Florida Tile has introduced Quartez, its newest HDP-High Definition Color Body Porcelain Tile collection inspired by the durability and beauty of natural quartzite.
“Much like naturally occurring quartzite, which begins as a soft sandstone until the earth’s pressure and heat transform it into a robust rock resistant to chemical weathering, Florida Tile’s Quartez series is similarly as rugged as it is beautiful,” says Sean Cilona, Florida Tile’s Marketing Director.
“Designer-wise, Quartez is full of rich...
Florida Tile has developed and brought on-line a new scrap tile crushing facility which allows more post-production fired tile than ever to be crushed for reintroduction into the body of tile made at its Lawrenceburg facility.
“This achieves two things simultaneously,” said Sean Cilona, Marketing Director for
Florida Tile. “First, our proprietary design and subsequent implementation will have a dramatic impact on the waste stream. Now, virtually all scrap tile can be diverted...
When a “healthy home” designer show house is unveiled here later this month, some of the featured products will be fashionable porcelain tile and natural stone donated by Florida Tile.
The house is part of Healthy Home 2010: Designer Showcase & Tour, presented by Healthy Child Healthy World in partnership with Dior Builders, Kohler and Cambria. It is intended to set a benchmark in stylish green design with a focus on indoor air quality.
Decorating via Florida Tile’s new portfolio continues to take on new dimensions with the release of two new collections, one a High Definition Porcelain inspired by Turkish Travertine, the other a modern take on subway wall tile.
Paramount (HDP*) for walls and floors and Streamline wall tile was initially introduced as a “sneak peek” during the tile industry’s main event, Coverings in late April. Both are available immediately. (*High Definition Porcelain defines...
Following a complete re-design and content makeover, Florida Tile will re-launch its website, www.floridatile.com, reflecting the company’s new corporate image and direction in design on July 15.
According to Sean Cilona, director of marketing, the 8 month-long makeover should pay dividends for every segment of tile user. “We have re-designed the site to be far richer in terms of new products, images, descriptions and technical data, and we’ve taken pains to segment...
HD Boutique 2010 show in
Miami Beach, Florida, September 13-14, 2010
Hospitality Design Boutique Exposition & Conference (HD Boutique) September 14-15, 2010 Miami Beach Convention Center Miami, Florida
HD Boutique differentiates itself from any other tradeshow you've seen with its distinct style and unique venue, creating a more personal event where you can build new relationships and discover the newest products.
The intimate scale of HD Boutique means you will find the best...
Five months into the rebuilding of Haiti’s homes and businesses, Florida Tile has thus far donated more than 90,000 square feet of porcelain floor tile, nearly 20 percent of the entire humanitarian request for these materials.
“The rebuilding effort will be a long one,” said Dan Marvin, Florida Tile’s Director of Quality Assurance and Technical Services. “The earthquake left over 250,000 homes and 30,000 commercial and government buildings destroyed. Tile plays an important role not...
Commercial Initiative Announcement
We are proud to announce the official launch of the Florida Tile Commercial Division. As stressed by Mr. Mussini and the board of directors of Florida Tile, the development of the US commercial market is a strategic initiative to gain market share and ensure the flexibility and stability of our company through diversification. Currently Florida Tile enjoys only a small share of the estimated 750 million Sqft/ year US commercial tile...
Florida Tile recently received the “Award of Excellence” from Mountain Re-Source for the company’s continuing humanitarian efforts in Appalachia and, most recently, for the victims of the Haitian earthquake.
The award was made by West Virginia-based Mountain Re-Source, a non-profit, 501c3 organization whose mission is it is to “match the under-resourced with the overstocked,”(www.mountainre-source.org). The award was presented during Coverings, April 27-30, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. (Coverings is the American tile...
Florida Tile has been awarded $162,500 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) economic stimulus funding to replace old, inefficient lighting with advanced, energy-efficient fixtures at its manufacturing facility here.
Florida Tile was one of four Kentucky companies to share grants totaling $787,000. The announcement was made May 13 by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear.
Monies from the US Department of Energy, secured by the Kentucky Department for Energy Independence and the Cabinet for Economic Development...