New Ravenna, one of America’s premier designers and manufacturers of mosaics for both residential and commercial installations, recently announced "One of a Kind," a silent auction of fine art mosaics to benefit Feeding America.
Amid the rapid decline in demand for new projects and safety regulations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction output in North America is now anticipated to fall by 6.6% in 2020, which is equivalent to $122.4 billion, and down sharply from the previously expected rise of 0.6% prior to the outbreak (+$12 billion), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Artisan Group, an elite network of countertop fabrication professionals, recently announced its members are now manufacturing intubation shields to protect ER medical professionals from COVID-19 when they intubate a patient.
According to a recent industry report, despite many states issuing shelter-in-place orders in March, radiant heating sales in the first quarter of 2020 were buoyed by growth in both electric floor heating cables and insulating underlayments.
At a time when many companies are reducing staff, Braxton-Bragg is expanding with four new outside sales consultants, strengthening its footprint and adding some serious CNC experience to grow that sector of its business.
Today, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) released their Q1 2020 Kitchen & Bath Market Index (KBMI). Each quarter, NKBA surveys professionals in building/construction, manufacturing, design and retail sales on industry conditions, with this iteration focused largely on the effects of COVID-19.
Cersaie 2020 announced that it has moved to a new date and will adopt a safer, more engaging exhibition format. The show will be held at the Bologna Exhibition Center from November 9 to 13, 2020, and will maintain the events and appointments that have made it a global benchmark for the world of ceramic tile, bathroom furnishings, design and architecture.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on outdoor installations and the importance of surface prep prior to any tile installation. Through various case studies, see what types of installations are possible in the great outdoors. Also make sure to check out two detailed technical focuses by industry professionals and the product showcase, which highlights the newest surface prep products on the market.