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Ceramic: State of the Industry 2022

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Many industry experts point to the housing market as a reliable indicator of the health of ceramic. The impacts are being felt regardless of category, industry sector or even demographic. Rocamador Rubio of Tile of Spain said these major challenges are, thankfully, all things leaders in the industry have been working on for some time.

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Ceramic: State of the industry 2023

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A long-term approach is exactly what the tile industry is moving toward with significant progress being made by many stakeholders in the industry. To assist consumers, specifiers, architects, designers, purchasers and carbon accountants selecting low carbon products, the tile industry is investing in valuable embodied carbon tools.

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The Spanish Tile Industry Returns to Normal Productive Activity

Tile of Spain USA

Since Friday April10, 2020, the Spanish ceramic tile industry is gradually resuming work after stopping their production activity, following the restrictions set by the Spanish Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19.

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Virginia Tile welcomes two industry veterans to commercial division

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Both seasoned professionals in the industry, Kinney and Walworth bring a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to excellence that will propel Virginia Tile to new heights. Stu Kinney Kinney, an accomplished national account sales manager, offers experience in the flooring industry.

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Commercial flooring: State of the industry 2023

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Coming off a year where many companies reopened or resumed normal business hours, the commercial flooring industry is poised to capitalize on this momentum. Nonetheless, industry members are not turning their backs on the corporate/offices segment, which represented about 40% of commercial flooring sales last year.

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Industry associations ramp up training efforts

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Organizations across the industry are updating their training and educational programs to aid installers, sales representatives and other flooring professionals in perfecting their craft. A number of these associations also offer certifications that give industry professionals added credibility.

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Multi-family: State of the industry 2023

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Industry observers point to several factors impacting multi-family investments and development, including higher capital costs, rising rents and expensive cap rates. Over the last decade, there has been a continuous shift in our industry toward hard surfaces, specifically vinyl plank,” Redi Carpet’s Caress noted. “It