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Bona AB is a family-owned, sustainably-driven company that supplies products for installing, renovating, maintaining and restoring premium floors. Founded in 1919, Bona offers products for most premium floor surfaces including wood, tile, vinyl, resilient, rubber and laminate. Our passion is delivering systems that keep floors beautiful and functional year after year, throughout the life of the floor.

The Bjelin hardened wood flooring range features both the patented Woodura® technology and leakproof 5G Dry™ floor locking system from our sister company Välinge Innovation. This enables a high-quality solution, which uses FSC®-certified timber most efficiently, and creates 100% real wood floors that have three times the strength of conventional wood flooring. The technology, which forms a dent- and water-resistant surface that never needs to be sanded, comes in multiple sizes and surface treatments for both residential and commercial use.

With a history stretching back over 130 years, F Ball and Co is the UK’s leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry. Its extensive portfolio of products, which it manufactures at its Staffordshire headquarters and exports globally, includes floor levelling compounds, repair compounds, waterproof surface membranes, flooring adhesives and primers.

Forbo is a global player in providing high quality flooring solutions for a variety of sectors. With several manufacturing sites across the UK, Forbo prides itself on offering a truly comprehensive product portfolio to create stimulating, inspiring, sustainable and most importantly, healthy spaces for people to live, work, learn, play and heal in.

Hanson Plywood are based in Halifax West Yorkshire and are specialists in providing cost effective and fit-for-purpose timber based panel products to a wide variety of industries. The company has assisted the flooring sector in defining the criteria required for plywood panels which can meet the specific, and demanding requirements of subfloor constructions.

Europe’s leading producer of solid, pre-finished hardwood floors and the only wood flooring company who produces its own professional woodcare range of lacquers, oils, cleaning, and maintenance products. A market leader in the sports flooring sector, Junckers floors and sub-floor systems offer proven safety, guaranteed performance along with impressive life cycle costings.

Mapei is a world-leading manufacturer of adhesives for the building industry and brings over 85 years’ experience to the sector. In the UK, Mapei produces screed, primers, levelling compounds and adhesives, with solutions to overcome any flooring challenge. Full systems also include resin and cementitious flooring, moisture control and systems for wood flooring, and cleaning, protection and maintenance products. A partner in construction, Mapei assists specifiers, distributors, installers and clients, from project start-to-finish.

Morleys have been manufacturing products for the flooring industry for over 35 years. Based in Preston, Lanchashire, they produce an array of high-quality stair nosings, flooring adhesives and flooring accessories, with solutions for both commercial and domestic environments. The stair nosings and accessories profiles are all available in a wide range of anodised finishes and the adhesive manufacturing facility offers a bespoke formulation process.

Roomvo helps manufacturers, distributors and retailers create an unprecedented shopping experience, resulting in quicker and easier purchase decisions. Established in 2017, our comprehensive visualization platform allows customers to see hardwood, tile and carpet in their homes before they actually purchase, driving better engagement, higher conversion and fewer returns for businesses around the world.

Shaw Contract EMEA designs and manufactures commercial flooring solutions that positively impact people and the planet. We create accessible, sustainable products at our carbon neutral manufacturing plant in Scotland where our products undergo rigorous testing for material health and environmental impact through the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Programme.

For more than three decades, TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring have been supplying the industry with the complete flooring package. Voted the CFJ ‘Distributor of the Year’ for the seventh year in a row, TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring is the largest independent nationwide supplier of all things flooring. With branches across the UK plus a distribution centre in the Midlands, TradeChoice Carpet & Flooring provides flooring solutions within all market sectors, to suit all budgets and end-client needs whilst ensuring that you can rely on us to make your job easier.

UZIN provides the UK’s flooring professionals with innovative and high quality products and solutions. From new installations to renovation of all types of floorcoverings, the UZIN range includes primers, damp-proofing systems, smoothing compounds, and adhesives. UZIN also provide comprehensive technical support both on and off site should contractors need any help or assistance.

Wilsons Underlays are a passionate and friendly team committed to manufacturing bespoke high quality underlays designed to meet high-end luxury accommodations across the UK. Using the latest technology such as incorporating state of the art memory foam, this improves every aspect of performance such as sound reduction, insulation, compression resistance and finally comfort underfoot - the part we all love.

WOCA Denmark was founded in 1969 as part of Trip Trap Denmark A/S. For many years, wooden stairs, flooring and furniture were the essential product range. 35 years later, in 2004 to be exact, we became an independent, Danish company specializing in environmentally friendly wood care. Today, we take pride in being a global, recognised Danish brand with shipment to more than 60 countries around the world.

N&C Nicobond are British manufacturers and distributors of high-quality flooring products and systems with 50 years’ experience in the development and manufacture of high-performance smoothing compounds and over 60 years as inventors and innovators within the adhesive industry. Our factory in Stoke on Trent offers an unrivalled level of technical expertise, paired with industry leading laboratories and the latest developments in raw material and processing technology.

SASGO is a family-owned, carbon-neutral flooring distributor with a record of offering unrivalled expertise and solution-focused customer service. We pride ourselves on reducing downtime for our customers. Whether it is early deliveries or providing advice on which products suit which projects, we are here to keep the project moving.