Unilin Technologies, ZeeTree join forces
Waregem, Belgium—Unilin and ZeeTree have joined forces to promote digital printing and texturing on rigid core floorboards. Unilin’s strong patent portfolio on digital printing and texturing, combined with the proprietary advanced embossing solutions and wear layer chemistry developed by ZeeTree, provides the ideal technical solution in the decorative hardboard market, the company said.
“We are pleased that our early research and IP in digital printing and texturing technology is enabling developments in the decorative rigid board market,” said Jasmine Geerinckx, Business Development Director, Unilin Technologies. “These developments are certainly enhanced by the successful implementation of ZeeTree’s patented texture embossing solution, which is currently offered in conjunction with machine manufacturers Barberan and Cefla. The ability to print a wide variety of stylish wood, stone and other natural material designs that perfectly match the lifelike surface textures makes a huge difference to our licensing customer base.”
Giorgio Macor, CEO of ZeeTree, added that years of research and development in digital texturing and wear layer coatings have resulted in a total solution that meets the strictest standards for abrasion and scratch resistance while providing authentic, embossed texture at competitive prices. Prices. “We recognize and respect the fact that Unilin Technologies has early and broad patent protection for all digital printing and structuring technologies currently offered on the market,” he said. “We are happy to work with them so that we can continue to deliver the best technical solution for their important licensing base.”