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The Flooring Group has long been using Bona products to enable better floor finishes. Below, Bona explain their products in their own words;

Bringing out the best in hardwood floors – it’s a lifetime commitment

At Bona we are committed to the whole lifetime of hardwood floors. We are devoted to providing solutions that keep a floor perfect during its entire life. Through our long commitment and constant search for innovation we are able to offer lasting, sustainable results for professionals and floor owners. With Bona you can expect a commitment that lasts for generations.
 
Today Bona is a world leading innovator with a unique system, having local presence all across the world. Since established in 1919 we are now, through subsidiaries and distributors, present in more than 90 different countries all over the world.  

Our mission has always been to bring out the best in hardwood floors. This is the essence of our way of thinking and our future direction.

Coatings

Whether you are looking for shine, color, slip resistance or durability, Bona provides a solution for you. We offer optimal systems and premium results with our beautiful, durable and easy-to-use coatings. Our unwavering commitment to research and development has enabled Bona to drive the hardwood flooring industry’s evolution.  
 

Waterborne Finishes and Sealers

The pioneer in the development of waterborne finishes in the 1970s, Bona is now a world leading company offering a full range of environmentally sound products.
 
Bona’s industry-leading waterborne finishes and sealers have always been VOC-compliant and healthier for people and the environment than most other finishes. Providing the highest quality, cleanest finishing process available, Bona protects your health and the environment, while assuring the ultimate in durability and beauty for hardwood floors.
 

Healthy

No harmful fumes means you don’t have to put your health at risk finishing floors, and your customers don’t have to move out of their home or vacate their business. VOC compliant and GREENGUARD certified for indoor air quality.
 

Wise

Bona finishes provide a profitable strategy for your business because of their speed, and increased health and performance value for your customers.
 

Durable

Bona’s advanced-technology, Swedish waterborne finishes are the most durable polyurethane finishes available today.
 

Beautiful

Clear, high-build finishes won’t amber or change color over time, highlighting the true beauty and elegance of wood.

On Track for Sustainability

Great concern for the environment 

We have great concern for the ones working with our solutions, living and enjoying them, and the environment affected by our actions and products, today and tomorrow.
 
We strive to continuously launch better products with less environmental impact. This has led to breakthrough innovations from waterborne finishes in the 1970s to dust-free sanding in the 2000s. Today, we are proud to be able to offer a full range of environmentally sound products for sanding, finishing, fastening and maintaining a wooden floor – throughout its lifetime.

Milestones

1919  Bona AB is established in Malmo, Sweden
1953  Bona’s first subsidiary in Germany is established
1959  Bona moves to new premises in Malmo
1979  Bona introduces waterborne coatings
1981  Bona starts producing UV-finishes
1987  A new subsidiary is established: BonaKemi USA Inc.
2000  Bona starts production of the new range of sanding machines
2000  New subsidiary is established: BonaKemi Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
2001  Bona becomes ISO 14001 certified
2001  Bona invests in two new plants in Sweden
2002  Acquisition of a new plant in the Pueblo, USA
2004  Representative offices established in Panama andShanghai
2005  Introduction of dust-free sanding and the silane-based adhesives Bona R850
2007  Introduction of Bona Naturale
2007 Opening of UV-coating plant in China
2008 New logotype and company name
2008 Full range of silanebased adhesives
2009 Ceasing sales of solvent-based finishes in EU
2009 Bona Novia recieves EU Flower
2009 EMICODE EC1 certification for finishes
2011 Ceasing sales of solvent-based adhesives and Floor Care products in EU