What is some of the latest news in the tile industry? Tune in and find out! In our podcasts, we discuss various issues and solutions pertaining to tile with installers, contractors and tile industry professionals from around the country.
Shelly McNeal, director of showrooms and tradeshows for Arizona Tile in Tempe, AZ, discusses what Arizona Tile has been doing to cater to its customer base since the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year and what the company is planning to do moving forward into 2021.
Andy Acker, director of education at Schluter-Systems, describes how Schluter has adapted its educational and training sessions during the current pandemic, what it plans to do this year in 2021 and how it will affect business moving forward.
Dirk Sullivan, CEO and founder of Hawthorne Tile in Portland, OR, delved into the current state of the tile and construction industries, what to expect moving forward into 2021 while dealing with the pandemic and how to stay optimistic in times of uncertainty.
David Rothberg, former CEO of Laticrete and current chairman of the board, explains how much the tile industry has changed since he began his career in 1980, all of the latest innovations from Laticrete and what we can expect moving forward into 2021.
Don Kincaid, vice president of marketing at Louisville Tile Distributors in Louisville, KY, describes more about what the company does, its initiatives and how it has been adapting to servicing its customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rod Owen, president of C.C. Owen Tile Company in Jonesboro, GA, discusses the current business climate and how it has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. He also explains what the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) is, its importance in the construction industry as a major recruiter of elementary and high school students, and what professionals can do to ensure the growth of both the construction and tile industries.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on gauged porcelain tile panels (GPTP), as well as waterproofing and moisture control. Through two detailed technical focuses, learn more about the history of GPTP, how much they have evolved since their introduction almost two decades ago and how to properly handle, fabricate and install them in residential and commercial spaces. Also be sure to check out the range of new tile collections, as well as waterproofing and moisture control products, which are available on the market in our detailed product showcases.