Porcelanosa was founded over 40 years ago in a small village by the Mediterranean Sea in Castellon, Spain. Since then, they have been providing architectural and design solutions to consumers and the A&D community with unparalleled innovation, quality, and service. The family who originally founded Porcelanosa back in 1973 still runs it today under the same core values of work ethics and integrity.
PORCELANOSA IN THE WORLD
Porcelanosa has experienced incredible growth over the years and today their global presence extends to over 140 countries through more than 400 company owned showrooms, distribution centers and an extensive network of independent distributors and retailers. Porcelanosa’s unique distribution method allows them to bring you the latest in European design well ahead of independent distributors.
PORCELANOSA IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Porcelanosa started operations in the United States over 30 years ago and has quickly grown to become the choice resource for homeowners, builders, architects and designers. The effective infrastructure of showrooms, retail partners and distribution centers enables them to inspire you with the latest products exhibits, rapidly deliver and tirelessly support the pre and post sales service so many have come to expect from the trusted leader in the Tile, Kitchen and Bath industry.
PORCELANOSA’S CORE VALUES
PORCELANOSA, a global leader in the innovation, design, manufacture and distribution of Tile, Kitchen and Bath products, endeavors to be the industry leader by providing trendsetting cutting-edge designs of unparalleled beauty and refinement, uncompromising quality, technologically superior products and dependable services to its clients. Through a dynamic company owned and independent distribution network, PORCELANOSA will continue to assert itself as the supplier of choice in its core product categories, and by anticipating and delivering inspiring and advanced solutions to the needs of an ever evolving market, will maximize value for its shareholders and stakeholders.
Porcelanosa is a global leader and a major trendsetter in the industry of manufacturing porcelain tiles. With over 40 years of experience and a workforce of over 800 employees, Porcelanosa has created its worldwide reputation for itself as more than just a manufacturer due to its ongoing efforts in the fields of research and quality. Porcelanosa specializes in an extensive range of tiles that are available in a variety of formats, colors, textures and finishes, allowing their various products to fit in with a multitude of projects. Porcelanosa’s products are well known throughout the industry due to their technologically advanced qualities, innovative design and unbeatable quality.
Porcelanosa’s extensive experience in the field of ceramic tiles ultimately led to the creation of Venis. Because of this, Venis has succeeded in becoming an international leader as a stoneware and porcelain tile manufacturer. With a passion for innovation, Venis is one of the manufacturers whose tiles have greatly evolved – from their company-wide design and quality manufacturing standards to their constant search for modernized tile applications in contemporary architecture.
Gamadecor began as part of an exploration of developing products for kitchens and bathrooms. Gamadecor is now a known leader in the industry of providing top-quality kitchen and bathroom furniture along with a sophisticated design. Gamadecor is always striving to design and manufacture an extensive choice of products, ranging from customizable kitchens, wardrobes, walk-in closets and other complementary furniture to its product lines.
Systempool’s goal to revolutionize the industry has led the company to focus on three main product areas:
Systempool has created a unique line of bathroom products, which includes shower trays, shower screens and enclosures, shower columns, bathtubs, hydromassage baths, shower units and cubicles, countertops and other miscellaneous bathroom accessories.
Systempool has developed a product range that was created to help customers design their own easy-to-install, low-maintenance spa in the comforts of their homes.
Porcelanosa’s KRION® Solid Surface is mainly used to create kitchen and bathroom equipment created by all of the Porcelanosa companies. KRION® Solid Surface is also utilized as a feature in exceptional interior design and architectural projects – from creatively shaped facades to intricately cut-out designs. KRION® Solid Surface has a unique amount of qualities, including its low-maintenance anti-bacterial surface, its vast range of color, texture, and lighting options, and its ability to be molded or shaped into any form – making it an ideal product to use in any project.
Since its creation, L’Antic Colonial has met the market’s demand for exclusive, top-quality natural materials -including slate, marble, natural wood and mosaics. L’Antic Colonial’s products are developed by using nature’s own materials as their design inspiration. When L’Antic Colonial products are used alongside with Porcelanosa items, such as its washbasins, countertops or bathroom furniture, any design project can achieve a natural balance.
Butech began with the goal to create products that would simplify the work of tile-laying professionals in the industry. Ongoing research regarding new building solutions has led Butech to expand its range of products on the market, due to the efforts invested in the training of its technical staff along with a concentrated attempt to maintain the quality Porcelanosa is well known for. Today, Butech offers a wide range of materials and building systems directed towards meeting the needs of industry experts, architects and builders.
Noken began as a manufacturer of bathroom equipment, yet has evolved greatly and is now known in the industry for its groundbreaking designs regarding sanitary ware and tap fittings. Noken stands out from the competition due to the amount of care and detail given to each product featured in their collection. Noken’s emphasis on design and its commitment to quality are guaranteed to all of their products, bringing a unique detail to bathroom designs everywhere.
Urbatek, known for its concentration in through-body wall and floor tiles, is continuing to revolutionize the industry with products that offer outstanding quality. To continue meeting the demands of architects, Urbatek has added the extensive line of modern thin XLight laminate porcelain tile collection to its range of products. XLight is a collection that is made up of a wide variety of formats and finishes in all types of styles that is always evolving.
The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury finalized the Transparency in Coverage Rule (TiC) requiring health insurers and employer self-insured health plans to create a member-facing price comparison tool and post publicly-available machine-readable files by July 1, 2022. These files must include in-network negotiated payment rates and historical out-of-network charges for covered items and services, including prescription drugs.
The machine-readable files can be found here: transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com
UnitedHealthcare’s Info page on the TiC Rule: Transparency in Coverage Rule