News | March 31, 2011

NSF-Registered UVolve Instant Floor Coatings A Sustainable Solution For Food And Beverage Facilities

DSM announced recently that their eco-friendly line of UVolve Instant Floor Coatings has received NSF registration for incidental food contact (NSF non-food compounds R2 category), making UVolve an efficient and highly sustainable solution for food and beverage facilities where processing, handling, packaging and storage occurs,including restaurants,grocery stores and cold storage areas.

NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. Products eligible for NSF registration include all non-food compounds used in and around food establishments. NSF registration programs provide product manufacturers, users, and inspector groups with a proven method to determine product acceptability and food safety regulations compliance.

UVolve Instant Floor Coatings are a high-performance, instant-cure solution for the protection of concrete floors. Unlike conventional floor coatings, UVolve significantly minimizes impact on business operations during application, with low odor and near-zero VOC emissions during installation and an immediate UV cure for faster return to service. Because UVolve can be applied even in cold temperatures, it is an ideal solution for refrigerated and freezer areas.

"Food and beverage operations need durable, easy-to-clean floors that can be applied quickly and often with people and/or inventory remaining nearby," says Edward van de Krol, Global Marketing Manager UVolve. "UVolve is that solution."

Several UVolve Instant Floor Coatings systems are available, each offering different colors, finishes and anti-slip options. The UVolve Clarity System is a clear coat system that combines a lasting, durable finish with a clean and clear look. The UVolve Seal Coat System is an economical, clear single coat solution for facilities that are looking for an easily cleanable floor or just want to freshen up the look of their concrete floor. The UVolve Vivid System is a high-performing coating system, available in a range of standard and custom colors, for facilities desiring a more aesthetically appealing floor.

UVolve Instant Floor Coatings are applied by approved applicators and are suitable for use in a wide variety of markets including: industrial, manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, restaurants, commercial, institutional, military and aviation, health care, animal care, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotech, architecture and decorativeFor more information, visit

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UVolve Instant Floor Coatings is a brand of Royal DSM N.V., a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of over €8 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. For more information, visit