AFS prove a successful ‘catch’ for Irish Fish Canners


Advanced Flooring Systems (AFS) proved to be a successful ‘catch’ for Ireland’s leading fish canner – Irish Fish Canners – after successfully installing a new floor system in the Dongloe production facility.

Based in Dongloe, Co Donegal, Irish Fish Canners is the largest fish canning facility in Ireland and is located along the “Wild Atlantic Way” – Ireland’s premier deep-sea fishing area.

Ireland’s leading fish canning provider required a flooring contractor to help upgrade their Dongloe facility by installing a new chemical resistant flooring with anti-slip properties. Irish Fish Canners set a further key requirement – for the project to be completed with minimum production down time.

With year’s of experience in supplying and fitting flooring systems for the food and fishing manufacturing industry, Irish Fish Canners engaged AFS to install a high quality slip-resistant floor system around their unique production periods.

AFS began the project by vacuum diamond grinding the existing concrete floor and applied a primer scratch oil resistant primer as an initial coating. Following preparation, AFS supplied and fitted a MPM 9mm screed to the floor and coving areas. Broadcast quartz were added to the floor to help ensure it carried a R11 ant-slip rating, along with its chemical resistant properties.

The installed flooring system not only meet the requirements set by the client, but also those required in today’s demanding fishing industry.

Photographs from the recent Irish Fish Canners project can be viewed online.


About Advanced Flooring Systems

Advanced Flooring Systems (AFS) provide the Irish & UK market with the complete Industrial & Commercial flooring package. Founded in 2007, the company has achieved rapid growth through the completion of many successful past projects throughout Ireland & the UK. Operating in a large number of market sectors, AFS provide a range of specialised services including Industrial Flooring, Commercial Flooring, Car Park Deck Waterproofing, Podium Deck Waterproofing, Bund Lining, Surface Preparation, Concrete Repair, Resin Injection and Joint Sealants.

AFS pride themselves in being different from other flooring contractors due to their wealth of industry & technical experience and also by being the approved applicators for Sika, Flowcrete, MC Building Chemicals, Resdev, Dow & Larsens. This allows AFS to specify the correct system to suit the customer’s requirements – not the suppliers.

Contact AFS to find out more, including how they can help on your next project.

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