Close
Close

Välinge acquires Inotec’s patent portfolio regarding fold down locking systems

Viken, Sweden -

Välinge has purchased all Inotec’s patents regarding one-piece fold-down systems (all-side or short-side), which are registered in numerous countries such as the US, Canada as well as China and with many more applications worldwide including Europe.  This patent portfolio also consists of several applications with some impressive specifications, which are expected to be granted shortly in Europe and other areas. 

Read more

Välinge has obtained another 350 granted patents and extends the portfolio with embossing and bevel technologies

Viken, Sweden -

Record high number of patents granted to Välinge in 2017, adding 350 new patents to its already existing patent portfolio that now includes more than 1,850 granted and enforceable patents. Välinge has further been extending the scope of its patent protection for wood and laminate floorings with EIR, waxing, locking and bevel technologies through a non-assertion agreement with Unilin.

Read more

KIRKBI to acquire a significant minority stake in Välinge Group from KKR

Viken, Sweden -

KIRKBI, the holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family, has signed an agreement to acquire KKR’s 49.8% stake in Välinge, a Swedish industrial R&D company, alongside the founding Pervan family that via Pervanovo Invest AB will maintain its majority ownership of 50.2%. The partnership with KIRKBI aims to further strengthen Välinge’s position as a leading industrial R&D company and flooring producer.

Read more