Hull industrial flooring specialists enter the soft flooring market

Roy Clark and Nick Wiles

Directors of a Hull based industrial flooring company have expanded their offer with the launch of a commercial soft flooring division. 

Roy Clark and James Carmichael from resin flooring specialists, Lasercroft have joined forces with respected local flooring expert, Nick Wiles to form TechCon Flooring Services to provide commercial soft flooring installations nationwide. 

TechCon’s target markets are the healthcare,  education and commercial flooring sectors, and its product range includes carpet tiles, planks, vinyl sheet, luxury vinyl tiles and specialist products including acoustic vinyl and cushioned sports flooring.  

Mr Wiles, managing director of TechCon, said: “With access to the best products In both the commercial and industrial flooring sectors and over 60 years’ combined experience in the flooring industry, it makes commercial sense to pool our expertise and offer a complete flooring service to new and existing customers, both locally and nationwide. 

“The venture has been very well received by our existing client base and we’re confident that we will win more contracts by offering a complete flooring package. The first few weeks have exceeded all expectations and the future looks extremely promising.” 

Both TechCon and sister company, Lasercroft offer maintenance and flooring repair services alongside tendering for larger, new build or renovation contracts. 

“It makes perfect sense to service all aspects of flooring required on a project and our clients are already enthused,” added Mr Clark. 

TechCon is based at Lasercroft’s Hedon Road premises and its set up has been partly funded by the Hull & East Yorkshire LEP’s Growing Hull & East Yorkshire (GHEY) Grant Scheme, with the promise of providing jobs in the area. 

Lasercroft was founded in 1997 and employs 18 local people. Its experienced team have laid industrial floors for Hull and East Yorkshire businesses including Cranswick, Ideal Boilers, Crown Paints, Houlton and Hobson and Porter.

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