Unilin Technologies and Zeetree team up to promote digital printing and texturing for rigid boards

Unilin’s portfolio on digital printing and texturing, combined with the patented advanced embossing solutions and wear layer chemistry developed by Zeetree, offers the optimal technical solution in the decorative rigid board market. Unilin Technologies specialises in technologies for flooring, furniture and construction industry, and Zeetree is a developer and manufacturer of high-performance printing and texture consumables for the design, home decor and architectural industries.

Jasmine Geerinckx, business development director of Unilin Technologies, said: “We are delighted that our early research and IP relating to digital printing and texturing technology are empowering developments in the decorative rigid board market. These developments are definitely enhanced by the successful implementation of Zeetree’s patented texture embossing solution, that is currently offered in combination with machine manufacturing suppliers Barberan and Cefla. The possibility to print a vast range of stylish wood, stone and other natural material designs in perfect register with their lifelike surface textures makes a huge difference for our license customer base.”

CEO of Zeetree, Giorgio Macor, added: “Years of research and development in the field of digital texturing and wear layer coatings has led to a total solution, meeting the most severe norms regarding abrasion and scratch resistance, while delivering authentic, embossed-in-register texturing at competitive pricing. We acknowledge and respect the fact that Unilin Technologies has early and broad patent protection covering all the digital print and structuring technologies currently offered on the market. We are happy to partner up with them so that we can continue to deliver the best technical solution for their important licensing base.”