Coverings 2023 Commemorates National Tile Day with Annual Top 10 Tile Trends

Coverings (, North America’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference, has announced the top 10 ceramic tile trends for 2023. The tile trends were gathered and forecasted by the three leading international tile associations and sponsors of Coverings 2023 – Ceramics of Italy, Tile Council of North America … Read more

Coverings 2023 Announces Event Registration & Preferred Hotel Options

Coverings (, North America’s premier ceramic tile and natural stone event, has announced the official commencement for event registration, special-rate hotel reservations and award program submissions for Coverings 2023, scheduled to take place April 18-21, 2023, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Professionals from all segments of … Read more

Park Industries Announces September Digital Expo

Park Industries’ Digital Stoneworking Expo™ is back in-person in Greensboro, N.C., and promises to be bigger than ever. The event kicks off on the evening of Sept. 13 with a welcome reception along with vendor demonstrations and training. The next day, Sept. 14, is a worthwhile opportunity for countertop fabricators … Read more

Antolini Presents New Exclusive Stone

Inspired by the power of Mother Nature, Brèche Fantastique presents earthen colors and lively hues. Gray and sandy colors shift towards white, appearing to run along geological strata, reminding us of Nature’s continuous, eternal metamorphosis. Each vein in the stone reveals the genius of nature and its power to unlock new … Read more

NSI Presents New CEU Courses

The Natural Stone Institute has announced two new CEU courses covering Natural Stone vs. Manmade Materials in Exterior and Interior Applications. Both courses compare the versatility, performance characteristics and green building considerations for both natural stone and manmade materials. Understanding these key points will prepare participants with knowledge for design … Read more

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

Artistic Tile Introduces Calacatta Macchia Vecchia

Artistic Tile presents new Calacatta Macchia Vecchia marble slab. The 3/4-in. polished stone is a classic Italian marble, sourced in quarries that are part of Italy’s cultural heritage. The marble features soft, velvety grey bolts and veins sweep across a ground of fresh cream & mellow ochre. The resulting slab … Read more

Mosaic Companies Plans New East Coast Distribution Hub

Mosaic Companies unveiled plans for a new, state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution hub in Miami. This marks the latest in a series of strategic investments the company has been making to fulfill its mission and better serve its customers. Located in the Countyline Corporate Park in Hialeah, the new facility will … Read more

Walker Zanger Releases New Tile Collection

Walker Zanger, American high-end brand in slabs and tiles, has released a new stone mosaic collection named Pietra Gris. The collection features subtle, unique and naturally occurring color variations, embodied in mosaics and field tile with a palette centered around natural whites and cloudy gray veins. Pietra Gris is an … Read more