Florida Tile recently received the “Award of Excellence” from Mountain Re-Source for the company’s continuing humanitarian efforts in Appalachia, W. Va., and Haiti.
Florida Tile recently received
the “Award of Excellence” from Mountain Re-Source for the company’s continuing
humanitarian efforts in Appalachia and, most recently, for the victims of the
award was presented by West Virginia-based Mountain Re-Source, a non-profit,
501c3 organization whose mission is to “match the under-resourced with the overstocked,”
(www.mountainre-source.org). The award was presented during Coverings, April 27-30,
2010 in Orlando, FL.
a pair of programs, worldwide Habitat for Humanity and the regional Mountain
Re- Source (the latter supporting disadvantaged Americans in the rural Kentucky
and West Virginia mountain areas) and through its efforts to support Haiti’s
Operation Compassion efforts, Florida Tile has thus far found humanitarian use
for and donated more than $600,000 in surplus first-quality tile which
otherwise would have been destined for clean fill projects or plant recycling.
to early statistics, Florida Tile recently answered Haiti’s post-earthquake
call for tile with nearly 20% of the half-million-square-feet requested by
for the award were Dan Marvin, Florida Tile’s director of quality assurance and
technical services; Andrea Zanni, the company’s chief financial and chief operating
officer, Herb Miller of the Mountain Re-Source Center, Michael Franceschelli,
recently appointed Florida Tile CEO and Luca Setti, company senior vp for
branch sales organization.
Florida Tile honored for humanitarian efforts
May 20, 2010