MAPEI received six awards from Clear Seas Research, a BNP Media company, at The International Surface Event (TISE).

Every two years, Clear Seas, a market research company covering the flooring industry, surveys the members of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), asking for their preferred manufacturer in 16 different categories. As a result of the 2015 survey, Clear Seas presented MAPEI with awards for:

Most preferred brand of cementitious grout

Most preferred brand of cement-based medium-bed mortars

Most preferred brand of single-component grouts

Most preferred brand of cement-based mortars (thin-set)

Most preferred brand of organic-based adhesives

Most preferred brand of self-leveling and patching underlayment

“Such a large number of awards to a single company truly express the feelings of NTCA contractors and installers,” said Luigi Di Geso, president and CEO of MAPEI Americas. “It reflects the excellent work our sales, customer service and technical services representatives have done over the past several years, serving our customers well during the recession in the construction industry. The innovative new products developed by R&D and produced and delivered by our operations groups gave our customers the tools they needed to compete and thrive in the flooring sector. And, of course, none of this could have been accomplished without the support of every individual employee in MAPEI.”

The philosophy of Giorgio Squinzi, owner and CEO of MAPEI Group, has always been to maintain the full roster of dedicated people who work for MAPEI, through both strong and weak periods in the global economy.

“In this way, we sustain our level of skilled employees and provide the continuous innovation MAPEI is known for,” Squinzi said. “Today we are well-prepared to take full advantage of opportunities that arise quickly as the economy enters a new growth phase.”

Squinzi’s beliefs and the strong efforts of the company’s employees resulted in record revenues for MAPEI in 2015.

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