Patents

With over 3 500 granted patents, our patent portfolio is one of the most comprehensive in the flooring industry. It covers all fields related to floating flooring and includes several cutting-edge solutions within surfaces and furniture.

Our patents

Innovative technologies

Information about Välinge’s published IP can be found in the below list of publications which are listed by priority date.  These publications and corresponding national applications and patents protect a wide area of technologies such as floor locking, surface technologies, material compositions, furniture locking, material savings, digital printing.

Publication NumberPatent ReferenceInvention Short TitleFiled DateTechnology
WO2003/078761VA014Decorative Groove Edge2003-03-20Flooring
WO2003/083234VA015Strip2003-03-31Flooring
WO2003/087498VA016Core2003-04-08Flooring
WO2003/089736VA017Parquet Strips Small2003-04-22Flooring
WO2004/074597VA018Soft Floor2004-02-24Flooring
WO2004/079130VA019Herringbone Angling2004-03-08Flooring
WO2005/068747VA020Semi Floating Floor2005-01-13Flooring
WO2005/054599VA021ABC Panels2004-12-02Flooring
WO2006/038867VA022Coating Edge2005-10-04Flooring
WO2006/043893VA023Flex Tongue2005-10-21Flooring
WO2006/088417VA024Beveled Edges Edge2006-02-15Flooring
WO2006/104436VA025Flex Loc2006-01-10Flooring
WO2006/123988VA026Slide Loc2006-05-19Flooring
WO2007/081256VA027PIF 6E Element Pattern2006-12-08Flooring
WO2007/081255VA028PIF 4E Element Pattern2006-12-08Flooring
WO2007/081254VA029Light Panel2006-12-08Flooring
WO2007/081260VA030V-Groove Edge2006-12-22Flooring
WO2007/081267VA031Resilient Groove – Soft2007-01-05Flooring
WO2007/015669VA033Bristle Loc2006-10-27Flooring
WO2008/008016VA034Multi Loc2007-06-29Flooring
WO2008/033081VA035Compression Device Edge2007-09-13Flooring
WO2008/060232VA036Long Side Folding2007-10-25Flooring
WO2008/004960VA037SingleSnap2007-09-24Flooring
WO2009/061279VA038Vertical Snap2008-11-07Flooring
WO2011/014112VA039Carving Separating2010-07-08Flooring
WO2009/065768VA040Recycled Board WFF2008-11-13Flooring
WO2009/065769VA041Wood Fibre Floor WFF2008-11-13Flooring
WO2010/087752VA043bSlideTongue2009-11-02Flooring
WO2009/116926VA043SlideTongue2009-01-30Flooring
WO2009/124704VA044WFF Embossing WFF2009-04-06Flooring
WO2009/139687VA045Mag Loc2009-05-15Flooring
WO2011/014113VA048High Precision Profiling Separating2010-07-08Flooring
WO2011/075074VA049Pre Bevel Edge2010-12-17Flooring
WO2011/028171VA050Resilient2010-09-03Flooring
WO2011/087421VA052Filled Embossing WFF2010-12-22Flooring
WO2011/087422VA053True White WFF2010-12-22Flooring
WO2011/087424VA054Heat and Pressure Generated Design WFF2010-12-22Flooring
WO2011/087425VA055Snap Tab II2010-12-23Flooring
WO2011/087423VA056Mechanical Design WFF2010-12-22Flooring
WO2011/129755VA057Powder Overlay WFF2011-04-12Flooring
WO2011/096879VA058Rocker Tongue2011-02-03Flooring
WO2011/129757VA059Powder Print WFF Digital print2011-04-12Flooring
WO2011/152787VA060Steaming of Powder WFF2011-05-31Flooring
