Coverings Announces 2024 Installation & Design Award Winners

Coverings (, the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, has bestowed Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards to recognize 21 exceptional projects for their ingenuity, craftsmanship and technical proficiency in the use of tile and stone. The recipients of the awards were celebrated … Read more

Caesarstone Unveils “Beyond The Surface” Report

Caesarstone announced the launch of its first-ever trend report, Beyond the Surface – a profound exploration on design and how it should be an authentic reflection of its creators. To inform this report, Caesarstone has partnered with experts in the field to form the ‘Caesarstone Circle’ – an advisory panel … Read more

Neolith Appoints Daniel Sánchez as CEO of Neolith North America & LATAM

Neolith, a manufacturer of sintered stone, announced that Daniel Sánchez was recently appointed CEO of Neolith North America and LATAM. A Neolith veteran of fifteen years, Sánchez previously served as Chief Commercial Executive and Vice President for Neolith in Europe. He recently relocated to Miami, FL, just miles away from … Read more

NBMDA’s Long-time Executive Director Announces Retirement

The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) has announced that after 33 years of service, Kevin Gammonley will be retiring from the association effective June 30, 2024. Gammonley began his service to NBMDA in 1991 when he was hired as the organization’s membership manager. He quickly connected with its … Read more

NSI Announces Industry Recognition Awards

NSI has announced the recipients of this year’s Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement, Women in Stone Pioneer Award and Craftsman of the Year Award. Manu and Rika Shah started MS International (MSI) in 1975, in the basement of their home in Fort Wayne, Ind. MSI became a member of the … Read more

KBIS 2024 Announces DesignBites & Kickstarter Competitions

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has announced competitors for two high-stakes contests at this year’s show. No showgoer will want to miss the showdown between the most exciting and innovative brands at DesignBites or the new-to-market highlights in Kickstarter. DesignBites is the interactive, high-energy brand spotlight that selects … Read more

Industry Veteran Eric Behrends Joins Rockheads Group

The Rockheads Group (RHG), has announced the addition of Eric Behrends to its executive team. With more than 20 years of business and industry experience Behrends will help lead RHG into its next phase, as the group continues to leverage its combined buying power, best-in-class fabricator members and the industry’s … Read more

Wilsonart® Opens Austin Showroom and Distribution Center

Wilsonart®, an engineered surfaces company, announced the opening of its 45,000 sq.-ft. showroom and distribution center in Austin, Texas. The 10,000 sq. ft. flagship Showroom and Design Center with office space is the first of its kind for Wilsonart. In addition, the approximately 35,000 sq. ft. warehouse space includes a … Read more

NSI Adds Embodied Carbon Research CEU Course

The Natural Stone Institute (NSI) has announced the addition of a new CEU course entitled Natural Stone Embodied Carbon Research. Natural Stone Embodied Carbon Research is a 60-minute course that covers recent embodied carbon research, including NSI’s industry-wide Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for flooring, cladding, and countertops. These EPDs showcase … Read more

Greenbuild Calls for 2024 Presentations

Greenbuild 2024 is now accepting proposals from industry experts eager to share their knowledge and expertise. This is an opportunity to shape the content of Greenbuild’s education sessions in a year where information and ideas have never been more important. In 2023, Greenbuild held an in person event in Washington, … Read more