OCT 22-25, 2016 / Indian Wells, CA


Industry Update on Large Format Tile Standards

This is an opportunity to learn about upcoming changes, pending updates, testing and ANSI standards developments in draft for both materials and installation of the LFT / Medium Bed mortars and Reduced Thickness Porcelain Tile Panels [Thin]. The Panelist’s will share facts and provide detailed perspectives of these updates and are committee members involved from different segments of the business such as, Distribution / Tile Manufacturing / Architectural / Contracting / Training / Tooling and Setting Material Manufacturing Representatives.

Updates to the LFT / Medium Bed standard and Reduced Thickness Porcelain Tile Panels [Thin] ANSI Drafts currently in sub-committee. There will be time allotted for questions and answers after the presentations have been completed.


Tile Manufacturer – Noah Chitty, Crossville Tile
Distributor – Olivia Boone, Horizon Tile
Setting Materials Manufacturer – Will White, Custom Building Products
Tooling Manufacturer – Ben Szell, ETM-European Tile Masters
Contracting – Chris Walker, David Allen Company
Industry Training/Certifications – Lupe Ortiz , NCTI-JATC 3
Industry Architectural Representation – Scott Conwell, International Masonry Institute