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    Jaeckle Distributors to offer Florida Tile in additional territories

Jaeckle Distributors to offer Florida Tile in additional territories

Madison, Wis. – Jaeckle Distributors, a family-owned wholesale distributor based in Madison, Wis., will be expanding the territory in which they offer products from Florida Tile. Jaeckle will now be distributing Florida Tile products in Missouri and Southern Illinois. Jaeckle Distributors has a decades-long relationship with Florida Tile. Having distributed Florida Tile in other states, Jaeckle looks forward to providing the same value to a new area. “As a distributor

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    Florida Tile assists in hurricane rebuilding efforts

Florida Tile assists in hurricane rebuilding efforts

Lexington, Ky.–Florida Tile’s management and employees are helping those impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Immediately after the storms, employees initiated a “week of giving” to raise money for the American Red Cross, helping to provide emergency supplies for those affected. In addition the company has donated tile for rebuilding efforts. The first of 10 full truckloads of donated tile recently left the company’s Lawrenceburg, Ky., distribution center, according to Ashley

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    Florida Tile names Hayes vice president of sales

Florida Tile names Hayes vice president of sales

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has named Doug Hayes vice president of sales. In this position Hayes will lead all the independent, branch and commercial sales divisions for both the Florida Tile and Cotto d’Este USA brands. Hayes previously served as Florida Tile’s director of business development and commercial sales. His tenure at the company spans nine years and includes a 2015 induction into the Ceramic Tile Distributor Association’s Hall of Fame.

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    Florida Tile’s Hayes inducted into CTDA Hall of Fame

Florida Tile’s Hayes inducted into CTDA Hall of Fame

Lexington, Ky.—Doug Hayes, director of commercial and business development for Florida Tile, has been inducted into the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) Hall of Fame. Announcement of his induction was made at the 2015 Total Solutions Plus Convention held in October. Michael Franceschelli, CEO, Florida Tile, said, “On behalf of our company, I congratulate Doug on this honor. However, I am most pleased for Doug, knowing the commitment he has

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    Florida Tile opens showroom near Atlanta

Florida Tile opens showroom near Atlanta

Norcross, Ga.—Florida Tile recently opened a 3,711-square-foot showroom here. The new showroom will serve the region’s design, architect and contractor market, and features a 10,042-square-foot warehouse. “We are here to bring to market our expertise and tile know-how but mostly our passion for beauty,” said Luca Setti, Florida Tile’s chief sales and marketing officer.

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    Florida Tile expands in Kentucky

Florida Tile expands in Kentucky

Lawrenceburg, Ky.—Florida Tile will expand its Lawrenceburg operation, adding 61 jobs through a $25.2 million investment. The project will allow the company to add manufacturing lines and equipment at its existing manufacturing plant in addition to a 215,200-square-foot expansion of its distribution center. “This expansion further cements Florida Tile’s presence in Kentucky,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “The company located its headquarters in Lexington five years ago because its leaders recognized

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    Florida Tile introduces Relive

Florida Tile introduces Relive

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Relive, the company’s latest high definition porcelain glazed plank line. Inspired by the rich colors and subtle textures of reclaimed wood, Relive for floors and walls is available in a 8 x 48 plank format, delivering the natural ambiance of real wood with the unmatched durability and other technical characteristics of porcelain tile. “Relive really is all about contemporary living, contrasts and modern essentials,” said

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    Florida Tile introduces Retroclassique

Florida Tile introduces Retroclassique

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Retroclassique, the company’s newest glazed ceramic wall and decorative tile collection. “Retroclassique [recaptures] the essence of an old classic tile that never ages,” said Sean Cilona, marketing director, Florida Tile. “These 3 x 6 subway tiles, available with large decoratives, were a staple of Victorian, Georgian and Edwardian styles at the turn of the 20th Century. Whether a regal mansion or urban brownstone, the classic

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    Florida Tile introduces Alava

Florida Tile introduces Alava

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Alava, its latest high definition porcelain line which combines a stone and wood look within one single color. Alava is comprised of three colors: Cottage, Lodge and Villa. Each color is presented in four formats: 12 x 12, 12 x 24, 6 x 24 and 8 x 36. “The Alava line is named after a region in Northwestern Spain known for its rugged rocky landscape

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    Florida Tile introduces Impero

Florida Tile introduces Impero

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Impero, its new glazed porcelain wall tile collection for indoor and outdoor use inspired by ancient Roman monuments. The 12 x 22-inch format permits interlocking turn, creating uniform walls and aesthetical continuity. The tile can also be used in backsplash applications in public, commercial and residential environments, and in styles ranging from contemporary to architecture reminiscent of the past. “Florida Tile’s highly technical know-how and

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    Florida Tile introduces Level 10 HDP

Florida Tile introduces Level 10 HDP

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Level 10 HDP, it’s new high definition color body porcelain floor and wall tile line, designed to capture the cool modern aesthetics of stained concrete. Level 10 HDP is available in Mezzanine Gold, Pearl Atrium, Platinum Suite and Salon Bronze and comes in three large formats: 12 x 24, 18 x 18 and 18 x 36. “By looking at this style, one can see immediately

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    Florida Tile introduces large format porcelain tile series

Florida Tile introduces large format porcelain tile series

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Thinner, a revolutionary large format, thin porcelain tile with multiple benefits suited for new construction and makeovers. The product is a very dense, strong and thin tile with increased flexibility and breaking strength. A fiberglass mesh backing of 0.5mm is adhered to each panel for additional strength which also allows for ease of drilling, cutting and handling. “Thinner is created with the latest technology in

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    Florida Tile delivers look and texture of hand-cut stone with EarthstoneHDP

Florida Tile delivers look and texture of hand-cut stone with EarthstoneHDP

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has unveiled its newest High Definition Porcelain (HDP) line, EarthstoneHDP, in four earthy tones, delivering the look and feel of hand-cut stone blocks for walls and floors. “EarthstoneHDP would not be possible without the company’s proprietary High Definition Porcelain technology which marries the look with the feel of real stone,” said Sean Cilona, marketing director, Florida Tile. “It’s a major departure from the classic stone tile looks

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    Florida Tile expands digital print collection

Florida Tile expands digital print collection

Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced MalteseDP ceramic wall tile. The wall tile complements last year’s introduction of MalteseDP Digital Porcelain floor tile, gaining its popularity based on the ability to differentiate from traditional limestone looks via the use of contemporary colors. “Through the use of Florida Tile’s proprietary DP-Digital Printing, the entire MalteseDP line presents a superior natural stone look with the high shade variation and graphic resolution in superior-performing

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    Green Squared: Three years later, so far, so good

Green Squared: Three years later, so far, so good

Volume 28/Number 6; September 1/8, 2014 By Louis Iannaco Almost three years after its inception, Green Squared, the initiative developed by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) to recognize and certify sustainable products for the North American tile industry, is maintaining its importance, according to ceramic executives. Flooring’s first sustainability standard for tile and tile installation materials, Green Squared was developed by TCNA under the American National Standards Institute

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CTEF to hold CTI, ACT demonstrations at TISE

Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, will be conducting ongoing demonstrations of the

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Retail Lead Management builds new integrations with flooring ERP systems

Columbus, Ohio—Retail Lead Management has recently completed the development of its initial integrations with two flooring ERP systems: RollMaster and RFMS. The company is also scheduled to launch its Qfloors

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Scott Group Studio names new co-CEOs, chairman

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Scott Group Studio, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, handmade luxury carpets, has named John Hart and Tim Hill as co-chief executive officers. Hart has a 20-year

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