Mipolam Symbioz™ a sustainable future proof flooring for hardworking places

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Selecting environmentally conscious flooring products amidst the vast array of sustainable flooring options can be a daunting task. With the market for sustainable flooring growing at a steady pace, it’s important for designers and specifiers to select sustainable flooring products that are both modern and contemporary and deliver an outstanding degree of performance with minimal impact on the environment.
Gerflor is an international flooring specialist who is leading a green revolution, with the manufacture of aesthetically pleasing products that meet eco-challenges head-on by using increased renewable organic raw materials, which in turn lower the environmental impact at every stage of a product’s life.
The Mipolam Symbioz™ homogenous range, is the company’s first flooring to contain a 100% bio-based plasticiser made of corn and wheat.
The range now includes 38 stunning colours overall, with 14 brand new colours supplementing Mipolam Symbioz™ and a further 7 added to the new Mipolam Symbioz™ Nova collection (with a rubber appearance). The colour palette across the two complementary designs allows designers to specify creative flooring solutions for a vast selection of hardworking applications and markets. The products are perfect for those projects where there is a need for clear delimitation of areas.
The variety of new colours offer a clean, aesthetic design approach perfectly suited to a multitude of health and education environments. Mipolam Symbioz™ is an ideal choice for hospitals, private clinics and elderly homes for bedrooms, corridors, waiting rooms and reception rooms. Schools and nursery groups can also enjoy huge benefits for indoor play areas, corridors, restaurants, bedrooms and nurseries.
Gerflor’s R&D heritage and technical capability with Mipolam Symbioz™ also delivers a high performing product that has a T Group wear rating for demanding and high traffic areas, superior abrasion resistance and comes with the exclusive and patented Evercare® surface treatment for easy maintenance (up to 30% savings) with no wax needed for the life of the product and an unrivalled level of chemical and stain resistance. The combination of Evercare™ with anti-bacterial and fungicidal treatments also ensures that stains such as blood and iodine can be safely and hygienically removed with a minimum of water and detergent (up to 80% reduced water and detergent consumption). This reduces maintenance costs and lowers the environmental impact. Mipolam Symbioz™ already has an outstanding reputation for its performance in health and education buildings across the world. In addition to these attributes, the range is highly flexible, easy to weld and easy to cove and cut when installing which is great news for those projects that need to be completed in a short time frame.
Mipolam Symbioz™ as with all Mipolam healthcare flooring is ISO 22196 certified to limit the spread of infections (including MRSA, E. coli and S. aureus) at 99% and delivers TVOC Effective 28 days <10μg/m3 => indoor air quality. Mipolam Symbioz™ is also 100% REACH compliant, Floorscore certified and 20% lighter than standard products.
Nav Dhillon, Marketing Manager, Gerflor UK commented, “the refreshed palette of colours now on offer with Mipolam Symbioz™ and the new Mipolam Symbioz™ Nova collection is aimed at giving designers more freedom to creatively express themselves, whilst at the same time delivering outstanding performance that is synonymous with our Mipolam range of products.”
For hospital and education projects that need good resistance to chemicals and a smart aesthetic approach, Gerflor’s Mipolam Symbioz™ range of flooring (incorporating the new Nova design) delivers one of the best surface treatments on the market, and the lowest environmental impact at every step of the product’s life, providing the natural choice!
Learn more about Gerflor solutions; ask for a free sample or contact us to speak to a specialist today by calling 01926 622 600, emailing contractuk@gerflor.com, or visit gerflor.co.uk for the latest innovations.

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