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Luria's Showshopper Publication, Coverings 2013 Edition. For more information contact Luria Communications at 631-329-4922 or info@luriacommunications.com

Luria's Showshopper Publication, Coverings 2013 Edition. For more information contact Luria Communications at 631-329-4922 or info@luriacommunications.com

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  • 1.  Inventory Management Order Management Point Of Sale Management Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Financial Statements Invoicing and Credits Purchasing Warehouse and Delivery Installation Scheduling Pricing and Promotions Fund ManagementYour Leading Industry-SpecificSoftware and Services Provider.919.379.3800 phone | 919.379.3768 fax | info@dancik.comwww.dancik.comSince 1984Dancik has beendedicated to providingbest-in-class solutionsto the floor coveringindustry.DANCIKINTERNATIONAL®Contact Dancik International today to begin a lastingpartnership with a proven software and services provider.Luria Communications’ Market Time Best BuysMarket-at-a-GlanceCOVERINGS 2013April 29-May 2More on the companiesshowcased in this paper plusnew product and services directoryat www.flooringtradeshow.comOVER 900 SHOW BOOTHS, 70+ CONFERENCE SESSIONSAT COVERINGS 2013 - GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESSLook for these Exhibitors at their COVERINGS booths!Coverings#7331Complete listing of Coverings Exhibitorsbegins on page 4Please plan to visit the show booths ofthese Luria Market Shopper Advertisers:Bold Living Color 7036Chemcore Industries 5123Crayola / Surfaces Inc. 5214Dancik International 7331DuPont StoneTech ProfessionalWarramty Program 7768Elite Displays 4603Exotic Stone 5172Groves Inc. 5631Haze B Gone 8441Laser Products 5748Luria Communications 6439Modacrete 4802RTC Products 7865 SawTrax 6166Schönox 7923SGM 7531stonecontact.com 6307Tileware Products 7669Tile & Stone Product ShowcaseShow Mailer & Merchandising 6439Bold Living ColorArt Tiles & mixed mediasurfaces, handmade inthe USA of eco-friendlymaterials #7036ChemcoreIndustriesUSA Made Sinksat Chinese Prices!From $48... #5123Crayola GlassTile Collectionby Sufaces Inc.#5214Dancik InternationalIndustry specific software tohelp run your tile and stonebusiness #7331Elite DisplaysIndustry leader in displaysand sample boards#4603Exotic Stoneoffers over 100unique “designer”marble and granitecolors #5172Groves Inc.Everything you needfor stone storage andhandling #5631Haze b GoneConvenient, all naturalway to remove grouthaze from tiles #8441LaserProductsNew, easy to use2D/3D Digital Templating system #5748Luria Communications publisher ofthe Tile & Stone Product Showcase offersdesign, print andmailing services#6439TilewareProductsNon-penetrating,non-intrusive systemsfor fastening showerand bath accessories#7669ModaCrete introducesthe first-ever 5’ x 10’ x 3cmFabricateable ConcreteSlabs #4802SawTraxNew line of“All Terrain” PanelCarts and Dollies #6166SGM QualityTile SettingMaterials - NewSecurity GroutDisplay shownhere #7531Enter to Win a Free MiterMaster! Watchour video at accuglidesaws.com/miteror call 888.742.0358Schönox subfloorproducts includeprimers, repair mortars,floor levelingcompounds andadhesives #7923stonecontact.com invites you to jointhe World’s #1 e-commerce website forbuying and selling stone productsand accessories #6307RTC Products You can trust tile tools& accessories that haveearned the RussoTrading Company sealof approval! #7865DuPont™StoneTech®ProfessionalStone & tile careproducts andprofessionalwarranty program#7768Featured Products - Non-ExhibitorsAirVantage’s adapterconverts your electricpolisher to a large surface sander.888-278-3888 airvantagetools.comTile and Stone VentCovers crafted to matchyour floor perfectly!971-563-2811greaterllc.comVapor Lux - Chemical-freesteam vapor cleaning systems.Spring Show Special Pricing!800-467-6229www.vaporlux.comSign up for a 10% discount onWorkSmart Equipment:Easy Hammer™JackhammerTrolley or SmartMixx™MixingStation at coolfloors.com407-222-3769 for detailsCoverings 2013 offers 900+ exhibitorbooths plus an extraordinarily range ofmore than 70 FREE conference ses-sions.Many sessions, accredited seminarsand live demonstrations are tailoredspecifically to one of the many marketsegments who comprise the Coveringscommunity: distributors, fabricators, re-tailers, installers, builders, remodelers,interior designers and architects. How-ever many of these educational pro-grams overlap market segments and areof interest to multiple groups. Pleasesee a listing of seminars (available atpresstime) listed on pages 8 and 9.Visit coverings.com for more detailedinformation.more on pg.5more on pg.6more on pg.10more on pg.3more on pg.13more on pg.13more on pg.7more on pg.14more on pg.4more on pg.15more on pg.14more on pg.4more on pg.13more on pg.13more on pg.3more on pg.3more on pg.13more on pg.6more at the bottom of this pagemore on the back covermore on pg.4more on pg.11
  • 2. www.BoldLivingColor.com1-800-645-3363 info@boldlivingcolor.comCreate your own one-of-kind designs with Bold Living Color!CoveringsBooth#7036Mixed Media Surfacesand Handmade Art Tilescombine in a myriad ofpossibilities.• Graphic• Textured• Obsidiana• Lasered• Seared• Handpainted• AbstractTake a bold step!All USA-producedof eco-friendly materialsincluding aluminum, glass,mirror, pewter, wood and ceramicsand may be customized to your specifications.Reps andDistributorsWantedPage 2
  • 3. “Tile Luxury”is no longer definedby your surface materials, aloneHickory, NC - David Scalise, Founder ofTileware Products poses this question: “Doyou value thin-set?”The answer is: “You Should!” becauseTileWare is inventing solutions inside thisamazing material. TileWare Products is theinventor of the PermaTile™ System. Thispatented non-penetrating,non-intrusivefastener workswith thin-setmortar to cre-ate the first ex-clusive mount-ing solution fortile profession-als like you.Tileware’s highquality stainless steel fasteningcomponent will attach with un-precedented strength in latexmodified mortar. This systemprovides a solution that is sim-ple and measurably strong. ThePermaTile™ System attachesto - not through and will end un-necessary damages resultingfrom drilling finished tile work.Tileware’s Promessa™ SeriesBaskets together with Perma-Tile™ Fasteners are enhancingyour value proposition as a tileprofessional.Learn more aboutTileWare Products attilewareproducts.comor Call T. 828.322.9273CoveringsBooth #7669 Tired of tan brown, desert gold, dull black countertops?We have over 100 unique “designer” colors.Reds, Blues, Whites, Greens, Purple, etc…DIRECT FROM THE SOURCE as only nature can create.Direct sales - no middlemen -we offer surprisingly attractive pricing!Coverings Hall B -Booth5172Or Call 970-948-7222Visit us atExperiencetheDifferenceToll free 1-855-363-5483 www.elitedisplays.netVisit us at COVERINGSBooth# 4603Elite Displaysis an industry leaderin designingand engineeringmerchandisingdisplays and sampleboards. We prideourselves on offeringbest-in-class services,exceedingexpectationson time and pricesensitive projects.See the quality,experience thedifference withElite Displays& Design.For detailed information visit DuPont at Coverings 2013Booth 7768Groves Annual Saleis On thru May 2ndAttach Tileware Products Luxury Shower Accessories withthe First, Non-Penetrating, Non-Invasive Tile Fastening SystemIt’s not Marble. . . It’s not Granite. . .It’sIntroducing:The first-ever 5’ x 10’ x 3cmFabricateable Concrete Slabs• Over 30 colors to Choose From• Extreme Stain, Etch and Scratch Resistance• 15,000 PSI Compressive Strength• Manufactured in USACovering Booth 4802 - Hall BCall 860-343-7005 or visit www.ModaCrete.comNew SGM Security Grout DisplayPompano Beach, FL - SGM continues itscommitment to offer the most cutting-edgeinstallation materials for ceramic tile and di-mension stone, and highest level of market-ing services with the addition of its new Se-curity Groutcounter dis-play. The newSGM counterdisplay holdsall 32 colorsof sandedand un-sanded poly-mer grouts,caulks, grout stains and epoxygrouts. This smaller and com-pact presentation includes sidepockets for the Security Groutcolor charts, and features a spin-ner system that was speciallydesigned to sit on a counter ortable top. For more information,please contact your sales repre-sentative.For more information, Call 800-641-9247www.sgm.ccCoverings #753110% off all Racks, Carts,Tables,Stands&AccessoriesWoodstock, IL -Groves Incorporated manu-factures everything you need for stone stor-age and handling including the industry’sstrongest Transport Rack, Heavy Duty ShopCarts, Fabrication Tables and Bundle RackStorage Systems.New products for 2013 include the Miter Up200 advanced counter-top lamination clamp-ing system. Available inlengths of 6, 7 , 8, 10’.model: MU-200-8 was$1,185, NOW $1067Heavy Duty Fabrication Table, 84” L x 25”W x42” H. Choose from(F) freestanding, was$565, NOW $509. or(M) mobile, was $715,NOW $644.Self-Clamping Work Dolly, automaticallyadjusts to firmly holdslabs up to 3” with 500lb. capacity.Model SCWD was $425,NOW $383.Call 800.991.2120 for details.See these items and more at:www.groves.comCoverings Booth #5631David Scalise will present“Tile Showers ... Provoking Potential”,Tues, 4/30, Conference room B405 / 9:30-10:30AM
