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Tile of Spain shares Passport to Creativity trends

According to Nomdedeu, Spain continues to export its tiles to more than 180 countries around the world, with the USA accounting for 22.9 percent of its exports. Europe, Asia and the Middle East are the three next largest geographic areas. Spain also produced 567 million square meters of tile increasing production 20.3 percent from the previous year, making it the top EU producer, Nomdedeu said. Read More

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Why Tile?

Sustainable attributes, slip resistance & more drive growth By Bill Griese, LEED AP, director of standards development & sustainability initiatives, Tile Council of North America (TCNA) The North American ceramic tile industry has seen significant advancements over the past five years: Read More

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Confindustria Ceramica Signs Memorandum w/ Germany to Increase Clay Imports

A memorandum of understanding was signed today in Munich, Germany between Confindustria Ceramica, the Italian association of ceramic manufacturers, and BKRI, the German association of producers of raw materials for ceramics and industrial minerals (Bundesverband Keramische Rohstoffe und Industrieminerale). Read More

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NeoCon 2022 Welcomed 40,000 Attendees

Last week, thousands of manufacturers, dealers, architects, designers, end-users, design organizations, and media convened at The Mart in Chicago for the 53rd annual NeoCon. Read More

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NTCA launches new Thick-Bed Regional Training

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is launching a brand-new training module in its Regional Training program: Thick-Bed Installations. Thick-Bed Installations Regional Training is open to NTCA members and other professional tile contractors and installers, with a class size capped at 20. Read More

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Home Builders Urge Congress to Address Housing Affordability

More than 600 builders from across the nation trekked to Capitol Hill on June 15, 2022, for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2022 Legislative Conference to spotlight the growing housing affordability crisis that threatens to derail the economy and urge their lawmakers to support policies that will ease building material production bottlenecks and increase the production of quality, affordable housing. Read More

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Shaw Builder + Multifamily takes to Apartmentalize

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) is inviting Apartmentalize 2022 attendees to engage their senses and discover new ways to elevate multifamily design. Apartmentalize 2022 will take place June 22 – 24 in San Diego. Read More

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Mohawk's Q1 Sales Up 13%, Earnings Up 3%

Mohawk Industries announced net sales Q1 2022 were $3.0 billion, an increase of 13.0% over 2021’s Q1 $2.7 billion. Read More

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TCNA Updates the Gauged Porcelain Tile Paver Standard

After three years and hundreds of hours of research by the TCNA Product Performance Testing Laboratory, Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced the ANSI ASC A108 Committee’s approval of a standard characterizing 2 cm gauged porcelain tile pavers. Read More

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CTDA Article from Italian Newpaper on Clay supply Shortage due to Ukraine Conflict

CTDA Article from Italian Newpaper on Clay supply Shortage due to Ukraine Conflict Below is an article… Read More