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Forbo Flooring Systems is a leading global player in high-quality, commercial floor coverings & total solution flooring projects that include Linoleum, Vinyl, Luxury Vinyl Tiles, Flocked Flooring Carpet Tiles and Needlefelt. With a market share of over 65% Forbo is world leader in linoleum which is sold in rolls as well as modular tile formats. For more information on the Group Structure, Executive Board and key figures of Forbo, please refer to the group website.

A sustainable blend of functionality, design, and safety with Forbo Flooring Systems

TWO Rivers Primary School in Keynsham, Somerset, is only the second school in the country to achieve Passivhaus Plus accreditation. To achieve this impressive...

Allura Decibel range aids in creation of destination office

AFTER more than a decade of operation, 299 Lighting decided it was time to invest...

Forbo’s flooring ‘elevates sustainability ethos’ in new eco-friendly primary school

TWO Rivers primary school in Keynsham, Somerset, is only the second school in the country...

New Tessera Harmony range completes Forbo’s Tessera Union collection

FORBO Flooring Systems says it’s delighted to introduce Tessera Harmony – the third and final...
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Fighting the spread of infections using flooring

As one of the largest interior surfaces in any building, there’s no better place to...

Forbo partners with FITA training programme

IT’s no secret that there is a skill demand in the flooring industry, with the...

Forbo Flooring Systems reveals winner of 2022/23 Forbo Escapes Competition

AFTER what it describes as another successful year, Forbo Flooring Systems says it’s delighted to...

Linoleum floorcoverings open the door to climate-positive designs

Mark Bauer delves into why linoleum floorcoverings are the ideal choice to help solve the...

Forbo’s portfolio contributes to student accommodation development

ARCHWOOD House, a new purpose-built student accommodation scheme in Peckham, was commissioned by the University...

Why LVTs are a versatile solution

Craig Tornhill explains no matter the project requirements or subfloor condition, there are solutions available...
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Carpet tiles provide plentiful options for commercial design

Lewis Cooper explores the benefits of carpet tiles for your project. IN keeping with the recent...

Forbo’s Marmoleum ‘achieves climate-positive status’

IN the face of the escalating global climate crisis, specifiers, contractors and end-users are increasingly...

Rapid refurbishments with adhesive-free flooring

Karen Wilding explores the benefits of fast flooring for refurbishment projects. IN the fast-paced world of...

Forbo ‘assists The Power of Pattern’

To elevate the visitor experience at the Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern exhibition at...

Sound solutions: How acoustic flooring can help create better spaces

Karen Wilding explains the role acoustic flooring has to play in ensuring spaces are acoustically...

Forbo’s Marmoleum Cocoa collection: Climate positive & sustainable flooring

A new independent EPD has verified that Forbo Flooring Systems 2.0 and 2.5mm Marmoleum sheet...

Going round and moving forwards: The key to a circular economy

WITH a target for the country to be net zero by 2050, set by government,...

‘Make some noise’ with refreshed Allura Decibel LVT collection

WITH noise reduction playing an increasingly important part in key building standards such as BREEAM,...

Alumno creates stylish and sustainable student accommodation with Forbo Flooring Solutions

Alumno, a specialist student accommodation developer, conceived and delivered a sophisticated and welcoming space for...
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Sticking to deadlines: how adhesive-free flooring can transform education spaces

Lewis Cooper explains how adhesive-free floorcoverings can help minimise disruption, enabling contractors to meet project...

Forbo offers new LVT collection to contractors

AS part of its Allura LVT collection refresh, Forbo Flooring Systems has reportedly developed a...

Forbo Flooring Systems’ contemporary range of floorcoverings create a warm and vibrant hybrid working space

FORBO Flooring Systems’ contemporary range of floorcoverings were specified by Momentum, a furniture expert based...

Reinforcing brand identity with custom flooring

Karen Wilding explains how bespoke flooring schemes can be created using customflocked flooring. Flocked flooring is...

