ARDEX Americas Wins Engaging Pittsburgh Innovation People Practices Award

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Aliquippa, PA, April 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas has received the Engaging Pittsburgh Innovative People Practices award, recognized in the category; Innovation in Learning and Development. For more information on ARDEX Americas, please visit www.ardexamericas.com.

ARDEX Americas Wins Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania Award

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Aliquippa, PA, April 8, 2017 – ARDEX Americas, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance building products, received the 2017 Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award by the Pittsburgh Business Times. This marks the fifth time ARDEX Americas has won the award. This year ARDEX Americas competed in the 100-499 employee category, and there were six winners in this category.

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ARDEX Americas Sales Meeting!  

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Sales Managers and Sales Professionals from the US, Canada and Latin America gather for an interactive meeting of “expert rooms”, guest speakers, awards and engagement.

Natural Stone 101

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ARDEX Americas Honors Retired Sales Professional Brett Anthony

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Brett Anthony, recently retired sales professional for the northern California market, was recognized for his years of untiring service to ARDEX Americas.

Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tile Details Charm this Los Angeles.

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The Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial start of summer for just about everybody in America. Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Spanish Tile Details Charm this Los Angeles Neighborhood. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Mid America Tile Introduces New Website

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Paving the way for the tile and flooring industries, Mid America Tile is thrilled to announce the game-changing new midamericatile.com. With this all-new marketing tool, Mid America Tile continues to be your leading tile and flooring industry resource since 1961.

ARDEX Americas Ready, Set, Move Challenge Results!

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ARDEX Americas employees recently completed the 2016 Ready, Set, Move Challenge! Source. Congratulations Team Winners: Most Improved Minutes of Activity: The Thumbtacks (Bryant Buschman, Bryant Buschman, Jr., Juli Bosley & Steven Newbrough).

ARDEX Americas Named #1 Healthiest Employer

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For the fourth year in a row ARDEX Americas was nominated as one of the regions healthiest employers. This year, ARDEX took home top honors and received the #1 Healthiest Employer Award! Read more here. Community Did You Know? In the News

How We Updated our Home’s Exterior Design with Mid-America Vinyl Shutters

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Mid-America Shutters. I was excited to pair with Mid-America Shutters to try out their vinyl shutters that would resist climatic changes, insects and moisture. How We Updated our Home’s Exterior Design with Mid-America Vinyl Shutters.

Made in America: 9 Brands That You'll Be Surprised Are Still Manufacturing in the USA

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Alison & Jeff's Chill Scandinavian Meets Mid-Century Style. Image credit: Emma Fiala ). Not everything is imported nowadays. There are plenty of companies out there – even some really, really massive ones – who are still making their products domestically, right here in the U.

Made in America: 9 Brands That You'll Be Surprised Are Still Manufacturing in the USA

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Alison & Jeff's Chill Scandinavian Meets Mid-Century Style. Image credit: Emma Fiala ). Not everything is imported nowadays. There are plenty of companies out there – even some really, really massive ones – who are still making their products domestically, right here in the U.

New Outdoor Picnic Area Opens at ARDEX Americas Corporate Campus!

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The ARDEX Ideas Committee received a number of suggestions about creating more outside picnic and relaxing areas to be used during lunch breaks at our corporate HQ in Aliquippa, PA. Last week, a creekside picnic area officially opened for employees to enjoy! Great work ARDEX Ideas Committee! Community Did You Know

ARDEX Americas Closed April 3, 2015

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I n observance of Good Friday, ARDEX Americas is closed tomorrow, April 3, 2015. We will reopen on Monday, April 6. Community Did You Know

Check Out 7 of America's Tiniest Landmarks — Design News

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Pin it. While much of the US fosters a "bigger is better" attitude, we're endlessly amused by tiny things. How small do our parks get? Our churches? Check it out: READ MORE ».

$500 Million Mansion Will Be America's Most Expensive Listing — Design News

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Pin it. Real estate around the world is setting higher and higher price records. When completed, this mansion in Los Angeles will be listed at $500 million. READ MORE ». Real Estate

Baseline Analysis Report on Lumber and Building Materials Distribution in North America

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Lumber and building materials (LBM) distribution, a $120 billion industry, is part of the larger building products industry in North America. Channel participants handle a range of products from basic

We've Already Left Boston. We're Already in DC! — MAKEOVER AMERICA 2015

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Pin it. We're already on the road and we're already shooting video and posting to social, and we're getting posts up ASAP, but come check us OUT right now on Instagram , Facebook and Twitter. Apartment Therapy's Makeover American Tour for The Complete + Happy Home!

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The Made In America Project — Workspace Tour

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Name: Micha Thomas and Jaime Lawson of The Made In America Project. Merging their backgrounds in public relations and the fashion industry, Micha and Jaime have created The Made In America Project, which offers a badge of certification to 100% American-made products.

Why We Support the Tile Council of North America

Conestoga Tile Blog

Source: Tcnatile.com At Conestoga Tile, we are proud to be members of the Tile Council of North America. We invite you to contact us at Conestoga Tile for more information about our products and services, and to find out more about the Tile Council of North America. The post Why We Support the Tile Council of North America appeared first on Conestoga Tile. Since 1945, they have been working to expand the tile market within the United States.

