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Mid-America Tile hosts Windy City tour via the water

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESChicago — Architects and designers in the Windy City were recently treated to a sunset cruise featuring Chicago’s architectural landmarks as part of Mid-America Tile’s Ragno USA product introduction, the company announced. While cruising the Chicago River, more than 50 guests enjoyed refreshments, as a local AIA representative provided insights on the skyline views.

On board, the tile distributor displayed the Ragno USA collections recently added to its product offering: Cambridge Oak glazed porcelain tile, Villa Medici glazed porcelain tile and Arte Color body porcelain tile.

The event was part of a full week in which Ragno USA and Mid-America Tile representatives visited area dealers and designers, introducing them to the new tile offering.

“We are excited to provide Ragno USA’s stunning collections to our customers,” said Gina Bartuch, director of sales and marketing at Mid-America Tile. “The on-trend looks will continue to inspire the Chicago design community.”

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Total Solutions Plus 2012 ‘best yet’

By Louis Iannaco 

Volume 27/number 15; December 3/10, 2012

Rancho Mirage, Calif.—Officials at the recent 2012 Total Solutions Plus (TSP) conference were pleased that more than 400 participants took part in networking and educational opportunities in the ceramic tile segment. The significant growth encouraged guests to deem the event the best Total Solutions Plus show thus far.

TSP was sponsored once again by the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA), the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and the Tile Council of North America (TCNA)—the third consecutive year of these combined efforts. Continue reading Total Solutions Plus 2012 ‘best yet’