  • 4. Newport Beach, CA - StoneContact.com in-vites buyers, manufacturers and sellers ofstone products, tools or accessories to jointhe highest traffic e-commerce website forthe stone trade. This international site net-works buyers and sellers in over 200 coun-tries allowing them to post and respond toeach other’s needs and availabilities, imme-diately.Buyers have real time access to the larg-est variety of available products and caneasily browse thousands of natural stoneproducts, tools and accessories from over28 countries. They also have the ability topost specific product requests. BasicMembership is FREE for all buyers.Sellers, Quarry & Factory Owners are ableto post and sell products to over 50,000 visi-tors per day, from over 200 countries. Over2,000 purchase orders are placed monthly.Sellers are able to build their own page orpages as part of the site and easily makechanges as necessary to their online inven-tory. International transactions are handledeasily online.Additionally, sellers have the opportunityto review product requests posted onlineby buyers and send quotes. For examplerecent buyer requests include:U.S. - Buy Quartz Stone 3 containers every month 4/13/13CAYMAN ISS. - Buy 3000m2 Honed Filled Travertine Tiles 4/12/13BELGIUM - Buy 550m2 Vietnam Blue Stone 4/13/13BRAZIL - Buy 700 sq. meters Bateig Blue Limestone Tiles 4/11/13PALESTINE - Buy 18000 m2 Black Marble Tiles 4/11/13AFGHANISTAN - Buy 12400sq m Marble Tiles 4/11/13U.K.- Buy 1500SQM Noce Travertine Tiles 4/6/13LEBANON - Buy Turkish Marble Uygar Cream Beige Blocks 4/5/13JAPAN- Buy 18,000 pcs White Vietnam Marble 4/2/13U.S. - Buy 500,000 sqm2 Basalt Tiles 3/31/1ITALY - Buy 600/700 tons Turkey Travertine Block 3/28/13Website resources include: tutorials, sitebuilder, site analytics, ad design and more.A variety of levels of membership are avail-able for sellers and suppliers.Find out more at Coverings 2013 - Booth#6307 or visit http://www.stonecontact.com20% OFF Gold and DiamondMemberships and all Banner Ads!!with purchase atCoverings Booth #6307or Call 1-949-945-3820Exhibitor List available at presstimeCompany Booth Number2P Trading Srl. 1742 AAA Natural Stone 6411 Abdeen Stone Group 4465 Abirochas Brazilian Assoc. Ornamental Stone 1515 Abitare La Ceramica 2038 ABK Group Industrie Ceramiche SpA 1945 Abressa Canada Inc. 6007 Accessibility Resource Center 8022 Adalya Mermer Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. 4544 ADEX, S.L. 3205 ADI Stones LLC 5617 Akgun Seramik/Duratiles 3931 Alabama Stone 1400 Aleno Tile Ltd. 4171 Alex Tiles & Marmo/Marble & Quarries 4363 Alfagres S.A. 4715 Alfalux 2819 Alimoglu Mermer Granit A.S. 4531 All India Granites and Stone Association 5307 Alpha Professional Tools 5744 Alphacam 6311 Altivo Pedras Ltda. 1922 AlysEdwards Tile & Stone 7131 Amagran Importacao e Exportacao 1609 American Bullnose Company 6838 American Express Open 7330 American Marazzi Tile 2807 American Tile Source 4703 Americana Granitos do Brasil 6447 Amerisink 5265 Ameristone Tile Co. 3505 Anatolia Tile and Stone, Inc. 1031 Andean Stone Company 4705 Andrade Group 1355 Anfacer—Brasil Ceramic Tiles 5045 Angelgres Revestimentos Ceramicos 4841 ANS Impex Pvt. Ltd. 1301 Antolini Luigi & C. SpA 3619 AP Lazer Machines 6010 Apavisa Porcelanico, S.L. 3223 APE CERÁMICA, S.L.U. 3523 APEX Brasil 1515B Apexstone Amoy Marble and Granite 6416 Aprile USA Inc. 1505 ARBE Ceramica 4845 Argenta Ceramica, S. L. 3535 ARO Granite Industries 4223 Artemarmol, S.A. 3439 Artistry in Mosaics 7137 ARTO Brick & CA Pavers 7031Arvex Italstyle Srl. 2007 Asia Jerusalem Stone Co. 8061 Assimagra—Assoc. Portuguesa dos Industriaisde Marmores, Granitos e Ramos 1445 Atlas Concorde 2431 Atre en Talavera Casas y Uriarte S.A. 6723 Avangarde Ceramiche 6308 Avenue Mosaic/Origin Tile 8311 Azteca Products & Services, S.L. 3423 Azulejera Alcorense 1, S.L. 3447 Azulev, S.A. 3107 B.A. Schmidt Arts/Paloma Pewter 6936 Bacci Marmi/CTM 4665 Baoding Northern Star Jiujiang Co. 6713 Barana 7609 Basaltina Srl. 1946 BatiOrient 4731 Bazara Mosaic 7404 Beckart Environmental, Inc. 5967 Bedrosians 3701 Beijing Metals & Minerals Corp. 6330 Beijing Stars Stone 6419 Beit Fajar Group for Export Stone & Marble 8160 Bej Ceramic 8147 Belenco 6257 Bella Vista Tile 7132Bellavita Tile, Inc. 3561 Bellcomb, Inc. 6406 Bemarsa 3341 Benissimo Systems/Surface Art Inc. 4066 Best Displays 7233 Best of Everything 7423 Best World Stone 6635 Bestview International Company 3923 Bianco Cave Srl. 1645 Bien Seramik 5209 Blick Industries 5723 BNP Media 6441 Bold Living Color 7036 Bonotti Stone Trading Intl. 4309 Boss Ceramics 8149 Bostik, Inc. 7623 Bramagran-Brasileiro Marmore e Granito 1611 Brasigran Brasileira de Granitos 1411 Braxton Bragg 5637 Breton SpA 5857 British Ceramic Tile 4709 Brothers Mosaic, Inc. 4062 Bruno Lucchetti Marmi e Graniti Srl. 4721 Bundles Srl. 4407Burakhan Marble & Travertine 4921Page 4 (continued on page 5) International E-Commerce Website Connects Buyers,Quarries & Manufacturers, Worldwide, in Real TimeAustin, TX - Chemcore Industries is nowstocking the PATRIOT line, made in theUnited States. This is a complete line ofStainless Steel sinks in both undermountand drop-in models. Some Patriot modelsare also ADA-Compliant!These are very high-end and high-qualitysinks, priced competitively with the Asianimport offerings, and only available throughChemcore Industries.Call one of Chemcore’s 3 locations: Aus-tin, TX, Atlanta, GA and Hampton, NH forhelp in determining the besst products foryour needs. You will find that Chemcoreoffers your business the most competitivepricing as well as unbeatable service andselection.Chemcore Industries is a “WHOLESALEONLY” supplier of sinks, faucets and relatedaccessories to fabricators, plumbing suppli-ers and contractors. Qualified buyers canpurchase direct, eliminating middle mandistributors, and save $!!!Chemcore is one of the largest U.S. sinkwholesale companies, with over 50,000sinks in stock, in almost any material. Sinksstocked include: Stainless Steel, Granite,Copper, Nickel, Porcelain, Solid Surface,Thermoformed Acrylic and more to come.Chemcore is also the manufacturer/dis-tributor of DOVAE Solid Surface. Dovae hasover 100 colors and patterns from which toselect, sold directly to fabricators.Orders placed by 3PM (CST if shippedfrom the Austin warehouse, EST for Atlanta/ New England), will be shipped the sameday. See why Chemcore is growing daily,with more happy customers!For more information,www.chemcore.comEmail: sales@chemcore.com 1.866.243.6267 / TX 1.770.859.2007 / GA 1.603.217.2000 / NHCoverings Booth #5123CHEMCORE Now Has USA Made Stainless Steel Sinks!COVERINGS 2013Market Time Best BuysMarket-at-a-Glanceis published byLuria Communications, IncT. 631-329-4922 F. 631-302-9314luriacom@earthlink.netwww.luriacommunications.com31 Shorewood Dr., East Hampton, NY 11937Jay Blatt, President | Vicki Luria, Vice PresidentCooperative Direct Mail, Graphic Designand Printing Services for theTile, Stone and Decorative TradesPerfectly Match Any Surface withFloor Vent Covers from Greater LLCPortland, OR - Years in the planning,Greater LLC was founded in 2012 by Miro-slav Kukla and his son Dominic. Miroslav,a superior craftsman, had been perfectingtile floor vent covers for over 7 years, mostlyas a side-project. With more than 25 yearsexperience in the construction business, heknew he was making something special.So did his son Dominic who wanted to helptake the business to the next level.Custom vent cov-ers can be made outof natural stone, por-celain, slate, granite,marble, or any otherkind of tile and is sup-ported by a 3/16” aluminum backing. Easyto install, remove, clean or work around.,the vents are flush with the floor and fixed inplace, simplifying mopping and sweeping.When ordering, you will need to provideGreater LLC with the material you want yourvent cover(s) to match. Call 971-563-2811or visit greaterllc.com for more information.20% off your entire opening order throughMay 31, 2013 when you mention this article!Visit SGM at COVERINGS 2013 booth #7531
