Exhibitions, Featured

CERSAIE POSTPONED TO 2021

The organisers of Cersaie have released a statement confirming that the event is to be cancelled this year. They say that the ongoing Covid-19 health emergency in too many countries makes it impossible to organise an exhibition that would guarantee the presence of professionals from all over the world. They say they are now working […]

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Awards, Featured, Training

WORLD SKILLS TRAINING CARRIES ON IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

Paul Doran, Lecturer at Southern Regional College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Wall and Floor Tiling is continuing his hard work to deliver training for the WorldSkills competition throughout the coronavirus pandemic. He says: “As the construction industry focused its efforts on introducing and navigating new ways of working during this pandemic, I faced […]

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Featured

SPANISH TILE INDUSTRY RESUMES NORMAL PRODUCTION

The Spanish ceramic tile industry has been gradually returning to work after stopping production, following restrictions set by the Spanish Government to tackle the spread of Covid- 19. Spanish ceramic tile manufacturers are able to meet their customers’ needs and also to fulfill international orders in a timely fashion. Spanish ceramic tile companies are adopting […]

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Featured, Products

GREY STILL REIGNS SUPREME AS THE MODERN DAY NEUTRAL, SAYS VERONA

With independent retailers and tile suppliers recently closing their doors, tile businesses everywhere have endured some difficult weeks. But with some companies beginning to trade again safely, Verona has released its best sellers list, revealing the designs and styles that resonate strongly with today’s modern consumer.  As Verona begins phase one of reopening its warehouse […]

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Featured, General

TTA SUPPORTS THE TILING INDUSTRY

TTA has been working hard during the COVID-19 crisis to support its members and the wider industry. We have continued to provide support for the industry, flagging up Government guidance and information about the latest support programmes, as they have been launched. We are also lobbying on behalf of the industry via our partners at […]

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Featured

OBITUARY JAMES JOSEPH MCDONALD 1934-2020

We are saddened to hear of the loss of a great character and contributor to the tiling industry. Joe suffered for 10 years with Parkinson’s before passing away peacefully on 15th April 2020 at St Quentin Nursing Home in Newcastle-under-Lyme where he had lived for the last two years with his lovely wife Nona. Joe […]

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