Mondo, a leader in rubber flooring, recently introduced Harmoni Smooth, a new commercial rubber flooring product. Harmoni
Smooth rubber floors have a smooth finish, are easy to maintain, are GREENGUARD Certified, and contribute to LEED
initiatives. Mondo's Harmoni Smooth rubber flooring is currently available in 32 colors and is ideal for commercial
applications such as hospitals, gyms, and schools. To learn more about Harmoni Smooth and other rubber flooring read
press release below.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –– Mondo, a global leader in the flooring market,
Harmoni Smooth, its newest commercial rubber flooring product, today at the Council of Educational Facility Planners
International Annual World Conference & Expo.
"Harmoni Smooth gives architects, designers and contractors a durable, easy–to–maintain, smooth flooring
product in a variety of colors to fit a wide range of commercial applications," said Federico Stroppiana, president of Mondo
North and South America. "We conduct extensive research to develop high–performance contract flooring that is
environmentally friendly and helps end–users create a superior working, learning or healing environment, and the new
Harmoni Smooth is a perfect example. And because it's made from rubber, which is sustainable, Harmoni Smooth contributes to
The new flooring features a smooth finish that's easy to maintain –– it doesn't require stripping or waxing --
and is resistant to wear, abrasions and chemicals, including those in most cleaning products. Plus, the slip–resistant
surface is comfortable underfoot, significantly reduces foot-traffic noise and can withstand high static and rolling loads,
such as tables, chairs and carts.
In addition, Harmoni Smooth helps to create a healthy indoor environment because it's free of toxic components, and it is
antibacterial and antimicrobial throughout. It also has been GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified by the GREENGUARD
The flooring is ideal for a variety of commercial applications, including hospitals and other healthcare facilities,
fitness facilities, churches, retail environments, schools and light industrial installations. It comes in 3 millimeter and 4
millimeter tiles and rolls, and it is 100 percent recyclable.
Harmoni Smooth is available in 32 colors with an additional eight available as accent colors. The color palette was
developed based on the results of color trends research that was conducted by Color Marketing Group. The premier
international association for color design professionals, CMG researches and identifies color trends and influences and has
been accurately predicting color trends for more than 45 years.
About Mondo Rubber Flooring
Mondo's rubber flooring is engineered to exceed the benchmarks of high–performance building surfaces for education,
healthcare, retail, hospitality and other commercial markets. Plus, it is environmentally friendly at every stage of
production. From the harvesting of raw material through manufacturing to disposal following its useful life, which can be
more than 20 years, Mondo rubber flooring has no harmful effects on the environment. It is made from renewable natural rubber
that is extracted from the sap of the Hevea tree and contains natural fillers and color pigments that are free of lead and
other heavy metals.
Mondo also is the global leader in the sports flooring market, manufacturing floor surfaces for virtually every sport that
meet the highest quality standards, deliver optimal athletic performance, are durable, require minimal maintenance and are
environmentally safe. In addition, Mondo is the world's largest producer of sports and toy balls with an average daily
production of 450,000 units, and it manufactures large luxury yachts under its Mondo Marine division.
A family–owned business since its founding in 1948, Mondo sells its products in more than 196 countries. The
company's global headquarters are in Italy, and it has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. More
information about Mondo is available at www.mondousa.com.