Development, production and worldwide distribution of machines and equipment used to install elastic floor coverings are some of Leister's core competencies. The battery-powered GROOVER 500-LP joint milling machine and the UNIFLOOR E and UNIFLOOR 500 automatic floor welding machines have inspired Swiss, floor installers Werner, Mischa and Sascha Morf. At the time of this interview, they were working on school building renovations in Zurich. You can read more about them in this blog post, as we were allowed to look over their shoulder at work.
FS DECO is an Algerian company that specializes in installing resilient and hard floor coverings. The team of qualified floor installers advise the Algerian clientele professionally and individually in the selection of indoor and outdoor floor coverings. Whether carpet, parquet, laminate or elastic coverings made of PVC (vinyl) and linoleum for a wide variety of applications such as operating theatres, school classrooms, offices and much more.
Customer Service Shines Bright in the Sunshine State
Similar to a catered event, projects are meticulously planned affairs that are prepared “a la minute,” or to the customer’s order. It can require a smorgasbord of collaborators that crosses datelines and cultures. An example of such an undertaking brought the teams, from Horequip and Leister, together to team up and serve Puff ‘n Stuff Catering with their newest location.
Tampa-based Puff ‘n Stuff Catering started as a small pastry shop in Trinidad in 1971. Since 2003—under the watchful eye of the founders’ son, Warren Dietel—Puff ‘n Stuff Catering has grown from a small pastry shop, to a large, full-service catering company who continues to win over its clients with its attentive service and exceptional cuisine.
The floor covering of a room has a considerable effect on the people who live within it. Its function, material texture, as well as its color or pattern, are the factors which determine the level of quality of use.
The Better Choice
Resilient floor coverings no longer correspond to the dusty cliché of those depressingly functional wastelands they once used to be.
Modern floor coverings elegantly master the balancing act between functional requirements like hygiene, safety, appearance and cost-effectiveness, thus providing limitless possibilities to any creative interior designers.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) was confronted with the torment of deciding on a suitable flooring, when renovation of the employees’ recreation and dressing facilities at the Lucerne site were due. The choice finally fell on a red, discreetly marbled PVC flooring, which was supposed to be laid from the entrance to the lounge area as well as the wet zones.
The sanitation costs for tiled rooms after a burst pipe or water damage often soar due to the need for re-tiling. This means high additional costs for insurance companies and house owners. Although only a few tiles may have been damaged, a complete re-tiling is often necessary in the sanitation because the old tiles are out of stock and no longer available.
Vietnam is an up-and-coming country. Competitive personnel costs and an interesting tax environment are key factors in attracting foreign investors here. At the same time, the domestic market is becoming ever more appealing. All of these reasons made Vietnam interesting as a production location for the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer Intel. With its sales partner "Dong Loi Equipment & Service Co. Ltd", Leister has had a local presence for a number of years and is well placed for the future.
Time-saving and hence economic solutions are called for when it comes to welding plastic and linoleum floors. The working time required plays a crucial role, even for smaller floor surfaces. Mechanical applications have a decisive advantage in comparison to processing by hand: the working time is shortened by up to 70 percent when using machines!