Sun Capital Partners Affiliate Acquires TENAX

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (Sun Capital), a private investment firm focused on businesses in growing markets has announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Verona, Italy-based TENAX. TENAX is a manufacturer of chemical products, abrasives and tooling for the treatment of natural stone, engineered stone and ceramic tiles. … Read more

UofCTS Offers New Online Course

The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) is now offering “The Complete Guide on Developing Tile & Stone Specifications with Architects” course. The course provides students with thorough and detailed information on how architectural sales representatives can get tile and stone products specified.   The course covers: Selection Process and … Read more

The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone Announces New Online Course

The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) is now offering the new course: “The Complete Guide on Developing Tile & Stone Specifications with Architects.” This course provides the student with thorough and detailed information on how architectural sales representatives can get tile and stone products specified with “Bullet Proof Specifications” meaning … Read more

Porcelanosa Introduces Xtone

Porcelanosa has introduced XTONE, a large format porcelain slab manufactured with natural minerals. The new high performance material is made up of sintered porcelain with pure minerals that are compacted and created with the most advanced technological development. XTONE avoids the proliferation of fungi, bacteria and dirt accumulation, does not … Read more

Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design Winners

Tile of Spain, the association representing more than100 Spanish tile manufacturers, announced the winners of the 20th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of judges, led by renowned architect Carlos Ferrater, founder of the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB), evaluated the projects submitted … Read more

University of Ceramic Tile & Stone Announces New Online Course

The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) is now offering “The Complete Guide on Developing Tile & Stone Specifications with Architects” course. The course provides students with detailed information on how architectural sales representatives can get their tile and stone products specified with “Bullet Proof Specifications” meaning resistant to “Value … Read more

Tile of Spain Debuts 2021 Quick Ship Collection

Tile of Spain announced the 2021 update of the Tile of Spain USA Quick Ship Collection. The new catalog of Spanish tile includes more than 150 ceramic series from more than 40 Spanish companies. The Quick Ship Collection is a reference guide that highlights a select group of ceramic products from … Read more

Call for Entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2021

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) announced the call for entries for the 20th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. Sponsored by Endesa, the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), and Port Valencia, the Tile of Spain Awards promote the use of Spanish … Read more

Coverings Announces 2021 Installation & Design Award Winners

Coverings, the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, announced the 25 projects receiving the coveted Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards for 2021. The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in both residential and commercial … Read more

TCNA Releases Industry-Wide Material Ingredient Guide

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced publication of its Material Ingredient Guide at Coverings 2021. This Material Ingredient Guide is the first of its kind and provides information about the material ingredients used industry-wide by North American tile, mortar and grout manufacturers. It provides in-depth health assessments of materials used … Read more

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