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History

UNILIN was founded in the 1960s by about forty flax farmers. Since then it has developed into a world player in the flooring industry and is mainly known for its Quick-Step floors. UNILIN offers a lot more than Quick-Step alone and also manufactures products such as roof panels, insulation panels and furniture panels. 
1960
Several families from south-west Flanders who were active in the flax industry began producing flax chipboards. They called the company 'UNILIN‘ short for ‘Union de Lin’. In the 70s and 80s the company quickly expanded with the production of melamine boards, laminate floors & roofing panels.
1990
The Quick-Step® brand was introduced.
Quickstep
1997
Quick-Step®  was the first manufacturer to market a glueless, integrated click system: Uniclic.
2005
The UNILIN Group was acquired by Mohawk Industries Inc.
2007
A new product line, engineered wood, was integrated in the division flooring.
2009
UNILIN, division flooring acquired Spectrim, a distributor in UK.
2011
UNILIN, division flooring acquires the Australian distributor Premium and opens Russian laminate production site. Construction of new plant for insulation panels in France.
2012
UNILIN signs agreement for joint venture with ARAUCO for production of laminate floors in Brazil.
2013
Acquisition Pergo (laminate) & Spano (boards).
2014
Acquisition Magnum (engineered wood).
2015
Acquisition Balterio & Spanolux.
2015
UNILIN, division insulation acquires Xtratherm, a leading manufacturer of insulation materials such as PIR insulation boards, EPS and phenolic foam.

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