Havwoods Crosses the Pond

The British flooring company is expanding its international reach to include North American markets.
The Maple Building apartment community in London

The Maple Building apartment community in London

If your 2017 resolutions include adding stylish and well-made hardwood flooring to your multifamily community, you’re in luck. Havwoods International, a British company known for its detailed crafting and expertise, announced its foray into the North American market. Serving residential as well as commercial, hospitality and retail properties, Havwoods flooring appears in notable interiors like England’s Selfridges Department Store, the Ritz Carlton in Budapest, Hungary and Sony’s head office in Sydney, Australia.

The company was established more than 40 years ago, and now operates globally with showrooms in London, Berlin, Sydney, Melbourne, and now a distribution center in Belcamp, Md. The product portfolio of engineered and solid wood is offered in a range of species, finishes and dimensions, resulting in more than 1,000 options when choosing flooring. The company has long been praised for its dedication to innovation, and its in-house team specializing in trend forecasting and liaising with the company’s network of mills is key to its success.

Designs currently available in North American markets

Designs currently available in North American markets

“At Havwoods, we understand our product, and it’s this depth of knowledge for wood that truly sets us apart as a company,” said Allan Singh, general manager of Havwoods North America, in a statement. “​Bringing our unparalleled expertise to North America is a natural next step for us, and the region’s commercial, hospitality, retail and residential markets will benefit from our commitment to clients. From initial design concepts to performance and maintenance, our global team of wood-flooring professionals is always on hand to ensure our flooring is as durable as it is impressive.”

According to the company, the Belcamp, Md. distribution center is fully operational and processing orders, with shipment available to Florida, Missouri, Utah, Nevada, California and New York. Available products in North America include the Vogue, Vertical and PurePlank designs, among other collections underway in the new year.