Florim to Introduce New Collections at Coverings via High-Tech

During Coverings 2022 (April 5-8), Florim will present its new collections for the world of architecture and design at Coverings. Displaying at the Convention Center in Las Vegas, the groups large slabs will be arranged in an amphitheater within the Florim Arena exhibition area. A highly technological monitor will allow visitors to view the ceramic surfaces in virtual environments for […]

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Wellness, Sustainability and Tile: A Clubhouse Conversation

  Many thanks to Jamie Gold, CKD CAPS MCCWC for including me on her #WellnessWednesday Clubhouse event recently where, together with designer and Coverings Ambassador Alena Capra, CMKBD, spoke about #tiletrends and wellness design! If you missed the chat, don’t worry! Here’s the link to the recording. Further, Jamie’s recent Forbes.com article, “Wellness and Sustainability Star In 2022 Residential Tile […]

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Mile®stone Brand to Premier at Coverings 2022

Mile®stone, the distributed brand of Florim USA is premiering at Coverings 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Florim USA, a subsidiary of the parent company Florim located in Sassuolo Italy, is celebrating 21 years of US-based manufacturing. In years past, Florim USA has shared winning booths with its parent company, presenting tile produced and distributed in both countries. This year, with […]

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Mile®stone Introduces Industry’s First Entirely Carbon Neutral Tile

Mile®stone, the distributed brand of Florim USA CEO Rodolfo Panisi announced two sustainability milestones for the brand. The first is the invested pledge for Mile®stone, to become completely carbon neutral by 2030. To validate that commitment, they have introduced the industry’s 1st entirely carbon neutral tile with its collection Plaster 2.0. “Our responsibility to design innovative quality products means a […]

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TCNA Releases First-Ever, Industry-Wide Material Ingredient Guide

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced publication of its Material Ingredient Guide today at Coverings 2021. This Material Ingredient Guide, the first of its kind by any building product industry, provides information about the material ingredients used industry-wide by North American tile, mortar, and grout manufacturers, provides in-depth health assessments of those materials, and is a resource for manufacturers […]

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Crossville Announces 2017 Porcelain Recycling Program Milestones

All-time Porcelain Recycling Total Tops 114 Million Pounds of Fired Waste Diverted from Landfills Officials with domestic tile manufacturer Crossville Inc. have announced the company recycled 23,447,883 pounds of fired porcelain in 2017, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to more than 114 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back® program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership. […]

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Dal-Tile Develops Mobile Tile Crusher To Further Sustainability

Dal-Tile has furthered their sustainability efforts by developing and implementing the first-ever mobile tile crusher for use at three of their production facilities. “While 97 percent of our manufactured floor tile meets our high-quality standards, three percent does not, leading to waste,” said Robert Hurt, director of environmental, health, and sustainability services for Dal-Tile Corporation. “A team was engaged to […]

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