Coverings Releases 2021 Exhibitor Product Preview

Coverings Releases 2021 Exhibitor Product Preview

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June 15, 2021 – ARLINGTON, Va. Coverings (coverings.com), the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, today released a select preview of new tile and stone products, and a sneak peek of installation materials and tools, that will be unveiled at Coverings 2021, which will take place July 7-9, in Orlando, Florida, in the North Hall of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Coverings’ three sponsor pavilions, Ceramics of Italy, Tile Council of North America and Tile of Spain, will feature a robust tile and stone showcase along with exhibitors from more than 20 countries. Attendees of Coverings 2021 will have opportunities to engage with top tile and stone experts and discover an impressive array of new product introductions, trends, installation materials, tools, and technology from hundreds of global manufacturers.

“Coverings is the world’s stage for introducing the most innovative tile, stone and installation products,” said Jennifer Hoff, president of Taffy Event Strategies, the show management company for Coverings. “We have organized a cutting-edge show floor that will allow visitors from every facet of the industry to touch, feel and compare the newest and trending products. In addition, attendees will gain access to many networking and education opportunities, including complimentary Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through sessions, live installation demonstrations, interviews with industry thought-leaders, and business-building resources.”

The following is a small preview of the newest tile and stone products Coverings 2021 exhibitors will be featuring:

