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Tile producers place emphasis on environment

With so much focus being put on all manufacturers to reduce their carbon footprint, ceramic tile producers have taken the initiative with innovative programs and state-of-the-art techniques resulting in earth-friendly, high performance products.

According to Paul Young, general manager of Mediterranea, the use of natural minerals is key as the company’s porcelain tiles are manufactured in a “100% closed-loop process that recycles all remaining raw materials used in production, as well as all water used in the polishing line. Already, back in 2008, environmental efforts made by Mediterranea resulted in six million gallons of water and 12.5 tons of waste being recycled and reused in one year. Continue reading Tile producers place emphasis on environment

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Tile producers debut innovative looks, bolder colors

Spring is in the air, and soon homeowners will be looking to clean their homes as well as remodel their surroundings. What better way to refresh their castles than with new products underfoot, and what better time for tile producers to offer retailers and consumers the latest and hottest in ceramic and porcelain offerings than the spring? The following covers some of what tile manufacturers are coming out with for the new season.
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