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Decocer thinks ‘big’ with small tile

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Decocer’s ceramic library offers a wide range of options in terms of color, finish, shape, format and design. Known for its small-size ceramic products for manufacturers, distributors, architects and other design professionals, Decocer currently sells throughout the United States, which is the company’s primary client and accounts for more than 50% of sales.

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Big Trend: Big Tile

Giotile

The past three decades have seen new manufacturing techniques and cutting-edge printing pushing porcelain tile into the forefront of design and innovation. Porcelain tiles are also getting larger and larger. Tiles equal to or greater than one square meter (almost 11 square feet!) are designated “Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels/Slabs” by ANSI A137. 3. Additionally, while standard-body … The post Big Trend: Big Tile appeared first on Gio Tile.

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Decocer offers solutions for open-concept kitchens

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Bologne, Italy—Protecting walls from splashes, oil, water or food residues is essential, and ceramic materials offer the perfect combination of aesthetics and practicality. In this context, Decocer , which specializes in small-format, made-to-measure ceramic pieces, offers a variety of high-added-value designs for these spaces. According to Decocer, today’s homes represent a refuge where we take shelter during family moments, meetings with friends and moments of rest.

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Developing Efficient, Cost-Effective Heated Pavement System

The A to Z of Building

Researchers at Rowan University’s Center for Research & Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATES) are in the process of developing an electrically heated pavement.

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New home sales weaken in October

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Washington, D.C.— Elevated mortgage rates that averaged 7.62% in October per Freddie Mac, the highest rate since 2000, depressed buyer demand and pushed down new home sales in October, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October fell 5.6% to a 679,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, following a notable downward revision in September, according to newly released data by the U.S.

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FloorCon 2023 kicks off in Jacksonville

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Jacksonville, Fla.—Broadlume kicked off its FloorCon 2023 event, here at the Omni Hotel, which offers up three days of networking, education and product showcases for its specialty retail attendees. What’s more, the digital marketing and software company pushed its message of connectivity throughout the supply chain. “Broadlume really cares about connecting manufacturers, consumers and retailers together and pushing the industry forward,” said Todd Saunders, chief operating off