A HISTORY OF INNOVATION Driven by a team with the Spirit
Boa-Franc was founded in Saint-Georges de Beauce in 1979. Since then, Boa-Franc has adhered to a philosophy of innovation to remain the North American leader in the manufacturing and marketing of superior quality prefinished hardwood floors.
Company acquired by Pierre Thabet.
Manufacturing of unfinished boards continues.
Facilities destroyed by a major fire.
Construction of the new building is complete. This incident provides the spark that gave rise to the company’s philosophy of “Spirit” - the passion and dedication that drives our entire team every day.
Construction of the first dryers.
Construction of the first sorting table and first plant expansion.
Start of prefinished floor manufacturing. Launch of the Mirage brand. First sales in western Canada.
Introduction of Mirage products in the U.S.
Construction of sorting facilities. ISO 9001 certification.
Launch of Mirage Engineered floors.
Introduction of the Alumix® finish.
Construction of second plant.
Launch of Maestro Dealer program and Maestro Dealer display.
Launch of the Sweet Memories Collection and its variable staining process. Introduction of the Nanolinx™ finish.
Launch of a third application technology: Mirage Lock.
Launch of the Alive Collection with lightly brushed surface.
Acquisition of Vintage Hardwood Flooring located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Textured floor collection added: the Imagine Collection. Launch of the Mirage sample ordering website.
Launch of the ordering maintenance and repair products online.
Flair Collection added with the DuraMatt™ finish
Introduction of the 7-3/4" width.