As part of the recent ASL US trade mission, our CEO Dr. John McKeon had the pleasure of meeting up with Bradley Gean, Social Media and E-Commerce Specialist (Residential) at Tarkett, at The International Surfaces Event (TISE) in Las Vegas. Their discussion centred around the clear and high demand for science-backed ‘healthier’ products that the consumer can trust will support a healthier indoor environment.
Tarkett at TISE
John McKeon, Bradley Gean
Tarkett’s CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® products were proudly displayed at their impressive and busy booth.
With a history of 140 years, Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, with net sales of €2.8 billion in 2021. Tarkett have an impressive track record in developing flooring that prioritises the impact it may have on the health and well being of a buildings occupants.. Tarkett only recently expanded its CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® iQ® Granit™ collection and introduced the coordinating iQ® Eminent™ collection within their high-performance homogeneous vinyl sheet and tile products. The newest addition to their portfolio of CERTIFIED products, Powerbond® RS flooring, is the world’s first soft surface flooring to be CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®. Powerbond RS is a hybrid resilient flooring, meaning it combines the look and feel of carpet with the durability and cleanability of a resilient surface.
At TISE, there was a palpable feel and interest in products that support health and well being, according to Bradley Gean, and consumers are increasingly associating asthma & allergy friendly® with health. The demand is high, and science-backed products are the ones to watch as consumers need certainty that the products they bring in to their homes keep the promises that they make. This is where credible science and third party certification, like the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program, come into play.
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