  • 5. Company Booth Number(continued from page 4)Cajugram Granitos e Marmores do Brasil 1409 Campolonghi Italia SpA 1745 CandiaValpanaro 2114Canteras Portofino S.A. de C.V. 5071 Canteras Valsan S.A./CTM 4764 Carbonic Heat Products 7958 Casa Italia—Vitrex 8616 Casalgrande Padana SpA 2819 Castel USA, Inc. 1601 CastleRock Tools LLC 6041 CCI (Yixing) Stone 7017 Cecrisa Revestimentos Ceramicos S.A. 5030 Cedir Ceramiche di Romagna SpA 8014 Cemix/Texrite 7341 Ceramic Tile Distributors Assoc. (CTDA) 7141 Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Lobby B/B1 Ceramica Campani 2610 Ceramica Carmelo Fior 5131 Ceramica Colli Di Sassuolo SpA 2201 Ceramica Cristofoletti Ltda. 4945 Ceramica del Conca SpA 2221 Ceramica Fondovalle 3501Ceramica Formigres 5144 Ceramica Gomez, S.A. 3531Ceramica Lanzi Ltda. 5044 Ceramica Magica SpA 2144 Ceramica Rondine SpA 2839 Ceramica San Lorenzo, USA 6843 Ceramica Sant’ Agostino SpA 2620 Ceramica Vallelunga, Srl. 2601 Ceramicas Aparici, S.A. 3322 Ceramiche Ascot SpA 2113 Ceramiche Caesar SpA 2723 Ceramiche CCV Castelvetro 8514 Ceramiche Cerdisa, Gruppo Ceramiche Ricchetti 2138 Ceramiche Faro SpA 2400 Ceramiche Gardenia Orchidea SpA 2606 Ceramiche Refin SpA 2321Ceramiche Ricchetti, Gruppo Ceramiche Ricchetti 2803 Ceramiche Serra SpA 2204 Ceramics of Italy 2231 Cercan Mosaic 7222 Cerindustries SpA 2441 Cerpa Ceramica, S.L. 3517 Champion Building Materials Co. 3473 Chemcore Industries, Inc. 5123 Chengdu WellShine Trade Company 5105 Chengdu Xionggang Dantao Art Glass 8733 Chengdu Yage Art Stone 7415 Chengdu Zaijian Decorating Materials 8015 China Arts & Crafts Nanjing Imp & Export 6817 China Shaanxi Cenefit Import & Export 7406 China Stone Ltd. 6322 China Witty International Ltd. 7110 Chistone LLC 7214 Cisa Ceramiche, Gruppo Ceramiche Ricchetti 2123 Classic Marble Company 5000 CMS/Brembana 5910 CNBM International Corporation 8736 CNS Fabrication 6167 Coatings By Sandberg 7124 Coemax Granitos Ltda. 1818 Coem—Fioranese 2312 Cogemar Srl. 1647 Colceramica S.A. 8306 Color Rite, Inc. 7022 Comandulli Srl. 6106 Comercial Salgar S.A.U. 3446 CompUFloor Software 7231 Conic Collections Ltd. 7911 Contractor Lounge 7841 Cooperativa Ceramica D’Imola 2242 Coraldom, C Por A 1831 Core Continental 6506Cortile U.S. 6508 Cosa Marble Co. 7615 Cosmos Granite 4965 Costa Granitos Ltda. 1419 Cotto D’Este 2413 Country Floors 5154 Cover Source 9040 Coverings Central 6457 CR Studio 4 6937 Crayola / Surfaces Inc. 5214 Creaciones Practicas S.A. de C.V. 7762 Creative Tile Designs 7025 Creative Tile Marketing, Inc./Saitrav 4669 CREST 7559 Crossville Inc. 7259 Crystaline Stone 1339 CSG (Xiamen) Stone & Tile Co. 7707 CVK Mineral Madencilik Nak. Insaat Taah. 4341 Cyber Ceramics 8051 Dancik International, Ltd. 7331 Danesi Cargo Srl. 1744 Decolores Marmores e Granitos do Brasil 1509 Del Corona & Scardigli 2100 Demo Mosaic Industrial 8669 Dex Industries 7207Diamax Industries 6047 Diamondhead USA 5611Diamut 6040(continued on page 6) Page 5Miami- FL, The Crayola Glass Tile Collec-tion will be showcased at Coverings 2013 inAtlanta April 29 - May 2 with more shapes,colors and revenue-building opportunitiesthan one could shoot a water-gun at!The new Crayola Recycled Collectionconsists of 36 solid colors in two finishesand nine special blends. Approved for bothfloor and wall use in commercial as well asresidential applications, finished productsfrom this new series (which contain 99% re-cycled glass) result in being SCS-certified,making them ideal for any LEED project.These will be exhibited at Coverings alongwith the original Crayola Glass Tile Collec-tion, which debuted last year, that includes42 solid colors, 18 blends and 6 specialshaped (puzzle) mosaics.Miami-based Surfaces, Inc., one of thenation’s premier producers and suppliers ofglass tile in conjunction with Crayola, LLC,the Easton, Pa.- based brand known for itsiconic art tools that inspire kids’ creativeexpression, which has 99% name recogni-tion in U.S. consumer households, will bebringing this colorful All-American glass tilerange to the exposition.“Crayola is a wonderful, well-respectedAmerican brand-name,” stated Paul J.Young, CEOof Surfaces,Inc. “It’s aname asso-ciated withbeautiful col-ors, creativ-ity… and ofcourse, withc h i l d r e n .When one as-sociates theword ‘kids’with ‘creativecolors,’ it’sa safe betthat the word‘Crayola’ willpop up aswell. And,we’re taking this “green” collection to a newlevel by offering a myriad of unique, busi-ness-building opportunities for progressivetile marketers across the country.”“Our partnership with Surfaces allowsus to bring Crayola colors into homes in aunique way by bringing fun and creativity tokids’ spaces,” said Crayola Vice Presidentof Licensing Warren Schorr. “The colors arevibrant andthe shapesare play-ful and fun.The Cray-ola GlassTile Collec-tion colorsreflect theb r i l l i a n thues thatcharacter-ize Crayolac r a y o n s ,and includeFire EngineRed,Taxi CabYellow, Green Monster, North Pole Whiteand more. All of these series are stocked inthe US ready for timely distribution.About SurfacesMiami-based Surfaces is constantly creat-ing new products. The firm created the firstiPhone App for the tile industry. Additionally,Surfaces created a brand new nationwideprogram at Lowe’s to sell 100% recycledglass produced with discarded automobilewindshields. Surfaces, in the past has alsosuccessfully created the exclusive BrittoGlass Collection in partnership with world-renowned pop artist Romero Britto, as wellas backsplash kits under the DIY Networkbrand.For more information, please contactNauro Rezende at Surfaces, Inc.nrezende@surfaces.netCall 305-372-9787 www.surfaces.netor visit us atCoverings Booth #5214NEW CRAYOLA GLASS TILE COLLECTIONCONSISTS OF 99% RECYCLED, COLORFUL MATERIALHow to use: 3 EASY STEPST. 514-572-8444 www.hazebgone.comOpen pouchand pourin contentsSimply clapthe glove afew timesBeginscrubbingthe surfaceof your tilesCOVERINGS Booth # 8441See us at COVERINGS 2013 - #5631GROVES KNOWS HOW TO SAVE YOU MONEY!Now through May 2nd2013CALL Groves Incorporated: 800-991-2120Visit www.groves.com for our complete sale listing!Save10%For a Limited Time
  • 6. Thomasville, NC - Elite Displays, an indus-try leader in designing and engineering mer-chandising displays and sample boards willexhibit at Coverings for the first time.Founded in 2002, Elite Displays strives todeliver “best in class” products and services.With a team dedicated to designing and en-gineering innovative products at high-qual-ity standards, the company prides itself onexceeding expectations on time and pricesensitive projects. Elite’s number 1 goal isto help customers optimize their marketingand brand strategy(ies).Through years of growing partnershipswith strong companies like Lowe’s Compa-nies, Inc. and The Home Depot, the EliteDisplays team has the experience to work tomeet the merchandising and display needsof companies bringing tile and stone prod-ucts to market.In 2012, Creative Magazine, the magazineof promotion and marketing, named EliteDisplays & Design among the top 50 P.O.P.companies in America.Elite Displays & Design, Inc. is a full rangedisplay and signage company located inThomasville, NC. Since incorporating inFebruary 2002, Elite has vastly diversifiedtheir products and services and, as a result,experienced tremendous growth. The com-pany continues to make improvements totheir infrastructure which is currently com-prised of over 135,000 sq. ft. of space forproduction, fulfillment and warehousing andincludes a graphics design and photogra-phy studio.Elite is 100% COMMITTED to driving suc-cess throughout every phase of the projectand continuously seeks opportunities toimprove the value and end-product for cus-tomers.CORPORATE OFFICE6771 Pike View DriveThomasville, NC 27360For information, Call 336.472.8200www.elitedisplays.netCoverings Booth #4603Wilmington, DE - DuPont™ StoneTech®Professional stone, tile and masonry careproducts are innovative, easy-to-use solu-tions to protect and preserve stone againstthe damaging effects of everyday living.With a complete line of products to protect,clean and transform stone surfaces, we helpensure the beauty of natural stone and tilecountertops, floors, walls and other installa-tions for generations to come.If you are looking for the most comprehen-sive warranty program to give your custom-ers additional peace of mind, DuPont haspartnered with Protect Plus Surfaces™ tooffer the DuPont™ StoneTech® Profession-al Warranty Program.The StoneTech® Pro-fessional Warranty pro-gram enables certifiedtile & stone profession-als to build their busi-ness by offering cus-tomers better serviceand protection of theirnatural stone surfaces.With countertopsunder daily assaultfrom regular householdstains, a simple redwine spill or a drop of olive oil can perma-nently stain granite or marble. Howeverwhen treated properly with DuPont™ Bul-letProof® Sealer and Revitalizer™ Cleaner& Protector, natural stone countertops willlast a lifetime.For more information regarding theStoneTech®ProfessionalWarrantyProgramor to find out what StoneTech® Professionalproduct is right for your application and sur-face, visit stonetechpro.com/prodinfo.Coverings Booth #7768CertifiedTile & Stone Professionals GrowTheir Business Offering CustomersPeace of Mind with the DuPont™ StoneTech® ProfessionalWarranty ProgramCompany Booth Number(continued from page 5)DimpomarRochas Portuguesas 4513 Dinc Marble 3631 Discar, Inc. 8241 Disco Abrasive America, Inc 6011 Display I.D.E.A.S. 9050 Dom Ceramiche 2213 Domus3d by Maticad 7963 Dongguan City Wonderful Ceramics 3667 Dorado Soapstone 8342 DryTreat, Inc. 7441 DSA (Deutsche Steinzeug America, Inc.) 1013 DTA USA Group Inc. 6540 DuPont StoneTech™ Professional® 7768 Duradek 7665 Dural USA, LLC 7957 DYNA 7823 Easyway Stone 7315 Eclipse Stainless 6067 Eco Egypt Group 4466 Edilcuoghi 2610 Edilgres 2610 Edimax Astor Gruppo Beta SpA 2304Efendioglu Mermer San 4331 Ege Dogaltas Ve Traverteni 4345 Ege Seramik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. 