Chicago—Launched by Eugenio Megna, a former Fiandre executive, ELM Surfaces is a newly established tile distributor with experience and knowledge of the architecture, design and construction industry that offers a customer-centric approach to tile applications and product expertise. The company offers sources for custom manufactured products, interior and exterior finishes for both vertical and horizontal applications.
ELM Surfaces is positioned as a one-stop resource for tile that transcends residential and commercial, interior and exterior surface applications for today’s modern living spaces. Megna has earned the reputation for building brand awareness and market share for Italian porcelain giant Fiandre in the U.S. where he served more than 10 years leading sales & marketing for Fiandre and its internal sales distribution team, Transceramica.
Elm Surfaces offers distinctive tile resources for architectural projects that enhance lifestyle spaces, combining artistic design and high-tech surfaces with outstanding products and customer service.
It features an array of product portfolios from its world-class partners including:
- Iris Ceramica’s large format, high-tech porcelain panels and porcelain ventilated facades
- Stile engineered wood flooring
- Cerasarda handmade terracotta tiles from the coast of Sardinia, Italy
- Artistic porcelain and ceramics from CIR- Gruppo Romani
- Ranieri natural lava stone sourced from the Amalfi coast
- Handmade concrete tiles from Miami-based Architectile
- Commercial grade LVT from Trinity Surfaces
ELM Surfaces incorporates tile design and specification, installation know-how and project management services as part of a new business model to provide in-demand tiles and services all under one location. “What sets us apart, is our expert advice to the A&D community in specifying the right material for a specific application based on the tile’s physical properties,” said Megna. “ELM Surfaces is built on our loyal client relationships, dedication and rapport that we have built together with our long-standing customers. I’m confident that our clients will be supported with the highest level of product expertise and customer service.”
The ELM Surfaces team includes: Kelsey Arrington, customer service and operations manager, and three Architectural sales representatives: Nicole Grieco, Ed Gadomski and Tristin Eck.