In the first nine months of 2020 US tile consumption dropped 11.6%, US production lost just 1.5% while imports fell by 15,8%
With China’s exit from the market, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Brazil and the newcomers saw increases in sales
Industry-wide EPD demonstrates North American ceramic tile has a significantly lower global warming potential compared to LVT
AIA, the American Institute of Architects, has revised down the 2020 projections to an 11% decline
A new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reveals the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on architecture firms in the U.S.
Founded in 2019, 2IG CORP is based in Cookeville (TN) and is the exclusive distributor for Tecno Diamant, Bi Tecnology and Cosmac.
Total new home starts grew by 3.2%, while new single-family home sales were at their highest level in twelve years: +10.3%.
In 2019, U.S. ceramic tile consumption declined for the first time in a decade to 273.2 million sq.m. (-5,4% on 2018). This affected both the domestic production (83 million sq,m, -4.8%) and imports (193 million sq.m, -5.5%), with China dropping by 36.4%.
With the adoption of countervailing and antidumping duties on Chinese tile imports in the US, the race is on for both US tile manufacturers and all the other supplying countries to win a slice of the 64.3 million sq.m of Chinese products.
The US tile producer will install the new automatic lubrication system on kilns and dryers on the new production line started up in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Florim USA and StonePeak choose BMR technology for their plants in Tennessee.