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XA Abrasive Added to List of Green Squared Certified Products

Since the inception of the ANSI A138.1 Green Squared® multi-attribute sustainability standard for tile and related materials, a variety of Metropolitan Ceramics® products have been third party certified. Now Metropolitan Ceramics’ premier added slip resistance quarry tile – XA Abrasive … Continue reading

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Now Available, a One-of-a-Kind Slip Resisting Ceramic Tile

Metropolitan Ceramics® introduces a new slip resisting tile, XA Abrasive. XA Abrasive combines two slip resisting additives to create a one-of-a-kind slip resisting tile with a Dynamic Coefficient of Friction ≥ .70. The silicon carbide embedded surface, combined with the … Continue reading

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Made in the USA for 150 Years

‘Made in the USA’ is not a phrase we take lightly – we have been saying it for 150 years. As we look forward to the upcoming 4th of July Celebration, it is a great time for us at Ironrock to reflect … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Ceramics is Now Offering an AIA CES Approved Course

Metropolitan Ceramics is now an AIA CES Registered Provider and is offering a new course worth (1) AIA Learning Unit (LU). The course discusses the importance of using the appropriate floor covering products for demanding floor environments like commercial kitchens. … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Ceramics has Green Squared Certification Renewed

Metropolitan Ceramics, the leading US manufacturer of unglazed ceramic quarry tile has recently been awarded a renewal for Green Squared Certification. Green Squared is a third party multi attribute certification designed specifically to promote the green aspects of ceramic tile. … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Ceramics Showcases Unglazed Quarry Tile at Coverings 2014

Amid the many styles of tile, porcelain, and stone products to be shown at Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas, there is one booth that will feature a product different from most of what you will see at the show. Metropolitan … Continue reading

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