Viken, Sweden - October 16, 2003
More and more companies acknowledge the value of the Välinge technology on glue free installation systems, which results in a fast growing number of licensees.
Berry and Välinge have recently signed 3 new license agreements with Baltic Wood SA (a Polish wooden floor producer), Magnum Parket AS (a Czech wooden floor producer) and Serifoglu AS (a Turkish wooden floor producer).
Today the portfolio of sublicensees consists of 16 licensees:
|1.||Armstrong Wood Products – USA (wood)|
|2.||Faus Group Inc – USA (laminate)|
|3.||Tarkett Sommer (wooden flooring)|
|4.||Amorim Revistimentos – Portugal (cork)|
|5.||Industrias Auxiliares Faus – Spain (laminate)|
|6.||Ekoloc System – Malaysia (wooden flooring)|
|7.||True Grid Flooring Pty Ltd – Australia (wood)|
|8.||Lo Presti & Sons – Australia (wood)|
|9.||Karelia Corporation – Finland (woode)|
|10.||Scheucher – Austria (wood)|
|11.||Stia – Austria (wood)|
|12.||Diana Forest – Spain/Romania (wood)|
|13.||Seriparquet – France (woode)|
|14.||Magnum Parket – Czech Republic (wood)|
|15.||Baltic Wood – Poland (wood)|
|16.||Serifoglu AS – Turkey (wood)|
Berry and Välinge are currently negotiating other license agreements with different wooden and laminate floor producers
Beside this active licensing policy, Berry together with Välinge continues to enforce its intellectual property rights against companies that according to their opinion, unlawfully use the by Välinge patented technology.
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