WO2012/141646VA062Loss on Cure WFF2012-04-11Flooring
WO2012/158100VA063Scattering WFF scattering2012-05-11Flooring
WO2012/141647VA064Powder Backing WFF2012-04-11Flooring
WO2012/154113VA065T-lock VFT001 5G2012-05-04Furniture
WO2013/006133VA066Glued Tongue VFT002 5G2012-07-02Flooring
WO2013/009257VA067Fold Slide Loc VFT003 5G2012-07-09Flooring
WO2013/012386VA068Press Lock VFT004 5G2012-07-11Flooring
WO2013/025163VA069Combi Tongue VFT005 5G2012-08-14Flooring
WO2013/025165VA070Strip Part VFT006 5G2012-08-14Flooring
WO2013/025164VA071Pull Lock VFT007 5G2012-08-14Flooring
WO2013/032387VA072Panel Coating VFT0082012-08-23Flooring
WO2013/032391VA073Ziploc/3D Core VFT009 Soft 5G’2012-08-28Flooring
WO2013/036197VA074Panel Forming VFT0102012-09-07Flooring
WO2013/115704VA075Lamella Core2013-01-10Flooring
WO2013/139681VA076Wet Powder WFF2013-03-14Flooring
WO2013/151494VA077Integrated Tongue2013-04-03Flooring
WO2013/151493VA078Separate Core Tongue2013-04-03Flooring
WO2012/141651VA079Semi-Finished Product WFF2012-04-12Flooring
WO2013/162460VA080Solid Click Core2013-04-25Flooring
WO2013/165307VA081Print on Wood Digital print2013-04-30Flooring
WO2013/191632VA0832G Plus VFT011 Separating2013-06-18Flooring
WO2014/007738VA0843D core VFT0122013-07-01Flooring
WO2014/011110VA085Digital Coating VFT013 Digital print2013-07-10Flooring
WO2014/014400VA086Digital Embossing VFT014 Digital print2013-07-12Flooring
WO2014/017972VA087Binder Print VFT015 Digital print2013-07-12Flooring
WO2014/025309VA088Single Layer VFT016 WFF scattering2013-08-08Flooring
WO2014/081382VA089Snap Tab 3 VFT0202013-11-21Flooring
WO2014/084787VA090VA090-LVT Print2013-11-27Flooring
WO2014/109697VA091Binder Backing WFF2014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/109699VA092BAP print application VFT0182014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/109700VA093Dry Ink VFT0192014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/109701VA094BAP Embossing VFT0202014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/109702VA095Blank Ink VFT0212014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/109703VA096BAP heat bonding VFT0222014-01-10Flooring
WO2014/120079VA097Digital overlay VFT0232014-02-04Flooring
WO2014/137282VA098Overlapping Tongue Element2014-03-07Flooring
WO2014/182215VA099Calibrating Groove2014-03-25Flooring
WO2014/204386VA100Printboard2014-06-16Flooring
WO2015/030654VA101Wood Block Production2014-08-26Flooring
WO2015/002599VA102Urea Melamine WFF2014-07-01Flooring
WO2015/057153VA103Recycling Powder Backing2014-10-17Flooring
WO2014/209213VA104Stepped Tongue2014-06-26Flooring
WO2015/005860VA105Ceraloc VFT0242014-07-08Flooring
WO2015/038059VA106Furniture Lock2014-09-15Furniture
WO2015/060778VA108LVT Print Layer VFT0252014-10-22Flooring
WO2015/060780VA109Clip VFT0262014-10-24Flooring
WO2015/105449VA110Corner lock2014-12-17Furniture
WO2015/105450VA111Furniture back lock2014-12-17Furniture
WO2015/105455VA112WFF putty2015-01-09Flooring
WO2015/105451VA113Flat Pack Lock2014-12-17Furniture