3819 EGS Electrical Group—EasyHeat 7869 Egypt Expo & Convention Authority 4361 El Batal Modern Co. for Marble & Granite 4367 El Morsy for Marble & Granite 4564 EL Shrouk Co. for Sawing &Processing Marble & Granite 5311 ELands Ceramics 4865 Eleganza Tile, Inc. 3541 Eliane Ceramic Tiles USA Inc. 4831 Elite Displays and Design, Inc. 4603 Elysium Mosaics Inc. 6740 Emac Complementos, S.L. 3419 Embellecedores Plasticos 3405 Emigran Brazilian Granites 1418 Emilceramica SpA 1921 Empresa de Mineracao Santa Clara Ltd. 1814 Energie Ker 1903 Enping Jingye Ceramic 7401 Ensar Aluminyum Mermer 4431 Epicor Software Corporation 4704 Equity Capital Mining 8340 Ergon, a brand of Emilceramica SpA 1921 Ermas Madencilik Tur. San. Ve Tic. A.S. 4530Estraba SpA—Gruppo Caucci 4855 ETemplate Systems 5717 Eurograniti Srl. 1743 Euroshrink, S.A. 3440 Everstone International Pty. Ltd. 4319 Exotic Stone LLC 5172 Expocasa—Primi Ceramiche 5365 Ezarri, S.A. 3413 F. Barkow Inc. 5708 Fangyuan Lola Ceramics, Inc. 5255 FE COVERINGS, INC. 8141 Ferraz Brasil Marmores e Granitos Ltda. 1615 Fico Industrial 8635 FILA Chemicals Chimica SpA 2355 Fin Pan, Inc. 7522 Fincibec SpA 2831 First Marble 4355 FloorForce LLC 4773 Florida Tile, Inc. 7057 Florim Ceramiche SpA & Florim USA 1931 Florina Industry 8223 Flow International Corporation 6066 Focus 3C 5817 Focus Technology 6516 Folex International—DEM Creations 8030Fortuna Granitos do Brasil Ltda. 1315 Foshan Advance Building Materials 6513 Foshan B&B Ceramics, Ltd. 6903 Foshan Bellacasa 5204 Foshan Bright Decoration Material 8330 Foshan Castel Import & Export 7608 Foshan City Debang Decoration Material 4270 Foshan City Roytile Trading 6701 Foshan Crystal Palace Decoration Art 8547Foshan CTC Group 6804 Foshan Davinci Ceramic Tiles 8848 Foshan Domily Glass Craft 7001 Foshan Dongpeng Ceramic 3811 Foshan Emart Building Materials Trading 8832 Foshan Eminent Industry Development 8232 Foshan FASA Building Material. 6431 Foshan Fenme Building Materials 7002 Foshan Global Bridge Building Material 4904 Foshan GP Import & Export 8623 Foshan H&P Enterprise 6509 Foshan Hanvic Import & Export 6517 Foshan Hongshuang Decoration Materials 6801 Foshan House of Colour Tile 5309 Foshan Huanqiu Ceramics 8523 Foshan Jingmeida Ceramic Product 6519Foshan Jinhaida Ceramics 6116 Foshan Lanto Building Material Co. 4969Foshan Laurio Building Material 8731 Foshan Lex Ceramic 6705Page 6 (continued on page 7) Visit us atCoveringsBooth # 5214Glass Mosaic Collectionnrezende@surfaces.net 305-372-9787 www.surfaces.netElite Designs Introduces a New Line of Merchandising Displaysand Sample Boards at Coverings #4603
  • 7. Florence, AL -The line between a success-ful, profitable flooring installation and onethat involves costly demolition and repair isoften confronted at the subfloor portion ofthe project. HPS Schönox has entered theNorth American marketplace with productsthat are designed to remedy tough subfloorissues.Every pro installer knows that a greatflooring installation is only as strong as thesubfloor below it. Schönox provides a widevariety of self leveling materials designedto work with an array of substrates. “I’llnever go back to the older methods for lev-eling and preparing subfloors,” said SteveTriplett, a veteran installer based in Nash-ville, TN. “The Schönox products provide asmooth, strong subfloor ready for any typeof flooring installation.”Schönox helps you go from rough, unevensubstrates to smooth subfloors and finallyto attractive final flooring installations us-ing a comprehensive line of subfloor prod-ucts. Primers, repair mortars, floor levelingcompounds, and adhesives are designedto save time and money with their uniqueproduct characteristics.Founded in Germany just over 120 yearsago, Schönox is active in dozens of coun-tries. Now the company is making a com-prehensive series of primers, repair mortars,floor leveling compounds, and adhesivesavailable to professional installers. “Wehave a unique opportunity for the industryto use products that will save them timeand money while at the same time result-ing in better flooring installations,” explainedCompany Booth Number(continued from page 6)Foshan LONGART Bldg. Decoration Mtrls. 5015 Foshan Louis Valentino Ceramic Co. 8221 Foshan Love Song Decoration Material 4869 Foshan Mainland Import & Export 5208 Foshan Mona Decoration Building Material 6620Foshan Monalisa Industry 7405 Foshan Nanfeng Mosaic City Co. 6521 Foshan Nanhai Shenghua Ceramics 6631 Foshan Nanogress Porcellanato 8331 Foshan Oceanland Ceramics 8535 Foshan Opalus Quartz Stone 7500 Foshan Ougu Ceramics 7502 Foshan Pamase Ceramics 7104 Foshan Prestige Mosaic Artist Factory 7005 Foshan Rongguan Glass Material 8723 Foshan Sanden Enterprise 6910 Foshan ShuangOu Ceramics 6608 Foshan SingleHeated Quartz Stone 8625 Foshan Sodi New Decorative Material 8123 Foshan Sundare Building Materials 8831 Foshan Tenglas Construction Material 8747Foshan Tengula Ceramics 6523 Foshan Victory Tile 6612 Foshan Yingcheng Trading 4865 Foshan Yixin Stone 8423 Foshan Yusen Building Materials 8133 Fotiles Ceramics 6901 Fratelli Poggi Srl. 5171 Fujian Dongyan Stone 6135 Fujian Huifeng Stone Tools 6132 Fujian Pengxiang Industrial 8663 Fujiwa Group USA, Inc. 6440 Furnace Hill Tile 7215 Gabriella Revestimentos Ceramicos 4667 Gallos Marmoleria S.A. 5215 Gaoyi Ruitong Import & Export 8846 GBM Manufacturing 7947 Gem Granites 4161 Gemini Saw Company, Inc. 5814 General Noli USA, Inc. 2055 Gereme Yapi Malz. Turizm Ve YatIslt. San. Ve Tic. A.S. 4444 Glastone 7307 Global Porcelain Solutions Inc. 4473 Global Stones Ltd. 4455 GMC SpA 1746 Golden Bay (Xiamen) Industry & Trade 8449Golden Dragon Stone 7007 Gong Loon Building Materials Ltd. 8837 Gorgeous Stone Works 6130 Graiman CIA Ltda. 3655 Gramazini Granitos e Marmores Thomazini 1714 Gramil Granitos e Marmores Itapemirim 1623 GRANIBRÁS—Granitos Brasileiros 1314 Granipex Arar Pedras Mineracao 1518 Graniser Granit Seramik A.S. 3905 Granisintra 1439 Granite City Tool 5645 Granitex SpA 1531 Graniti Industria Comercio e Exportacao 1619 GranitiFiandre 6757 Granito Zucchi Ltda. 1815 Granitos Itapoama Ltda. 1223 Granos Granitos S.A. 1511 GranQuartz L.P. 5845 Gransena Exportacao e Comercio 1309 Great Lakes Tile Products Inc. 7723 Green Mountain Soapstone 4700 Green Slate Mining Ltda. 1209 Grespania, S.A. 3231 Grestejo, S.A. 1443 Groves, Inc. 5631GTN Granitos Ltda. 1811 Guan Yun Enterprise 6234 Guangdong Bohua Ceramics 6535 Guangdong Jinying Import/Export 8231 Guangdong Kito Ceramics 6905 Guangdong Yunfu Foreign TradeLight Industrial Products Arts and Crafts 6617 Guangzhou Goodsense Materials 6805 Guangzhou Listone 6816 Guangzhou Tulip Mosaic Company 4213 Guidoni Mineracao Ltda. 1423 Gurel Mermer A.S. 4241 GV Service, Inc. 6238 Haddad Group for Marble & Granite 4371 Halcon Ceramicas, S.A. 3411 Halquist Stone Company 8025 Handan Keydesign 7411 Hangzhou Kasaro Decorative Material 6435 Hangzhou Mingfeng Tools 6017 Hangzhou Nabel Group 3773 Hanzhong Hongding Mining 6216 Happy House Srl. 1939 Haussmann Natural Stone 8115 Haz Marble 4436 Haze b Gone 8441 Hebei Mountain Stone & Tile 8235Heka Product 7216Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Int’l 6460 Henglong Stone Machinery 8748 Henraux SpA 1913 (continued on page 8) Page 7The Best Floors are Based on Subfloors from SchönoxTransformsFROM HERETO THEREFROM HERE: No one expected this one hundred plus year old concrete to be ingood shape. The floor was damaged and worn from use, the demolition of formerdividing walls within the space, and past efforts to level the floor. None of thosefactors changed the expectation for a smooth, even flooring installation at the endof the project.TO THERE: Debris was removed and the substrate vacuumed, followed by acoat of Schönox VD, a universal acrylic primer that increases the adhesion of theleveling compound. From there Schönox AP, the company’s synthetic gypsumself leveling compound, was poured filling imperfections and providing a smoothsubfloor.Enos Farnsworth, President of HPS NorthAmerica, Inc.HPS Schönox has just launched a newwebsite, hpsubfloors.com, that many in-stallers are visiting to learn more about theproducts. “I suspect my colleagues in theindustry will make the switch to Schönoxas soon as they get the chance to see theproducts work,” said Triplett. “There’s a bet-ter way to subfloor now.”For more information, HPS Schönoxcan be reached at 855-391-2649hpsubfloors.com or visit us atCoverings Booth #7923Tiles u Pavers u Coping u Mosaics u Interior u ExteriorExcellent pricing and delivery options. Any size order - includingcontainer-direct shipments from our international quarries.Direct Importer of Travertine Tile & Pavers. Wholesale to the Trade.Experience the best nature has to offer!888-756-3806travertinegroup.comWe don’t compete against you.We support your business, instead!Ask about ourin-house capabilityfor custom copingand fabrication.
