Tile of Spain Expands Quick Ship Spanish Tile Collection

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), announces new additions to the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection. The updated catalog of Spanish tile now includes 57 ceramic tile companies and over 215 products available in the U.S. The Quick Ship Collection reference guide, which includes a select […]

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NTCA Continues Career Development Efforts With Apprenticeship Program

In an effort to provide online training to support tile contracting companies, the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is in the process of completing the first year of its Apprenticeship Program. The first year, introduced at Coverings 2016, is broken into six-month increments. The first section focuses on introducing the worker to the tile industry, promoting safety in the workplace, […]

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Coverings’ Installation Design Showcase: The Tiny House Edition

This year’s Installation Design Showcase is a must-see attraction! The theme, Tiny House edition, will feature the live tile and stone installation of tiny houses on the Coverings 2017 show floor.     NTCA Five Star Contractors and leading designers will partner together and collaborate to showcase the synergy between beautiful design and exceptional installation. Each tiny house will highlight a […]

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Certified Tile Installer Hands-On Testing Scheduled for TISE 2017

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will be conducting Certified Tile Installer (CTI) hands-on testing on Wednesday, January 18th and Thursday, January 19th, 2017 during The International Surfaces Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, NV. Those who pass the hands-on and the written tests earn the CTI designation. What is the CTI Program? The CTI designation identifies the professional installer who has […]

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Crossville to Live Stream Tile Education Sessions at TISE

Domestic tile manufacturer Crossville will offer unique education sessions at booth 5403 during The International Surfaces Event. In addition to the opportunity for show attendees to view sessions in person, Crossville will stream the content on Facebook Live. “With these quick learning sessions, we’re putting the spotlight on the creative solutions that our products offer for flooring retailers and their customers,” […]

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Crossville Supports Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. Program

Crossville to Serve as Exclusive Tile Supplier for All Specially Adapted Custom Home Projects in 2017   Officials with Crossville, Inc. have announced that the company has committed to be the exclusive tile supplier for Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program for the 2017 calendar year. The R.I.S.E. program provides specially adapted, custom smart homes to ease […]

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Coverings’ 2017 Installation & Design (CID) Awards Open for Submissions

The annual award recognizes excellence in tile and stone design, installation Submissions for the 2017 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards competition are open to architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers and other professionals who demonstrate design and/or installation excellence in residential and commercial projects, giving special recognition to stunning stone and tile. Regardless of who submits the entry, […]

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