Chinese Tariffs and their Effect on the Tile Industry

Architectural Ceramics

Many people have asked us about how the newly implemented Chinese tariffs will affect the tile and flooring industry. AC Stock Community Industry News Tile Tips Trends china industry industry news tariffs tile industry tile trendsThey wanted us to go into detail about the actual tariffs and their impact. Here it is.

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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The Spanish Tile Industry Differentiates Itself Through Sustainability

Tile of Spain USA

In recent years the Spanish tile industry has made great strides in reducing production emissions, reducing resource consumption, promoting the circular economy and being over-all more energy efficient. The Spanish sector of ceramic tiles, represented mostly in part by ASCER, is dedicated to improving the environmental impact of member companies’ production processes and ceramic products.

Kitchen And Bath Industry Show Awards Honor Wellness And Innovation

JG Kitchens

The post Kitchen And Bath Industry Show Awards Honor Wellness And Innovation comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author. Design Trends Remodeling Wellness Clubhouse Design Awards KBIS Kitchen & Bath Industry Show New Years Resolutions Tip

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Industry News

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Clearly, our newest hire knows the tile industry!” Industry Insights Product Information Tile Redi® wins new product award. Tile Redi®, world-leading manufacturer and marketer of pre-formed, one-piece shower pans and related accessories, received the award for “Surfaces 2013 Best New Product” sponsored by Floor Tends and Tile magazines. The winning product, Redi Trench™, is an incredibly exciting marriage of design and function.

How to Coat Industrial Concrete: Step-by-Step Guide

Onfloor Technology

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Design Industry Raw Bath & Sunroom

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Using Refin ‘s Design Industry Raw series for the walls of a shower and the floor of a sunroom. Design Industry Raw is an aged plaster look, but is a premium quality porcelain tile. Design Industry Raw is also available in a 10″x60″ plank from our parent company, Olympia Tile & Stone. tile design industry refin

Iran Strengthens Stone Industry

Stone Update

Featured Industry NewsPlanned tech investments total $200 million to modernize, says deputy minister during Marmomacc.

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BB Industries Opens Second Fulfillment Center

Stone Update

New Utah facility expands 2-day delivery to 13 Western U.S. states. Featured People+Places News

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Embrace Contemporary, Industrial Style

Garden State Tile Blog

The HD graphics of Industry porcelain tile are designed to mimic worn and weathered concrete and the inclusions of aggregate create a natural, realistic look. Industry is made in 4 natural, earthy tones and 4 large-format sizes and a 2″ x 2″ mosaic. The post Embrace Contemporary, Industrial Style appeared first on Garden State Tile.

Industry Groups Delay Spring Events

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute, International Surface Fabricators Association, Stone Fabricators Alliance respond to Covid-19. Featured Association Beat News

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Industry awards, donations and more

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The massive cooperative effort included manufacturers, professional tile installers and volunteers across a broad industry spectrum that was initiated and headed by Schluter-Systems’ Territory Manager – Lower Northeast, Rich Citro. Personally, it felt great working side by side with all of these industry professionals helping to improve this facility that does so many great things for critically ill children. Featured Articles Industry Insights Ceracasa wins award.

Donley Joins BB Industries

Stone Update

Will work for distributor as Ohio sales consultant. Featured People+Places News

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ASID Industry Partner Trade Fair

Ciao Tile

[Re]connect + view new product… Join us this week for the ASID Industry Partner Trade Fair. Industry Events

Yes, You Can Use Porcelain Tile in Industrial Style Interiors!


Modern industrial interior design is about exposing all that lies beneath to achieve raw, edgy style. The industrial-chic aesthetic, which really took hold in the late 2000s, is still going strong a decade later. The industrial look is a … Commercial Design Specifications Tile Trends industrial interior design industrial-chicThe style celebrates humble materials, infusing spaces with a weathered, worn quality that resonates with many.

The Tile Industry Comes Together to Provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children

Why Tile

In response to information from industry colleagues in Ukraine, the North American tile industry has launched a fundraiser to support Save the Children’s humanitarian efforts in the region.

