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Spanish Manufacturers Preview New Collections Ahead of Cevisama 2023

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain will be heading back to Valencia, Spain in just a few days for the highly anticipated return of CEVISAMA , International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings. Taking place from February 27th to March 3rd at Feria Valencia, this year’s event will be the premier trade show for architectural ceramics as well as various complementary sectors such as glazes, natural stone, raw materials and machinery.

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Surfaces 2023: Tile emulates home trends

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas— The International Surface Event, held here last month, was home to three powerhouse tile companies this year: Dal-Tile, MSI and Emser Tile. While the main event for tile each year is Coverings, being held in Orlando, Fla., in April, TISE gives tile dealers an advantage over those who choose to wait for the Florida show to discover what’s new.

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2023 Tile Trends: Undulated

Why Tile

Happy National Tile Day! Why Tile is celebrating National Tile Day by counting down to Coverings, the preeminent event of the North American tile and stone industry. Every week until Coverings, we’ll share one of the tile trends experts expect to take off in 2023 (and that we are likely to see a lot of… The post 2023 Tile Trends: Undulated appeared first on Why Tile.

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The Current Constellation of Cosmic Clouds

Diary of a Tile Addict

The ceramic creatives at Clay Squared have released a new set of Cosmic Cloud tiles, each more wonderfully otherwordly than the next. Opting to open the task of naming the tiles to their Instagram followers, the resulting names create an intergalactic drama. Mixing star clusters, gemstones, galaxies, and astronomical features, Clay Squared’s new Cosmic Cloud tiles offer up bubbles, bursts, and swirling colours intermingling in unique patterns.

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Marazzi opens its flagship showroom in Athens

Ceramics of Italy

A space of 400 sqm located on the ground floor of “The Orbit” building inspired by Greek mythology. The exhibition concept of Marazzi showroom sees ceramic and porcelain stoneware products displayed as a contemporary labyrinth. Marazzi, founded in 1935 in Italy and present in the Greek market since the end of 1990, opens its first flagship showroom in Athens, in the Ampelokipoi district, to promote the dialogue, in a blend of tradition and innovation, with the community of customers, architects

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Surfaces 2023: Technology innovators raise the bar

Floor Covering News

They don’t make the flooring products consumers buy; they provide the underlying technology that makes the floors they buy even better. That best describes inventive companies such as i4F, Unilin Technologies and Valinge Innovation—companies that continue to work closely with their manufacturing partners and licensees on everything from time-saving, waterproof locking systems to digital printing.

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Castle Hill Faux Stone

Realstone

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Ep 119: Architectural Defrag

Life of an Architect

There are a lot of things going on behind the scenes on the Life of an Architect podcast. In today's episode, we cover some changes that we think you will find amazing and some other changes that might merely be incredible. We are pulling the curtains back and discussing 2023 in a way that we've never done before. The post Ep 119: Architectural Defrag first appeared on Life of an Architect.

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Surfaces 2023: Latest hardwood intros target high end

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas—While many of the laminate, SPC and hybrid/rigid core products aim to deliver more value to the consumer, a significant portion of hardwood flooring products showcased at Surfaces this year targeted the upper echelon of the market. These range from trendy, wide-and-long plank products to specialty, customized floors featuring proprietary finishes and surface texture applications.

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Southern Sheeting Partners with APM Distribution to Offer A1 Fire Rated Ramco Boards to UK Customers

The A to Z of Building

Southern Sheeting, supplier of specialist building materials to trade and domestic customers, has partnered with APM Distribution, the UK’s sole importer of products from India-based Ramco.

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Surfaces 2023: Resilient touts premium products, ease of doing business

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas—The resilient category had a lot to live up to coming into The International Surface Event this year, which kicked off here Jan. 30-Feb. 2. The category remains the leader in flooring when it comes to growth—SPC the reigning powerhouse. So, the outlook of those exhibiting resilient flooring at TISE 2023 provided a glimpse into what the industry could expect for the coming year.

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Multi-family: State of the industry 2023

Floor Covering News

Strong headwinds in the form of surging construction materials costs and higher lending rates are threatening to stymie the multi-family housing sector. This despite the steady momentum the critical housing sub-sector has been building since early 2021. Industry observers point to several factors impacting multi-family investments and development, including higher capital costs, rising rents and expensive cap rates.

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NSI names 2023 award winners

Floor Covering News

Katie Jensen (Triton Stone Group) is the 2023 Women in Stone Pioneer Award recipient. Oberlin, Ohio—Katie Jensen (Triton Stone Group) is the 2023 Women in Stone Pioneer Award recipient, which was awarded by the Natural Stone Institute. “It has been apparent and clear there are no limitations for women in this company nor in this industry,” said Alison Mullins, marketing consultant for Triton Stone Group’s Richmond, Va., location, in her recommendation letter.

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Coverings 2023 unveils annual Top 10 Tile Trends

Floor Covering News

Orlando, Fla.—Coverings, North America’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference, has announced the top 10 ceramic tile trends for 2023. The tile trends were gathered and forecasted by the three leading international tile associations and sponsors of Coverings 2023—Ceramics of Italy, Tile Council of North America and Tile of Spain—to highlight the most popular, on-trend styles of tile from the global marketplace.

