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U.S. Tile Consumption Increased in Q3 2022, Despite Rising Prices

Through 3Q 2022, total U.S. ceramic tile consumption was up 1.3% by volume year over year, reports the Tile Council of North America. Read More

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The Italian ceramic tile industry’s volumes remain stable with respect to 2021

Despite the severe difficulties caused by soaring costs, in 2022 the Italian ceramic tile industry’s production, sales and export volumes remained stable at the previous year’s levels. Read More

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Touting Tile's Toughness

The tile category is putting its best foot forward to guarantee products that consumers can rely on in the new year. Even amid unpredictability in the overall economy, tile’s wide array of stylish, high-performing options are set to keep the category afloat this year. Read More

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Floor coverings sales trends

U.S. floor coverings manufacturer sales (shipments minus exports plus imports) growth continued to slow in the fourth quarter of 2022 as mortgage interest rates topped 7.0%. In the fourth quarter, dollar sales could have increased by 2.4%, while square foot sales could have dropped by 5.5%. Square foot sales dropped as housing demand decreased. Read More

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Mohawk Acquires Vitromex for $293 Million

Mohawk Industries, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Vitromex ceramic tile business from Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS) for approximately $293 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2022 and is subject to the approval of GIS’s shareholders, as well as customary government approvals and closing conditions. The Vitromex business is expected to be accretive to Mohawk's earnings. Read More

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CERAMIC TILES: A NATURALLY SUSTAINABLE MATERIAL

Ceramic tiles stand out for their limitless visual potential, their versatile applications and properties such as their durability and resistance. But what contributions does this material make to the environment and to the current economy? Read More

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Despite inflation, tile remains steady

In 2022, the tile industry remained dedicated to offering durable, high-performing and stylish products that consumers could rely on during the unpredictable year. According to the Catalina Report, U.S. ceramic tile manufacturer sales could have increased by 12.3 percent in dollars over the first three quarters of 2022, with sharp price increases contributing to dollar inroads. Read More

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U.S. Terrazzo Market Size, Share & Trend Analysis Report 2022-2030

The U.S. terrazzo market is expected to reach USD 13.47 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.6% from 2022 to 2030. Increasing demand for residential and commercial construction sectors on account of its high-performance characteristics such impact resistance, high durability, and negligible bacteria growth are expected to drive the market growth. Read More

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2023 Retail Outlook: Slower First Half but Consumers Will be Ready to Buy

Thanks to the slowing economy, flooring retailers will continue seeing less traffic in stores during the first half of 2023, but the people who do show up will be ready to buy, according to Jeff Lorberbaum, Mohawk chairman and CEO, who kicked off Mohawk Edge Summit in Nashville, Tennessee, this week. Read More

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Large format tiles offer design & function

Consumers and designers alike gravitate toward the sleek, clean aesthetic of an expansive slab of tile. Understandably so. An incredible alternative to natural stone, large format tile products shine from the surfaces of residential bathrooms, kitchens, entryways and more — boasting functionality, beauty and sustainability. Read More