Article Number: 15884
Tarkett Expands Digitally Printed Collection of Masquerade® Wall Finishing Borders
SOLON, OHIO, July 21, 2019 — Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announces the expansion of its Masquerade® collection of wall finishing borders. With eight new designs and seven new profiles, the brand has more than doubled its creative options within the series.

Masquerade designs are created using the latest high-definition digital printing technology, allowing a broader range of color, longer pattern repeats, and crisp, realistic detail. A total of 18 visuals are now available within the standard running line.

In addition to these 18 standard visuals, Tarkett can also produce a fully customized finishing border for clients with more specific needs. Designers can choose from nine available profiles, and work with a Tarkett representative to submit a fabric swatch, material sample or digital image to be replicated onto the Masquerade material.

The number of available profiles have expanded as well, from two to nine. Options now include six wall bases (four are new), one shoe moulding (new) and two quarter rounds (new).

Masquerade wall finishing borders are made with sustainable rubber, a material that reduces the need to harvest lumber, and easily conforms to the curves and irregular surfaces of nearly any wall. These borders are designed to drastically reduce installation and maintenance costs by:

• Eliminating priming, painting and finishing
• Resisting scratches, dents and stains
• Not fading, splintering, chipping, or absorbing liquids
• Installing with regular cove base adhesive

“The Masquerade collection of wall finishing borders delivers beautifully realistic designs, which are made possible by Tarkett’s state-of-the-art digital printing technology. This full palette of stunning visuals adds the perfect finishing touch to sophisticated interior designs, while supporting a client’s long-term objectives for simple care and maintenance,” said Sharon Gallagher, product manager for Tarkett North America.

The Masquerade collection is an essential part of the Tarkett Solution SPECtrum™, one of the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios of product solutions, including a variety of soft and resilient surfaces and the accessories that pull them all together. Tarkett’s full palette of colors, patterns and textures is coordinated to work together visually across platforms, ensuring designers are able to balance function, safety, and longevity, while meeting budget, style, and sustainability objectives.

Tarkett is passionate about making a positive impact on people and the planet, and working collaboratively with customers, suppliers, and even competitors to develop healthier materials for the industry. That’s why we’re Doing Good—Together, connecting our sustainability efforts with what our customers value and our world needs. It’s an active, living commitment to create a future where people and the planet prosper in balance. Where sustainable flooring solutions don’t just perform, they inspire.

As part of this commitment to people and the planet, the Masquerade collection is:

• Phthalate-free
• FloorScore® certified
• Made with 14% recycled material
• 100% recyclable through Tarkett’s ReStart® reclamation program

More information about all of Tarkett’s products can be found at www.tarkettna.com.

About Tarkett
With a history stretching back 135 years, Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, with net sales of more than €2.8 billion in 2018. Offering a wide range of products, including vinyl, linoleum, rubber, carpet, wood, laminate, artificial turf and athletic tracks, the Group serves customers in over 100 countries across the globe. Tarkett has 13,000 employees and 36 industrial sites and sells 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, stores and sports fields. Committed to "Doing Good— Together," the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy that is based on Cradle to Cradle principles and promotes a circular economy, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people's health and wellbeing, and preserving natural capital. Tarkett is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A, ISIN: FR0004188670, ticker: TKTT) and is included in the following indices: SBF 120 and CAC Mid 60 www.tarkett.com.





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