Coverings will feature a spectacular array of new product introductions representing the latest trends in design and technology when the show makes its return to Atlanta, Ga. May 8-11. As the industry gathers at the Georgia World Congress Center to explore new product introductions, learn about the latest trends, and make meaningful connections with fellow industry professionals, they will be greeted by over 9 miles of tile and stone products from more than 1,100 exhibitors from around the world.

New in tools, installation materials and technology this year includes:

Ardex Americas (Booth 8133) will showcase its S 28 Microtec Super-Format tile mortar, a high-performance, rapid drying and rapid hardening, microfiber-reinforced, polymer-modified tile and stone mortar for interior installations. ARDEX S 28 is highly flexible with virtually no shrinkage and an extended open time. Legget & Platt Flooring Products (Booth 8009) will feature the ACI-125 Acoustical Crack Isolation Membrane, made of high-density synthetic rubber to provide unmatched support under ceramic and porcelain tile, reduce sound transmission, protect against substrate cracks, and act as an insulative barrier. Schluter Systems (Booth 7919) adds smart home technology to its Ditra-Heat electric floor-warming system with a new WiFi thermostat that makes programming the floor warming system fast and simple, whether the user is at home or on the road.

Blanke’s (Booth 7608) New York line of tile trims perfectly complements current tile trends with textured aluminum and brushed metal finishes to add startling dimension to tile installations. FinPan’s (Booth 7407) ClearLine linear drain offers high-performing solutions to meet ADA compliance and modern aesthetic needs.

Park Industries (Booth 6021), in partnership with OMEGA, will introduce the ATLAS CNC Profile Tool Measurement System that can measure tools offline in as little as 5 seconds, and can scan new profiles to the CAD system in just two minutes, delivery accuracy and intuitive operation. Q.E.P. (Booth 8320) will highlight the new Xtreme Series XT80 Wet Saw, a high powered yet compact saw that offers the largest cutting table in its class and exceeds new OSHA Silica regulations.

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