Forbo Linoleum and Compass Concepts will cease their business relationship Jan. 31, according to both companies. Forbo will announce what direction it will take in distributing its products prior to the termination.

Forbo and Compass Concepts stated in a joint statement that the two companies "have benefited significantly from a mutual relationship, but have chosen different paths for the future." Both organizations said they will work to ensure that service levels will not suffer during the transition and that customer needs will continue to be addressed.