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Aladdin Commercial debuts four new collections

Floor Covering News

Aladdin Commercial Wildwood Preserve Calhoun, Ga.—Aladdin Commercial debuted four new curated collections during Mohawk’s 2023 Momentum Roadshow. The new product releases offer the very best in Mohawk’s design and performance technology, including WetProtect waterproof technology and Everlast hardwood protection. “Aladdin Commercial welcomes the ever-changing market,” said Robb Myer, vice president.

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Daltile celebrates National Tile Day 2023

Floor Covering News

Dallas, Texas—Daltile, the largest designer and manufacturer of tile in North America, is celebrating National Tile Day 2023 by highlighting the level of outstanding “style and design” present in modern tile offerings. From conversations taking place this week in Daltile’s nationwide network of high-end design studios to the pages of its recently launched Daltile Trend Report 2023 , fashion is taking center stage in the brand’s conversations on National Tile Day 2023.

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Sales veteran, Kyle Schlosser, joins Louisville Tile

Floor Covering News

Kyle Schlosser Louisville, Ky.—Louisville Tile continues to grow its executive team with the addition of Kyle Schlosser, the company’s new business development manager/national accounts. Schlosser brings a blue-chip sales resume to Louisville Tile, having worked at major sales positions within the flooring industry. Previously, he was director of sales/corporate sales partnerships at Cambria Quartz Surfaces; key accounts manager/retail at Gerflor USA; and for nine years was district manage

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Shaw named in 2023 Best of the Best awards

Floor Covering News

Dalton—Shaw Industries has been named the top winner in four employer categories for the 2023 North Georgia Best of the Best awards. For the second year in a row, Shaw Industries was voted the Best Overall Employer, Best Logistics Employer and Best Industrial Manufacturing Employer. Additionally, Shaw was voted the Best Employer for Remote Work. “As one of the largest employers in north Georgia, Shaw is especially proud to be recognized by this community and our associates as the best of the bes

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Surfaces 2023: Taking laminate to the max

Floor Covering News

Mannington has expanded its signature Restoration laminate line to include even more trendy, realistic visuals. Las Vegas—If there was any doubt at all about the resurgence of the laminate flooring segment in the U.S. market, those doubts were quickly put to rest by the major manufacturers that showcased the latest in laminate flooring innovations at their booth spaces here at Surfaces.

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‘Tuesday Tips:’ Share in the enthusiasm

Floor Covering News

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) released a new “Tuesday Tips” this week. In the series, Tom Jennings, retail training expert, presents short video tips for improving customer service and optimizing staff performance. In the end, it’s all about understanding the importance of being 1% better than your competition. In this week’s Tuesday Tips, Tom Jennings reminds us that when a sale is made, it’s time to celebrate.

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Karastan to reinvigorate its soft surface portfolio

Floor Covering News

Calhoun, Ga.— Karastan will reinvigorate its soft surface portfolio in 2023 with new SmartStrand and wool products as well as introduce an expanded assortment of Kashmere styles with new Xtra Technology and All Pet Protection & Warranty. “Our designs are representative of the product diversity that is in the market today,” said Audra Keiber, Mohawk’s director of design and development.

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Mullican Flooring launches Nordic Naturals collection

Floor Covering News

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors, has launched Nordic Naturals oak flooring, a new Scandinavian-inspired line of solid hardwood flooring. Simply functional and beautiful, the collection features the company’s most up-to-date hardwood finish technology with antimicrobial protection and high abrasion resistance.

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Creating new business via existing customers

Floor Covering News

If you’re a market-savvy retailer, then you’ve probably read these statistics before: It costs six to seven times more to attract new customers than it costs to keep an existing customer. Furthermore, it costs 16 times more to build lasting relations with a new customer than to retain an existing one. Despite the statistics, I can’t believe how many stores don’t have a database or stay connected with sold customers.

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Mohawk launches Edge Store showroom support program

Floor Covering News

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk continues to revamp its Edge program with the revisioning of the in-store experience for retailers. The company has reimagined its showroom support program, Five Star, as Edge Store in 2023. Edge Store is designed to give retailers the resources they need to grow their businesses, expand their reach, drive customers in store and close sales.

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Digital Technologies for Construction Industry will Improve Safety and Efficiency

The A to Z of Building

Victoria University researchers have developed state-of-the-art technology that will take outdated aspects of Australia’s construction industry into a modern digital age. COSI Lab. Image.

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Finding employees in a constrained labor market

Floor Covering News

If you’re struggling to find people willing to work for you , you are not alone. U.S. companies are facing massive labor shortages right now. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the labor participation rate is currently at 62.2%, down from 3.3% in February of 2020. There’s also plenty of anecdotal evidence of the labor shortage. “Help Wanted” signs plaster the landscape.

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NFA: Showcase fuels optimistic mood

Floor Covering News

The Dixie Group’s Pami Bhullar (left) chats with Yates Flooring at the NFA vendor showcase. Las Vegas—The NFA vendor show is that rare opportunity for an under-the-radar supplier to spend quality time with one of the premier flooring retailers in the industry. Likewise, the four-hour format allows for the big-name dealer to perhaps uncover a diamond in the rough in a more intimate setting.

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Polyglass Invites You to Join them Live at the 2023 International Roofing Expo

The A to Z of Building

Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems in the United States, is pleased to announce its participation at the 2023 International Roofing Expo live in.

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Extensive Vibration Control for Luxury Hotel

The A to Z of Building

Mason UK were awarded the contract from the Maybourne Hotel Group to supply a variety of different noise and vibration isolation solutions for the prestigious Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge. This.

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