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Lehdistötiedotteet

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Gerflor's Expertise for the Rio Olympic Games

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Through its partnerships with IHF and FIVB, Gerflor will supply the handball and volleyball courts during the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio


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GERFLOR’S EXPERTISE FOR THE RIO OLYMPIC GAMES from 5th to 21th August 2016. The Group will be involved in the manufacture, delivery, installation, technical assistance and dismantling of flooring for 7 volleyball courts and 6 handball courts, an area of over 15,000 m2!

FLOORS MADE IN FRANCE As the leading player in flexible floor covering, Gerflor caters to both individuals and professionals with its ranges for sports, homes, healthcare, retail and offices. Gerflor is based in France and has over 70 years experience in the research and creation of sports flooring. Its TARAFLEX® brand is a recognised reference in this segment. With the expertise it has gained from some of the world’s largest sporting events, Gerflor has stood out for several years as the world leader in indoor synthetic sports flooring.

A WEALTH OF KNOW-HOW AND EXPERTS IN ACTION: A dozen Gerflor technicians will be mobilised in Brazil this April, June and July for the 2016 Olympic Games preparatory events and official competitions. This type of competition requires a specific organisation, involving Gerflor teams at various stages of the preparation:

• Before: manufacturing, assembly and quality monitoring. TARAFLEX® floors are manufactured and assembled in France, at the Gerflor Technocentre with a 1,500 m² area fully dedicated to the creation and assembly of courts.

• During: installation of floors and ongoing technical support.

• After: dismantling

GERFLOR: 40 YEARS OF OLYMPICS!

Gerflor’s TARAFLEX® sports floors have been used since 1947 at the largest international sports federations (volleyball, handball, badminton, table tennis). Through partnerships with these federations, Gerflor has been present at the Summer Olympic Games since 1976, i.e. 40 years of Olympics!

THE TARAFLEX® BRAND HAS BEEN A KEY BENCHMARK FOR INDOOR SPORTS FLOORING SINCE 1947 Safety, Comfort, Performance and Resistance, Gerflor’s TARAFLEX® sports floors offer the best immediate protection against falls and helps prevent long-term sports injuries. Floors designed to last: TARAFLEX® floors offer the same level of performance throughout the life of the product. TARAFLEX® THE CHAMPIONS’ FLOOR

• Protecsol® surface treatment: reduces the risk of friction burns when diving

• Shock-absorbing foam underlay (for enhanced safety)

• Rolled wear layer reinforced with a fibreglass grid: stability and safety with support VOLLEYBALL COLOURS: Coral, Teal, Terracotta. HANDBALL COLOURS: Mint Green (play area), Terracotta (6 m areas), Oak Design (around the edge of the court).

The TARAFLEX® range offers a wide choice of colours for sports surfaces including the colours of the most iconic events (18 colours available).

OLYMPIC GAMES: THE MOST WATCHED SPORTING EVENT IN THE WORLD! The Rio Olympics (5th to 21th August 2016) and the Paralympics (7th to 16th September) will be the first edition of the Games to be held in South America. They will bring together 65 disciplines, 16,000 athletes from 206 countries, 4,500 officials, 70,000 volunteers and... 25,000 journalists!

40 YEARS OF OLYMPICS… & A FEW ANECDOTES!

IN 2008: CHINESE DISCIPLINE! With their experience gained from previous Olympics, Gerflor technical teams were able to tackle unforeseen circumstances successfully. A case in point is what happened at the Capital Stadium, the main volleyball site, just a few days before the opening of the Games. The parquet on which TARAFLEX® Plus was installed had shifted after the air conditioning had been switched off. The organising committee followed the Gerflor team’s recommendations even whilst taking a drastic measure: one hundred Chinese soldiers were requisitioned and positioned around the 756 m2 volleyball court. These soldiers then lifted the floor, welded and secured using double-sided adhesive tape, and maintained it so that the workers could rework on the parquet. After the work, the flooring was laid down again and readjusted. A first in the history of Gerflor sports flooring!

IN 2012: TECHNICAL FEAT AT THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY! Handball competitions were held in a pavilion that could seat up to 6,000 spectators; after the Games, the pavilion was to be converted into a multipurpose community sports centre. The semi finals and finals were to be held in another pavilion, the Basketball Arena, which was a modular structure with a capacity of 12,000 seats. Gerflor rose to the challenge of uninstalling the handball court floor and reinstalling it in the Basketball Arena... overnight!

