STODDARD, NH - Carlisle Wide Plank Floors is now distributing floating wide plank floors in partnership with Ontario-based Torlys, which specializes in unique, eco-friendly designs. The flooring "floats" on a cork panel mounted underneath.

Flooring options in hardwood, cork, leather, and laminate by Torlys, priced under $11 a square foot,  offer the craftsmanship and quality Carlisle clients have come to expect, says the Stoddar, NH, floor company.

“While Carlisle’s solid wood floors are handcrafted to perfection and are truly a work of art, we’re working to expand our wide plank offerings in order to meet clients’ diverse needs in terms of price point, installation, and design," said Carlisle VP Contractor Sales & Development, Chris Sy. 

Privately held Torlys is headquartered in a 86,000 sq. ft. facility in Mississauga, Ontario and has a warehouse in Vancouver, British Columbia with another 31,000 sq. ft. facility in Calgary, Alberta. Founded in 1988 by partners Fernando Luz and Anibal Claudino - the name TORLYS is derived from Toronto (TOR) and Lisbon (LYS) - current CEO Peter Barretto joined in 1991.

Torlys floating wide plank floors use a patented joint technology that also ensures that no cupping, gapping, or warping will occur. They are durable and made with a scratch resistant and eco-friendly finish that is used in both residential and commercial spaces.

Torlys floors come with a recycled cork backing and Microban antimicrobial protection to inhibit the growth of odor causing bacteria, mold, and mildew. They floors use recycled cork, leather, and wood and FSC Certified floors are available.

“This partnership brings seven decades of expertise in innovation, quality, and environmental stewardship," said Torlys National Sales Director Derek Brooks.
TORLYS collections of floating wide plank floors for Carlisle includes Artisan Premier Collection, a wide plank oak hardwood backed with CorkPlus attached cork underlay; Artisan Elite in Maple, Ash, and Oak, also backed with CorkPlus, and Largo laminate.
“The best companies get better because they embrace change, with a keen eye towards shifting customer behavior and adapting to new technology,” says Dean Marcarelli, Chief Marketing Officer of Carlisle.
For more information on TORLYS smart floors for Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, talk with our wide plank specialists at 800.458.0673 or visit

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