In 2012, as part of a mission to offer "floors beyond expectations", Kährs Group acquired Upofloor, an industry pioneer in resilient flooring. Upofloor is now being brought fully under the Kährs brand, and moving forward, the Upofloor resilient products will be Kährs branded and become part of the Kährs product offering. While the Upofloor brand name is changing, the products will remain the same: high-performing, extremely durable, aesthetically bold and with excellent sustainability properties.
Kährs introduces a new type of wooden floor - Life a range of wooden floors with properties that are close to those of durable vinyl floors. Kährs Life combines the best of two worlds with the new collection where the beauty of the wood meets the practical properties of a vinyl floor.
modulyss, which manufactures the carpet tiles that are part of the Kährs portfolio in the Nordic region, has been awarded Cradle to Cradle Certified™, level Gold, on a total of 28 products. It is a long-term and purposeful sustainability work that has now been recognized through this certification - which assesses the products' impact on people and planet, throughout their entire life cycle.
Kährs introduces a new premium Luxury Tiles design collection at the retail trade fair, Euroshop, in Düsseldorf. The new Impression collection is innovatively designed to boost lifelike wood and stone appearances to a new level. Kährs also exhibits three different retail interior concepts showcasing how combinations of Kährs high quality flooring products can create purposeful and inspiring shop interiors.
Kährs has been offering its architecture and design clients the service of BIMobject since 2018. The BIMobject Cloud is the world’s largest platform for manufacturer-specific BIM content and with Kährs flooring products listed on the cloud, architects and designers are able to plan, visualize and optimize their projects in the most user-friendly and effective way.
Kährs has been a front runner in receiving flooring certifications by third party organisations. One of the most respected labels is the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, the official ecolabel of the Nordics. Kährs was one of the first wood flooring manufacturers to get products certified in accordance with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and today more than 180 Kährs wood floors are labelled.
Kährs and modulyss will together showcase the latest product offerings in various materials via three unique concepts of colour trends, all examples of how various materials can be combined to create unique flooring solutions and surroundings that perform to the highest standard of quality.
Kährs will participate at the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair together with its partner modulyss, a Belgian carpet tile manufacturer. Both brands will showcase how different flooring materials can be combined to create unique flooring solutions and surroundings that at the same time perform to the highest standard of quality. Kährs will be present at the fair on February 4-8, joined also by representatives from the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and BIMobject.
Kährs, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flooring has successfully in 2019 renewed its license and certification for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, the official ecolabel of the Nordic countries. Kährs today, has more than 180 of its wood floors ecolabelled.
Kährs, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flooring, has in line with its sustainability program decided to focus on six of the 2030 UN Sustainability Development Goals: Good Health and Well-being, Affordable and Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action and Life on Land.
Kährs Group, a Europe-leading manufacturer and distributor of premium flooring, will supply sustainable cosmetics retailer Lush with hardwood flooring for Lush stores, offices, spas and studios in the United Kingdom. The collaboration is a result of Kährs matching the strict environmental criteria set by Lush for its suppliers.
Kährs Group is participating in the industrial graduate school, ProWOOD. The aim is to promote innovation and increase the competitiveness of the Swedish wood industry through a research project, in which ten PhD students will conduct research at each participating company for five years.
Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has acquired flooring distributor Ehrenborg & Co, which is a leader in the Swedish flooring market for public areas. Ehrenborg also operates in the rest of the Nordic countries as well as in several export markets.
Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, was recently awarded for its CSR work by the Building Distribution Sector of Saint-Gobain. Kährs Group was named best in class in Corporate Social Responsibility among European suppliers by the company.
Kährs Group is boosting its global commercial projects network by opening a new Architect & Designer showroom in Madrid. The showroom was inaugurated on 28 April and will service architects and designers working on both local and international projects.
It’s been scientifically proven that wood has a positive impact on us. The European research project Wood2New, which ran for three years and was finalised in February 2017, shows that using wood as a construction material benefits both the environment and our health.