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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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Choose the Right Floor for Restaurant Kitchens

Metropolitan Ceramics unglazed quarry tile is specifically designed to take the punishment of demanding areas like restaurant kitchen floors. Here are six reasons Metropolitan quarry tile outworks and outlasts the competition. metroceramics.com

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Quarry Tile vs. Other Floor Finishes

We all know Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile is durable and long lasting, but did you know that Metropolitan Ceramics has the most favorable life cycle cost? The infographic shown below illustrates how quarry tile stacks up when compared to other … Continue reading

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Slip Resisting Tile from Metropolitan Ceramics

Because they are so smooth, some glazed and porcelain tiles are just not suitable for wet and oily applications. Liquid can get trapped between the foot and the tile which in turn can lead to hydroplaning, slips, and falls. IT’S NO ACCIDENT Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Ceramics® Meets the Needs of These Demanding Applications

Industrial applications need an extremely durable floor product. These floors need to handle spills of all sorts- including chemicals. They need to perform in extreme temperatures with heavy industrial equipment and foot traffic moving over them. And through all of … Continue reading

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METRO® Pavers – The Most Durable Paver Tiles for the Most Demanding Jobs

Metropolitan Ceramics’ METROPAVERS are designed for heavy duty industrial and commercial applications. They will stand up to heavy abuse and give decades of service. METROPAVERS will resist impact and abrasion, chemical spills, thermal shock, cracking, spalling, and erosion. And METROPAVERS … Continue reading

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What Sets Quarry Tile Apart?

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The Simple Trim Piece That Works So Well

Sometimes unnoticed among the line drawings of cove base, bullnose, and corners representing the Metropolitan Ceramics trim offerings is the Q8485 Transition Tile. That’s a shame, because this versatile 4” x 8” trim should not be overlooked. The exclusive Q8485 … Continue reading

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