  • American Wonder Porcelain (Booth 5845): The light and airy new AnnoraTM Porcelain series provides a contemporary interpretation of a linear stone look and is offered in two finishes, two subtle colors and a diverse size package featuring large formats.
  • Anthology Tile (Booth 3048): Inspired by trending shapes elevated with metallic accents, the On the Edge collection features a timeless palette of white, blush and gray ceramic framed with real gold, platinum and rose gold metals.
  • Bestile (Booth 4631): Watercolor, a marble look tile collection, creates exciting movements wherever used with its depth of color undulation in white, gray and marine shades. These detailed, spectacular marble effect porcelain tiles in 47.2″x47.2″ and 23.6″x47.2″ are an eye-catching choice for walls and floors.
  • Ceramica Del Conca (Booth 1446): Inspired by the elegant look and texture of Luserna stone, the new Lavaredo collection’s stone-effect porcelain tiles are available in two standard sizes, 24”x24” and 48”x48”, and colors ranging from distinctive green, gray and brown pigments to a variety of neutral tones.
  • Cevica (Booth 4549): The Trivial collection, Cevica’s most creative novelty, features 5.6”x5.6”x5.6” triangle wall tiles produced in eight colors, glossy and matte and fancy decors to combine with the colors.
  • Crossville, Inc. (Booth 2547): The Multiplier mosaic tile collection presents a concise offering of must-have colors and shapes for modern floor and wall tile designs, ease of installation and custom creativity.
  • Dune Ceramica (Booth 4249): FLAT RAINBOW, a new iridescent effect wall tile, comes in a 3”x11.8” format with a color variation from pink to blue to yellow.
  • EnergieKer (Booth 1846): A precious slab suitable for refined interiors, Patagonia is the new marble look in EnergieKer’s EKXTREME series. It is available in a matte or polished finish and sizes up to 48”x106”.
  • Florida Tile (Booth 3741): The Amplify ceramic wall tile collection features a raucous mix of texture, pattern and color that awakens the senses and pushes boundaries.
  • Florida Tile (Booth 3741): The East Village HDP color-body, porcelain floor and wall tile collection boasts a wide range of rectified formats complemented by a dramatic, oversized waterjet-cut hexagon and five color options.
  • Grespania (Booth 5141): Spanning a variety of formats, thicknesses, finishes, and effects, the Coverlam Corinto series is notable for its 3D feel generated by abundant veining that reveals tonal changes ranging from bluish grays to rusty reddish shades. It features the spectacular Corinto Infinity, a sequence of four pieces in 1200x2600mm format with continuous veining that forms an eye-catching 4800x1200mm tapestry.
  • Happy House (Booth 1849): Inspired by the elegance of natural stone and venetian terrazzo, the new Camelot collection comes in eight colors, including four terrazzo-effect designs, and three sizes up to 36”x36”.
  • Imola Ceramica (Booth 1041): Trail18 is a new collection designed specifically for all kinds of outdoor installations in urban and residential settings. The porcelain tiles are 18mm thick and available in two small sizes, 8″x8″ and 8″x12”.
  • La Fabbrica (Booth 5827): The Chromatic porcelain tile collection features a staggering palette of 80 colors and a series of decorative textures designed by architect Massimo Ghini, with 3D relief patterns in two finishes. Chromatic allows for endless arrangements on floors and walls with its organic surface and 10 sizes ranging from 4″x4″ to 12″x24″.
  • Lamosa USA (Booth 3241): The Intrinsic Series is a beautiful arrangement of four powerful, multi-format stones that have been denominated as “statement pieces” due to their aesthetic look. The timeless yet trendy Marquant, a Calacatta Gold, is a high-value porcelain tile with shiny gold veins over a bright white background. Sauvage is a statement stone featuring a highly detailed, multi-tone look and textured feel that evokes the mineral and structural changes within the splendid natural stones. The Intrinsic Series is available in 12”x24”, 24”x24” and 24”x48” formats, and varied matte finishes.
  • Lea Ceramiche (Booth 1844): Synestesia features a soft, silky surface and marble-effect graphics that create authentic veining patterns. Suitable for floors and walls of contemporary, luxurious interiors, the new collection consists of four ceramic marble-effects, two decor effects, three sizes up to 48”x109”, and three ultra-thin formats.
  • Marazzi (Booth 5844): The new Scenario glazed porcelain collection emulates tone-on-tone brush strokes typical of majolica tiles found in Mediterranean architecture. Available in 8”x8” matte tiles and decos, Scenario presents an interplay of opposites within six decos and three solid colors, creating abstract imagery through curves and clean lines.
  • Metropolitan Ceramics (Booth 2950): The addition of #705 Graphite to the METROBRICK colors adds a deep gray option to the palette.
  • Natucer (Booth 4441): Imagine is a wall tile collection that offers designers the possibility to play, create and customize with various colors, shapes and sizes.
  • Nuovocorso (Booth 1949): The Big Slabs brand specializes in the production of large-format porcelain slabs, which are available in various styles and effects. Suitable for both interior and exterior applications, the slabs come in four finishes, three thicknesses, a 64”x126” size, and a brand-new 64”x64” format specifically designed for outdoor flooring.
  • Pamesa Ceramica (Booth 4841): XXL Lux is a new collection of large format slimline slabs. The 47.24”x102.36” format is one of the most popular for big indoor areas, and when it is combined with more conventional large formats, such as 47.24”x47.24”, interiors with visual continuity can be achieved.
  • Peronda (Booth 4845): PIQUÉ by estudi{H}ac is a new tile collection inspired by an 18th century mechanized technique for weaving double cloth with a heavy cording weft. From realistic reproductions of fabric textures to upside-down 3D mosaics, the PIQUÉ collection includes a variety of formats, shades, relief patterns, and textures.
  • Porcelánicos HDC (Booth 4641): Inspired by the marble mountains of Vietnam, the 3D porcelain stoneware collection Thuy is perfect for bringing a vibrant and sculptural touch of marble into the home.
  • Portobello America (Booth 2541): The identity of the Cement Block glazed porcelain collection is created by chromatic nuances and fragments of aggregates. With more subtlety and smoothness, this new material brings the versatility of the cement and the refreshing air of pastel tones to walls or floors.
  • Ragno Ceramiche (Booth 5844): The new Look collection pays homage to the majolica tradition and the rich history of Italian ceramics. These 2 3/8”x 9 7/16” porcelain stoneware tiles have a beautiful, handcrafted aesthetic with unrectified edges, a glossy, imperfect finish, and organic variations in color and pattern.
  • Realonda (Booth 4634): The elegance and nobility of marble are the key features of the Venato series, which is displayed in a 11”x13” porcelain tile and in various geometric designs. Thanks to ACTIV, an antiviral and antibacterial technology, the Venato series offers maximum hygiene, cleanliness and safety to any area.
  • Sichenia (Booth 2349): Inspired by authentic artwork and hand-painted designs, the new Mus_art collection is created when layers of colored dyes are poured onto the surface and handcrafted, creating a perfect cohesion of shades.
  • STN Ceramica (Booth 5130): Born from blending the best applications and the most innovative technology, the new ASTRA collection features high-quality, polished porcelain that projects light, enlightens households and reflects dreams.
  • Tagina (Booth 1046): The new Onice Reale collection pays homage to a rare variety of Persian Onyx, with its rich color palette and differing shade intensities. The collection spans six colors enhanced by a high-gloss finish, two thicknesses and five sizes, including two large formats, 48”x110” and 63”x126”.