Design Industry: Raw & Oxyde from Refin

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Design Industry is the new multi-material collection inspired by urban design and contemporary architectural trends. tile design industry oxyde raw refin It includes two different surfaces offered in a wide range of sizes and colors to exalt the utmost project-planning freedom. Raw has a flaking plaster effect with a heavily variegated design. Oxyde has a oxidized metal look.

New Industry Products

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Together these colors represent a new and exciting trend that will soon make its mark in the industry. Mingle. Florida Tile has introduced Mingle HDP, a new line that abandons the conventional concept of what a stone installation needs to look like. By dissecting the classic looks of Travertine, Marble and Limestone down to their basic graphical properties, there were elements that, regardless of the pattern, could all work together.

Arizona Tile Honored with Industry Partner Awards

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2014) – Arizona Tile is honored to have been recognized recently by several association partners within our industry. This year, Legacy of Design created a new award category to recognize the industry partners whose products are most frequently used by Legacy entrants: The Legacy Winners Circle. Arizona Tile Supports Industry-Related Organizations. Professional organizations are important to many industries and the stone and tile industry is no exception.

2015 Catalina Industry Report Available

Stone Update

stone industry: natural, quartz, manufactured. Featured Industry NewsSixth version profiles U.S.

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2013 Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 2013. Bolstered by the improving construction and housing markets, the U.S. In the residential market new home starts increased for the fourth straight year and were at their highest annual level since 2007. The 925,000 units started in 2013 represented an 18.5% increase from the previous year. TCNA Blog

Industrial Chic Baths

The Perfect Bath

Industrial design has hit a new high for American interiors. To further this desired style, the industrial-inspired R.W. Uncategorized Black Design Henry Industrial Lighting palette Roman and Williams Tile whiteWe see it in everything from lighting in restaurants and hotels to hardware on furniture and cabinetry to Waterworks faucets for the bath, bar and kitchen. Atlas collection was designed for us by Roman and Williams and feels very current.

Yes, You Can Use Porcelain Tile in Industrial Style Interiors!


Modern industrial interior design is about exposing all that lies beneath to achieve raw, edgy style. The industrial-chic aesthetic, which really took hold in the late 2000s, is still going strong a decade later. The industrial look is a … Tile Trends industrial interior design industrial-chicThe style celebrates humble materials, infusing spaces with a weathered, worn quality that resonates with many.

Inflation Is Impacting Wellness Design Projects, Industry Pros Report

JG Kitchens

The post Inflation Is Impacting Wellness Design Projects, Industry Pros Report comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author. Inflation is taking a bite out of everyone's budgets, and wellness design projects are no exception!

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Park Industries, MSI Plan Porcelain Sessions

Stone Update

“How to Cut Porcelain” set for March 17-18. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

BB Industries Opens West Coast Logistics Center

Stone Update

Southern California location speeds in product shipments. Featured Company Insider News

Park Industries® Receives Minn. Manufacturer Award

Stone Update

Fabrication-equipment maker noted by state’s Manufacturers Alliance. Featured Company Insider News

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Industry News: Promotions, Products & Certifications

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Green Squared, the Tile Council of North America’s third party sustainability certification initiative, is set to help revolutionize the North American tile industry as it is the first program of its kind written exclusively for tiles and tile installation materials. Editors Columns and Leadership Letters Industry Insights Innovations Florida Tile Promotes Barbari & Facca To New Strategic Roles.

European, Concrete-Look Tiles with an Industrial Worn Aesthetic In-Stock in the US

Rubble Tile

When selecting tile for your project, you want something that goes beyond sheer durability. You want something that will age like a fine wine, and get better over time. And you want something that’s in-stock in the US. Not every tile option can provide you.

Surprising Layout Revealed in Industrial Apartment in Russia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Studio Geometrium completed the design of an industrial apartment with a masculine feel in Kotelniki, Russia. The vertical walls feature clinker bricks for a genuine industrial atmosphere, while the ceiling showcases concrete slabs. The post Surprising Layout Revealed in Industrial Apartment in Russia appeared first on Decorating Ideas industrial apartment Studio Apartment

TCNA Makes History With a Powerful Industry-Wide Material Ingredient Guide

Why Tile

Make Your Kitchen Speak Volumes with an Industrial Style

The London Tile Co.

