Playing its part in a major refurbishment project, Flowcrete
South Africa has delivered a fresh flooring solution for Albany
Bakeries - at the company's production facility in
The company, which forms part of the Tiger Brands, is one of
South Africa's largest manufacturers of bread and other baked
goods, with 13 regional production sites supplying direct to
supermarkets across the country.
Following significant damage to the existing floor finish
resulting from movement in the concrete substrate as well as fire
damage in one area of the plant, the entire 3,000 square metre site
required a complete renovation to all interiors - including the
Looking not only to achieve a seamless, non-slip finish, Albany
Bakeries required a flooring product that would positively help its
cleaning regime; a steam-cleanable, heavy-duty material with a
hygiene profile boosted by the inclusion of an antimicrobial agent
within the polyurethane resin mix.
After having approached Flowcrete South Africa - a market
leading manufacturer of high quality resin floor and wall coating
systems - Albany Bakeries selected a seamless
polyurethane resin system, Flowfresh SR, in an eye-catching
yellow ochre colour.
The system, which offers complete protection against SARS,
E-coli, MRSA, C.diificile and Salmonella typhi amongst others, has
been proven to deliver a 99.9% reduction in the bacterial
population of a typical floor - a protection, which remains active
for the lifetime of the floor, even if worn or damaged.