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New Name for TCNA Laboratory (Released: January 24)


Total Solutions PLUS Announces Highlights for 2022 (Released: May 19)

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Doghouses to The Animal Foundation (Released: March 7)

2021 U.S. Ceramic Tile Market Update (Released: April 6)

ANSI ASC A108 Committee Approves New 2 cm Gauged Porcelain Tile Paver Standard (Released: April 5)

TCNA’s Martha Salazar is a 2022 Rock Star (Released: April 1)

Tile Industry Launches an Industry-Organized Fundraiser to provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children (Released: March 31, Updated: April 1)

Testing Available for New ISO Standards on Antibacterial Activity Specific for Ceramic Tile (Released: February 18)

National Standard, ANSI A326.3, Now Requires Hard Surface Flooring Manufacturers to Provide Product Use Classifications Based on their Slip Resistance Properties (Released: February 2)

  • Download Full ANSI A326.3 Press Kit and FAQs HERE

US Ceramic Tile Market Update - Q3 2021


Creating Good Friction: Pitt Engineers Aim to Make Floors Less Slippery  (Released: December 1)

IAPMO and TCNA to Jointly Develop Consensus Standard for Fabricated Shower Tiling Kits and Receptors (Released: November 1)

US Ceramic Tile Market Update - Q2 2021 (Released: October 1)

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Doghouses to Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (Released: July 9)

Proposed Classifications Aim to Reduce Slip Incidents on Hard Surfaces (Released: July 8)

1Q 2021 U.S. Ceramic Tile Market Update (Released: July 8)

TCNA Releases First-ever, Industry-Wide Material Ingredient Guide (Released: July 7)

It’s official! Obra Blanca Expo will open its doors to exhibitors and visitors October 12th-14th, 2021 at Expo Santa Fe in Mexico City (Released: July 6)

Coverings 2021 Announces Highlights for Orlando Event (Released: March 30)

4Q 2020 US Ceramic Tile Industry Update

Bill Griese Begins Term as ASTM International Finance and Audit Committee Chair (Released: February 10)

Coverings Celebrates Tile on National Tile Day with Coverings Connected (Released: February 9)


Why Tile Publishes Ceramic Tile Hygiene Guides Collection (Released: November 19)

New Dates Announced for Coverings 2021 (Released: November 18)

3Q 2020 US Ceramic Tile Industry Update (Released: November 18)

Critical Product Testing for New Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Slip Resistance Code (Released: November 18)

TCNA Laboratory Expands Testing and Research in Response to Global Health Concernsin Response to Global Health Concerns (Released: April 21)

Industry-Wide EPD Demonstrates North American Ceramic Tile has a Significantly Lower Global Warming Potential Compared to LVT (Released: April 21)

TCNA and Members Collaborate on Material Ingredient Transparency in Game-Changing Initiative (Released: April 20)

Building Code Update Gives Designers Flexibility to Use Larger Exterior Adhered Porcelain Tile (Released: April 20)

2019 Ceramic Tile Market Update (Released: April 200)

TCNA's Ryan Marino is a 2020 Rock Star (Released: April 17)

Coverings Announces “Coverings Connected,” A Digital Experience (Update: April 3, 2020)

Coverings Cancels 2020 Exhibition and Conference Due to Coronavirus (Update: March 18)

Coverings 2020 will take place, as planned, April 20-23, in New Orleans, Louisiana (Released: March 2)


StonExpo México Premiers at Obra Blanca Expo 2019

Statement of TCNA on US Industry's China Unfair Trade Petition

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Doghouses to Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

2018 Ceramic Tile Market Update 

TCNA Mexico Announces OB Expo — A Unique Industry Tradeshow for 2019

TCNA Announces Ceramic Alliance, Seeks to Maximize EHS Resources for the Ceramic Industry


TCNA's Eric Astrachan on NPR Regarding Section 301 tariffs

Ryan Marino of TCNA Honored for his Contributions to Transformative Water Absorption Test Method

TCNA’s Bill Griese Receives ASTM International’s Top Honor

Why Tile℠ Launches A&D Tools in Commercial Sector Launch 

2017 U.S. Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The TCNA Art Tile Courtyard Has Gone to the Dogs!

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Doghouses To Homeless Pets Foundation

New ANSI Standard for Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Flooring Materials

Statement of the Tile Council of North America on House Passage of BRICK Act - 
Legislation Would Delay Implementation of EPA Rule that Yields No Environmental Benefits


Tile Council Hosts Mortar Summit for Members to Observe, Discuss, and Improve Testing Parameters

U.S. Congressman Duncan Visits TCNA To Discuss Key Policy Issues in the Ceramic Tile Industry

New ANSI Standard for Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Flooring Materials

Tile Industry Launches Inspiration and Education Initiative; Why Tile℠ Debuts at Coverings

Industry Collaboration, Exhaustive Research Results in New ANSI Gauged Porcelain/"Thin Tile" Standards Debuting at Coverings

IAS Grants ISO 17025 Accreditation to TCNA Laboratory, Builds on Ratification of Large International Customers

Tile Goes from Strength to Strength with Continued Emphasis of LEED v4

Bizzaglia Elected Chairman of ISO TC189 Committee, Succeeding Venerable Dr. Svend Hovmand

TCNA Works to Coordinate Global Lab Network; Worldwide Scientific Cooperation to Benefit Standards Community, Marketplace and Beyond

Changes to the 2017 TCNA Handbook Address a Wide Spectrum of Issues

TCNA Lab Provides Tech Support for Gauged Porcelain Standards Development; Work Is the Latest Contribution to Worldwide Tile Standards

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Doghouses to the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

Tile Council of North America To Celebrate National Tile Day by Visiting Clemson's New Football Operations Complex; Tile Paving the Way for Facility's LEED® Silver Certification

US EPA Announces Inclusion of Green Squared in Federal Government Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing

2016 Ceramic Tile Industry Update


Tile Council Announces UL Certification of EPDs for North American-Made Tile Mortars and Tile Grouts, Two More Ways to Pick Up Points When Building Green

Green Squared Certified® Sustainable Tiles and Tile Installation Materials Qualify for New LEED Credit

TCNA Announces EPD for Grout and Mortar Made in North America

TCNA’s Bill Griese Honored at Coverings 2016 Trade Show for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Sustainability, Standards

New TCNA Bulletin Highlights Ceramic Tile’s Inherent Health- and Safety-Related Attributes

TCNA Opens Laboratory in Mexico

2015 Ceramic Tile Industry Update 

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Benches to Boys & Girls Clubs


Tile Council Recognizes Industry “Guru” Dave Gobis With 2015 TCNA Tile Person of the Year Award

TCNA Executive Director Eric Astrachan Receives National Tile Contractors Association Joe Tarver Lifetime Achievement Award

TCNA Mexico Director Honored at Coverings 2015 Trade Show for Outstanding Achievement, Commitment, and Leadership

U.S. and Brazil Ceramic Tile Industries Launch Effort to Cooperate on Standards

TCNA Members Donate Tiled Benches to Boys & Girls Clubs

ACT Certifications at Coverings 2015

2014 US Ceramic Tile Industry Update 

2015 Edition of Tile: The Natural Choice, a Must-Have for Construction Professionals Involved in Sustainable Practices and Sustainable Product Selection


UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction

TCNA's Tile Person of the Year Awarded to Donato Grosser

 International Trade of Ceramic Tile at Stake as ISO Delegates Meet at TCNA Headquarters and Clemson University

 TCNA Comments on Proposed OSHA Rule for Crystalline Silica Exposure

  2013 US Ceramic Tile Industry Update