Industrial style interior design takes its inspiration from old factories and other industrial spaces that in recent years have been converted to lofts and other living spaces. If you like a modern space that speaks volumes, looks both lived-in and laid-back, then this industrial style could be the kitchen design you’ve been looking for. There are many staples of an industrial kitchen style, so take your time to explore what feels right for you and your property.

Park Industries® Completes Expansion

Stone Update

New space of more than 40,000 ft² will increase manufacturing capacity. Featured Company Insider News

Inspired Design: Peace Industry for Heath

Heath Ceramics

And that’s how we felt about working with our long-time friends, Melina and Dodd Raissnia of Peace Industry , San Francisco’s beloved maker of modern felted soft goods, who’ve designed a capsule collection of rugs, baskets and ottomans just for us. Peace Industry for Heath Quilt Rug. The Peace Industry story is one of craftsmanship, geopolitics, and sheer entrepreneurial guts. Peace Industry for Heath Slice Rug. Peace Industry for Heath Slice Rug.

Braxton-Bragg LLC Changes Name to BB Industries

Stone Update

New title reflects enlarging footprint of product distribution. Featured Company Insider News

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3Q 2013 U.S. Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 3Q 2013. Economic Overview. Bolstered by the improving housing market, the U.S. unemployment continued to steadily decline through 3Q. As of Sept. the rate was at7.2%, down from 7.8% in Sept. 2012 (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, new home starts in Sept. were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of873,000 units, up 2.2% from Sept. TCNA Blog

The Tile Doctor Brings Stainmaster Branded Tile to the Industry

Tile Doctor

Curt Rapp, founder and CEO, says his job is to pursue innovative technology that has the potential of bringing change to the industry. Seeking out unique products in the ceramic and stone arena that it can bring to market is a core value of The Tile Doctor. One product that.

The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The technical work has been developed by the Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC), and the EPD has been registered under the GlobalEPD system of AENOR. The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is an internationally recognized initiative – harmonized and comparable among the different countries – that determines the environmental impact of products from the construction sector.

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Mosa, industry leader in sustainability, achieves milestone Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold!

Rubble Tile

Here at Rubble Tile, environmental sustainability is something that we greatly value and celebrate. That’s why we’re so excited to share that one of our tile designers and manufacturers, Mosa, has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold certification for 99% of its entire tile collection.

Defining A Style Series: Industrial Design? The Perfect Blend of Old and New

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Industrial design blends vintage and modern styles. Image: Sobleski Shop a similar look: Table | Chair | Crate In the past few years, industrial design has become increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. Let us prove to you that every room can benefit from a dose of industrial style. Before you know it, you’ll be ready to create an industrial design of your own. Include lots of industrial accents. Industrial design can be an asset in any room.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 1

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The tile industry has been through a lot the past five years. Ceramic tile manufacturers and marketers will benefit from these trends, since this sector is more reliant on the builder and commercial markets than other floor coverings industry leaders.”. Industry Insights By Jeffrey Steele.

2015 Calendar Features Classic Vehicles from the Flooring Industry

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

the company that introduced the flooring industry to ECB® and crack isolation membrane technology, released their 2015 calendar, “Classic Vehicles from the Flooring Industry” at the Total Solutions Plus show in San Antonio, Texas. The 3rd annual calendar release continues a tradition started with the 2013 calendar that was designed to celebrate NAC’s 30th anniversary and recognize people throughout the flooring industry who have classic vehicles.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 2

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

In part 1 of this feature on the industry in 2013 (ASHLEY, PLEASE LINK HERE TO PART 1), industry resources affirmed that the continuing housing recovery could mean a good year for ceramic tile and stone. However, after several years of belt-tightening, the industry faces some interesting challenges in an evolving marketplace. Haynes & Company, Jaeckle Wholesale, Shaw Industries, Dancik International and Qfloors. Industry Insights By Jeffrey Steele.