Gerflor and Gradus Stand F26 Healthcare Estates 2022

Gerflor and Gradus Stand F26 Healthcare Estates 2022

Gerflor and Gradus to showcase a host of sustainable, innovative, hygienic solutions at Healthcare Estates 2022 (4-5th October - Stand F26), Manchester Central.

Gerflor and Gradus are delighted to be exhibiting their contract interior solutions for all areas of a healthcare facility at Healthcare Estates (Stand F26). For the first time at this iconic event, the fusion of businesses and innovations will increase the overall product and solutions offered to prospective healthcare specifiers attending the event.

A key focus at the event is the importance of reducing the risk healthcare facilities may face, by offering potential clients the opportunity to procure and future-proof their facilities with the latest solutions from the two healthcare specialists. It’s a crucial communication as customers can access a comprehensive selection of turnkey solutions for both floors and walls, thus reducing the risk with healthcare projects from concept right through to design and construction.

Healthcare Estates is returning as a fully live event in 2022! This two-day Conference and Exhibition is the UK’s largest event for the healthcare engineering and EFM sector bringing together senior representatives from the NHS, Private Sector and suppliers displaying the latest innovations, products and services dedicated to the needs of the UK Healthcare market. This year’s show provides Gerflor, an international flooring specialist and Gradus, a UK manufacturer of interior wall protection and accessories solutions with the perfect platform to display an array of healthcare-related solutions.

In a world of extensive choices, it’s crucial that healthcare specifiers have a credible network comprising of the right suppliers at their fingertips, who can deliver not only complete fit for purpose solutions but are also readily on hand to provide a wealth of knowledge and advice built on extensive experience in the healthcare sector.

Gerflor has over 80 years of credible healthcare experience, as a manufacturer of innovative and high-performance flooring and interior finishing solutions. These hygienic innovations are treated with patented surface treatments that provide an unrivalled level of chemical and stain resistance. The world-class vinyl and linoleum collections are perfectly suited for hardworking spaces, including the intensive movement of beds, trolleys, wheelchairs, and heavy medical equipment on a twenty-four-hour basis.

Gradus is a manufacturer of comprehensive contract interior solutions, including stair edgings, floor trims, barrier matting and wall protection.
Andy Gordon, Healthcare Specification Manager - Floors, Gerflor UK commented, “Exhibiting at Healthcare Estates 2022 provides us with a fantastic opportunity and platform to meet a cross-section of key healthcare professionals. We will be showcasing our ability to provide specifiers with a one stop-shop procurement process from our vast portfolio of products supported by a world-class service. We will also take the opportunity to highlight our latest unique flooring and finishing collections which are all aimed at providing the best all-around solutions for any healthcare facility.”

Mitch Dean, National Sales Manager, Wall Protection, Gradus commented, “What a great opportunity to showcase our world-class leading products for healthcare in partnership with Gerflor. We have the full array of solutions and a complete package including supply and fit for wall protection solutions to reduce risk on site. We look forward to meeting our customers and presenting our comprehensive healthcare range some of which includes textured wall cladding, hygienic cladding, handrails, dual rails, combination rails, wall guards, corner guards, bed protectors and door protection that can extend the longevity of any healthcare facility.”

There are four key themes that will be showcased at Healthcare Estates and include:

1/ Procurement of Sustainable Solution

With the extensive portfolio of Gerflor and Gradus solutions, you can reduce your Operational Carbon footprint in healthcare buildings. Whether it’s floorings or wall protection panels for hard-working places, sustainable solutions from businesses take care of the planet, the environment and also the people. It’s all about recycled content, the way the products are manufactured and transported, durability and longevity of products and also end of life options. As pioneers of sustainable solutions, visit stand F26 to find out more about how healthcare experts are making a difference in the healthcare world.

2/ Hygiene & Infection Control

Gerflor’s trusted and patented surface treatments and its’ exclusive Clean Corner Systems, ensure that a healthcare facility can stand up to any rigorous maintenance regime, especially for use in areas where cleanliness and disinfection are key, including Ultra Clean Healthcare and Laboratory applications.

3/ Improved Building Performance

Gerflor has a wide portfolio of vinyl and linoleum collections that are perfectly tuned for any demanding and stringent healthcare location. The credible Mipolam and Taralay collections already have an outstanding reputation for their performance in healthcare buildings and settings.

The collections are available for healthcare professionals who wish to choose from a wide colour and design palette, they can also mix and match to create a unique floor scheme. The combination of patented surface treatments and anti-bacterial and fungicidal treatments ensures that stains such as blood and iodine can be safely and hygienically removed with a minimum amount of water and detergent for improved building longevity. Combine this with the new DLW Linoleum range from Gerflor inspired by nature, the collection includes beautifully crafted designs that are varied and stunning in style, delivering impressive performance and comfort underfoot.

These collections also come with a revolutionary exclusive surface treatment which is solvent-free, resistant to chemicals and disinfectants, together with being remarkably dirt and stain repellent.

This year’s event will also enable Gerflor to highlight its broad width of innovations for all healthcare applications and environments. Gerflor continues to understand the key challenges facing healthcare professionals, within the current pandemic. Leading the way, as a healthcare specialist, Gerflor has developed the award-winning Clean Corner System, a patent-pending, innovative corner solution which has been awarded the Procure 22 annual award for Innovation and Product Design. The Clean Corner System technology is a total and complete solution for installing corners that aids the control of contamination and meets the requirements of professionals in the pharmaceutical industry in accordance with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) including easy coving with limited and easy welding.

Gradus is the largest UK manufacturer of wall protection profiles and controls the design of profiles from initial concept through to the finished product, including specialist CAD design and the manufacture of tooling. This ensures that quality is maintained and provides customers with an efficient, flexible, and fast service. The products are built to stand the test of time and are perfect for hardworking locations.

4/ Risk Management

If you want to minimise the risk of slips, trips, and falls for patients, visitors, and staff alike, there are a wealth of innovations available to address these key challenges. Entrance matting, resilient flooring with unique surface treatments to reduce and mitigate the risk of slip and infection, patented stair nosing’s which reduce the risk of accidents on stairs and wall protection in the form of handrails for ease of access and guidance around buildings, Gerflor and Gradus can assist. The businesses are so confident in their holistic surface protection innovations, that if new clients visit Stand F26, they will be offering free trial areas.


Healthcare specifiers can future proof their healthcare facilities with proven innovations and access the expertise of the healthcare specification managers. Gerflor and Gradus in partnership with a fusion of products and services can help those involved in the renovation or new build of healthcare projects to select the right products for the right locations on time and to budget. The dedicated healthcare solutions from both businesses require less remedial work and are fit for purpose for the demanding needs of any healthcare facility and reduce overall lifecycle costs and OPEX expenditure.

Gerflor and Gradus are ready to assist customers with specifications and provide technical advice, free site surveys, together with trial areas for both new build and refurbishment projects. In addition to this, best sellers of stock are readily available in the UK.

Come and meet the Gerflor and Gradus Healthcare Experts, plus discover the latest innovations at Healthcare Estates 2022, Manchester Central 4-5th October on Stand F26.

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