Florida Tile Opens New Boise Showroom July 15
 
August 5th, 2014

BOISE, Idaho Florida Tile continues expanding its brand and market presence with the opening of the company’s second tile and stone showroom in four months, this one in Boise on July 15.

Florida Tile CEO Michael Franceschelli and Luca Setti, Senior Executive Vice President Branch Sales & Organization, officially celebrated the opening of the new 11,000-square-foot facility located at 2965 S. Featherly Way with vendor partners, local dealers, designers and local community and business leaders.florida tile boise showroom 31july14

In March, Florida Tile opened a nearly 15,000-square-foot showroom and warehouse in Dallas.

Four years ago, Florida Tile began re-fitting existing showroom/warehouse sites across America and opening new ones in cities like Boise and Dallas where there is a recognized demand for higher-end tile products and a market attuned to products made in the USA.

From a one-product tile specialty manufacturer established in 1954 in Lakeland, Florida, the company has grown to become one of the leading made-in-America tile brands. Florida Tile marked the start of its 60th Anniversary March 1

In 2006 Italian tile manufacturer, Panariagroup, purchased Florida Tile. Within a year, and with a $25 million investment from Panariagroup, a completely modern Florida Tile porcelain tile manufacturing plant was opened in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. That plant now operates three fulltime shifts 24 hours a day, and products manufactured there contain a minimum of 40 percent recycled content (resulting in a virtual no-waste manufacturing site).

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Florida Tile is a fully owned subsidiary of Panariagroup, a publicly owned company traded on the Milan Stock Exchange (MILAN: PAN IM). Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and eight brands positioned in the high-end of the market. 

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Florida Tile’s Boise new tile and stone showroom interior

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