Vitromex USA is proud to announce that all Artemis and Arko brand porcelain products are Certified Porcelain by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA). This certification is given only to products that meet the ANSI 137.1 requirements to be a porcelain tile with water absorption of less than 0.5%. Industry criteria dictates that tile shall not exceed 5% water absorption to be recognized as frost resistant.
As a frost resistant tile, our porcelain can be suitable for outdoor use when installed and maintained properly. Please follow the TCNA guidelines when installing tile indoors and outdoors (ANSI A108.5). When properly installed by a certified tile installer these series are considered impervious to cracking.
For further information, please visit the TCNA website at http://www.tileusa.com/.
Endorsement Certification BRS ISO 9001:2000.
Coverings (International Tile Stone Exposition)
1996 Grand Award
1997 Grand Award
1998 Award of Merit
1999 Award of Merit
2000 Grand Award Excellence in Exhibiting
Sculpture "El Alfarero" (Potter Man)
As a symbol of our ceramic tradition, "El Alfarero" is given to our distributors on very special occasions like business anniversaries and store openings.
Sculpture "Fuego de la Vida" (Fire of Life)
DESEM México City 1996
Recognition awarded by the Expansion Editorial Group to Mr. Isidro Lopez Zertuche, our founder, for being considered as an example for future generations, thus inducted into the Businessman's Hall in Mexico.