The resilient floorcovering market in Australia has grown steadily over the last two decades, driven by innovative design, development, and uptake of new products, particularly Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT) and more recently, Hybrid products. Australia today consumes an estimated 22 million sqm or 95,000 tonnes of these products each year. Nevertheless, there is growing recognition [...]
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From the ancient forests of Europe to the Australian outback, Karndean Designflooring seeks out the finest natural designs the world has to offer. From stunning timbers to exquisite stones, slate and even concrete, Karndean faithfully reproduces the organic features in their luxury vinyl flooring to inspire and delight. Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT) is a multi-layer [...]
The future of flooring installation has arrived and it’s fast and adhesive-free. Forbo’s family of Fast Flooring solutions are adhesive-free floor coverings, which are quick and easy to install whilst also being sustainable due to their reusable and/or recyclable nature. Quick turnaround with minimal disruption Floors can be walked on immediately Easy to remove and [...]
Embracing the transition to a circular economy in Australia is a significant step toward achieving a better future for people and our planet. Businesses and organisations that do not adopt a circular approach will be left behind. The good news is that environmental labels are globally recognised tools that can strengthen your circular strategies. Australian [...]
If you have a balcony or patio that could do with a facelift, read on. Over the last 30 years the number of Australians living in apartments has grown by over 80%, and if townhouses are included the number is significantly higher. The choice to live in an apartment is sometimes driven by budget, but [...]
Cut-to-size manufacturers face a range of challenges in the post-COVID environment. The effect of staff shortages is being felt industry-wide and there is no quick-fix resolution. One solution is for cut-to-size manufacturers to onboard online quoting and ordering systems to relieve some pressure. Staff shortages are being experienced in many sectors in the Australian economy [...]
In 2020, a new breed of machinery supplier entered Australia’s shores. Operating under the name Innovync (rebranded from Unimac Machinery, established in 2015), the supply hub focuses on delivering a blend of high-end European machinery and exceptional after-sales service to clients across Australia and New Zealand. This month, Supplier takes a deep dive into Innovync’s [...]
As the drive to greener residential and commercial buildings continues, sustainable construction materials are increasing in both popularity and usage. In Australia, this trend is driven by a combination of government policies, the industry itself, and more importantly, consumer demand. Consumers of today are provoking big changes to address the climate emergency, demanding more sustainable [...]
CDK Stone is about people. Their vision? To bring value to the industry and their clients; to nurture great people who do extraordinary things. In 1979 Paul De Kok came to Australia to head up the stone division of the Colson Group. In 1982, that division, Colson De Kok Stone, became CDK Stone when Paul [...]
Suppliers play a leading role in the creation of personal or community spaces. Surfaces and edge treatments provide an appealing look and feel, while hardware delivers comfort, functionality and accessibility. Fitout design can have a positive impact on your home or workplace and getting it right is crucial. Fitout is a term used to describe [...]