The company was founded in Stockholm, our first product being rag rugs produced from textile waste
Monica and Lars Eklund takes over the business
Product development continues including producing awning mats for caravans
We start manufacturing wall-to-wall woven vinyl flooring
Annica and Marie, the third generation of the Eklund family, take over the business
On discovering that Armani is using Bolon products, the journey from traditional flooring company to top design house begins
Product development reaches another important milestone with the introduction of elliptic yarn
We develop our own plasticiser based entirely on renewable raw plant materials – Botanic, a collection based on this revolutionary step forward, is launched simultaneously
Our warehouse is moved from Belgium to Sweden, meaning production and all other functions are now based in Ulricehamn, our home town
Our Designer Friends series of collaborations gathers more momentum as we work on groundbreaking projects with Missoni and Jean Nouvel
To celebrate 10 years under Annica and Marie’s leadership, our unique history is presented in the book ‘The Story Of Bolon’
No phthalates have been used in the production of Bolon flooring since 2014
Launching Flow - a breakthrough collection. The bottom layer of the flooring’s backing is made of recycled material from Bolon’s recently commissioned onsite recycling plant – a process that results in the end product compromising up to 33% recycled material.
Our production facility expands with for new jacquard looms to satisfy the market's demands for flexibility, quick service and particapatory design solutions for optimising the architects work.
Our collaboration together with renowned architect Jean Nouvel reaches new heights with the launch of the collection Bolon by Jean Nouvel