I4F Patents & Technologies (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), which creates patents and technologies for the flooring industry, announced it is opening two new offices this year, one in the Netherlands and one in Shanghai, China.

The company opened its Netherlands office on March 1 to house its global finance and marketing teams. It plans to open its Shanghai office April 1, where it will station a team of engineers and business developers to provide technical support to partners and customers in its Asian markets.