Floor Covering Market: +22% growth in Luxury Vinyl Tile sales 2012

The Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) market category continues to grow market share in the Floor Covering market place in both commercial and residential, due to its quality, design choice, being waterproof and easy installation.

“U.S. sales of LVT jumped 22.3 percent last year to 901 million square feet and, according to Catalina Research, the category is trending to surpass laminate flooring square foot sales this year”. [Source: Floor Covering Weekly (www.floorcoveringweekly.com) September 30th 2013]

This is good news for LVT manufacturers in USA including Interface/Flor, Mannington, Shaw, Tarkett, Armstrong .

It is also good news for Freeman Schwabe and specifically SCHWABE USA machines which developed a specific innovative die cutting press for the production of luxury vinyl tiles.

SCHWABE USA - Model SR-180 cutting luxury floor tiles with automatic tile feeder

SCHWABE USA – Model SR-180 cutting luxury floor tiles with automatic tile feeder

SCHWABE USA is based in Cincinnati, Ohio and is world renowned for its Standard Presses and Custom Designed die cutting equipment.

Our engineers will work with you to analyze your production requirements and find the best design solution for you application needs.

From modified standard machines to systems with unique features, SCHWABE focuses on the quality and details to make it happen.

For more information on die cutting press solutions for Floor Coverings contact


SCHWABE USA press standards

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