Gerflor USA, a leader in resilient sports floor manufacturing, announced that its France-based parent company, Gerflor, recently renewed its contract with The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) – extending the organizations’ partnership for 2017-2020.

Gerflor, which was the official flooring supplier for FIVB’s volleyball competitions from 1997 to 2000, became FIVB’s regular partner in in 2005. The company’s Taraflex flooring – the most widely used sports flooring in the world – has been selected for successive Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 to Rio de Janeiro in 2016 for indoor sports, including volleyball, handball, badminton and table tennis.

"Gerflor's innovative and state-of-the-art flooring provides the FIVB's competitions with the best surfaces for the world's top athletes to compete on at the highest level,” FIVB president Dr. Ary S. Graça F said. “The FIVB is proud to renew its partnership with Gerflor, which will play a key role as the federation looks ahead to important milestones including the FIVB volleyball women’s world championship Japan 2018, FIVB volleyball men’s world championship Italy/Bulgaria 2018 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games."

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