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BREAKING NEWS: Tile Shop announces expansion
$4 million new building planned in Iriswood
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Tile Shop, a provider of natural stone, ceramic and porcelain tiles and tiling materials, is investing $4 million to build a new 30,000-square-foot building at its location in the Iriswood District of Henry County, it announced Wednesday.
The new facility will allow the company to manufacture mortar, grout and sealers. It is expected to be complete in January 2013.
“Adding this new manufacturing facility to our current site in Henry County will allow us to better serve our current 20 retail locations,” said Mike Garrison, site manager for The Tile Shop. “In addition, the expansion will support future growth as we continue to add new retail locations along the East Coast and Southeast.”
“We are excited to have The Tile Shop in the Iriswood District,” said Milton Kendall, Iriswood District representative on the Henry County Board of Supervisors. “The company has been a great neighbor and we look forward to continued success.”
thrill for us,” said Jim Adams, chairman of the board of supervisors. “Whenever a company wants to increase its presence and impact here, it’s an indication that Henry County is a great place to do business.”
“The Tile Shop’s expanded operation in Henry County is a positive sign for the home improvement sector,” said Mark Heath, president of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. “We are always pleased to see local companies grow their markets. The growth and overall well-being of our existing business base is a key component of our local economy.”
The Tile Shop was founded on the idea of providing do-it-yourselfers the ability to work with finest natural stone, ceramic and porcelain tile from around the world at a competitive price. In addition, its domestic manufacturing operations provide the highest quality line of adhesives, grouts and cleaning materials.
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