Published Articles Stone Statistics

Stone Products Catalina Report CR039 March 2006

Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Contributing author to a 214-page stone statistical research report on the U.S. Stone Industry trends. Stone Reports contain the timely data… Read More

Exterior Published Articles stone Testing

Exterior Adhered Veneer Test EXCEEDS 250% of Seismic Requirement

…a New Opportunity for Ceramic Tile and Stone Sales by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – NTCA TileLetter September 2004 – Case Study of the… Read More

More than One Way to Skin a Building - Ceramic Tile, Brick, and Natural Stone Veneers
Exterior installation Published Articles Standards stone

More than One Way to Skin a Building - Ceramic Tile, Brick, and Natural Stone Veneers

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – The Construction Specifier Volume 57, Number 6 – June 2004 Ceramic Tile Exterior Adhered Veneers (Facade) failures,… Read More

Concrete Substrate Slab cracks Debonding Tile failures installation Moisture Problems Published Articles Standards Waterproofing

Learning Proper Substrate Preparation and Quality Controls to Avoid Failures

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – NTCA TileLetter March 2004 – Reviews common ceramic tile and stone failures and explains how to avoid them… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

U.S. Stone Consumption Exceeds Ceramic Tile Value in 2002

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Stone World Buyers Guide 2004 Volume 20, Number 12 – December 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

Welcome to the Stone Age - Category Represents a Growth Opportunity for Dealers, Distributors

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – Floor Covering Weekly Volume 252, Number 29 – November 10, 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in the… Read More

Ceramic Tile Statistics Published Articles Stone Statistics

Stone Exceeds U.S. Ceramic Tile Consumption Value in 2002

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – NTCA TileLetter November 2003 – Reviews stone consumption trends in the U.S. compared to ceramic tile; focusses on… Read More

Published Articles

Stone Products Catalina Report CR026 September 2003

Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA  Contributing author to a 186-page stone statistical research report on the U.S. Stone Industry trends.  Stone Reports contain the timely data… Read More

Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Concrete Substrate Slab cracks Debonding Tile failures installation Moisture Problems Published Articles Standards stone Waterproofing

Substrate Prep & Quality Controls for Ceramic Tile & Stone

by Donato Pompo, CTC, CMR, CSI, CDT, MBA – The Construction Specifier Volume 56, Number 8 – August 2003 – Reviews common job problems leading to failures… Read More