LOS ANGELES, CA -- Emser Tile, a leading designer, marketer and producer of the world's finest tile and natural stone, opened their 71st branch location in Tampa, FL, in the beginning of February -- marking the company's fifth location in Florida. Emser continues to grow their presence throughout North America, expanding their footprint in the Midwest and along the East Coast.

"We are excited to join the Tampa community as we announce the opening of our new branch location," said Barbara Haaksma, Emser Tile vice president of marketing. "We look forward to providing unparalleled service and an array of leading tile and natural stone products for our growing customer base in the Florida Suncoast."

Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, next year marks the company's 50th anniversary. In the past year, Emser Tile has opened locations in Pompano and Miami, FL; Columbus, OH; Lyndhurst, NJ; and Detroit, MI. Additionally, Emser has distribution centers in California and Texas, with one set to open in Virginia in Spring 2017.

Emser Tile's newly opened branch is located at 7723 Anderson Road in Tampa, FL. The Tampa branch opening comes on the heels of Emser Tile winning a Houzz "Best of Design" award, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, for the second consecutive year. The Best of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography.

Emser was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

"We're so pleased to award Best of Houzz 2017 to this incredible group of talented and customer-focused professionals, including Emser Tile," said Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz. "Each of these businesses was singled out for recognition by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts for helping to turn their home improvement dreams into reality."

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