The 27th edition of the American show has ended in Chicago, the next appointment being Orlando in 2017.
Ceramic excellence will take centre stage from 18 to 21 April at the most important American tile and stone show.
The new facility has been operating in Lebanon, Tennessee since January and will be officially opened on 22 April.
The new Brentwood facility joins the historic Sacmi USA site in Des Moines, Iowa and will provide assistance to manufacturers operating in Tennessee, the most important ceramic district in the United States.
The Italian company’s new American branch will be officially opened during Coverings 2016.
LB and BMR have together opened a branch in Tennessee’s "ceramic valley".
In 2015 U.S. ceramic tile consumption grew by 10% on 2014 to reach 2.74 billion sq.ft. (254.6 million sq.m), bringing consumption back to its highest level since 2006. Imports growth was +9,8%.
During 2016 the Fiorano Modenese based company will open new local facilities to provide a rapid and efficient service.
Martinelli Group announces the start-up of Martinelli Ettore USA Inc. in the city of Lebanon, Tennessee.
Bolstered by the improving construction and housing markets, the U.S. economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 2013