  • 8. Company Booth Number(continued from page 7)Heshan City Biyu Stone 6904 High Speed Technologies, Inc. 6140 Hirsch Glass Corp. 6765 Home Stones Industry Ltd. 8521 Homeowners Marketing Services 8542Hong Kong Yisheng Decoration Material 5068 Honglei Stone 8557 Hongpeng Marble Mosaic 7106 Hualong Machinery 6035 Huamei International 5065 Huayu Stone 7510 Hubei Guantai Building Materials 8531 Huidong Hexingtai Industry 8035 Huijin Stone (Xiamen) 6605 Hullebusch 5145 Hurok Insaat Mermer Las. San. Tic. Ltd. 4245 Hurtas Madencilik San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. 4344 Husqvarna Construction Products 7523 IBEROAlcorense, S.L. 3417 Icon Stone, Inc. 4143 Idea Ceramica 2555Idealmarmi Srl. 1845 Iktinos Hellas S.A. 5160 Ilksernit Antik Mermer Ic ve Dis. Tic. A.S. 1454 Ilktas Madencilik Enerji Jeotermal TarimSaglik Turizm Insaat A.S. 4435 LVA S.A. 1541 Images In Tile USA, Inc. 6931 Imetame Granitos Ltda. 1719 Imex Industrial 8630 IMIB 4441 IMS USA LLC 6462Industria Ceramica Fragnani Ltda. 4944 Industria de Marmores e Granitos 1415Industrie Ceramiche Piemme SpA 2423 Inland Diamond Products Co. 5810InnoChem LLC 5831Installation Design Showcase 5656Intec Stone (Xiamen) Ltd. 6917Integra Adhesives USA Inc. 5713Interceramic 6658Interglobo USA 1955Intermac 5931International Product Supply 4864International Stones India Pvt. Ltd. 1231 International Wholesale Tile, LLC 3360 Interstyle Ceramic & Glass Ltd. 7347InvisaBLOCK 6363Iris US 7447Isha Marble Designs Ltd. 1755Island Stone 3555ISO Marble 4461Itagres Revestimentos Ceramicos 4839 Italdiamant USA Inc. 5812Italgraniti Group SpA 2144Italian Trade Commission 1944Jacigua Marmores e Granitos Ltd. 1808 Japan Ceramic Tile Mfg. Assoc. 8349 JAS Forwarding Inc. 1404JC Special Glass 6332JDD Industry 4067Jerusalem Heights 4561Jerusalem Marble A. Grebelsky 4621 JF Materials LLC 6341JiaLi (Xiamen) Wood Corp. 8548Jiangxi Golden Maple Jade 6335Jingmen Feiyue Commercial Trading 8743 Jiujiang Golden Phoenix Decoration Material 6225 MS/Jurassic Stone 5109Johnson Tiles 8411Julipedra 4266Kaiyefeng Stone 6317Kale Italia Srl. Socio Unico 2610Kaleseramik A.S. 1019Kaloss Ceramics 6618Kanaflex Corporation 6547Kangli Stone Shuitou Nanan 6331Karamehmet Mermer San. Tic. 5021 Kaynak Mermer Mad. Ins. San. Tic. 4447 KDrills 5808Keen Decorative Production 3666Ken Mason Tile 7037Keraben Grupo S.A. 3131Keramikos 3643Keros Ceramica, S.A. 3354Kertiles LLC 4738Keystone Tile Inc. 3855 KingsWing Import & Export (Xiamen) 8621 Klein and Company, Inc. 9048Kraft Tool Company Inc. 7505KSG Kibar Soygenc Mermer Madencilik 4542 Kusa 8462La Fabbrica SpA 2647La Platera, S.A 3155Lacey Harmer Company 6359Lackmond 7831Land Porcelanico, S.L. 3322Lander Distributors Corp. 8143Landmark Metalcoat Inc. 7123Lanka Walltiles PLC 4915Laser Products Industries 5748Laticrete International, Inc. 7731Page 8 (continued on page 9) Coverings Seminars, SesCoverings 2013 offers an extraordinarilywide-ranging conference program compris-ing more than 70 sessions tailored to allsegments of the tile and stone trade: dis-tributors, fabricators, retailers, installers,builders, remodelers, interior designers andarchitects - all FREE OF CHARGE!Many sessions, accredited seminars andlive demonstrations are of interest to morethan one industry segment.Below is a listing of seminars available atpress time. For more detailed informationabout each session, full description and tar-get audience segment, visit coverings.comand click on the EDUCATION tab.Monday, April 298:30AM - 10:00AMTile Council of North America: 2013 Ver-sion of the TCNA Handbook and OtherTCNA Initiatives / Speaker: Eric AstrachanCompeting for the Future...Tools for Devel-oping Your Team to Become World ClassPerformers / Speaker: Sandy Smith8:30AM - 9:30AMProviding CEUs to Architects & InteriorDesigners About Natural StoneSpeakers: Sarah Kelly, Vincent Moiso1:45PM - 2:45PMWhy Epoxy Grout and Bonding MaterialsAre Essential to the Tile and Stone IndustrySpeaker: Alan KinStyle, Substance and Color: Major Trendsand Directions / Speaker: Leatrice EisemanSolving Difficult Substrate IssuesSpeaker: Tom Plaskota3:15PM - 4:15PMWhat Every Retailer Can Learn From AppleSpeaker: James DionWater Handling/Management in a Fab-rication/Manufacturing Facility - A PanelDiscussion / Speakers: Jim Callaghan,Joe Meyer, Steve DeberardinoThe Evolution of Green Standardizationand Procurement / Speakers:Andrea Contri, Bill Griese, Ryan FasanThe American Tile Industry: From Its 19thCentury Roots to the Present and BeyondSpeakers: Joseph Taylor, Sheila MenziesSealing Natural Stone, Tile & Grout - Fact& Fiction / Speaker: Joseph SalvoProfitable Installations with (Very) LargeFormat Tile / Speaker: Larry RheinschmidtMarble Use in the KitchenSpeaker: Josh LevinsonGoing Linear / Speaker: Dean MoilanenDesigners, Build the Buzz: Editors, Blog-gers and Social Media Pros Offer InsiderAdvice on Getting PublishedSpeakers: Brice Gaillard, Leslie Clagett,LuAnn Brandsen, Nancy Berry, WendySilversteinTuesday, April 308:00AM - 9:00AMUnderstanding and Using ISO 13007-5Liquid Waterproofing with ANSI A118.10Speaker: Neil McMurdie Ph.D.Thin Tile Project: From Design to Comple-tion / Speakers: Bart Bettiga, Dan Pruitt,Jason Banks, Jeffrey EassaThe Psychology of Price and Why it Mat-ters / Speaker: James DionNatural Stone Tile: An OverviewSpeaker: Josh LevinsonInstalling Tile and Stone in RemodelingProjects: Panel Discussion / Speakers:Bart Bettiga, Jan Hohn, John CoxHow Video Marketing Can Help ImproveYour Branding and Online Marketing Ef-forts / Speaker: Juliet SalletteCeramic Tile: An Eco-Logical ChoiceSpeaker: Ryan Fasan8:00AM - 9:30AMFabricators Forum / Speakers:Dustin Braudway, Marco Duran,Tony Malisani9:30AM - 10:30AMTile Showers...Provoking PotentialSpeaker: David ScaliseSetting Proper Expectations with the De-sign Professional about Natural StoneSpeaker: Peter BeckerHealthcare Reform is Reality: How SmartBusinesses Are Preparing for the Afford-able Care Act / Speaker: Gene MarksConcepts: Where Do I Find My InspirationSpeaker: Liset Robinson AIA, IIDA, IDEC,LEED-APBasics of Travertine Selection, Fabrication,Installation & MaintenanceSpeaker: Chris Byrd10:45AM -11:45AMTips, Tricks and Landmines in the Field ofGreen / Speaker: Holley Henderson ASID,IIDA LEED FellowBe Our Guest: Tile and Stone in HospitalitySpeakers: Ashleigh VanHouten, KarenTeske-Blue, Patricia Richey ASID, PierreJosselin1:45PM - 2:45PMTrends in Tile: Boundary-Breaking NewLooks, New Innovations & New Materialsfor Indoors & Out / Speaker: Jen RenziContractors Forum: Concrete SubstratesSpeakers: Bart Bettiga, James Woelfel,Richard Goldberg3:15PM - 4:15PMWhy Am I Being Sued When I Did NothingWrong??? / Speaker: Marc RosenkrantzThe Importance of Vapor Management inSteam Room InstallationsSpeaker: Bastian LohmannStone Testing for Dummies / Speakers:Chuck Muehlbauer, David CastellucciPROJECT: Green Roundtable - Environ-mental Stewardship Through Tile + StoneMetrics for the Automated &Un-Automated Fabrication ShopSpeakers: Josiah Lilly, Paul MenningerDisaster Relief: Avoiding Installation Failurewith Sound Installation Planning &ImplementationSpeakers: James Woelfel, Nyle WadfordCombining Traditional Advertising/Market-ing and Social Media to Build Your Market-ing Plan / Speaker: Lisbeth CalandrinoColor Theory and Its ApplicationSpeaker: Feras Irikat3:15PM - 4:45PMUnderstanding Merchandising Real EstateSpeakers: Nicole ReyhleWednesday, May 18:00AM - 9:00AMWholesale/Slab Distributors ForumSpeakers: Eric Schigiel, Jonathan Zanger,Rup Shah, Vincent MoisoThin Tile Technology & InstallationConsiderations / Speakers: Dan Marvin,Neil McMurdie Ph.D., Noah Chitty,Tim BolbyThe Restoration and Maintenance of Stone& Terrazzo Using NO CHEMICALSSpeaker: Fred HuestonThe Effect of the Housing Recovery onCeramic Tile Sales / Speakers:Donato Grosser, Santo Torcivia• Drop & Go Loading• Automatic releasewhen lifting• Folding brace forlower lifting height• Out of truck readywww.sawtrax.comGet Moving with Saw TraxSee us at COVERINGS #6166Drop Brace for easyloading & unloadingPull handle for empty transport Tool boxfor straps& toolsLocking castersso cart won’t rollPanel Express All Terrain, Self Adjusting Slab Cart Granite Express with Stair Climbing Option®Call for more information 888 SAW-TRAX (888-729-8729)
