Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has created a Customer Experience department to reinforce and elevate its dedication to be the industry leader in customer-centricity. The new department, which unites the Technical Services, Customer Service, Quality Assurance and Laticrete University departments, will be led by Art Mintie, who has been promoted to vice president of Customer Experience.
The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) offers a certification accreditation program for experienced tile and stone professionals who have a minimum of two years full-time on-the-job experience within their respective tile or stone industry.
Marazzi presents Oltre, a new wood-effect porcelain stoneware with a minimalist warmth. It looks as if it were created by nature, but is actually a sophisticated industrial product, a concentrate of the latest premium technologies, including the Puro Marazzi Antibacterial treatment.
Cambria, the nation’s leading producer of American-made natural quartz surfaces, will host a complimentary, IDCEC- and AIA-accredited webinar on January 14 at 1 p.m. CT. Entitled “Return to Wellness: How Research Will Transform Our Workplace,” the panel will explore how the new work space can help people feel more secure, nurtured, creative, and productive.
Maison, the studio for the design, manufacturing and distribution of luxury artisanal tile and mosaics, recently announced the appointment of Guy Hargreaves and Barbie Kennedy the company’s North American sales team. Guy will serve as the North America sales agent, leading accounts in all 50 states and supporting the company’s innovation strategy. Barbie will cover and scale operations as both the East Coast sales agent and Resident Designer.
Lapitec recently presented its new website, www.lapitec.com, featuring revamped content and high-impact graphics. Available in four languages (English, Italian, Spanish and German), this intuitive website helps users to discover the product in a simple way, encouraging them to explore the numerous possible applications thanks also to the photographs of projects completed to date.
Blustyle by Cotto d’Este, a brand that produces high-quality porcelain stoneware floor and wall coverings with a traditional thickness, recently introduced an extension of the Green Wood collection, with the new Gold version, the most accurate and elegant interpretation of Top Select Oak, as a distinctive feature of contemporary living.
Marshalltown, an industry leader in flooring and tiling tools, recently announced the release of the FASTcap™ Tile Leveling System, an innovative leveling system for floor and wall tile. The FASTcap™ System features three Spacer Base varieties and Ratchet Caps designed for reuse for future jobs.
In recent years, the popularity of quartz surfacing has escalated to new heights. Advances in technology allow quartz manufacturers to continually develop new colors as well as products that replicate the aesthetic of natural stone. The following is just a selection of the numerous quartz product offerings available today.
Date: March 31, 2015