Caesarstone Ltd. announced today entering a transaction for the acquisition of majority ownership in Lioli Ceramica Pvt. Ltd. By entering the global porcelain category, Caesarstone achieves a significant milestone in its Global Growth Acceleration Plan.
Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs (GPTP) are gaining a lot of traction in the tile and stone industries as of late. The large-format materials, which are technically defined as tiles measuring 1 x 1 meter (40 x 40 inches) or larger, have been around for almost 10 years now, but have been creating a lot of buzz in the marketplace over the last handful of years.
When the Princes first opened their business in 1988, they focused primarily on solid surface countertops. However, as technology advanced and trends began to evolve, the couple shifted their focus to accommodate the growing sector.
Florida Tile recently introduced Stark. This porcelain floor and ceramic wall tile brings the luxury of understated elegance to everyday life. Evocative of natural stone in a most disciplined and exacting way, it has a modern, global appeal.
Florida Tile recently introduced Lost River HDP. This stone-look porcelain floor and wall tile is entirely made in the U.S. in a Green Squared®-certified Advanced Manufacturing Center in Lawrenceburg, KY, of 40% pre-consumer recycled content.
During a demonstration, Ron Hannah of Cadenza Granite and Marble shared his experiences with cutting porcelain slabs and discussed points of consideration that should be taken before fabricators take that next step
Each year, it seems design trends for both residential and commercial projects continue to evolve. While the beauty of natural stone is always an allure, over time, competitive materials continue to surface – providing more options for architects, designers and homeowners.
MSI, leading distributor of premium quartz, natural stone, porcelain tile, luxury vinyl tile, and decorative mosaics is excited to announce it will be exhibiting at The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, NV on January 28st-30th. TISE is the largest flooring, stone, and tile focused tradeshow in North America and is comprised of three exhibitions: Surfaces, StonExpo/Marmomac, and TileExpo. It will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to Polycor about the use of Limestone in the Louis Vuitton Foundation building. Also with limestone we spoke to Buechel Stone about the Pray Stone limestone quarry. We also put together a product roundup of some of the CNC tools and accessories available today.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design we focus on the current quartz trends and the use of quartz in a modern farmhouse. Also, learn about how natural stone is used to blend nature and exterior architecture!