WO2015/112082VA114Digital printing VFT0272015-01-22Flooring
WO2015/115994VA115Ink Mix VFT0282015-01-30Flooring
WO2015/174914VA116Varied Constant2015-05-12Flooring
WO2016/010471VA117aLVT Overlay2015-07-02Flooring
WO2016010472VA117bLVT Overlay2015-07-02Flooring
WO2015/152802VA118WPP VFT0292015-03-30Flooring
WO2015/174909VA119aWood Powder Veneer2015-05-11Flooring
WO2015/105456VA119Wood Powder Veneer2015-01-09Flooring
WO2015/171068VA120T-Loc 2 (VFT030)2015-05-08Furniture
WO2016/007082VA121Drawer Slider2015-07-09Furniture
WO2016/114710VA122Mixed Gloss LVT2016-01-13Flooring
WO2016/099396VA123Mitre Joint2015-12-17Furniture
WO2016/085397VA1245G Rod VFT0312015-11-25Flooring
WO2016/105266VA125Fold Snap VFT0322015-12-17Flooring
WO2016/114712VA126Slit VFT0332016-01-15Flooring
WO2016171607VA127Slider Angling Loc2016-04-18Furniture
WO2016/204681VA128Meshdura2016-06-15Flooring
WO2017/164806VA129Print on Bevel2017-03-24Flooring
WO2016/175701VA130Click Fittings2016-04-26Furniture
WO2017/034455VA131Snap Decking2016-08-22Flooring
WO2017/052456VA132Furniture Angling Up2016-09-21Furniture
WO2017/095314VA133Offset Surfaces2016-12-01Furniture
WO2017/111689VA134Resin sublayer2016-12-20Flooring
WO2017/105335VA135Friction Reduction2016-12-15Flooring
WO2017/138874VA136Insertion groove2017-02-09Furniture
WO2017/138875VA137Bookshelf BooLock2017-02-09Furniture
WO/2017/131574VA138Mitre recess2017-01-25Furniture
WO2017135874VA139HDF Lock2017-02-02Furniture
WO2017/142459VA140Edge Banding2017-02-14Furniture
WO2017/188883VA141Glued Veneer2017-04-25Flooring
WO2018/034614VA142Lacquered Woodura2017-08-18Flooring
WO2018/004440VA143Tongue Cutter2017-06-28Furniture
WO2018/004438VA144Tongue Queue2017-06-28Furniture
WO2018/004439VA145Movable Head2017-06-28Furniture
WO2018/004435VA146Handheld Inserter2017-06-28Furniture
WO2018/111168VA148Twistdeck I2017-04-18Flooring
WO/2018/063047VA149Blunt Lock2017-01-12Flooring
WO/2018/217158VA150Pressed Lacquered Surface2018-05-23Flooring
WO/2018/080387VA151Pin Lock2017-10-26Furniture
WO/2018/169483VA152Twistdeck2018-03-16Flooring
WO/2018/117953VA153Handheld Inserter2017-12-20Furniture
WO/2018/194509VA154T-cross2018-04-19Furniture
WO/2018/212701VA1555G O2018-05-14Furniture
WO/2019/139522VA156aVA156-Woodura knots2018-12-18Flooring
WO/2019/139523VA156bVA156-Woodura knots2018-12-18Flooring
WO/2019/125291VA157Excenter Back2018-12-14Furniture
WO/2019/125292VA158Snap Back2018-12-14Furniture
WO/2019/139519VA159Subfloor Lock2018-12-14Flooring
WO/2019/139520VA160Herringbone 5Gi2018-12-14Flooring
WO/2019/203721VA161aPinlock 22019-04-17Furniture
WO/2019/203722VA161bPinlock 22019-04-17Furniture
WO/2019/203723VA161cPinlock 22019-04-17Furniture
WO/2019/203720VA162Symmetric2019-04-17Furniture
WO/2019/182505VA163Displaced Dovel2019-03-22Furniture
WO/2019/240656VA164Twin Strip2019-06-11Flooring
WO/2020/046193VA165aInclined Pin2019-08-28Furniture
WO/2020/046194VA165bInclined Pin2019-08-28Furniture
WO/2020/145866VA166Invisible Access Decking2019-12-19Flooring
WO/2020/117117VA167Subfloor Fold2019-12-04Flooring
