Anybody who knows anything about the commercial vinyl flooring market knows that the segment is hot and growing at a good clip. In fact, the vinyl flooring market is expected to grow to nearly $50 billion within the next five years. As the market for vinyl expands, it’s worth exploring how this evolution will impact the products themselves by taking a look at recent design and technology trends facility managers need to know.
Traditional commercial vinyl flooring types—vinyl composition tile (VCT) and vinyl sheet flooring—aren’t going anywhere. But luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and its close cousin, multilayer flooring (MLF), are taking the headlines, featuring improved design possibilities, better installation technology and the emergence of rigid-core products.