Novalis Innovative Flooring began making Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) in 1984 and is now sold in over 50 countries across six continents. We make LVT for a variety of trade and retail partners, as well as for our own brands. Our products cover the gamut of styles, installation methods and applications, including residential, Main Street and commercial specified.
Since our beginning, Novalis has led the LVT industry in the adoption of the highest manufacturing standards and sustainable practices to ensure a quality flooring product that is kind to the environment–both indoors and outdoors. You can read more about our environmental history, policies and credentials by downloading our brochure “Sustainability is closer than you think” from the Environmental page on this website.
We also take pride in supporting charitable events and endeavors around the world through the donation of our flooring and expertise. Learn more about our involvement in helping others, as well as our participation in leading design conferences and forums by visiting the Press Room on this website.
The Vision of our company encompasses three essential characteristics:
… with rich, authentic reproductions of wood and stone presented in striking, eye-catching patterns and the ability to combine these colors and textures to create imaginative, inspiring spaces.
… by increasing our investment in research and development, we bring the latest in LVT product performance to the flooring market. That enables us to offer some of the best product guarantees in the industry.
… by conserving energy and resources, while reducing our carbon footprint. In this andother ways, Novalis recognizes the very important responsibility to be environmentally responsible in the design and production of all its flooring products.
We invite you to get to know Novalis Innovative Flooring by exploring this website, examining our portfolio of styles and designs and visiting our various social media sites. We are here to serve you … from our offices in Hong Kong, Charlotte, Bonn, Shanghai and Toronto … Novalis is a worldwide leader in LVT. For your questions or comments, please visit our Contact Us page.
A Record of Accomplishment
1984: Founded in Hong Kong, China
1987: Established the first vinyl flooring factory in China
1988: Became the first ISO9001 certified vinyl flooring factory in China
1998: Began direct marketing of Novalis brand worldwide
2001: Opened North America headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2003: Established second manufacturing facility specializing in the production of premium vinyl flooring and capacity expansion
2005: Opened sales office in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
2009: Opened sales office in Bonn, Germany
2010: Achieved ISO14001, FloorScore and German DiBT Certification
2012: Achieved OHSAS18001 Certification
2013: Marketed fully into the Chinese market
2014: Became the first EPD and HPD certified vinyl-flooring factory in China. Achieved GreenStep Asia Award in the category of “Green Process”
2015: Achieved GreenStep Asia Awards in two categories: “Best Green Pinnacle” and “Green Promotion”
2015: Introduces AVA luxury vinyl commercial flooring
2016: Joins Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA) in Europe
2016: Wins GreenStep Asia Award “Green Product Honorable Mention”
2016: Launches New NovaFloor.us website with Room Visualizer
2016: Launches Twitter and Instagram for AVA by Novalis
2016: Founding member of Multilayer Flooring Association (MFA)
2017: Launches new Novalis Innovative Flooring global website
Our Industry Certifications and Memberships
- AgBB/DIBt (Germany)
- Emissions In The Air A+ (France)
- U.S. Green Building Council
- GIGA (Green Idea Green Action)
- Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI)
- World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
- Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA)
- Multilayer Flooring Association (MFA)
- North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD)
- American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM)
- Conformite Europeene (CE)
(Read more in our brochure “Sustainability is closer than you think”)