Loba is a German family business that was founded in 1922. Nowadays, Loba celebrates their jubilee of 100 years with their expertise on designing, treating, cleaning and maintaining wooden, parquet, kork, elastic and mineral floors. Their headquarters and manufacturting is based in Ditzingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. The company evolved from a small family owned business in the 20’s to a global brand excelling in its field. Being present in almost every country in the world, Loba believes in the highest quality standards, which is key to their continued succes and development of their global brand.
Since 2018 Loba is majority owned by Wakol GmbH, an international successful supplier of subfloor products, such as primers, levelling compound and industrial adhesives for floor installation. Furthermore, Wakol GmbH is since 2015 part of the ARDEX Group, which makes Loba a part of it as well. ARDEX Group is one the market leaders specializing on high quality chemical construction materials.
Loba focused on the maintenance, cleaning and treatment of floors and Wakol specialising on floor installation and the preparation of subfloors form an unique alliance together. Both manufacturers offer Connected Systems, meaning that products of both brands, such as; adhesives, lacquers and oils are compatible with each other and work to produce a synergic result. Giving all professionals around the world the guarantee that adverse (chemical) reactions can be avoided by using the Connected Systems range. A completely coordinated system can be specified and applied, from the subfloor creation to the maintenance of the floor surface and everything in between.
Loba products bring out the very best in every floor. Both in terms of quality and aesthetic. In the UK, we specifically specialise in Loba products for wooden floors and offer products in the following areas of finishing:
- Impregnation oils
- Hardwax oils
- Maintenance products
- Cleaning agents
Loba products have been developed with a lot of attention, including (but not restricted to) the following areas:
- Durability, for longevity and peace of mind.
- Resistance to external influences such as chemicals, pollution, scratches and day to day wear and tear.
- Fast drying.
- Hassle-free and easy to apply.
- Many design options, colours and sheen levels.
- Complying with the strictest requirements with regard to the environment and personal safety.
Loba product groups
- Water-based products such as primers and varnishes
For example, a primer free of splash or overlap marks or a primer with a color-deepening effect. Stains in various modern colors are also available to change the color of a wooden floor. Both 1-component and two-component lacquers. Different additives are available to obtain special color effects, such as the Whitener additive to lighten and brighten the finish.
- Natural oils and waxes
The 2-layer hardwax oil system with a protective film or the 1-layer solvent-free impregnation oil for the most natural effect. Both of these oil systems are available in a transparent version or in several modern colors.
- Maintenance products
Cleaning and protection products, for easy and effective cleaning of the floor without damaging it. Protective products to give the floor an even longer life and protection.
Please do not hesitate and contact us if you need any help and/or advice. We will always try our best to answer your questions.
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