ARDEX Americas Closed July 3, 2015

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ARDEX Americas is closed July 3, 2015 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will see you back here on Monday July 6

Why We Support the Tile Council of North America

Conestoga Tile

Source: Tcnatile.com At Conestoga Tile, we are proud to be members of the Tile Council of North America. We invite you to contact us at Conestoga Tile for more information about our products and services, and to find out more about the Tile Council of North America. News and Events ceramic tile installation Conestoga Tile natural stone tile porcelain tile Tile Council of North America

John Adams Wanted You to Celebrate America's Birthday Like This

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You probably have big plans to celebrate America's birthday today and you might even be participating in some traditions that have been in place since the very first Independence Day. Evan's Modern & Cozy Manhattan Studio. Pin it.

ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards

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June 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX X 90 OUTDOOR™ MicroteC3 Rapid-Set, Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America. ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards.

EPD for Tile Made in North America

The Tile Council of North America Blog

The EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for ceramic tile made in North America debuted at Coverings 2014. This EPD comprises a comprehensive analysis of over 95% of the ceramic tile produced in North America, based on data collected by PE International and submitted to UL Environment for certification.

Celebrating Boone Distributors Success with ARDEX

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attended the ARDEX Sales Meeting as keynote speakers and received a top distributor award from ARDEX Americas. ARDEX Americas Director of Sales Mark Walsh, Tile and Stone Installation Systems Business Manager Harrison Gardner, Boone Distributors Owners Glenn Boone and Bob Boone, Jr.

Why is my White Marble Turning Yellow?

Architectural Ceramics

Note: for further technical information and specifications please refer to the TILE COUNCIL OF AMERICA HANDBOOK, and the DIMENSION STONE DESIGN MANUAL from the Marble Institute of America.

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Here Are the 2015 Best Small Towns to Visit in America — Design News

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Pin it. Planning a road trip this summer? Instead of the usual cities and landmarks, check out one of the places that made Smithsonian's fourth annual best small towns to visit list. READ MORE ». Travel

Top Five Finds From Coverings

As The Tile Turns

We just recently returned from our annual trip to Coverings 2017, the largest tile and stone showcase in North America, and here is a sneak peek at the colors, textures and tile for 2018!

MIA Releases Stones of North America Version 3

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America has released Stones of North America Version 3. Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad® app that gives design and construction professionals quick, easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America.

20 Things the World Doesn't "Get" About Living in America

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One of the best parts about traveling the world is getting to experience different cultures. In fact, it might be the best part. Nothing beats getting to sit down to chat with a stranger on the other side of the planet, listening to them describe their life story. And if you listen long enough, they just might clue you in on a totally new perspective of your own lifestyle. READ MORE ». Travel

China Construction America Breaks Ground for New Waterfront Destination in Downtown Nassau

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China Construction America (CCA), a leading construction and real estate services provider with 30 years of experience in the United States, announced today that it will be hosting a groundbreaking

Maison & Objet Americas Debuts in Miami

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Now its success has spawned a new version, Maison & Objet Americas which was held at the Miami Beach Convention Center May 12-15. Miami is at the crossroads between North and South America, both physically and culturally.

ARDEX Americas Introduces ARDEX S 28™ MICROTEC® Rapid-Set, Rapid-Dry, Super-Format Tile and Uncoupling Membrane Mortar

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Aliquippa, PA, May 5, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX S 28™ MICROTEC ® Rapid-Set, Rapid-Dry, Super-Format Tile and Uncoupling Membrane Mortar is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.

Annual Reception With Friends in Las Vegas – All Winners Here!

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On January 18 th in Las Vegas, ARDEX Americas once again held their annual “ Reception with Friends ” customer event which gathers industry friends from all over North America, represented by Distributors, Contractors, Architects and Association Partners.

Here Are The Coziest Cities in America

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Wrap yourself in a warm blanket, curl up by the fire, and grab a warm mug of something tasty: Here are the coziest cities in the US. Did your hometown make the cut? READ MORE ».

Coverings 2015 Preview Post – North America’s Top Tile and Stone Show!

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This will be my third visit to North America’s top tile and stone show. The week of April 14, I’ll be visiting Coverings 2015 as a member of the official press corps. In honor of the trip, I’ve created a Pinterest Board showing some of the products and exhibitors I’m looking forward to seeing. Enjoy! Coverings brings the best of tile to Orlando in 2015 (Photo Courtesy: Edilcuoghi).

Brush Up on Your Skills: Attend ARDEX Academy Training

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More than 8,000 installers a year benefit from ARDEX Academy seminars all over North America each year. Recently a group of 18 tile installers from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania attended complimentary ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Systems training in Aliquippa, PA.

These Are the Coziest Cities in America — Design News

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Rob & Karie's Cozy Shelter in Asheville. Pin it. Bring on the plaid, blankets, and mugs of warm drinks: Winter means it's time to get cuddle up. Does your hometown inspire coziness? Check out the top 10: READ MORE ».

LafargeHolcim Strengthens Cement Production Network in Latin America

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LafargeHolcim is strengthening its cement production network in Latin America with today’s opening of a new state-of-the-art line at its cement plant in Barroso, Brazil. The construction of the