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May 19, 2020

CFL Flooring Signs License Agreement to use I4F’s Grout Technologies

  • Unique grout technologies to be used on CFL Flooring products 
  • Technologies only available via an I4F license

HAMONT, BELGIUM – I4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, today announced that CFL Flooring has signed a license agreement to use I4F’s unique portfolio of grout technologies. These unique technologies are exclusively available via an I4F license following I4F’s agreements for grout technologies with its partners. CFL Flooring is one of China’s leading flooring manufacturers and a leading Asian flooring innovator.

I4F’s grout technology portfolio delivers highly realistic and aesthetically pleasing integrated grout lines for both flooring and wall panels, as well as patented polymer core floor panels enhanced with grout features.

Commenting on this new I4F license agreement, Thomas Baert, President of CFL, said, “We are seeing an increasing demand for flooring products that imitate ceramics, without its inconveniences, linked to installation, maintenance, hygiene and stains.  We are launching new collections designed for both floors and walls that can even be placed in a bathroom or wetroom, just like its original counterpart. We believe there is a huge market potential for these products and are delighted to choose I4F technologies to meet this need.”

John Rietveldt, CEO, adds, “Value-adding innovations, like grout technologies, are truly what I4F is all about! There are obvious market needs for these technologies, and we are delighted that CFL Flooring is maximizing its market leverage via I4F’s technologies. We continue to seek out and market exciting innovations that have will have a positive impact both on the global flooring market and everyday life.”

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