Press Release

  • Crossville’s 2017 recycling program milestones

    Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville Inc. has recycled 23,447,883 pounds of fired porcelain in 2017, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to more than 114 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back® program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership.   These recycling initiatives are based on the company’s proprietary process for recycling fired porcelain products, including post-consumer materials. Through Tile Take-Back®, Crossville is able to recycle previously installed tile collected

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    Coverings 2018 conference programming

    Arlington, Va.—On May 8-11, Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, will feature over 45 sessions in the 2018 conference program. Speakers will share their knowledge and industry insights with attendees, with conference programing highlighting key topics for the tile and stone industry at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. With CEU credits available, these sessions continue to bring invaluable free education to the show.

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    Laticrete strengthens adhesives, mortars product line

    Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete has introduced Prime-N-Bond, a versatile primer designed to enhance the performance and mechanical bond of mortars to a variety of smooth or low-absorptive substrates that can be difficult to bond to. The new product also improves the bonding of self-leveling underlayments. “Proper bonding of tile and stone to the substrate is critical to a successful and long-lasting installation,” said Jonathan Scott,senior product manager, Laticrete. “Prime-N-Bondprovides a solution that

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    Aspecta by Metroflor continues website enhancements

    Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor continues to evolve its website for the Aspecta range of commercial LVT flooring. Building upon the first-phase enhancements announced during Domotex Hannover—new graphics, a revitalized look and feel, and improved navigation—the second-phase features provide the capability for users to set up profiles and project folders. Declare Labels for all Aspecta products have also been published on the site in six languages. Following are the new features: The Installation page features

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    Dal-Tile, Beazer Homes renew partnership

    Dallas—Dal-Tile and Beazer Homes recently renewed their exclusive partnership, now in its seventh year. Dal-Tile is one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of ceramic tile, natural stone and countertop products used in residential and commercial spaces across North America. The corporation owns top tile brands including Daltile, Marazzi and American Olean. Beazer Homes is one of America’s largest home builders by volume. “Through this relationship, Beazer and Dal-Tile work

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    NAFCD adds new distributor members

    Chicago—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) is pleased to welcome its newest distributor members into the NAFCD distribution network: Midwest Floor Covering, Salt Lake City; Nineteen Structure Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; The Greer Co., Memphis, Tenn.;Hank’s Specialties, New Brighton, Minn.; American Tile & Stone, Carrollton, Texas; All South Flooring, Charlotte, N.C.; and Radio Distributing Co., Taylor, Mich. “We’re excited about our newest distributor members and the growth

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    Daltile’s One Quartz countertops featured on ‘Bargain Mansions’

    Dallas—Tamara Day, host of “Bargain Mansions,” recently aired her love for Daltile’s One Quartz countertops on social media after featuring the product in several episodes of the show’s first season, currently airing on HGTV.     “As you may have noticed in our houses on season one of ‘Bargain Mansions,’ I’m a huge fan of Quartz countertops,” said Day. “I love the clean and classic feel they bring to a kitchen.

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    Stanton makes changes to West Coast sales team

    Syosset, N.Y.—Stanton Carpet has made key changes to its West Coast sales leadership. Rich Crawford was promoted to Western regional vice president of Antrim, Rosecore and Crescent, effective April 9. Additionally, Bob Rawlins joins Stanton as Western regional vice president. “We continue to strengthen and expand our sales leadership with these new and very important roles setting the stage for our next phases of growth,” said Jonathan Cohen, Stanton’s CEO

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    DuChâteau names Doug Robinson Midwest regional sales manager 

    San Diego—DuChâteau has named Doug Robinson as its new Midwest regional sales manager.  Robinson, who has more than 35 years of sales and marketing experience in the flooring industry, will oversee the company’s sales team in the Midwest, leading 11 territory managers in support of DuChâteau’s growth initiatives and expansion into new markets. He will be responsible for increasing the company’s market share in territories such as Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis-St.

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    Daltile hosts black tie grand opening at Salt Lake City location

    Dallas—Daltile recently dazzled the design community during the black tie grand opening of its new showroom in Salt Lake City. In addition, the event marked the relocation of an entire family of brands together in one building, including the Daltile Design Studio, Daltile Slab Gallery, Daltile Sales Service Center and a co-branded Marazzi-American Olean Showroom. “Our black tie evening was a wonderful way to reveal to the local community that

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    Dal-Tile provides jobs for work-study program

    Dallas—Dal-Tile Corporation recently held a luncheon to celebrate several of Dallas Cristo Rey High School students who work at the company’s headquarters as part of an innovative corporate work-study program.

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    Mohawk Industries releases 2017 Sustainability Report

    Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has released its 2017 Sustainability Report online, which outlines how business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility have resulted in great dividends for the company, its customers,

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    William M. Bird expands commercial product offering

    Charleston, S.C.—William M. Bird has expanded its commercial product offering to include American Tile, InstaFloor and Centaur Floor Systems. The new products will be available throughout William M. Bird’s entire

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