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New Cases Filed Relating to Tarrif and Chinese Ceramic Tile

Published on April 25, 2019

Over $ 600 million worth of these types of ceramic tile were imported into the United States from China in 2018. On April 10, 2019, the Coalition for Fair Trade in Ceramic Tile filed petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) seeking the imposition of antidumping (“AD”) and countervailing (“CVD”) customs duties on imports of ceramic tile from the People’s Republic of China. The antiduping filing charges that Chinese tile is being priced below market causing harm to US manufacturers and that these low prices are being subsidized by the Chinese government. Unfair trading practices not only hurt US manfuacturers, but also American importers who bring in tile from Europe and other countries.

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Topics: Tile and Stone Small Medium Size Businesses, Current Events, Flooring Industry


Coverings - The Global Tile & Stone Experience

Published on April 11, 2019

Coverings is the premier event for the tile & stone in the North America with more than 1100 exhibitors from around the world.  2019 represents the 30th anniversary of the event which also included a variety of educational experiences, networking and insights for architects, interior designers, builders and remodelors as well as fabricators and distributors.

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Topics: SAP Business One Cloud, Grow Your Business, Tile and Stone Small Medium Size Businesses, SMB ERP Software, SAP Business One 9.3, International Trade, Flooring Industry, outgrowing quickbooks, Flooring Distributors


Ceramic Technics finds the catalyst for positive change in SAP Business One technology

Published on December 5, 2018

Ceramic Technics is an importer and distributor of tile and stone flooring, principally across North America as well as Panama and Dubai. The company’s legacy software was limited in flexibility, features and usability, so Ceramic Technics chose SAP Business One to provide the visibility, accessibility and scalability it needed to grow. The implementation was a prime opportunity to re-engineer the warehouse, improve existing business processes and obtain greater transparency of information, enabling the workforce to be more effective and productive.

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Topics: SAP Business One, tile and stone, Flooring Industry, Flooring Distributors


Trade Wars, Tariffs and the Flooring Industry

Published on September 21, 2018

Whether or not you agree with the current administration’s trade policy often depends upon your political affiliation, but also on how it affects your company or you as an individual. The latest round of tariffs announced by the Trump administration includes a myriad of flooring products including vinyl, wood (engineered and solid), bamboo, cork, carpet (tufted and woven) and ceramic tile (glazed and unglazed).

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Topics: International Trade, Flooring Industry, CTNA


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