Dur-A-Flex Expands Operations, Relocates Distribution Center in Illinois

Dur-A-FlexDur-A-Flex, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial and institutional resinous floor and wall systems. One once again, the company is expanding its operations. This time in the Midwest, relocating from their current facility in Bensenville to a 15,000 square-foot facility in Roselle, Ill. The facility officially opened for business October 1, 2019.

President and Chief Operating Officer Peter V. Ferris states, “The Midwest is a major, growing area and our decision to upgrade our distribution capabilities is in line with our continued growth.” According to a recent report by Global Market Insights, there is an expectation that the North American flooring market will witness growth over 5% up to 2024. Regional driving factors for this include growth in the construction industry and increased investment in restoration of deficient structures. In addition to supporting growth, the new facility will ensure ease of doing business with Dur-A-Flex. “The Roselle location offers easy access to customers for expedited delivery. It also offers same day pickup of our quality products,” says Ferris.

The new facility offers ample space for Dur-A-Flex’s vast product inventory of floor and wall systems, a Design Center showcasing thousands of product samples, an expanded space for the Applicator Training Program and also a dedicated staff including Sales Territory Managers, Technical Service, Shipping & Receiving and Customer Service.

Industry growth

The resinous flooring industry is seeing a rising demand in both commercial and industrial applications. Pharmaceutical, education, healthcare, automotive, food and beverage manufacturing and transportation industries are huge drivers in this growth. With this increased demand Dur-A-Flex is seeing a rise in applicants for the Applicator Training Program (ATP). The ATP is a comprehensive training course designed to train new installers on Dur-A-Flex flooring systems or refine the skill sets of current customers and installers.

“Thanks to all of our amazing Midwest customers, we have outgrown our current distribution center. I’m excited about this new facility, which is newer, larger. It also provides a much improved space for training new contractors in our Applicator Training Program,” says Patrick J. Meade, Vice President of Sales and Technical Support.

About Dur-A-Flex Inc.

Dur-A-Flex, Inc. is a family-owned manufacturer of high-performance, resinous floor and wall systems. With over 50 years in business, Dur-A-Flex is recognized for its ability to continually deliver new and innovative products to the coatings industry. Its unmatched level of customer service is derived from an experienced team of technical service experts as well as stringent quality processes; providing customers with the confidence that they are installing the best product for the job. Named one of the “Best Places to Work in CT” five times by the Hartford Business Journal-sponsored awards program, Dur-A-Flex considers its people its most valuable asset. For further information on Dur-A-Flex floor and wall systems, please visit www.dur-a-flex.com.

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