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Gilardino is your reliable source of supply serving all your private-label needs. Their factory boasts over 60 acres of production space, with 15 workshops equipped with top-of-the-line machinery, including 10 mixing and extrusion lines, 2 HOMAG® cutting and slotting machines, 2 UV coating lines, and 1 wear layer production line. With 500+ skilled workers, Gilardino has an annual production capacity of over 55,000,000 square feet of SPC flooring, ensuring timely delivery to clients anywhere in the world.
Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?
GILARDINO: We are dedicated to excellence in design, research, and development, offering our clients access to over 20,000 different flooring designs. Our commitment to quality is demonstrated through our various certifications, including CE, SGS, FloorScore®, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and soon-to-be GREENGUARD certified.
E.E: What’s the news about new products?
GILARDINO: Pure new environmental material, European CE certification, American floorscore certification, Unilin lock patented technology, superior dimensional stability. Products do not contain formaldehyde, for health and environmental protection products, fire retardant grade reached B1 level, T level wear-resistant, simple installation, convenient construction. Rich in color, wood grain, carpet grain, marble grain, numerous color varieties to choose from.
E.E: What are the ranges of products?
GILARDINO: We produce high-quality and innovative flooring including: SPC Vinyl Sheet, Heterogeneous Vinyl Sheet, Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet, Sports Flooring.
E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?
GILARDINO: As a leading manufacturer, we have spent decades perfecting our craft and building state-of-the-art factories across China, with our products being distributed globally to countries such as the US, Europe, Japan, and Southeast Asia.
E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?
GILARDINO: Customer is looking for more subtle neutral look.
E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?
Commercial Vinyl Sheet with foaming technique from sports flooring.
E.E: What estimations do you have for 2023?
GILARDINO: To create a unique and unparalleled decorative space with world-class manufacturing and cutting-edge research and development.