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Metropolitan Ceramics Quarry Tile Attains Green Squared Certification

May 29, 2012
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Canton, OH – Metropolitan Ceramics®, a brand of Ironrock Capital, Inc. has recently had a large selection of unglazed ceramic quarry tile products Green Squared Certified by Scientific Certification System (SCS).

Metropolitan Ceramics Quarry Tile

Down to Earth® 6 x 9 inch Red Paver tile, shown on an outdoor patio, is part of the Green Squaredoffering from Metropolitan Ceramics®.

Green Squared is the flooring industry’s first sustainability standard for tile and tile installation materials. Developed by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) ) under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process, this sustainability standard recognizes manufacturers for their environmental leadership and corporate social responsibility across a broad range of indicators.

Metropolitan Ceramics is part of a fifth generation family-owned company located in Canton, OH. The company has been located in the same community for well over 100 years giving them a stake in the community and sense of stewardship to their surroundings. Being one of the first ceramic tile manufacturers to have third-party certification for the Green Squared sustainability standard is a concrete way of showing commitment to continuing efforts in all aspects of environmental  management.

For a complete list of the Metropolitan Ceramics product colors that have been Green Squared Certified and for more on Metropolitan Ceramics and Green Squared, visit metroceramics.com.

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