to accompany UNY-Group on this journey.”

Production is due to start in Q1 2021, and the capacity is 8.5 million square meters of SPC and LVT.

Must Read

The power of a strong mindset

By Jim Augustus Armstrong (First of two parts) “The most we can charge is 35% margins because people in our area won’t pay more.” I was...

As you recover, reach for low-hanging fruit

By Lisbeth Calandrino I recently received a call from a dear friend and business associate. He sounded down, so I asked him what was wrong....

Laminate poised to grow amid tariff concerns, category advancements

By Megan Salzano Laminate flooring, once the darling of the industry, lost some of its luster years ago, observers say. Overshadowed by competing categories that...

WFCA endorses new COVID-19 stimulus framework

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) announced its endorsement of the Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) COVID-19 stimulus framework. With a focused goal to break...

Laminate: Visuals give real wood a run for its money

By Reginald Tucker It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But when it comes to laminate flooring manufacturers striving to replicate...

Specifying in the age of COVID-19

By John McGrath The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL) is putting a greater emphasis on working hand-in-hand with commercial architects and designers to develop...
X