More than 65 European companies have been awarded the Certified European Laminate Quality label, the organisation has said.

Egger Floor Products, Kronospan AG, Alloc AS, Kaindl Flooring, Hamberger, Skema, Witex, Parador and Kronoflooring have all received the label, which became the European seal of quality when it came into place in January 2005.

European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) has also revealed that its members saw encouraging market growth in 2007.

Its members recorded “encouraging growth for the second and third quarters”, with technical specifications and a variety of designs helping to increase interest, said EPLF.