Shinko Kasei, a leader in the Japanese plastic processing industry has a clear focus on innovative materials, processes and technologies, is now are taking their product on step further with Välinge’s 5G-i Push Down locking system.

“It is with great pleasure and pride that Välinge Innovation can announce that Shinko Kasei has not only decided to be the first Japanese manufacturer to introduce floating floors with a click system, but also that they have chosen to do this together with Välinge Innovation. We invented mechanical locking systems for flooring and we are very pleased to finally bring this technology to Japan as well. Thanks to Shinko Kasei we now see an increased interest for our technology in Japan” says Niclas Håkansson CEO of Välinge.

Shinko Kasei is introducing a new range of "Greenstyle" PVC-free resilient flooring made with a rigid polyolefin core that is waterproof, has a superior scratch resistance and requires low maintenance. Shinko Kasei is introducing this product as dry back, tongue & groove and, as a first for Japan, with Välinge Innovation's 5G-i Push Down installation system for fast, easy and strong floating installations.
The product will be launched in Q4-2020.

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