May 05

Keisha Banks has left JJ Haines to join Stone Source.  Keisha will be servicing accounts in the DC and Maryland areas.

May 03

PROCEDO's product VICTORY is being dropped.  The represenatives for the line expect a product with a similar aesthetic to be released in the near future.

May 03

Spartan Surfaces has confirmed that the ARTIGO rubber flooring brand (manufacturerd by Mondo) has been discountinued.  The Kayar style from the line has been moved into the MONDO line.

Apr 26

Layne Simons has parted company with Porcelanosa in order to attend to the completion of a personal project.  From correspondence with Layne, it would seem we will see her again in the rep role.

Apr 26

Though not a major brand, at least in our region, our colleage Jan discovered that the manufacturer has declared insolvency. Though it would seem that this may not be the definitive end for the company; it should be considered by potential specifiers.  If your facility with the Italian legal...

Apr 21

As many of you have noticed, 3M has a new rep in the area - Virginia Dutt, whom many of you know through her many years as the Karastan/Durkan carpet representative.  Virginia is handling all of the architectural products, including FASARA, DI-NOC Film, and a new line of LED lighting fixtures...

Apr 13

Vetterstone  as the only supplier of Kasota Stone.  This is a unique dolomitic limestone found in Minnesota.  It is known for its distinctive colors.  The company actuallly went out of business in July 2013, but news about its closing was quite scarce.

Apr 10

The two companies have joined forces.  Chicago Metallic known internationally for its grid systems and "Rockfon" stone wool panels known internationally for its stone wool panels. Stone wool is a by-product of volcanic activity.  It is not immediately clear where the products will be...

Apr 07
Apr 01

For quite a few years Caesarstone has been ably represented by Michael Spicer.  Michael has parted ways with the company in order to move closer to family.  A long-term replacement has not yet been names, but in the interim you can direct your sample inquires to...