Forbo looks ahead to CDW 2023

At this year’s highly anticipated CDW, Forbo Flooring Systems will once again be opening the...
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Flooring in the changing office

Office design has adapted to new styles of working, with many offices offering employees the...

Office expansion calls for sustainable refurbishment approach

FORBO Flooring Systems’ Marmoleum was the product of choice for a creative breakout space at...

LVT – the key to longevity in leisure and hospitality environments

After a rocky couple of years, many leisure and hospitality firms may be looking to...

Forbo introduces its new carpet tile collection

FORBO Flooring Systems has expanded its range of ‘readily available and affordable’ carpet tiles, with...

Architects specified various solutions from Forbo Flooring Systems

APPOINTED to design Hammerson House, Wohl Campus, a new care building, P+HS Architects specified various...

Fast flooring: The solution for any project

Adhesive-free flooring can be used in various sectors from offices and retail to healthcare and...
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Changing office trends call for readily available and affordable flooring solutions

As such, flooring contractors may see a rise in office refurbishments and in turn, will...

Flotex is a flocked floorcovering which is resilient and versatile

CUMBRIA, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW) continuously strive to provide better education...

Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a safety flooring range: Surestep Fast Fit.

IN response to the growing demand for flooring solutions that can be installed quickly with...

Carpet tiles ‘created to meet the needs of modern workspace design’

TESSERA Infused is the latest range to be added to Forbo Flooring Systems’ workspace portfolio.Says...

Don’t let safety slip

When it comes to healthcare settings, Craig Thornhill looks at the key areas to consider...
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Making office refurbs quicker using new technologies

Ellen Reith discusses how office refurbishments can be completed swiftly and sustainably, thanks to new...

Colours inspired by the natural environment

COLOURS inspired by the natural environment, combined with the reportedly outstanding performance of Forbo Flooring...

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Nuway primary barrier matting

FORBO Flooring Systems’ Nuway primary barrier matting has reportedly been a market-leading entrance flooring system...

Keeping retail clean: Entrance flooring systems are the way forward

The coming increase in Christmas shoppers will take its toll on the entrances of retail...

Forbo Flooring Systems’ adhesive-free Modul’up range

WHEN Edinburgh Gin wanted to open its latest pop-up store in Edinburgh city centre, it...

Workspace Collection ‘for when time is of the essence’

OWING to the increasing demand for quick, commercial refurbishments, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched the...
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Designs to consider for office refurbishments

Ellen Reith discusses the design of offices and what contractors may want to consider when...

Flooring that’s sustainable by nature

SUSTAINABILITY is an essential issue for many organisations, especially when planning refurbishments. Here I’ll look...

Forbo Flooring Systems has partnered with the Dementia Services Development Centre

FLOORING is a key factor in designing a dementia-friendly environment as it has a significant...

Forbo launches adhesive-free safety flooring

IN response to the growing demand for flooring solutions that can be installed quickly with...

Forbo Flooring Systems and IOBAC join forces on adhesive-free flooring installation

FORBO Flooring Systems and flooring technology experts IOBAC UK are collaborating to highlight the crucial...

Vibrant flooring brightens contemporary workplace

A selection of floorcoverings from Forbo Flooring Systems, said to combine aesthetics, functionality, and exceptional...
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The simple solution to improving acoustics

Lewis Cooper looks at how the correct flooring with respect to acoustics can contribute to...

Forbo Flooring Systems launches its new Sphera Elite collection

RECOGNISING the need for a homogeneous vinyl that delivers on performance and design, Forbo Flooring...

Making a great first impression with bespoke entrance flooring

An effective entrance flooring system improves safety and reduces cleaning costs but can also form...

‘Innovative’ Topshield Pro finish launched by Forbo for its Marmoleum collection

TO meet the ever-changing demands of today’s commercial interiors, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched what...

Forbo Flooring Systems’ ‘best-selling and well-renowned’ Tessera Teviot carpet tile collection relaunched

MANUFACTURED and stocked in the UK, Forbo Flooring Systems’ ‘best-selling and well-renowned’ Tessera Teviot carpet...

