LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2011) – Gov. Steve Beshear today joined community leaders and company officials from Florida Tile to cut the ribbon on the company’s new headquarters facility in Lexington. Florida Tile announced it was moving its headquarters from Lakeland, Fla., to Lexington in July 2009. The opening will initially create 25 new jobs, growing to 51 over the term of the...
LEXINGTON, KY ⎯ Florida Tile has made another striking addition to its HDP High Definition Porcelain tile series with the launch of the large-format Stellar line for walls, countertops and floors.
“This is a bold statement in contemporary design,” says Sean Cilona, Marketing Director for Florida Tile. “For designers, architects and consumers alike, Stellar provides an earthy, sometimes trendy industrial color palette yet in sought-after modern tones that work in environments ranging from a...
LEXINGTON KY -- Florida Tile adds yet again to its revitalized PietraArt line of natural stone offerings with the release of Rustic Travertine in four of today’s best selling colors for floors and walls.
The new Rustic Travertine is available in four most-sought-after contemporary earthen-hued colors: Ivory, Walnut, Picasso (rose tones) and Scabos (white, gold, brown and light travertine accents).
What makes it rustic? Florida Tile Marketing Director Sean...
LEXINGTON KY -- Florida Tile continues to expand its offerings of Travertine stone tile with two new colors plus a rustic look portfolio.
The first new stone, Silver, is the “cleanest” silver-and-white-veined travertine available. Unlike similar travertine stone products, Florida Tile’s is not the byproduct of unwanted stone. Rather, it is selected and quarried specifically for its absence of heavy yellow and brown veining which helps deliver a striking, precious metal brilliance.
LEXINGTON, KY ⎯ Better than nature’s offerings in many respects, the wood look of Berkshire HDP high definition porcelain wall and floor tile introduced today by Florida Tile evokes the stylistic look of reclaimed, vintage hardwoods.
According to Sean Cilona, Marketing Director for Florida Tile, “The Berkshire series is the newest HDP – High Definition Porcelain line from Florida Tile. This incredible departure from the stone looks of other contemporary lines is achieved via...
LEXINGTON, KY ⎯ Florida Tile continues adding to its new product portfolio with the launch this month of Pristine, a porcelain floor and ceramic wall tile series.
Pristine is inspired by the classic Crema Marfil, but Florida Tile’s design team has updated the look with a modern and contemporary twist on sizes and shading.
According to Marketing Director Sean Cilona, Pristine features coordinated porcelain floor and...
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.