FACCtory Event 2016

Manufacturing sites in Chicagoland
Go Behind the Scenes at GERFLOR USA 
 


Gerflor [ jur-flor ] is one of the largest manufacturers of resilient commercial flooring in the world. With over 75 years of industry experience and nearly $1 billion in annual sales and growing, Gerflor continually offers the newest generation of innovative and sustainable flooring solutions for designers, contractors and end-users in many markets.
 

Headquartered in Europe with over 3,000 employees and 8 production sites globally, Gerflor has quickly grown to become the preferred choice for high-performance sheet and modular flooring for clients in over 100 countries.

Backed by the power of an established international network, Gerflor USA was born to serve the American market and improve the indoor environments people work, learn, play and heal in. They are specialists in Healthcare, Education, Sports, Transportation and Retail.  Gerflor exponential growth has been propelled by their best-selling Mipolam, the first homogenous floor in the world, invented in 1937 and their recent invention of the first and only bio-based sheet floor available today. Gerflor signature Taraflex Sports Floors have also made them the worldwide leader in indoor sports, with over 50 million square feet installed already in the U.S. alone.

 
Presented by 
  • Benjamin Bachman,  CEO of Gerflor USA
  • Jon Isaac, VP & GM of Connor Sports

Presentations will cover

- How to develop emotional relationships by showing decision makers not only "what" we do but "why" we do it.
- The continuous improvement philosophy.
- General presentation of GERFLOR USA.

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EVENT DETAILS
Tuesday June 7th, 2016
> 11:00 am Meeting at the Gerflor Design Center
@Connor Facility |1830 Howard Suite F | ElK Grove Village, IL 60007 
> 12:00 pm  Gerflor USA Tour & Warehouse followed by Lunch.
@Gerflor |  595 Supreme Dr| Bensenville, IL 60106

The two sites are located within ten minutes of each other. 
No walk-ins.


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