  • 9. ssions and Special EventsCompany Booth Number(continued from page 8)LEA North America, LLC 2939LEF Pisos e Revestimetos Ltda 5040Legend Pacific International Limited 3867 Lenz Ceramic PVT LTD 4774Leonardi Group 2654Levant Jerusalem Stone 8057Levantina y Asociados de Minerales, S.A. 3430 Leya Decoration Material 7100Lighthouse Natural Stone 1655Lilywork Ceramic Ornament, LLC 7033 Litokol 2255Longwin Construction 8834Lotus Business, LLC 5321Lourdes Industrias Ceramicas 4031Lovato/EuroStone Machine 6239Loxcreen Flooring Group 7437Luria’s Tile & Stone Action-Pak 6439 M. Espiral, Lda 1447M.S. International 3731, 3831Madhucon Granites Limited 1331Mag Ban Marmores e Granitos Aquidaban 1408 Magnitos Magnago Granitos Ltda 1214 MAGNUM Ceramics Pvt. Ltd. 8149Magratex Ltda. 4413Maincraft America, Inc 3604Majolica Group 8640Mameri Rochas Ltda 1319Manifattura Emiliana 8510Maniscalco 1345Manroyce Global LTD. 4615Manzi Marmi Srl 1942Mapei Corporation 7647Mapisa Ceramica, S.A. 3300Maqstone Pedras e Maquinas Ltda 1514 Marazzi Architectural 6939Marble Arch Ltd. 5231 Marble Institute of America 7141 Marble Systems 5055Marbrasa Marmores e Granitos do Brasil 1523 Marca Corona 1741 2947Marcel Mineracao Capao das Pedras 1723 Marcolini Marmi Spa 4523Margraf SpA 1844Margramar Granitos Ltda 1715MarMe Tile & Stone 3611Marmi Graniti Favorita SpA 4131Marmi Orobici Graniti SpA 3943 Marmifera, S.A. de C.V. 8957Marmo Meccanica S.P.A. 5807Marmocazi, Lda 1546Marmocheck, S.L. 3441Marmoles Bunol/Atlas Stone 4765Marmoles de Honduras, S.A. 4512Marmoles Serrat 3441Marmonil 4111Marmor SG S.A. 4909Marmores Galrao 4167Marmotech, S.A. 4055Marocchi SRL 2301Marsefal Mármores Serrados de Fátima 1548 Marvit 1843Max Glory International Limited 6531 MEC/EuroStone Machine 6344Medas A.S. 8833Mediterranea 6965Mediva Art Tile & Stone Collections 5315 MegaCera USA 8007Merola Tile Somerset/SomerTile 7905 Metropol Keraben 3137Metropolitan Ceramics 7167Micapel Mineracao Capao das Pedras 1908 Micbolo Mosaic 6623Milstone Marble Works 4821Minera Deisi 7604Mineral Stone Exportacao 1822Ming Stone Supplier Inc. 6417MIR Group, Inc. 6641Miracle Sealant & Abrasives 7631 Mirage Granito Ceramico SPA 2407 Mixed Up Mosaics 7023 Mocapor Comercio E Industria De Marmores 4805 ModaCrete 4802 Moraware 5941Mosa 3911Mosaique Surface Inc. 8413MP Global Products/Ignacio Diago 4871MR Direct International 6345MramorLand 4505MVC Mármores de Alcobaça, Lda. 4714 N.S. Granite & Marble 8932NAC Products, Inc. 7769Nanda Tiles 7904Nande Quartz Stone 6900Nanjing Cersai Buiilding Materials 7410 Nanjing Huakang Solid Surface 8431National Gypsum Company 7322National Tile Contractors Assoc. 7141, 7337Natura Stone Mexico 8021Natural Stone Resources 4567Naturelmar Madencilik Sanayi ve. Ticaret 4231 NCC Tiles Inc. 4261NEGEV Ceramics Marketing 7915 (continued on page 10) Page 9 Sustainability - For Those Who Haven’tBeen Paying Attention!Speakers: Daniel Rea,Todd Schnatzmeyer AIA / LEED-APHow To Build Profitable CustomersThrough Experience MarketingSpeaker: Lisbeth CalandrinoArtistry Meets Innovation: Designing withthe Newest Tile, Stone and GlassSpeaker: Josh Levinson9:15AM - 10:45AMLeadership & EthicsSpeakers: John Sattler (USMC Ret.)9:30AM - 10:30AMSpecification 2.0: Understanding Ceramicsto Use Their Full PotentialSpeaker: Ryan FasanA US Case Study in Ventilated Facade:First Bank and Trust of SkokieSpeakers: Jerry Joyce, Joseph Behles9:30AM - 11:00AMKnow Before You Import: U.S. Customs’Classification of Building StoneSpeaker: Jacob Bunin10:45AM - 11:45AMSelling and Marketing Green the Easy WaySpeaker: Paul BumblauskasPromoting with PinterestSpeakers: Arpi Nalbandian, Irene Williams,Jennifer Neil, Nathan Kolb, Paul Anater1:45PM - 2:45PMInnovative Technology for the Tile TradeSpeakers: Gerald Sloan, Michael WhistlerDavid Rockwell in conversation with CindyAllen, Editor in Chief of Interior DesignSpeakers: Cindy Allen, David RockwellANSI’s Response to ISO 13007Speaker: Leigh Hightower3:15PM - 4:15PMThe Marketing Diet: How to Improve YourMarketing & Lose Weight!Speaker: Marty Gould10 Essentials to Selling Interior Designers& the Decorative Trade / Speakers: Bar-bara Marini, FASID, Chris RameySelling Tile: The Internet, the Industry & theConsumer / Speakers: Bill Buyok,Christine Whittemore, Dave Milanowycz,Steve Slutzah, Tom CarrNew Ideas for the Management of theInstallation-Based BusinessSpeaker: Paul BumblauskasManaging a Successful Family BusinessSpeakers: Jeremy Twiss, Michael Twiss,Michelle Goetzinger, Tony MalisaniGreen Squared - North America’s Standardand Certification Program for Tile ProductSustainabilitySpeakers: Bill Griese, Dan MarvinAdvanced Certifications of Tile Installers(ACT) / Speakers: Bart Bettiga, Dan WelchMR, John Mason, John Trendell, ScottCarothers, Scott Conwell3:30PM - 4:30PMInstallation Design Showcase Deconstruct-ed / Speakers: Allison Isaacs, Buck Collins,Chad Love, Craig Anderchak, ForemanRogers, Margaret Nysewander, Mark Wil-liams, Mary Porter, Micah Linton, MichaelNeiswander, Rod OwenThursday, May 28:00AM - 9:30AMBest Practices for a Business to BusinessContent Marketing StrategySpeaker: Vincent Moiso8:00AM - 9:00AMSix Essential Strategies to Creating Pas-sionate Customers / Speaker: Chris RameyReady to Use or Premixed Grouts andTheir Place in the TradeSpeakers: Leigh Hightower, Steve TaylorHow to Market Your Showroom OnlineSpeaker: Eric EdelsonExotic Stones - Expectations, Issues, andResolution Tips for FabricatorsSpeakers: Filippo Emanuel, Ron HannahDemystifying the Design Professionaland the Tile Manufacturer RelationshipSpeakers: Lira Luis AIA, RIBA, NCARB,CeM, UAP, LEED AP, Michael Johnson8:00AM - 10:00AMStone Trends 2013Speaker: Vince Marazita9:30AM - 10:30AMTools that Can Help the Tile ContractorAdd Profit to the Bottom LineSpeaker: Michael WhistlerSocial Media and Business: Creating Con-tent to Engage, Build and Grow CustomerRelationshipsSpeaker: Melissa HarrisonA Sales Seminar for FabricatorsWho Hate SalesSpeaker: Thomas Robinson9:30AM - 11:00AMAdvanced SketchUpSpeaker: Mike Tadroswww.tilewareproducts.com828-322-9273 ▪ 828-304-1076 FaxTile luxury…no longer justa surfaceDavid Scalise, Founder ofTileWare Products is speaking atCoverings – session titled,“TILE SHOWERS…PROVOKING POTENTIAL”April 30 at 9:30am, Room B405PermaTile™ Fastener, US Patent No. 8161700 ©2013 TileWare Products. All rights reserved.2013 Coverings Speaker David Scalise - Founder ofTileWare Products will present“TILE SHOWERS . . .PROVOKING POTENTIAL”Tuesday, April 30th9:30-10:30 AM, Room B405Be preparedto take yourcustomer theextra step!PermaTile™ Fastener, US Patent No. 8161700 ©2013 TileWare Products. All rights reserved.CoveringsBooth #7669
  • 10. Company Booth Number(continued from page 9)Neviews Mosaic 8135New England Thinstones 1704New Zhongyuan Ceramics of Guangdong 8131 Nikon 5811Ningbo Zhenhai Tongji Decoration 8745 Nitco Ltd. 8249Noah Stone LLC 6410Noble Company 7851Northstar Ceramic Trading, LLC 7901 Northwood Machine 6157Nova Aurora Marmores e Granitos 1809 Novabell S.p.A. Ceramiche Italiane 8011 Nuheat 7864Ocean Ceramic Pvt. LTD. 8248OJ Insaat Ve Malzemeleri San. ve Dis Tic. Ltd. Sti 6458 OMAG SpA 6107One Stone Quartz 6031Onix Ceramica, S.L. 3347Oogle Tile LLC 8034Optimum Onyx Marble 1001Oriental Mosaic 6231Orientile Pty Ltd 9044Original Mission Tile 4612Original Style Limited 8405Orro Mosaic 1700OYG Glass Spar Decoration Materials 7003 Pacific Granites (India) Pvt. Ltd 5269Pamesa Ceramica, S.L. 3145Pamesa do Brasil SA 5141Panaria Ceramica 2731 Parana Granitos Ltda. 1211Park Industries Inc. 5620Pastorelli SPA 2221Pavigres Ceramicas, SA 4655Pba Stones 1322Pearl Abrasive 7822Pedrantíqua 1538Pedrario Grupo Stone Rio Export e Import 1308 Pelican Sinks Int’l 5710Pellegrini / Miles Supply 5907Pemagran Group 1823Pera Tile 3873Petra Antiqua s.r.l. 2501Pimar 2112Pisoforte Revestimentos Ceramicos 5038 Planeta Pedra Ltda 1914Plaza Ceramica 3323Pokarna Limited 1631Polcart SPA 8159Porcelanicos HDC, S.A. 3255Porcelanite Lamosa 7357Porcelanosa Grupo 3247Powerline Imports 4068Pristine Ceramica 8323Prodim USA 6144Progress Profiles S.P.A. 7931Prolex Flooring USA, Inc 9030Prospec 7866Protecto Wrap Company 7535Provenza a brand of Emilceramica 1921Prussiani Engineering 6249Puccini Natural Stone / Duratile Corp. 8207 QFloors 5305Qingdao Century Import & Export 8844 Qingdao Situ International Trading 7507 Qixing Stone 8563Quanzhou Jinshan Stone Tools Tech 6134 Quanzhou Lans Ceramic Products 8321Quanzhou Zhijie Stone Products 6223QuickShelf (Wheeler Tile & Company) 7316 Quintessenza Stoneworks 8540R.K. Marble Ltd. 4954Raimondi USADonnelly Distribution 7431 RAK Italiano Incorporation Fze 1055 RC Vinyl Inc. 7105Reach Holy Land for Marble & Stone 4155Realonda, S.A. 3219Red Rock Tileworks 6938Regent Stone Products, Inc. 5731REVA Import Export 9038Revestimentos do Brazil 8301RFMS, Inc. 4701Rizhao Along Abrasive Tools 6711 Rochaforte Triunfo 3401 Rocks Forever Inc. 4973Rocky Corporation Limited 7011Rocky Tile Ltd 8041RollMaster Software 4901RSG Stones 8357 RTC Products 7865Rubi Tools USA Inc. 7757Ruipedra SA 4903S S Export House 8246SA. GE. VAN. Marmi SRL 4011Sabine Hill 7217Safeharbor Software, Inc. 7312Saime Ceramiche 2819Saint Bana StoneChina 6233Salem Stone 5819Samich USA 5612Sampco 6739Samsung Radianz Quartz 1005 Page 10 (continued on page 11)Delray Beach, FL-For designers, fab-ricators and otherstone professionalstired of the “usual”countertop colorsand patterns, ExoticStone, LLC providesan unparalleled se-lection of exotic nat-ural Indian marbleand granite.Robert and LidiaCloos, founders ofExotic Stone LLC,have been basedin India for the lastfew years and haverecently relocated the business toSouthern Florida. They will intro-duce their beautiful range of naturalstone products to the U.S. marketat Coverings 2013, booth# 5172Robert Cloos entered the industryin 2001 as a buyer of imported Italianmarble and Brazilian granite that heresold to builders and developers ofhigh end residential and commercialprojects in the mountain resort townsof Colorado. Later on he traveledabroad and settled in India wherehe discovered a magnificent exoticnatural colored marble and graniteindustry.While in India, putting his experi-ence and knowledge of the industryto use, he established good businessrelationships with the major naturalstone quarry owners and processors.He purchased and exported naturalstone to project developers in the MiddleEast and S. Korea. While on a business tripto S.Korea, he was lucky enough to meethis future wife, Lidia, who joined the busi-ness as his partner.Realizing they had a unique, direct accessto a range of colors and patterned stonesnot readily available to U.S. buyers, theClooses chose to relocate their businessto the U.S. where they can import directlyfrom Indian quarries and offer excellentquality and very competitive pricing. Theywill be selling the “finest” export quality fromthe best processors they can find, and theyhave “on site” quality control to inspect eachshipment before it is exported.For more information about the most uniquecolors and patterns for countertop and othernatural stone applications,Call 970-948-7222.Coverings booth #5172Lidia Cloos inspects a Rossa Marble slab
