PortaFloor Acquired by Gerflor

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CEOs of Connor Sport Court and Gerflor Shake Hands After Inking Partnership

CHICAGO, IL – (NOVEMBER 5, 2014) – Gerflor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of resilient flooring, today announced that it has acquired Connor Sport Court International in a move that will expand the company’s global market reach and product range portfolio.

This move brings Connor Sports®, Sport Court® and PortaFloor® – under the Gerflor flagship. The two companies’ combined resources will enhance their ability to offer more innovative solutions and improved services to their customers.

“The acquisition of Connor Sport Court International is an extremely exciting development for Gerflor, as it brings a world class organization into the Gerflor family,” explains Bertrand Chammas, CEO of the Gerflor Group.

“We look forward to being part of the Gerflor Group,” adds Ron Cerny, CEO of Connor Sport Court International. “It provides the unique opportunity to further expand our sales throughout the world and provide truly complementary solutions to our customers. This really is a great fit for both companies.”

The CEOs acknowledge that this move capitalizes on each company's strengths for the mutual benefit of both businesses and for their customers.

ABOUT GERFLOR: Gerflor creates, manufactures and markets innovative, design-led and sustainable solutions for flooring, wall and interior finishes. Gerflor Group offers the most comprehensive range of resilient flooring to meet every market need: healthcare, pharmaceutical, education, sports, transportation, retail, multi-living, and corporate.

The group gathers various well-recognized product brand names such as Taraflexâ, Mipolamâ, and Tarabus®.

With 60 years of experience in the manufacture of Taraflexâ Sports Flooring, Gerflor has the unique position of being the world leader in indoor sports flooring. With 2,500 employees and 8 production sites, the company has sales in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit gerflor.com.

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