Fast, efficient flooring is adhesive-free

Chris Rand outlines the benefits of adhesive free floorcoverings for healthcare facilities, including speed of...

Keeping noise in check with the latest options in LVT

In the midst of a busy hotel or restaurant, acoustics play a key role in...

LVT makes a meal of restaurant flooring

LONDON workplace caterer, The Good Eating Company, has opened its first commercial café in the...
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Rapid refurbs with adhesive-free flooring solutions

Donna Hannaway explores the advantages of opting for adhesive-free solutions. BUILDINGS such as universities, hospitals, residential...

Forbo Flooring Systems says it’s pleased to announce a new solution: Sportline multi use.

Having supplied floorcoverings for education buildings for more than a century, Forbo Flooring Systems says...
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Educational buildings need to ensure the most suitable flooring solutions are installed

As a contractor, you need to carefully consider each area of an educational building to...

Small Steps puts its best foot forward

WHEN charity, Small Steps, secured its new home in the heart of Richmond, it required...
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Let’s talk about wet-room flooring

With a growing trend for wet-rooms in the commercial sector, choosing an appropriate wet-room solution...

‘Keep dirt at the door’ with Forbo’s refreshed collection

FORBO Flooring Systems has refreshed its Coral entrance flooring collection which can reportedly stop up...

Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its CO2 neutral Marmoleum Linear collection

PUBLIC buildings are beginning to move away from the traditional, institutionalised look and instead are...
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Blending the boundaries between work and home

While people going back to the office is a positive move, the physical design of...

Forbo’s Sphera Energetic is ‘fresh, energising, innovative’

FORBO Flooring Systems has launched the second generation of its premium homogeneous vinyl sheet collection,...
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Rapid retail refurbishments

Rapid and reusable, adhesive-free floorcoverings offer the ideal solution for any retail environment where a...
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‘Redefining newbuild complex in Leeds with Forbo’s portfolio’

FOR The Refinery, a newbuild student accommodation complex in Leeds, Jasper Sanders + Partners looked...

Integrated scheme ‘brightens up cancer care’

COMBINING contemporary aesthetics with what’s described as exceptional performance, an array of solutions from Forbo...
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New carpet tile collection ‘delivers a feeling of luxury’

MANUFACTURED using cut-and-loop technology, the tip-sheared aesthetic of Forbo Flooring Systems’ new high-end Tessera Perspective...
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Forbo’s carpet tile portfolio gets new addition

DESIGNED, manufactured, and stocked in the UK, Tessera Struktur 1 is the latest addition to...
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Forbo joins WorldGBC corporate advisory board

FORBO Flooring Systems has joined the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Corporate Advisory Board which...
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Improving infection control one step at a time

CREATING the right interior design for care home environments can make a fundamental difference to...

Achieving acoustics and aesthetics

Whether a school or university, acoustics is a major factor that must be considered in...

Warm, striking, and sophisticated interior from Forbo Flooring Systems

CAPTURING the traditional charm of the Tudor period, London-based design studio, Upcircle, designed Chester’s newest...

Bank of Scotland revisits its roots

BASED in the heart of Glasgow, the Bank of Scotland’s flagship branch required a makeover...

Floors fit for an office

While client budgets will vary from project to project, a holistic approach to office design...

Southport and Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust chose Forbo Flooring Systems

LOOKING for a time- and cost-saving solution, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust chose Forbo...

Forbo refreshes Tessera Create Space 1 range

FORBO Flooring Systems has relaunched its Tessera Create Space 1 collection with a newly updated...

Forbo Flooring Systems’ new acoustic collection

FORBO Flooring Systems has developed an Acoustic Collection, which brings together its Sarlon acoustic vinyl...

‘Making spaces into smart places’

REFLECTING the trend for modular flooring, Forbo Flooring Systems says it’s refreshed its Flotex Planks...

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