UK: Linoleum: Manufacturers & Suppliers



Linoleum is a floor covering made from linseed oil and hessian, with fillers of flax, chalk, or softwood, which is calendered to a smooth surface. Calendering is the process of squeezing sheet materials between rollers. Linoleum comes in many bright or muted colours. Linoleum is soft, resilient, and easy to maintain, but can suffer from indenting. Linoleum slowly gives off linseed oil vapour, killing bacteria without being toxic to humans. It tends to oxidize and harden with age. Concrete is an ideal sub-floor for linoleum. Underfloor heating can be used up to 27 degrees centigrade. Leading UK suppliers of linoleum are profiled below the panel of sponsored links. 


Forbo: Linoleum Flooring. Forbo, headquartered in Switzerland, is a leading supplier of linoleum, under the trade name Marmoleum. Marmoleum linoleum is a versatile and durable floor covering made overwhelmingly from natural and harvestable raw materials such as linseed oil, wood flour, chalk and pine rosin. It is available in 30 colourways. Forbo is the world's largest manufacturer of linoleum, with about 60% worldwide market share, and has been producing linoleum continuously for more than 100 years. Marmoleum linoleum is available as a sheet, two metres wide. Marmoleum Click laminated linoleum flooring laminates the original Marmoleum product onto High Density Fibreboard (HDF) panels and cork. The panels come in two sizes: 900mm by 300mm, and 300mm square. Available in 27 colours, they enable the customer to make up patterns of their choice. Marmoleum Tiles are available in 30 colours in two square sizes: 333mm by 333mm and 500mm by 500mm.

Style Flooring: Linoleum. The Style Flooring website is published by Gatwick Flooring, of Gatwick, Surrey. It covers flooring products from manufacturers including Altro, Amtico, Crucial Trading, Polyflor, Victoria Carpets, and Westex Carpets. It specialises in the supply of Marmoleum linoleum flooring, offering the full range of Marmoleum styles and colours, in linoleum sheet, linoleum panel and linoleum tile. For example, the Marmoleum Colourful Greys range looks grey at first sight, but on closer inspection has bright colours dappled within the grey. Walton Uni is a simple, prue design with an industrial appearnce. Other sections of the website cover rubber flooring, carpet underlays, flooring adhesives, cleaners & seals, floor preparation, mats & matting, stair nosings, stair profiles, and welding rods. Style Flooring will custom cut Marmoleum flooring, requiring five days for delivery.

Armstrong: Linoleum Flooring. Armstrong Flooring is part of the US-based Armstrong World Industries Group, which is one of the world's largest suppliers of flooring, ceiling and cabinet products. Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Armstrong World Industries operates 36 plants in 9 countries and employs over 10,000 worldwide. Armstrong offers two collections of linoleum flooring: the DLW Linoleum Collection, and Lino Art. The DLW Lineolum Collection offers a wide range of muted and brilliant colours. A special Acoustic sound-absorbing version is available; its 4mm thickenss consist of a 2.5mm Marmorette linoluem layer, with a jute backing laminated onto a 1.5mm PU foam backing. It is available in twelve colours including Dark Brown, Spicy Orange, and Golden Yellow. An anti-static LCH version is also available. The Lino Art range offers metallic designs, in which aluminium flakes or aluminium granules have been incorporated into the linoleum, giving the impression of a silky mist. 



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