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...
When dignitaries, including Italy’s regional consul-general, city deputy major and councilmen cut the ribbon on May 13 for the newly revamped Miami-area Florida Tile design center and retail outlet they officially ushered in the company’s new image standard to be adapted nationwide.
According to Florida Tile’s Director of Marketing Sean Cilona, the Miami-area store was selected for revamping first since it is different from other markets, unique in fact, due to...
Florida Tile, manufacturer and distributor of porcelain, ceramic and glass tile, will unveil the first in a series of new and exciting, design-driven tile lines for 2010 during the annual Coverings 2010 decorative tile and stone show and convention April 27-30.
Being introduced are the latest in HDP (High Definition Porcelain) utilizing leading-edge digital printing, tile collections for floors and walls, new-format 9x18 porcelain and updated glass tile which includes versions...
Florida Tile has introduced the first in a series of new products planned for 2010 during Coverings here in Orlando.
According to Florida Tile Director of Marketing Sean Cilona, the new lines reflect capabilities resulting from the company’s four-year investment in human resources and technology along with the unique design and R&D capabilities of its parent company, Panariagroup in Italy, which purchased Florida Tile in 2006.
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The Board of Directors of Florida Tile today confirmed that recent investments in people, products and physical assets have generated significant progress toward realizing the strategy of Florida Tile – to be the most recognized and valuable brand in the mid- to high-end segments of the North American tile and stone market.
The Board expressed appreciation to all employees for their dedicated efforts to achieve improved results and stability during the...
To protect the value of Florida Tile’s brand, trademark and trade name, and to maintain integrity and brand equity by emphasizing the value and quality of our products through advertising and marketing, Florida Tile does not sell its products directly to internet retailers.
Florida Tile does not endorse the practice of selling its high quality porcelain, stone and ceramic tile to consumers via the internet....
As part of the Florida Tile family of customers, we would like to keep you as informed as possible.
First, we would like to wish you a Happy New Year and all of our best for 2010. As you may know,
over the last few years, Florida Tile has been going through a drastic transformation. Since the opening
of the porcelain tile plant in 2007, we have been actively...