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With over 30 years of experience, we know how hard it is to find a team you can trust for your flooring needs. We understand how difficult it can be to juggle a business and personal life; the last thing you need to worry about is finding the right floor for your plant and keeping up with newest regulations. That’s why we decided to start a blog to help plant managers navigate through all of the advertisements and inaccuracies put out by less reputable resinous flooring businesses. There is an exorbitant amount of information out there, but we found that it is either misleading or serves as an advertisement. We created this blog to make a centralized location to answer all of your flooring questions.Our goal is To keep you up to date on the newest resinous technologies and regulations as it pertains to your industry, every week, we will be posting blogs related to all aspects of industrial flooring such as: slip resistance, thermal shock resistance, dustproofing, moisture tolerance, and antimicrobial properties.


Please feel free to make a submission on the right hand side on any subjects you would like to see us write a blog post on our any and all questions and recomendations you may have to help us be more of a resource to you! Our main goal is to help guide you through the ever changing field of epoxy flooring, there is no such thing as a stupid question so please do not hesitate to ask, we are happy to assist you!


SQF Standards – Posted 8/14

Overview of Surface Preparation Methods- To Be Posted On 8/21

  • Proper surface preparation is the most important factor for the long term success of applied floor or wall systems. Without it, the odds of failure of the flooring system are increased exponentially and often lead to repairs, added expense, lost production time, and will ultimately compromise the integrity of the structure. So what are the methods of surface preparation and what tools, equipment, and materials are needed to accomplish each? http://www.highperformancesystems.com/news/blog/surface-prep-2/

Importance of Dustproofing Your Warehouse – To Be Posted On 8/28

Importance of Cove Base in The Food and Beverage Industry- Posted 9/18

  • Few areas of the floor are as prone to bacterial contamination as the gap that runs along the side of the room where the floor meets the wall. To make cleaning easier and more effective a seamless floor with cove base is needed. So what is cove base and how does it address strict government hygiene standards? http://www.highperformancesystems.com/industry-insider/importance-cove-base/

What resin flooring options are available for the food and beverage industry? Posted 10/3

  • Food and beverage processing facilities present a unique set of flooring challenges due to the extreme environments they operate in and particular sensitivity to the consumer’s welfare. The floors must be able to endure extreme temperatures, thermal shock, animal fats, hot oils, caustic cleaners, and strong acids. The key to preventing a premature floor failure is to select the proper flooring system and effective method of surface preparation.


Epoxy cleaning and maintenance tips Posted 10/13

When to replace epoxy floors Posted 11/1

Hydrostatic Pressure Posted 11/18

Epoxy Systems Types – What you need to know Posted 12/1

  • Epoxy systems are a great way to give your plant a decorative, durable, and easily maintained floor. With so many epoxy products out there it can be tough determining the right one for your facility. To determine the right epoxy for your facility, you must have a thorough understanding of the properties of each epoxy and how it will handle the facility’s conditions and benefit operations performed in the given plant are. http://www.highperformancesystems.com/news/blog/epoxy-flooring-types/

Importance of Proper Drainage for Food and Beverage Facilities Posted  12/18


FSMA ACT – What you need to know Posted 1/2

  • About 48 million Americans become ill from contaminated food every year leading to $75 billion in loss to the food and beverage industry. In 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law to lower these statistics. This law is the first significant food safety regulations in 70 years. So what do you need to know about the FSMA Act?http://www.highperformancesystems.com/news/blog/fsma-act/

Importance of Flooring for Food Processing Plant Hygiene Posted 1/18

  • Food processing is a multi-trillion dollar industry that encompasses facilities such as bakeries, meat and poultry plants, bottling lines, dairies, canneries, and breweries. For all of these food processing plants a commercial flooring system is essential for maintaining a hygienic environment. Few areas of a plant provide as much opportunity for the spread of bacteria, mold, fungi, and dust as the floor.

Coming Soon


Surface Preparation Selection

Cementitious urethane flooring system over tiles

ICRI Guidelines for CSP

And Many More ……..

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