 

A sampling of new installation materials, tools and technology slated for Coverings 2021 includes the following:

  • ARDEX Americas (Booth 3719): ARDEX TILITE Shower Systems are a comprehensive system of shower pans, wall boards and accessories matched with high performance ARDEX tile and stone installation products, providing everything an installer needs from start to finish for the easiest, highest quality tile shower installation.
  • Blanke (Booth 3219): The new BLANKE TEBA-MAT presents a solution for thinbed tile installations for terraces and balconies. This expertly crafted drainage mat protects outdoor installations from the elements through its innovative, multilayer studded design.
  • BLICK Industries (Booth 5615): BLICK Low-Profile Suction Cups are great for use when working on thick blocks requiring extra Z-axis clearance. The suction cups are 55mm in height, providing the optimal clearance for working on thinker blocks, and have 17mm milled slots for mechanical hold downs.
  • Eterno Ivica (Booth 2241): PEDESTAL PRIME is a new external flooring support that is unique and complex to design but simple to use, with multiple elements that integrate with each other in a single, perfect assembly.
  • Ferrari & Cigarini (Booth 5215): MTR 500 Robustus is the new machine for multiple linear diamond disc cutting of porcelain, quartz, marble, granite, and stone. In addition to automatic cutting depth management, the machine also offers a series of construction characteristics.
  • Impertek (Booth 2249): Balance Pro is a new “all-in-one” raised flooring support system from Impertek’s Pedestal Line. With the new TopKey tool, raised flooring installations can be adjusted from above, even after the tiles have been laid. This solution is also great for installing tile over pre-existing surfaces because it eliminates the need for demolition and cuts down on overall construction time.
  • Infinity Drain (Booth 3426): Next Day Custom offers a perfectly aligned solution for wall-to-wall linear drain installation, without the wait. Next Day Custom Linear Drains are available in lengths up to 72” in two finishes, three grate styles and for all installation waterproofing methods.
  • MAPEI (Booth 2827): With technology from nVent NUHEAT, MAPEI’s Mapeheat line of floor-heating products is the industry’s most comprehensive line of radiant floor-heating products. This easy-to-install, versatile, advanced technology is suitable for use with tile and stone, laminate, engineered wood and luxury vinyl tile/plank floors.
  • Noble Company (Booth 2626): Solutions Linear Drains provide an economical alternative to complement a single-slope shower installation. Offered in seven lengths, three strainer styles and four finishes, this drain can be used with other Noble products to provide a complete shower solution.
  • RFMS (Booth 2832): The new RFMS Credit Card Services powered by CardConnect offers low-cost integrated transaction processing with support for all major credit and debit cards. This service makes collecting and processing payments easier, more secure and convenient by offering the flexibility to collect payments at point of sale, on a mobile device with RFMS or online through the RFMS Customer Web Payment Portal.

 

To view the full list of Coverings 2021 exhibitors, visit the detailed online exhibitor overview.

Complimentary registration for Coverings 2021 is open and available at coverings.com.

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Notes and Resources for the Editor:

  • NOTE: All photo files have been named as follows:
    • Manufacturer Name – Product Name – Coverings Sponsor Association Abbreviation
  • Coverings Sponsor Association Abbreviations:
    • COI = Ceramics of Italy
    • TCNA = Tile Council of North America
    • TOS = Tile of Spain

 

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About Coverings: Coverings is the largest and most-significant ceramic tile and natural stone trade fair and exposition in the United States and North America. It features exhibitors from more than 40 countries and is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world.

The exposition and conference serve as a valuable and complimentary continuing education resource for all segments of the industry, with dozens of educational opportunities throughout the show. Coverings attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors, specifies, architectural and design professionals, builders, real estate developers, as well as journalists, reporters and bloggers who cover the vital tile and stone industry.

Sponsors of the show are Ceramics of Italy/Confindustria CeramicaCeramic Tile Manufacturers Association of Spain (ASCER)/Tile of SpainTile Council of North America (TCNA)National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)and Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA).

The show is managed by Taffy Event Strategies, LLC.

For more information about attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at Coverings 2021, contact Taffy Event Strategies at 571-313-5801 or info@coverings.com.

For press registration, photos, content and interviews, contact Eberly & Collard Public Relations at 404-574-2900 or the email addresses at the top of this release.