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Monday, May 22, 2017


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5/19/2017
Bostik Acquires Floor Preparation Systems from CGM, Inc. in the US
Arkema announces the acquisition by Bostik of CMP Specialty Products, the flooring and floor preparation business of US based specialist CGM. This business, which generated US$15 million sales in 2016, offers strong synergies with Bostik. This acquisition fits perfectly with Bostik's strategy to expand in... more

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5/19/2017
Arley Wholesale announces 15th Annual Expo
Arley Wholesale, Inc., a family-owned, third generation wholesale supplier of ceramic, porcelain, stone, glass mosaic tiles and installation materials will be hosting its 15th Annual Arley Wholesale Tile & Stone Exposition on Tuesday, June 13th, at the historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in... more

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5/19/2017
Ege Seramik introduces HARVEST
Ege Seramik proudly introduces the latest addition to its popular wood-grain look of tile offerings… HARVEST… a pressed, glazed porcelain tile collection specifically engineered just for the North American Marketplace... more

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5/19/2017
LATICRETE Introduces LATAPOXY BIOGREEN 300, the Industry’s First Biobased Epoxy Adhesive
May 19, 2017, Bethany, Conn. -- LATICRETE, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has introduced its new LATAPOXY® BIOGREEN™ 300 – the industry’s first high-strength, chemical-resistant epoxy adhesive made with biobased material for installing tile and stone. Designed to provide an alternative to... more

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5/19/2017
Early Bird Registration Open for IICRC’s Technical Conference
Las Vegas – May 18, 2017 – Early bird registration is now open for The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification’s (IICRC) second-annual technical conference, “The Summit at Lone Mountain.” Held August 9-11, 2017 at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Mont., The Summit will feature... more




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5/19/2017
Fresh Catch – Lunada Bay Tile Expands Shinju Collection
(Coverings’17, Orlando, FL, April 4-7, 2017) Lunada Bay Tile has released a fresh catch of designs for Shinju, the ceramic tile collection inspired by oysters, pearls and the waters they live in, adding four new shapes to the collection. “Paper” is a textured, three-dimensional tile that emulates... more

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5/19/2017
Mohawk Industries Soars on Forbes' 'America's Best Employers of 2017' List
CALHOUN, Ga. May 18, 2017 — For the second consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has been named to Forbes’ elite list of America’s Best Large Employers. The company climbed an impressive 82 spots in the magazine’s annual ranking... more

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5/18/2017
Capel Rugs Announces Winner of 100th Anniversary Cookbook Contest
Troy, N.C. — Capel Rugs has selected the winner of its centennial cookbook contest, Ann Hiatt, rug department manager of Salem Creek in Winston-Salem, N.C... more

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5/18/2017
From Parquet to Postmodern: Trend-Setting Tiles from Ceramics of Italy at ICFF
(New York, NY – May 2017) From May 21-24, at New York City’s Javits Center, 19 Ceramics of Italy manufacturers will showcase their newest collections at ICFF 2017. Taking place during NYCxDESIGN – New York City’s official citywide celebration of design – the show provides the perfect opportunity for Ceramics of Italy members to display ceramic tile and... more

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5/16/2017
British Ceramic Tile Company Expanding in the US & Canada; Launching Laura Ashley, Ted Baker & More at Coverings
London, England - Collaborating with some of the UK’s most iconic British designers including Ted Baker, Laura Ashley, Conran, and the V&A Museum, The House of British Ceramic Tile, UK’s leading manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles spanning the last 100 years, is expanding its North America product lines. The company will launch... more