ECORE International Supports Renowned The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp by Renovating Facilities, Enhancing Safety

ECORE to provide safe and sustainable flooring at Camp for seriously ill children

Lancaster, PA (July 16, 2014) – ECORE International is supporting The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp by providing state-of-the-art flooring that will enhance the Camp’s facilities and help to promote the continued safety and wellness of the children that attend. The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing ”a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge.

To help support the organization’s mission, ECORE International is donating and installing its Fitness Flooring and Knot Carpet/ECO98 to augment safe areas throughout the Camp’s facilities. The flooring will be installed in the gymnasium, camper cabins and theatre.

At ECORE, we believe in the mission of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and the positive impact it has on children and their families across the Northeast,” said Arthur Dodge III, CEO and president of ECORE International. “We’re committed to promoting the health and wellness of consumers through our innovative flooring solutions, and I’m proud to be a part of this important project to help ensure the continued safety and well-being of both the campers and staff.”

Based in Lancaster, Pa., ECORE is revolutionizing the flooring industry by taking reclaimed waste and transforming it into unique performance surfaces for a wide-range of industries. ECORE’s process and products are changing the way surfaces are engineered, turning recycled materials into flooring designed to promote the health and well-being of consumers through high performance, impact reduction, sound isolation and quality.

The Camp, founded by Paul Newman, is a 374-acre facility. It holds a signature summer program consisting of eight, weeklong sessions for seriously ill children aged 7-15 and one session for their healthy siblings, along with other year-round programming.  Activities at the Camp include horseback riding, archery, sports and recreation, swimming, boating, fishing, theater arts, music, tennis, miniature golf, arts and crafts, adventure and high-ropes and woodworking.

ECORE was born “green” and has been making smart choices for more than a century. What began as the Lancaster Cork Company in 1876 is now ECORE International. In addition to creating cork products, ECORE is committed to transforming reclaimed waste into unique performance surfacing. Today ECORE offers a full line of the smartest, highest-performing and most eco-logically responsible recycled rubber products made in the United States. ECORE leads the commercial rubber flooring category and continues to blaze trails and set new standards in recycled rubber technology, responding with intelligent solutions that improve people’s lives every day. To learn more about ECORE International, its advanced technologies, and portfolio of products and brands, please visit

About The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a community dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families through a variety of year-round programs. The Camp delivers fun, friendship and a healthy dose of mischief through its signature summer program and weekend sessions at the Camp facility in Ashford, Conn. as well as outreach to hospitals, clinics and communities across the Northeast. All services are free of charge. For more information, visit


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