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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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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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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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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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ITALIAN CERAMIC INDUSTRY RESTARTING

Italian ceramic companies are now restarting their kilns after a five-week production shutdown, according to Ceramic World Web. The go-ahead reflects a new stance from the Italian Government, which now considers all export-orientated companies to be businesses of strategic importance and therefore entitled to resume production, after notifying the relevant authorities. The restart includes not just the […]

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TTA LAUNCHES NEW TILING GUIDE

TTA has introduced a new Tiling Guide. This 28-page full-colour A5 booklet includes help and support for tilers in their day-to-day work. It contains practical information on how to deal with key installation issues which most tilers will encounter in the course of their work. TTA’s Technical Committee produced the content for the Guide, which […]

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