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Gerflorin Virtuo

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Tämän helpommaksi ei lattiaremontti tule: Helposti asennettava, tyylikäs Gerflorin Virtuo-vinyylilankkulattia on kestävä, mutta lämmin ja miellyttävä...


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Ranskalaisen Gerflorin uusi, silmiä hivelevä Virtuo-vinyylilankkulattiamallisto on helppo ja nopea asentaa sekä kestävä mutta samalla miellyttävän lämmin ja mukava jalalle. Uuteen Virtuo-tuoteperheeseen kuuluvat sekä kätevällä taitettavalla lukkopontilla kiinnitettävät Virtuo Lock -, napauttamalla asennettavat Virtuo Clic - että ainutlaatuisella tarrapohjalla asennettavat Virtuo Adjust –vinyylilankkulattiat useine eri puulajitelma-, väri- ja kokovaihtoehtoineen.

 Virtuo-lattiat kestävät kovaakin kulutusta. Käyttömukavuuden, jalalle lämpimän materiaalin ja tyylikkään ulkonäön lisäksi ne valmistetaan 100 % kierrätettävästä vinyylistä. Ne eivät sisällä esimerkiksi lyijyä, liuottimia tai haitallisia pehmittimiä.

 Virtuo Clic 55 –lattia asennetaan kumivasaralla

Sekä koteihin että julkisiin tiloihin sopiva Virtuo Click 55 –lukkoponttivinyylilankkulattia asennetaan nimensä mukaisesti napauttamalla kumivasaralla lankku tiiviisti alustaansa. Lattia voidaan asentaa helposti myös keraamisen laatan päälle, johon se kiinnittyy ilman liimaa. Lankkumaista näyttävyyttä lattialle antavat neljällä sivulla olevat viisteelliset reunat. Oikeaan kokoonsa lankut leikataan tavallisella mattopuukolla. Yhden lankun koko on 17,6 x 100 cm, paksuus 5 mm ja kulutuspinnan paksuus 0,55 mm.

Virtuo Click 55 –lattian puujäljitelmistä on valittavana tumman harmaa Club Grey ja vaalean ruskea Club Light, syvänruskea Baya Brown, vanhaa puuta jäljittelevä Mezzo, puun värinen Baya Blond sekä vaaleanruskea, eläväpintainen Noa ja puun syitä sisältävä tumman ruskea Linley.

  Virtuo Lock 55 –taitettavalla lukkopontilla kiinitettävä lattia

Sekä kotiin että julkisiin tiloihin sopiva Virtuo Lock 55 eli taitettavalla lukkopontilla kiinnitettävä vinyylilankkulattia on helppo ja nopea asentaa, täydellisen vesitiivis sekä mukava ja lämmin käytössä. Lattian ainutlaatuinen lukkopontti on taitettava ja reunat ovat viisteelliset. Kauniin puun näköisistä lankuista voi valita omaan käyttöön sopivan viidestä eri puuvaihtoehdosta. Yhden lankun koko on 17,8 x 124,4 cm, paksuus 5 mm ja kulutuspinnan paksuus 0,55 cm.

 Virtuo Lock 55 –lattian puujäljitelmistä on valittavana harmaa Baya Clear, vaaleanharmaa Mia, tummanharmaa Mikado, puunvärinen Wanda ja valkoinen Sunny White.

Virtuo Lock –lukkoponttilattiasta voi valita myös asuinkäyttöön sopivan Virtuo Lock 30:n, jossa yhden lankun koko on 15 x 94 cm, paksuus 4 mm ja kulutuspinnan paksuus 0,3 mm.

Virtuo Lock 30 –lattian puujäljitelmistä voi valita tummanharmaan Mikadon, valkoisen Sunny Whiten ja vaalean Sachan.

  Virtuo Adjust 55 –lattian voi irrottaa helposti ja asentaa uudelleen

Nopeasti ja helposti asennettavassa, täydellisen vesitiiviissä Virtuo Adjust –vinyylilankkulattiassa on ainutlaatuinen tarraliimapohja, jonka ansiosta lattia voidaan irrottaa helposti alustastaan ja kiinnittää uudelleen – vaikka toiseen huoneeseen. Virtuo Adjust sopii erinomaisesti koteihin ja se voidaan asentaa myös keraamisen laatan päälle. Lankut leikataan oikeaan mittaansa tavallisella mattopuukolla. Viisteelliset reunat lisäävät lankun näyttävyyttä. Yhden lankun koko on 18,4 x 121,9 cm, paksuus 4 mm, kulutuspinnan paksuus 0,55 mm.

