India, Turkey Quartz Tariffs

The U.S. Commerce Department recommends unfair-trade tariffs of less than 8% for quartz surfaces imported from India and Turkey. The U.S. International Trade Commission will consider the rates by June 11.

Fiandre Plant

Fiandre will begin production of porcelain-slab materials in early summer at its Crossville, Tenn., factory. Fiandre is part of the Iris Ceramica Group of Fiorano Modenese, Italy.

Pokarna Donation

Pokarna Engineered Stone Limited, the wholly owned subsidiary of Pokarna Limited, contributed 20 million rupees – more than $260,000 – to help fight Covid-19 through a relief fund and PPE supplies.