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Continental – Worldwide Surface Specialists

The MSC Meraviglia is the first of a new fleet of high-tech ships MSC Cruises is launching over the next decade. Frances Marcellin went on board to speak to the team behind the ship’s cutting-edge technology


ontinental is one of the leading manufacturers of decorative and functional surface materials and coated fabrics. The company supplies its products on a global scale to many industries, with a focus on the automotive and cruise ship industry. The surface part of the Hanover-based technology group Continental currently has more than 5,400 employees. The company is a supplier of the furniture, construction, and automobile industries and operates 15 production plants and more than 20 sales offices worldwide. The surface products are sold in more than 80 countries. The surface specialist of Continental regularly submits its products in competitions and is often honored with renowned awards, a strong indication leadership in innovation and design.

Flame Retardant Carpet Protection Film protects carpets on floors, steps and stairs and is certified to the Marine Equipment Directive (Wheelmark).

  • innovate
  • design
  • research & develop
  • create unique concepts
  • be a partner to the cruise ship industry

Thorsten Gröner
Project Manager Cruise Business
Continental Surface Solutions
Salinenstrasse 1
74679 Weissbach

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