 Puhdistetaan helposti

Erityisen pintakäsittelynsä ansiosta Virtuo-vinyyllilankkulattia puhdistetaan helposti imuroimalla ja pyyhkimällä lattia nihkeällä mopilla. Puhdistusaineena käytetään lattian likaisuuden mukaan neutraalia tai heikosti emäksistä puhdistusainetta. Virtuo Lock Mikado

 Myynti: hyvinvarustetut rautakaupat kautta maan

 Lisätietoja:

Sauli Purho, Gerflor Oy, puh. 0400 457 648

toimitusjohtaja Kim Henriksson, Gerflor Oy, puh. 040 771 7199

etunimi.sukunimi@gerflor.fi

 

Topsilence

Gerflorin Top Silence

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Gerflorin Top Silence –lattiapäällyste tekee huoneesta kuin huoneesta hiljaisen


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Ranskalaisen Gerflorin ainutlaatuinen TopSilence-vinyylilaminaatti vaimentaa tekstiilikuitukerroksensa ansiosta tehokkaasti huoneessa syntyvää ääntä, kuten askelten kopinaa tai vaikkapa television tai musiikin synnyttämää äänimaailmaa. Se on jopa kymmenen kertaa tavallista laminaattia hiljaisempi. Ympäristöystävällisen vinyylilaminaatin ääntä vaimentava eristys on valmistettu kierrätetyistä muovipulloista ja se sopii useimmille lattiapinnoille. 

Jopa kymmenen kertaa tavallista laminaattia hiljaisemman TopSilencen pintaan voi valita juuri itselle sopivan sävyn ja mallin kahdeksasta eri puukuosista. 

Gerflor TopSilence-lattia on helppo asentaa vaativaankin kotiin ja tilaan, ja se sopii useimmille lattiapinnoille. TopSilencessa on taitettava sivupontti ja painettava päätypontti, joiden ansiosta lattia on helppo asentaa lankku kerrallaan. Irtoasennettavien vinyylilaminaattien viiste on neljäIlä sivulla, mikä antaa lattialle lankkumaista näyttävyyttä.

TopSilence on kokonaispaksuudeltaan 9,5 mm, josta kulutuspinnan osuus on 0,35 mm.

Tekniset tiedot:

Mitat: puu 1290 cx 190 mm

Paino: 7970 g/m³

Askeläänieristys: 18 dB

 Saksassa valmistettavalle TopSilence-lattialle myönnetään kotikäytössä 15 vuoden takuu.

Myynti: hyvinvarustetut rautakaupat kautta maan

Gerflor

Gerflor Oy on innovatiivisten lattiapäällysteiden maahantuoja. Gerflor Oy on osa kansainvälistä Gerflor Groupia, joka kehittää, valmistaa ja markkinoi ympäristöystävällisiä sekä kotikäyttöön että julkisiin tiloihin soveltuvia korkealaatuisia lattia- ja seinäpintamateriaaleja. Ranskasta lähtöisin olevalla Gerflor Groupilla on 10 tehdasta eri puolilla maailmaa ja tuotteita myydään yli 100 eri maassa.  Gerflor Groupin liikevaihto oli 671 miljoonaa euroa vuonna 2014 ja se työllistää 2750 henkilöä.

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Handball European Championships

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Handball European Championships onTaraflex™ Sports Flooring


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1/ The Event: Handball European Championship
Dates: 12th to 26th January 2014
Place: Denmark (Aalborg, Copenhague, Aarhus and Herning)
Gerflor is proud of being part of major team successes and will support the 4 qualified teams in semi-finals on Friday 24th January: Spain, France, Denmark and Croatia.
Gerflor has supplied 4 surfaces (44m x 26m) in Taraflex™ Sport M Evolution for this event.

2/ Gerflor, the official flooring supplier to all European Handball Competitions
Thanks to its partnership with the EHF since 2004, Gerflor is the exclusive floor supplier to all official EHF competitions.
This is the recognition for:
- the Gerflor event expertise thanks to its complete solution: manufacturing, delivery, installation, technical assistance and dismantling of the courts.
- the quality of the Taraflex® Sports Flooring. Gerflor floors are the most recognized and enjoyed surface by Top Handball nations, players and coaches for their global sport performance. Gerflor guaranties the athletes the most outstanding and safest surface to let them express their best Talent during the competitions.
Gerflor also has a long and proven history in Handball.
For example, Gerflor entered a new partnership with the EHF, for the period 2011-2016. Instead of the traditional handball court, Gerflor specifically developed a Taraflex® “yellow and blue" flooring system without any lines to match the official EHF colours. The yellow and blue colours of the EHF court have been specifically designed to develop a unique trademark and to improve TV broadcasting
Gerflor, through IHF agreements, supplied courts for Handball tournaments during the Olympic Games in London in 2012.
Taraflex™ is the most widely specified sports surface in the world, it has been selected for 10 consecutive Olympic Games from Montreal in 1976 to London in 2012 for indoor surfaces like Handball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis.
On the road to Rio…