WO/2020/145870VA168WFF dark filling2020-01-09Flooring
WO/2020/145871VA169WFF pulver flow2020-01-09Flooring
WO/2020/145862VA170Round stick deactivated tongue2019-12-13Flooring
WO/2020/201523VA171Robot2020-04-03Furniture
WO/2020/180237VA172Liteback Machine2020-03-04Flooring
WO/2020/197457VA173aCrossloc2019-12-13Flooring
WO/2020/197475VA174Mineral Panels2020-03-23Flooring
WO/2020/216852VA175Pinlock Miter2020-04-23Furniture
WO/2021/058572VA176aWater Protected Joint2020-09-23Flooring
WO/2021/058136VA176bWater Protected Joint2020-01-09Flooring
WO/2021/058138VA176cWater Protected Joint2020-01-09Flooring
WO/2021/058137VA176dWater Protected Joint2020-01-09Flooring
WO/2021/058568VA176eWater Protected Joint2020-09-23Flooring
WO/2021/126070VA177Wedged backpanel2020-12-18Furniture
WO/2021/058551VA178Converging surfaces2020-09-23Flooring
WO/2021/059176VA179Anti Squeak2020-09-24Flooring
WO/2021/059179VA180Flexcut2020-09-24Flooring
WO/2021/059177VA181Flexgroove2020-09-24Flooring
WO/2021/066725VA182Liteback underlay attachment 2020-10-02Flooring
WO/2021/076046VA183aWoodura Conti2020-10-19Flooring
WO/2021/076045VA183bWoodura Conti2020-10-19Flooring
WO/2021/076044VA183cWoodura Conti2020-10-19Flooring
WO/2021/076040VA184bbWoodura Edge2020-10-16Flooring
WO/2021/076041VA184ccWoodura Edge2020-10-16Flooring
WO/2021/116413VA185Mitre Particleboard2020-12-11Furniture
WO/2021/150162VA186Inclined Minifix2021-01-21Furniture
WO/2021/076047VA187Thickness Distribution2020-10-19Flooring
WO/2021/133242VA188Liteback balancing layer2020-12-22Flooring
WO/2021/145813VA189Pull Grip2021-01-11Furniture
WO/2021/170747VA190aInclined Pin Miter2021-02-25Furniture
WO/2021/170749VA190bInclined Pin Miter2021-02-25Furniture
WO/2021/175559VA191Inclined Machine2021-02-11Furniture
WO/2021/167521VA192Replacement panel2021-02-19Flooring
WO/2022/035368VA193Edge Reinforcement2021-08-10Furniture
WO/2021/211050VA194Flexible pressing2021-04-16Flooring
WO/2021/206612VA195Stairnose cover2021-04-06Flooring
WO/2022/010408VA196Gloss Print2021-07-07Flooring
WO/2021/206611VA1972G Plus Anti Creak2021-04-01Flooring
WO/2021/230803VA198aMgO2021-05-12Flooring
WO/2021/251893VA198bMgO2021-06-11Flooring
WO/2021/251894VA198cMgO2021-06-11Flooring
WO/2022/066087VA198dMgO2021-09-21Flooring
WO/2022/015222VA199One Tool Profile2021-07-08Furniture
WO/2022/050891VA200Liteback Heating2021-09-01Flooring
WO/2021/246945VA201Shower Joint2021-06-03Furniture
WO/2022/124969VA202Masked Bevel2021-12-07Flooring
WO/2022/124974VA203Cabinet Rail2021-12-09Furniture
WO/2022/186760VA204Thermal insulation sublayer2022-03-04Flooring
WO/2022/186761VA205Formable sublayer2022-03-04Flooring
WO/2022/086397VA206Low Tongue Groove2021-10-15Flooring
WO/2022/115025VA207Climb holding spring2023-05-29Flooring
WO/2023/234830VA208Climb multithickness clip2023-12-07Flooring
WO/2022/150002VA209Wedged Insertion Groove2021-12-20Furniture
WO/2022/150001VA210Miter Strip2021-12-14Furniture
WO/2022/159013VA211Rota Lock2021-10-29Furniture
WO/2022/139664VA212Underlay Restricted Compression2021-12-20Flooring
