HardieBacker® Cement Board by James Hardie Building Products, Inc. is the most preferred brand of backer board for floor and wall tile installation contractors, according to a national survey of tile and stone installation contractors conducted by Clear Seas Research in partnership with the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and TILE Magazine.
Maniscalco, the Australian-rooted designer and wholesaler of high-quality glass, stone and metal decorative tiles, has expanded its exclusive Opera Line Collection with the release of the Bennelong Point Cube Series.
Crossville, Inc. has launched Oceanaire, a porcelain tile collection designed to capture the appearance of sea- and sand-swept natural stone. The line is notable for its multidirectional striations interpreted in five gradient color options and a range of versatile size options, including large formats and a mosaic option.
In keeping with the industry's growing trend of large-format tile and combining that with the popularity of a wood-grain design, Ege Seramik proudly introduces "Elegant Wood," a super-sized 8- x 48-inch porcelain tile for the North American marketplace.
The Loxcreen Flooring Group research and development team have been busy this past fall in search for some of the most highly-demanded products and color trends in the industry to help ramp up distributor business in 2016.
In this issue of Stone World, read more about the new Silica Rule, which was recently announced by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and scheduled to go into effect on June 23, 2016.