LIVONIA, MI – Virginia Tile Co. LLC, a Midwestern-based wholesale distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone products with headquarters in Livonia, MI, has announced that it has purchased Interstate Flooring LLC, which conducts business under the brand name of ISC Surfaces (ISC).

Virginia Tile, founded in 1928, is a distributor of ceramic, porcelain, stone and glass tile for residential and commercial contractors, dealers and other trade professionals in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. ISC Surfaces is a wholesale distributor of ceramic and porcelain tile, floor covering and woodworking products in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Illinois. ISC has seven locations with dual headquarters and showrooms in St. Louis and Kansas City, and has proudly served its markets since the 1940s.

"The contiguous geography and complementary product lines of these two market leaders, Virginia Tile and ISC Surfaces, made for a perfectly natural strategic fit," said William Stephenson Sr., CEO of Virginia Tile. “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for ISC’s success in its markets and we look forward to partnering for continued growth. Both companies have ingrained customer-centric cultures that will integrate well.  Our combined focus will be to continue to provide our customers with the best product lines supported by great customer service."

"The synergies between ISC Surfaces and Virginia Tile will bring benefits to our customers, employees and supplier base," added David Kuenzle, president of ISC Surfaces. "We truly believe this is one of those special situations where one plus one will equal three for all stakeholders."

Interstate Flooring will continue to go to market as ISC Surfaces and all ISC Surfaces customers will continue to be serviced by the ISC Surfaces sales and customer service teams.