WO/2022/169399VA213Duo+2022-02-04Furniture
WO/2022/197234VA214Reversed Angleable Tongue2022-03-17Flooring
WO/2022/240348VA215Bevel on decor paper2022-05-11Flooring
WO/2022/197235VA216Veneer on HDF fibre mat2022-03-17Flooring
WO/2022/169390VA217Inclined Machine2022-01-31Furniture
WO/2022/184446VA218Deviating angle2022-02-17Furniture
WO/2023/143756VA218aDeviating angle2022-08-26Furniture
WO/2022/169391VA2196G Dry2022-01-31Flooring
WO/2022/211704VA220Liteback Recycling2022-03-28Flooring
WO/2023/282820VA221Balancing 2022-07-01Flooring
WO/2023/287338VA222Double veneer layer2022-07-01Flooring
WO/2022/211719VA223Thick 2G2022-03-31Flooring
WO/2023/287339VA225Double veneer layer with strach2022-07-01Flooring
WO/2023/106995VA226Single polymer carpet2022-12-09Flooring
WO/2022/265568VA227Guiding Surface2022-06-16Flooring
WO/2022/260566VA228aInclined Pin Lock2022-03-31Furniture
WO/2022/260567VA228bInclined Pin Lock2022-03-31Furniture
WO/2023/277765VA229Kitchen Profile2022-06-23Furniture
WO/2023/059248VA230Middle Joint2022-10-03Furniture
WO/2023/106994VA232Hydrolyzable Adhesive2022-12-09Flooring
WO/2023/106988VA2312G Dry Pretention2022-12-05Flooring
WO/2023/091066VA233High-speed Liteback Machine2022-11-15Flooring
WO/2023/191697VA234aEmbossing SPC2023-03-30Flooring
WO/2023/234834VA234bEmbossing SPC2023-05-30Flooring
WO/2023/121539VA235Glass Bubbles2022-12-16Flooring
WO/2023/234833VA236Continuous Printing SPC2023-05-30Flooring
WO/2023/140763VA237Guiding Tongue2022-12-21Flooring
WO/2023/146452VA2384-Way Cross2022-12-09Flooring
WO/2023/191694VA239Pin Spring2023-03-28Flooring
WO/2023/191691VA240BoF lock2023-03-28Flooring
WO/2023/249536VA241Impressed Cavities2023-06-14Flooring
WO/2024/019644VA244Pin between dowels2023-05-05Furniture
WO/2024/054149VA245Bevel with indentation2023-09-07Flooring
WO/2024/063688VA247Snab-Tab2023-09-20Flooring
WO/2024/063687VA248Easy Fold Up Wood/Parquet2023-09-20Flooring
WO/2024/043824VA267Film-pressed Coating2023-08-22Flooring
WO2008/116623VF0065G einteilig2008-03-25Flooring
WO2009/033623VF009Swiss Click2008-09-08Flooring
WO2009/080328VF010Method Swiss Click2008-12-19Flooring
WO2010/081532VF011Swiss Click II2009-12-29Flooring
WO2010/086084VF012Swiss Zip2010-01-13Flooring
WO2012/126046VI001Knock Lock 12012-03-16Flooring
WO2014/043756VI002Knock Lock 22013-09-19Flooring
WO2016/029255VI003Knock Lock 32015-08-31Flooring
WO2011/085306VM003Locking Relations2011-01-10Flooring
WO2009/062516VP001Photocatalytic Boards Nano2008-11-14Flooring
WO 2010/110726VP002Nano Dispersion Nano2010-03-22Flooring
WO2011/093785VP003Nano Spraying Nano2011-01-28Flooring
WO2013/006125VP004Barrier Layer Nano2012-06-21Flooring
WO2013/141789VP005Photocatalytic Ink Nano2013-03-15Flooring
WO2014/098762VP006Barrier Layer II Nano2013-12-20Flooring
WO2014/168576VP007Concrete TiO2 Nano2014-04-11Flooring
WO2015/047169VP008Coating inline2014-09-24Flooring
WO2015078434VS001Lindura 12014-03-27Flooring
WO2015078443VS002Lindura 22014-11-11Flooring
WO2015078444VS003Lindura 32014-11-11Flooring