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PRESS RELEASE - DINOFLEX ANNOUNCES $3.5M PLANT EXPANSION AND AUTOMATION UPGRADE

October 26, 2018 - Dinoflex Group LP, a leading manufacturer of recycled rubber surfacing solutions servicing the global market, is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its manufacturing facility in Salmon Arm, BC and adding capacity with new equipment and automated systems.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce a $3.5M investment for plant expansion, new equipment and automation in our Salmon Arm facility. The investment includes an additional 10,000 square foot manufacturing footprint, an array of new production equipment to increase our capacity as well as work station automation to make our manufacturing process easier, safer and more efficient" said CEO Mark Bunz. He added "The additional capacity will enable Dinoflex to continue to improve service levels to its current client base as well as increase penetration into new markets and new verticals creating the opportunity for more people to experience the Dinoflex difference."

The investment will enable Dinoflex to expand its employee base in Salmon Arm and open up job opportunities for a higher skilled and more diverse workforce. Though no time line has been communicated the company is hoping to have full production on line by the summer of 2019.

ABOUT DINOFLEX
For 30 years Dinoflex has been a leading innovator in the manufacture of recycled rubber products. The company specializes in producing premium quality rubber flooring, surfaces, tiles and custom products. Their innovative products provide solutions for architects, designers and builders that are cost effective and environmentally friendly. It is through constant research and development and the tireless pursuit of innovation that the company remains at the forefront of the industries it serves. Their unique process produces an impressive range of richly coloured flooring suitable for a multitude of sport and commercial applications and can be customized with intricate logos and designs. The company is proud to offer a product that is of the highest quality and helps make the world a more liveable space. To learn more about Dinoflex, their history, and products please visit www.dinoflex.com.

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PRESS RELEASE – DINOFLEX RECIEVES OSSE CERTIFICATION FOR SAFETY September 20, 2018 – Dinoflex Group LP, a manufacturer of recycled rubber flooring, is proud to announce that they have attained their Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE) certification after a successful audit of their Salmon Arm, British Columbia facility. OSSE is the certificate of recognition for manufacturers in British Columbia, Canada, who demonstrate ongoing commitment to building and implementing comprehensive health and safety management plans.

"After conducting a thorough audit of the safety program and environment, Dinoflex has shown to have an outstanding organizational culture, communication system and team of qualified people who truly embrace a culture of safety. I was impressed with their commitment to safety excellence, the engagement of all employees, customer relations, business innovation and sustainable practices. By empowering their people, supporting their growth and coaching their practices, it is clear to me why they are emerging leaders in manufacturing." Stated Julie Cole, the Canadian Registered Safety Professional from PCS Safety Solutions Inc. who performed the audit.

Spearheaded by leadership and working closely with the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of B.C., Dinoflex has strived relentlessly to support a culture of safety, and formalize their health and safety standard.

Lisa McGuire, CEO of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of B.C. had this to say of the accomplishment: “The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a not for profit entity dedicated to educating and empowering Members through innovative health and safety programs, services, and tools to make a difference in their lives. The Occupational Health and Safety certification program is the Alliance’s flagship program in helping manufacturers build an effective health and safety system to protect workers and impact sustainable cultural change. Achieving OSSE is not a sprint but a marathon, requiring commitment from all employee levels to achieve success. Dinoflex has been on a tremendous journey in building their health and safety program over the past few years and with great leadership, teamwork, perseverance, and hard work have achieved success. I am proud to invite Dinoflex to join the elite rank of manufacturers who are role models for the industry to follow.”

Dinoflex recently celebrated 1,500 days of safe work without a lost time incident. The recognition of OSSE certification marks the ongoing hard work, dedication, and commitment to their safety goals.

Mark Bunz, CEO of Dinoflex, is excited to share this news with the industry, community, and business partners, noting “This is a very significant milestone on our safety excellence journey and we are extremely proud to be the first facility in Salmon Arm and among a lone few in the region to achieve this elite level of safety excellence. I can’t say how proud I am of our employee’s as their commitment and dedication to creating and adhering to a safety culture has been crucial to this achievement and our ongoing success. We will continue to be relentless in our pursuit of safety excellence as we are guided by our first and most important core value ‘Safety Above All’.”

For 30 years Dinoflex has been a leading innovator in the manufacture of recycled rubber products. The company specializes in producing premium quality rubber flooring, surfaces, tiles and custom products. Their innovative products provide solutions for architects, designers and builders that are cost effective and environmentally friendly. It is through constant research and development and the tireless pursuit of innovation that the company remains at the forefront of the industries it serves. Their unique process produces an impressive range of richly coloured flooring suitable for a multitude of sport and commercial applications and can be customized with intricate logos and designs. The company is proud to offer a product that is of the highest quality and helps make the world a more liveable space. To learn more about Dinoflex, their history, and products please visit our About page.

Color Innovator

We have recently launched our latest innovation: the Color Innovator. An interactive design tool which allows you to contrast, match, and customize color combinations to suit your needs and inspiration. Save them to your e-mail or contact one of our Client Service Representatives about obtaining a sample.

Dinoflex Sustain
We are proud to announce that Dinoflex is the winner of three 2014 ADEX Awards for Design Excellence. The winning Dinoflex lines were chosen from over 2,800 products submitted by 500 different companies. ADEX is the largest and most prestigious awards competition for product design of furnishings marketed to the design trade.
Our winning products were:
Adex Platinum Adex Gold Adex Silver
Our winning products were:
Adex Platinum
Adex Gold
Adex Silver
We feel that the ADEX Awards reinforce our position as an industry innovator, and confirm the amazing feedback we've received for our NEXT STEP™ Luxury, Sport Mat and Playground Tiles flooring. It's extremely rewarding to have the quality and aesthetics of our products recognized, as we strive to initiate recycled rubber industry innovations, and continue to focus on environmental sustainability. The judges noted that they were extremely impressed with our submissions, and extended their sincere thanks to the entire Dinoflex organization, especially our design and marketing departments.

Dinoflex Introduces the NEXT STEP™ Series Dinoflex is celebrating their 25th anniversary with the release of three innovative new lines of recycled rubber products. After over two decades of research and testing, we have discovered the formula for the most resilient, comfortable, attractive and affordable flooring ever – the NEXT STEP™ Series! The NEXT STEP™ name is symbolic to the direction and vision of our company as we commit to new product development initiatives that will benefit our customers and contribute to the rubber flooring industry. The NEXT STEP™ Series lines are as follows: Walk Soft Series/ Luxury Series / High Impact Series – Further details available on our Products page.