Breaking Ground – Building a Legacy: A Look at Anatolia’s New Advanced Porcelain Stoneware Slab and Tile Facility

Anatolia, an international brand of ceramic and porcelain tiles, as well as natural stone, has opened a new production facility in the Gulf of Izmir, Turkiye that will produce cutting-edge porcelain stoneware slabs. With a rich history of more than 25 years and a global reach, this facility will house … Read more

International Designs Group Acquires Trajus Surfaces

International Designs Group LLC (IDG), a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital LLC (“Mill Point”), announced that it has acquired Trajus Surfaces, LLC (Surfaces), a distributor of engineered quartz and natural stone products in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States. Comprising two brands, European Granite & Marble and Marva Marble, … Read more

Antolini Presents Amazonite

Antolini has introduced the latest addition to the Exclusive Collection; Amanzonite. The stunning turquoise of Amazonite dramatically stands out against the emerald green background while the soft nuances of taupe and black soothe the aquatic accents. This quartzite reveals a spectacular beauty with a pearly lustre and a hint of … Read more

Polycor Earns 12th Certification to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard

Polycor has earned its 12th certification to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSI 373). The company has achieved Bronze status for their limestone quarry in Massangis, France, which produces four varieties of certified sustainable limestone. This is the first quarry outside of North America to certify to the standard. Polycor … Read more

Polycor to Acquire ROCAMAT

The shareholders of the ROCAMAT Group, Messrs. Pierre Brousse, JeanLouis Marpillat, and Franck Rouyer, have agreed to offer the Polycor Group, also a minority shareholder, the opportunity to acquire the company. Polycor France Holding, a subsidiary of the Polycor Group, has announced that it has signed a preliminary offer to … Read more

Caesarstone to Debut Multi-Material Surfaces Portfolio

Caesarstone announced the debut of its multi-material surfaces portfolio: Porcelain and Natural Stone will join the Quartz and Outdoor Quartz portfolio for which the company is so well known. For more than 35 years, Caesarstone has been turning design dreams into reality, specializing in countertops that create dynamic spaces of … Read more

Coverings 2023 Releases Sneak Peek of Educational Opportunities

Coverings (, the preeminent event for North America’s ceramic tile and natural stone industry, released a sneak peek of featured education for Coverings 2023. A robust lineup of complimentary learning opportunities, including live demonstrations, curated show floor tours, interactive sessions, and partner education, will span all tile and stone industry … Read more

MSI Announces New Pittsburgh Showroom and Distribution Center

M S International, Inc. (MSI), supplier of flooring, countertops, wall tile and hardscaping products, is celebrating its new showroom and distribution center in Pittsburgh, Penn. A Grand Opening was held on Wednesday, August 31st, showcasing the company’s products. The new 73,000 sq. ft. space will serve residential and commercial markets in the Pittsburgh area. … Read more

Vadara Presents the Threads of Nature Collection

The Vadara Threads of Nature Quartz collection pays homage to the patterns found in nature — motifs that nod to the complexity of nature as told by the interruptions of her artistry against otherwise smooth backdrops. Lightning against a dark sky, the jagged patterns of surf on a rough sea … Read more

Daltile Introduces New Quartzite Designs

As part of its Summer 2022 launch, Daltile is now offering two new natural quartzite extra-large slab products. Daltile’s new Caldera Blue and White Pearl are mined in Brazil, the ultimate source of the world’s finest natural quartzites. “In the stone category, natural quartzite remains one of the most popular … Read more