I4F Continues Expansion in China
Hamont, Belgium, July 29, 2020–I4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, has announced plans to expand across China and increase its focus on Vietnam and southeast Asia.
The company has relocated its business and technical operations to larger premises in the JingAn District of Shanghai, China and says the move was necessary to meet the demands of its customers, partners and increasing business activities in the region, according to a news release.
The new location will be able to accommodate the company’s current employees as well as future ones. It features a new lab where licensees and prospects can test their products using I4F’s technologies prior to large scale production.
I4F says it is actively accelerating its recruitment plans and is searching for licensing managers for China, Vietnam and southeast Asia. The company is also hiring more technical engineers, specialized in highly advanced flooring related technologies, including digital printing.
John Riedveldt, I4F CEO, says, “Despite the challenging environment, our business is surging in the region and globally, with volumes hitting a record level in Q2.”