3/ Present in over 100 countries
With over 60 years of experience in the manufacture of vinyl flooring, Gerflor, manufacturer of Taraflex® Sports Flooring, has the unique position of world champion in indoor sports flooring. With over 2500 employees worldwide and significant investment in sports research and development, Gerflor always stays one step ahead of the competition.
Thanks to its Taraflex® Sport brand name and product ranges, Gerflor has supplied more than 70 000 gymnasiums and sport centres (representing more than 40 million square meters) around the world.
Professional and amateur athletes, sports enthusiasts and school children alike play on Taraflex® sports floors all around the world. Gerflor has been ensuring its users comfort, safety and performance as well as an excellent quality / price ratio for decades.

4/ Taraflex Sports Flooring, 152 solutions for all indoor sports
The Taraflex® sports floors range includes 152 solutions, all designed to reduce the risk of injury through increased comfort and shock absorption without compromising performance. The unique laminating construction provides shock absorption to cushion athletes’ pounding, and reduce stress on their joints, thus helping fight fatigue and reduce the risk of injury. The multi-layered floors provide safety and performance through a laminating process that incorporates a 100% pure vinyl, wear layer with reinforced fibreglass and patented closed-cell foam backing.
The pure vinyl nature of the wear layer protects the colour throughout the lifetime of the product. The wear layer has a surface treatment called ProtecsolÒ which reduces the likelihood of friction burns but also eases maintenance.
All Taraflex® products are ISO9001 certified and can be laid in a portable or permanent manner.

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Volleyball Competitions

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Gerflor, official flooring supplier to all World Volleyball Competitions


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1/ Taraflex™ by Gerflor, the preferred surface of all Volleyball Competitions 
Gerflor has a long and proven history in Volleyball. Thanks to its partnership with the FIVB (International Volleyball Federation) since 2005, Gerflor is the exclusive supplier to all official FIVB competitions.

2/ Gerflor, on the road to London Gerflor,
through IHF and FIVB agreements, supplied courts for Handball and Volleyball tournaments during the Olympic Games and courts for
Sitting Volleyball during the Paralympic Games in London in 2012. Taraflex™ is the most widely specified sports surface in the world, it has been selected for ten consecutive Olympic Games from Montreal in 1976 to London in 2012 for indoor surfaces like Handball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis.
Gerflor floors are the most recognized and enjoyed surface by Top Volleyball nations, players and coaches for their global sport performance. Gerflor guaranties the athletes the most oustanding and safest surface to let them express their best Talent during two weeks time.

3/ Present in over 100 countries
With over 60 years of experience in the manufacture of vinyl flooring, Gerflor, manufacturer of Taraflex® Sports Flooring, has the unique position of world champion in indoor sports flooring. With over 2000 employees worldwide and significant investment in sports research and development, Gerflor always stays one step ahead of the competition. 
Thanks to its Taraflex® Sport brand name and product ranges, Gerflor has supplied more than 70 000 gymnasiums and sport centres (representing more than 40 million square meters) around the world. 
Professional and amateur athletes, sports enthusiasts and school children alike play on Taraflex® sports floors all around the world. Gerflor has been ensuring its users comfort, safety and performance as well as an excellent quality / price ratio for decades.

4/ Taraflex Sports Flooring, 152 solutions for all indoor sports 
The Taraflex® sports floors range includes 152 solutions, all designed to reduce the risk of injury through increased comfort and shock absorption without compromising performance. The unique laminating construction provides shock absorption to cushion athletes’ pounding, and reduce stress
on their joints, thus helping fight fatigue and reduce the risk of injury. The multi-layered floors provide safety and performance through a laminating process that incorporates a 100% pure vinyl, wear layer with reinforced fibreglass and patented closed-cell foam backing. The pure vinyl nature of the wear layer protects the colour throughout the lifetime of the product. The wear layer has a surface treatment called ProtecsolÒ which reduces the likelihood of friction burns but also eases maintenance.
All Taraflex® products are ISO9001 certified and can be laid in a portable or permanent manner.

 

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