  • 11. Pawtucket , RI - Bold Living Color, manufac-turing art tiles and mixed media surfaces inProvidence, Rhode Island, is seeking expe-rienced reps and distributors with contactsin the interior design and architectural com-munity to help get the word out about theirbeautiful, high end tiles that will make anycommercial or residential installation a one-of-a-kind work of art. These products maybe viewed on the new BLC website: www.boldlivingcolor.com or at Coverings booth#7036.Bold Living Color is a team of artists anddesigners dedicated to the making of uniquemixed media surfaces, while striving to em-ploy environmentally and socially respon-sible practices. According to BLC CEO,Phil Mambro, “It’s inot just any product,but a safe, responsible product that is ourgoal here at Bold Living Color.” The productlines include tiles and surfaces made fromeco-friendly materials like glass, aluminum,wood and lead free pewter. These materi-als are not only sustainable but also recy-clable.Extending the goal of sustainability. BLCsupports the local economy, employing lo-cal artisans and small production houseswhenever possible in the manufacturingprocess. Partnering with local artisans andsmall businesses is not only socially re-sponsible but helps the local economy aswell. It is with this union of local partnershipand the use of safe materials that Bold Liv-ing Color is helping in its own way to reducethe carbon footprint. By incorporating safeand socially responsible practices in theproduction of its product lines, BLC aimsto contribute to a greener planet and set anexample for other global companies.All of BLC’s products and custom creationsare born from an amalgam of conceptualand industrial design processes, creating aunique perspective on product line develop-ment. Their designs explore interior surfaceenhancement through a multitude of materi-als, luscious colors and rich textures. Mix-ing and matching across product lines is en-couraged to create a one-of-a-kind surfaceinstallation unique to each project. Tiles aresuitable for most interior installations as wellas some exterior installations. Additionally,products may be customized, giving clientseven greater flexibility and freedom of use.Bold Living Color provides a full range of de-sign and production services with the abilityto design, engineer and produce nearly anydecorative surface that a project might re-quire.BLC is ready to collaborate with custom-ers whether they have a concrete plan ora loose concept that they’d like BLC to ex-pand upon. Through sketches, renderingsand physical samples, BLC can create theideal surface to meet the aestheticneeds of the project.CollectionsBold Living Color is proud to an-nounce the Aluminum Art Tile Line.These tiles are made by skilled localartisans who employ various meth-ods such as cutting, etching, sand-ing, coloring and dying to achieve afinished piece. Each piece is unique,making it a work of art. This mate-rial can be customized in a myriad ofcolors as well as sizes, sheens anddesigns and best of all it is an Eco-friendly material. Light, strong andbeautiful.Glass Art Tiles - Vibrant colors, interestingtextures andpronouncedl u m i n o s -ity makethese glassart tiles thehigh-lightof any interior project. Glass is apure, natural and sustainable mate-rial. People are drawn to it becauseof its beauty and optically transpar-ent qualityMirror Art Tiles - Interplay betweenthe lustrous glass colors and the reflectivemirrored surface creates depth and move-ment within the tiles. The organic ‘Abstract’patterns and the modern ‘Graphic’ patternsgive an exciting, contemporary look to anyenvironmentLead Free Pewter Art Tiles - Unique andbeautiful. Poured by hand and antiqued andcolored in the studio. Can be created fromcustomers’ designs.Ceramic Art Tiles - Hand-rolledand textured from clay. Kiln-firedfor strenth and unique beauty.For more information, visitwww.boldlivingcolor.comor call 401-722-5206Coverings #7036Company Booth Number(continued from page 10)Santo Antonio Granitos Ltda 1323 Santucci Graniti Srl 8517Sark Tile 1603Sassomeccanica SRL 5649Saudi Marble and Granite Factory 3466 Saudi Marmo Company 3605Savema SpA 1847Savino del Bene USA/ General Noli 2055 Savoia Italia SpA 2855 Sawtrax Manufacturing Co, Inc 6166 Schluter Systems 7657 Schonox 7923 Seasonstone Quartz 8124 Seed Decorative Material Co.,Ltd 7715 Seneca Tiles, Inc./Epro Tile 6823 Serenissima Cir Industrie Ceramiche SpA 2630Settecento Mosaici e Ceramiche d’Arte 2955 SGM, Inc. 7531 Shanghai BestLook Int’l 7515 Shanghai Demao Building Material 8435 Shanghai Fond Share Bldg. Material 8637 Shanghai Jingquan Industrial Trade 6222 Shanghai Levan Stone 8722 ShangHai Rachoo Industry & Trade 8741 Shanghai Tongchen Stone 8822 Sharabati Modern Co. for Marble & Stones 4772 Shenfeld Studio 6839 Shijiazhuang Guanyu Industrial 4609 Shine Import Export Inc. 4366, 4673 Shineports Corporation 6219 ShinHeung Stone 4809 Shunsen Industries Corporation 8649 Sichuan Baoxing Zhengxing Marble 6800 Sicis SRL 2707Sierragres, S.A. 3305Simec/EuroStone Machine 6241 Simolex Ceramic Pvt. Ltd. 8250Sinai Marble 5355Sintesi Ceramica ItalianaGruppo Ceramiche Gresmalt 2847Skarlis Marble S.A. 5115Skudo Distribution USA Pty. Ltd. 8341Slabsmith 5714Slimrock, LLC 1101Sogutsen Seramik AS 5243Solancis Sociedade Exploradora Pedreiras, S.A. 3767 Solistone, Inc 5203Soprema 7223Sorkun Marble Ltd. 5009Spanish Tile from Nules, Sau 3515 SpearTek Tile and Stone 5161Splendid International USA Corp 6235 Stanza International, LLC. 4060Star Cam Mozaikleri Ins. San. ve Tic. 3967 Status Ceramics 6836Stone & Equipment 4702Stone & Pewter Accents/Lunada Bay Glass 8107Stone Basiq, SLU 5369Stone Design 4769Stone Fabricators Alliance 5738, 5837 Stone Index Ithalat Ihracat Ve. Ticaret 4337Stone Mall Emerex 3241Stone Mosaics 4601Stone Profit Systems 4914Stone Showcase Inc. 1205Stone Technology Center, LLC 5911Stone Terroir 4844Stonecontact, Inc. 6307 StoneERP, LLC 7210Stoneline Group, LLC 5221StonePeak Ceramics, Inc. 7044Stoneworks Of Art 5075Stonex Natural Stone, LLC 4340Stonexchange 5260Stoneyard.com 1605Stopskid 7306 Stota Ceramics 6732Stover’s L.L.C. 6209Strong Ace Ltd. (A Ceramica) 7815 Studio Vavoom Art & Design 6837 SUNGOLD CERAMIC 8146Super Building Material 8657Supergres 8110Suzhou Futong New Materials/High Tech 8862Swastik Ceracon LTD. 8047SWC 5170 T. Davlin Glass 7212Tagina Ceramiche D’Arte SpA 2641Taizhou Wanda Stained Glass 7607 Tarmak USA Inc. 4968 Taulell S.A. 3117Taw’s Group 8541TCNA 7141, 6831, 7639TCNA Product Performance Testing Lab 7141 TEC/H.B. Fuller Construction Products 7323Tecno Art Marmi 2001 Tenax USA 5848Tendenzza 4267Teresa Marble Corporation 4605 Terra Bella Marble 8214Terraferma USA Corporation 6731 Terramar Inc. 3631 (continued on page 12) Page 11Coverings Booth #5123Old World Craftsmanship Meets Cutting Edge Technologyat the Bold Living Color Studio in Providence, Rhode IslandSales Reps and Distributors Wanted
