Mondo's Kayar rubber flooring receives a Silver Award in the 2013 Nightingale Awards

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mondo, a global leader in the contract flooring market, today announced that its Kayar rubber flooring has received the Silver Award in the Flooring for Hard Surface & Resilient category in the 2013 Nightingale Awards.

A smooth surface inspired by the beauty of nature through the use of natural coconut husk fibers, Kayar is part of the new Artigo Collection for Mondo Contract Flooring product line.

Sponsored by Contract magazine in conjunction with Healthcare Design Conference, The Center for Health Design, and Vendome Group, The Nightingale Awards recognize contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that contributes to healing. The winners of the 2013 Nightingale Awards were announced at an awards ceremony this week at the Healthcare Design Conference in Orlando.

Introduced by Contract magazine's editors and The Center for Health Design's founders, the Nightingale Awards remains the industry's only awards program for healthcare products related to the built environment. One of the judging criteria for the awards program, which is named after Florence Nightingale, is the product's contribution to a healing environment. Other criteria include functionality, quality and durability, aesthetics and style, pricing, and innovation. The jurors are healthcare architects, interior designers and facilities managers.

Mondo's Kayar flooring, and all the company's contract rubber flooring products, have a number of features and characteristics that make them ideal for a wide range of healthcare environments, such as emergency, operating and patient rooms; triage; post-anesthesia care and neonatal intensive care units; surgery preparation and recovery environments; laboratories; radiology units; and corridors and common areas. The rubber flooring surfaces also are, durable, comfortable, easy to maintain, long lasting, hygienic, safe and environmentally friendly.

About Mondo

Mondo is the global leader in the contract, track and field and indoor sport flooring markets, manufacturing flooring surfaces for virtually every application. The company's proprietary manufacturing and design capabilities allow it to create contract flooring that exceeds the needs of a wide range of environments, and its network of installation professionals ensures 100 percent certified installations.

A family-owned business since its founding in 1948, Mondo sells its products in more than 196 countries through Mondo-owned manufacturing companies in Italy, Luxembourg, Spain and China. For news updates, the latest on Mondo products, events and flooring installations, visit and like Mondotrack's Facebook page and Mondo America's Facebook page.

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