• Gerflor supplies flooring for London Olympiad

    19 June 2012

    Gerflor is supplying a global flooring solution for this summer’s Olympic Games in London.

    As well as floors for sports competitions, they are supplying floors for 100 double-decker buses and floors for public-hosting temporary structures produced by GL Events. Gerflor, through FIVB and IHF agreements, is supplying courts for Volleyball and Handball tournaments during the next Olympic Games and courts for Sitting Volleyball during the next Paralympic Games in London in 2012.

    Taraflex® sports flooring is the most widely specified sports surface in the world; it has been selected for nine consecutive Olympic Games from Montrealin 1976 to Beijingin 2008 for indoor surfaces such as Handball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis.

    Free-floating Eco-Fit™ System is economic and ecological!

    The system reduces the use of adhesive and VOC emissions (Volatile Organic Compounds) by 80%. The material is easy to recycle at the end of the product’s life and can save up to 50% compared to a standard renovation solution.

    More information at www.gerflor.com.

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