  • 12. Company Booth Number(continued from page 11)Teseo Marmi 1643Testi do Brasil Marmores e Granitosa 1709 Thai Ceramic 4604Thassos.com 1703The Tile Doctor 7630The Tiles of India 8936Thibaut/EuroStone Machine 6243 Thor Granitos E Marmores 8114Tile & Floor Care / Genesis APS 7859 Tile & Stone Blue Book 8938Tile Edizioni 6538Tile EZE 5741Tile Heritage Foundation 7141Tile of Spain 3309Tile Optima 8010Tile Partners for Humanity 6737Tile Redi 7765Tiles Couture 7314Tileware Products 7669 Tiryakioglu Mermer 4340Tob Stone 6423Todagres, S.A. 3407Togama, S.A. 3455Topcu Tile & Stone 4541Torogoz USA 8363Tracomal Mineracao S/A 1222Trama/Mygsa/CTM 4766Travertine Bros. 3843Travertini Paradiso Srl 1907Travertinos Laguna S.A. de C.V. 8315 Tre Emme/Landi Group 1842Trend Surplus Development, Ltd. 4908 Troxell USA 4800TruGard 7213Tureks 5055Turkish Ceramic Promotion Group 5247 Tuscan Leveling, Inc. 7818Tyrolit Vincent North America 6045 Ukey Industrial Co., Limited 8830 Umbelino Monteiro, SA 1449Umpas Seramik A.S 1401Un Rayito de Sol 4804Undefasa, S.A. 3217Uni Lite Stone 6916UnicomStarker SRL 2655Unicorn Tile Corp. 4419United Stone Beijing 7806Unostone 6316Urban City Designs 8515USA Slatemic LLC 7706USG Corp. 7747VanHearron Inc. 7663Vector Tools 5709Veegoo Machinery 6117Vendor Price Book 7308Venus Ceramica, S.A. 3325Vereinigte Marmorwerke Kaldorf 4905 Vermont Quarries Corp. 4019Verona Group 8156Verve Ceramics 6747Vetriceramici De Mexico 7567Vickers Industrial 1241Victory Glass Building Material 7102 Vidrepur, S.A. 3211Viewgres Co. Ltd. 1155Vim Products 8257Visoft 7069Vitoria Stone Industrie e Comercio S/A 1215 Vitromex 6956VIVA a brand of Emilceramica SpA 1921 VMC Technical Assistance Corp. 6139 Voguebay 8215Vorona LLC 1305WAKEI Japan Ceramic Tile Mfg. Assoc. 8347 Walgar Sanitary 8560 Wan Feng Compound Stone Tech 6622 Water Treatment Solutions 5821Wedi Corporation 7541Wenzhou Yongjian Industry 6730 Wholesale Tile by Aguayo 7941Wilson Industrial Electric, Inc. 6147 WinStone Industries 4744WinWin Stone 6717Wizard Enterprise 7041WOMA USA, Inc. 8120World Rocks India 4815WTC USA, LLC 7805Wuhan Keda Marble Protective Materials 7113 Xiamen Ally Stone Industrial 6422 Xiamen Andresen Import & Export 8662Xiamen Asiangain Import & Export 8766 Xiamen Baoda Import & Export 8643 Xiamen Black Stone 8658Xiamen Boland Refrigeration Equip. 8758 Xiamen Chenghui Stone 8656Xiamen Dalei Stone 8650Xiamen Daysun Industrial 8648Xiamen Deyuan Panmin Trading 8641 Xiamen Dragon Stone 8566Xiamen Eastone 8850Xiamen Elite Industry & Trade 8567 Xiamen Fortune East Import & Export 6217Xiamen Gocean Import & Export 8569 Xiamen Gofor Stone 7115Xiamen Gooddo Import & Export 8467 Xiamen Greaship Corporation 8842 Xiamen Hanpu Import & Export 8659Page 12 (continued on page 14) Travertine Group Imports Warehouses over a Million Sq. Ft. of Travertine in Tampa, FL.for Shipment throughout the Americas. No minimum and up to Container Loads.Tampa, FL - Travertine Group Imports buldstheir business by supporting their customersrather than competing against them. Sell-ing wholesale to the trade, only, TravertineGroup Imports is a 10 yr-old direct importerof natural stone pavers and travertine tile.Based in Tampa, Fl, they warehouse over 1million sq. ft. of quality natural stone prod-ucts, bringing the beauty and versatility ofnatural stone direct to businesses and build-ers throughout the Americas.No matter what size the job, you can counton Travertine Group to help you find theright product for your needs and give youthe best service possible.Expect excellent pricing and delivery op-tions on any size order - including contain-er-direct shipments from their internationalquarries.Select from tiles, pavers, coping and mo-saics for both indoor and outdoor installa-tions.Travertine Group also has in-house capa-bility to provide custom coping and fabrica-tion.For shipments out of the Florida warehouseor direct from the quarry, call today and letTravertine Group Imports work for you.“Experience the best nature has to offer”,For more information, Call:888-756-3806travertinegroup.comTravertine Group Imports, Inc.5113 W. Knox StreetTampa, FL 33634Albrightsville, PA-American BusinessSoftware (ABS) hasbeen providing in-novative softwaresolutions for distribu-tors and retailers forover 30 years. Withexperience and ex-pertise to developand support inven-tory control softwarefor flooring, ceramic tile, stone, sheet vinyl,carpet, wallpaper, roll goods and nearly anytype of difficult-to-handle inventory, ABSremains committed to providing innovativeand “leading edge” solutions at very com-petitive prices.ABS was a major player in “computer-izing” the flooring, tile and stone industryback in the 1970’s, way before the internet,when the very idea of computers was newand only accounting was automated withsimple programs. Early on, they innovatedsolutions to meet distributors’ needs to au-tomate inventory control and check stockin all branch locations, regardless of wherethey were located. They devised ways torun powerful programs using the limited ca-pacity of early computers.As technology improved, ABS constantlyinnovated their programs and services.In2000, they developed an internet-based e-commerce version of their COLA (CustomerOn-Line Access) software, allowing custom-ers to check stock, pricing, product informa-tion and the status of existing orders, placeorders, print confirmation documents, andmuch more, all in real-time.With each advance in computer and soft-ware technology through the 90s and 2000s,ABS has stayed out front introducing Floor-Pro® III ERP (Enterprise Resource Plan-ning), RFID (Radio Frequency Identifica-tion) support, which automatically identifiesproducts in the warehouse or retail locationand tracks their location and movement withno manual intervention required, and more.Today, the ABS smartphone app and in-tegration of QR codes are a long way fromindustry software of the ‘70s! 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  • 13. Saint-Sauver, QC, Canada - The problemof Grout haze now has a convenient, allnatural solution with the introduction of NewHaze b Gone!Grout haze is the film of excess grout lefton tiles as a result of a fresh grout applica-tion. This film disrupts the aesthetics of thetile surface. New tile floors or freshly grout-ed tile walls often suffer from grout haze, aproblem that has been almost impossible toprevent.Haze b Gone for use on ceramic, porcelain,and most natural stone tiles such as marbleand granite saves money by substantiallyreducing overall installation time. It’s Safe!No dangerous chemicals are used. No wa-ter or harsh liquids are required. The ideal time to clean up grout haze is about24 hours after the grout is set but Haze b Goneworks just as well on existing haze.For more information, call 514-572-8444www.hazebgone.comCoverings #8441Orlando, FL - Cool Floor Tools,U.S. distributor of WorkSmartEquipment has introducedtwo innovative new surfaceprep tools, The Easy Ham-mer™ jackhammer trolley andSmartMixx™.The Easy Hammer™ jack-hammer trolley enhances theoperation of your jackhammerfor fast, easy removal of ceramic and woodfloor tile, vinyl and cork from all concreteand wooden surfaces. It can also be usedto remove residue from tile beds and forbreaking rocks, blocks, concrete and sand-stone. No more struggling or bending tryingto handle heavy hammers, it adjusts to fivedifferent positions.Fits perfectly with: Bosch (1135K) • Makita(HM1317CB-AVT and HM1307CB) • Hitachi(H65SD2) • Milwaukee (5337-21) • Dewalt(D25960K) • Hilti (T1000 and T1500)SmartMixx™ is the ul-timate mixing station forall self-levelling cement,producing a perfect mixevery time. It provides ef-ficient hands-free mixingand fast precision pour-ing of materials, savingvaluable time on jobs.One SmartMixx™ stationcan mix up to 176 lbs. in 3 minutes, that’s1 ton per hour. Lghtweight 35 lb. trolley foreasy transport. Ergonomic design with easytilt operation provides control and speed forprecision pouring. A dust/splash reductioncover for safer use and less mess.For more information, Contact Jim Spencerat 407-222-3769 / Jim@coolfloortools.comGo to coolfloortools.com now to signup for a 10% discount. 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Java features beautiful designs offlowing color and Elements is comprised ofa variety of inviting colors that can compli-ment designs from modern to rustic.For more information Call 860-343-7005or visit www.Modacrete.comCoverings booth #4802It’s not Granite or Marble, It’s ModaCrete!Kennesaw, GA - SawTrax, a leading manu-facturer of panel saws and sheet cutters,has recently introduced a line of “All Terrain”Panel Cart/Dollies, including a Granite Cart,Glass Dolly, Utility Cart, Panel Cart andStair Climbing Cart.The carts are out-of-truck ready andfeature:Drop and Go loading, Automatic re-lease when lifting, Folding brace for lowerlifting height, 700 lb total capacity.All of the major components for SawTraxmachines are made in GA.For more information, Call 770-974-0021or 888-729-8729 sales@sawtrax.comwww.sawtrax.comCoverings booth #6166NewSawTraxGraniteCarthasStairClimbingOptionThe Solution to Grout Haze is Haze b GoneDistributors and DealersWantedConvert Your Electric Polisher to a Large Surface Sander!Innovative Adaptershold four 5”sanding padsDetails aboutthese productson reverse sideSanderswith thelowestprofile inthe industry!Check out the latest innovationsin solid surface sanding!!Download our full catalog at www.airvantagetools.comCall 888-278-3888 for more informationGreater LLC crafts tile & stone vent covers to match your floor perfectly.Find out more at www.greaterllc.com T. 971.563.281120% off your entire opening order through May 31, 2013Demolition up to 10 Times Fasterwith Easy Hammer™Jackhammer TrolleySpecial Spring Show Pricing - Call for Details!
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