Article Number: 15946
Tarkett Introduces NuGen Rigid Core Flooring in the Residential Category
SOLON, OHIO, September 25, 2019 — Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announces the launch of NuGen™ Rigid Core Flooring, its latest flooring product in the residential category.

Tarkett designed NuGen in response to the need homeowners have expressed for a rigid core flooring with more flexibility, easy installation, and beautiful designs for any room. Combining the enhanced performance of rigid core with the authentic look of hard wood, NuGen handles anything kids and pets can spill or drop on it. NuGen is available in 10 classic hardwood designs in the most popular colors and size (7”x48”), making it impossible to make a wrong selection.

“NuGen was designed to answer everything our customers have requested in a holistic flooring solution. Whether we’re talking to DIY homeowners or multi-family housing professionals, the overwhelming need is a floorcovering that’s flexible enough to provide beauty, comfort and performance in every room of the home,” said Sharee Thornton, Residential LVT Product Manager for Tarkett North America.

In addition to all main living areas, NuGen’s waterproof construction is safe for use in any room of the home, including kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms. It is also quiet under foot with an acoustical backing that provides superior sound absorption and overall comfort. With easy, no-mess installation, guaranteed long-term wear and beautiful, authentic-looking wood designs, NuGen delivers a better flooring experience every step of the way.

NuGen is FloorScore® certified and phthalate-free.

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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

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