What We Do
The Australian Resilient Flooring Association (ARFA) aims to advance, encourage and protect the interests of the resilient flooring industry. ARFA works to achieve this through various initiatives and through collaboration with a range of relevant entities and stakeholders.
Through engagement with relevant government, regulatory authorities and other influential stakeholders in regards to the welfare of the industry, ARFA aims to stimulate public confidence and interest in the industry and protect against misinformation and potential for deselection. ARFA is actively engaged in the development of skills for current and future participants in the industry through relevant training programs and in the collation of statistical data and other information to assist in the development of the market.
floorcovering suppliers back waste recovery scheme ResiLoop
Nov 2023: Fifteen leading suppliers of resilient floorcoverings to the local market have committed to provide funding support for ResiLoop, Australia’s first national stewardship scheme for resilient flooring.
Flooring industry takes giant leap towards circular economy
May 2023: ARFA has taken its most significant step towards a nation-wide approach to product stewardship releasing its proposed design for ResiLoop, Australia’s first national stewardship scheme for resilient flooring.
ARFA secures $1 million funding for recycling scheme
Apr 2022: ARFA was awarded $1 million by the Commonwealth Government through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund (NPSIF) to develop a recycling scheme for resilient flooring.
Dan Lovell - Managing Director ANZ, Karndean Designflooring
Rob McLorinan - Commercial Sales Director, Tarkett Australia
Roger Blasse - Director, Pegulan Floor Coverings Pty Ltd
Jim Coulston - CEO, Vinyl Council of Australia
Matthew Sims - Vice President ANZ, Interface
Mauro Compagnoni - Managing Director, Australia and NZ
Dave Moolman - Regional Vice President, Shaw Contract
ARFA's members are the leading manufacturers and suppliers of quality resilient flooring products in Australia, accounting for sales in excess of 10 million square metres of flooring per annum.