Gerflor bolsters position with Connor Sport Court International acquisition

Flooring company Gerflor has completed the acquisition of US sports surfacing firm Connor Sport Court International to expand its sports product portfolio.

The deal brings together the Connor Sports, Sport Court and Taraflex brands under Gerflor’s control.

Bertrand Chammas, chief executive of the Gerflor Group, said: “The acquisition of Connor Sport Court International is an extremely exciting development for Gerflor, as it brings a world class organization into the Gerflor family to strengthen our position as a world leader in sports surfaces. It is also a major step to strengthen our group sales footprint in North America.”

Chammas’ Connor Sport Court International counterpart Ron Cerny added: “(The deal) provides the unique opportunity to further expand our sales throughout the world and provide truly complementary solutions to our customers.”

Connor Sport Court provides sports surfacing systems for organisations such as the National Basketball Association, the National Collegiate Athletics Association, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the United States Tennis Association, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and USA Volleyball.