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Avoiding the Fall

Specifying Ceramic, Glass Tile, Stone, and Terrazzo for Slip Resistance by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA  – The Construction Specifier, Volume 65, Number 10, October 2012 –… Read More

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Natural and Manufactured Stone Products

Stone Marketing Report - This fact-filled report provides up-to-date information on granite, engineered/quartz stone, marble, limestone, travertine, sandstone, slate, manufactured stone (precast concrete), and other rough and fabricated dimension stone products. Read More

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How Training and “E-learning” Can Improve ROI

Blog by Donato Pompo: With heightened market pressures and the need for increased efficiencies we know our flooring industry clients need to cut costs and increase business performance. Using the e-learning methodology for training is one way to cut expenses and increase sales while improving your training ROI. Read More

Avoiding Pool Tile Problems
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Avoiding Pool Tile Problems

by Carolina Olivieri – ASPA AQ Pool Quarterly Magazine, Summer 2009 – If ceramic tile, glass tile or stone is not properly installed in swimming pools… Read More

Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Concrete Substrate Slab installation Published Articles selection Waterproofing

Choosing Substrates and Installation Systems for Ceramic Tile and Stone Tile

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileDealer, September/October 2007 – How to choose the most suitable substrate and installation system for ceramic and… Read More

failures Moisture Problems Published Articles Waterproofing Wet Areas

The Growing Concern About Mold: Legal Complications, Part 2

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileDealer, March/April 2007 – This is the second article in a three-part series dealing with the affects of mold… Read More

Mold: The Problem or The Symptom?
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Mold: The Problem or The Symptom?

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileDealer, January/February 2007 – This is the first article in a three-part series dealing with the affects of… Read More

Published Articles Stone Statistics

Research Shows Stone Consumption Continues Upward Climb

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Stone World Guide 2007 Volume 23, Number 12 – December 2006 – Reviews stone consumption trends in USA… Read More

Published Articles Stone Statistics

Stone's Grip on the Marketplace: Second Industry Report Shows Stone Consumption Continues Upward Climb

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – TileDealer, September/October 2006 – A summary on the state of the current stone industry in the U.S. based… Read More

A Turkish Diary:  CTDA's Trade Mission to Istanbul
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A Turkish Diary:  CTDA's Trade Mission to Istanbul

by Tricia Terraneo, CTaSC Associate – TileLetter, September 2006 – A travel journal recounting the trade mission for about 135 CTDA members that was hosted by the Turkish Ceramic Federation… Read More