Välinge Innovation records strong growth in 2021

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Välinge Innovation has tallied their key growths and expansions in 2021. Their patent portfolio increased by 14%, and was granted over 480 new patents distributed across new materials, surface technologies, locking technologies for flooring, as well as wall systems and furniture.

In 2021, Välinge also welcomed over 50 new licensee partners in 2021, adding onto the licensee family, which consists of more than 320 licensees around the world.

The 5G Fold Down technology continues to expand and consist of over 90 licensees. In 2021, Välinge also widely launched 5G for herringbone flooring pattern, which premiered with success, and also making it easy for install for consumers. The 5G portfolio consist of several technologies such as 5G Dry water-resistant fold-down system and 5G Climb.

Furthermore, Välinge’s Viken factory manufacturing products based on the Woodura surface technology experienced an 80% growth. Välinge Flooring, their pioneering in-house produced products, is now available in France, United Kingdom, North America and China offering real wood floors that combine Välinge’s technologies — Woodura, 5G Dry waterproof fold-down system, and 5G Climb. Välinge North American moved into their new headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, US at the end of 2021, with a showroom area intended for business visitors.

Välinge Flooring also welcomed 22 new distributors, and last but not least, was awarded the 2021 FCNnovation Award in the wood flooring category.