I4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, announced that Huali Group companies have signed i4F license agreements for the production of SPC and LVT flooring in the United States, Vietnam and China. These cover i4F drop-lock installation technologies  and i4F CeraGrout, falling under i4F’s surface finishing technologies patent cluster. 

The Huali Group is one of world’s largest producers of SPC and LVT with over 2,000 employees. The company started production with i4F drop-lock at the beginning of 2023 at its manufacturing facilities located in USA, Vietnam and China and will begin production using CeraGrout technologies starting in July 2023. The technologies are being manufactured on Huali’s SPC products. 

For the U.S. market, Huali will combine the technologies on several product lines to deliver imitation ceramic tiles that feature an integrated grout that are easier to install.

For more information, visit i4f.com.