Louisville, KY. – Louisville Tile Distributors, Inc. (“Louisville Tile”) announced the grand opening of its Chicago area Pro Shop. The opening of the Pro Shop is a continuation of the integration of Mid America Tile into the Louisville Tile family. Louisville Tile’s acquisition of Mid America Tile in October 2022 marked its first expansion into the Chicago market. With this acquisition, Louisville Tile now has 13 branches in 6 states.
The addition of the Pro Shop represents the 13th Pro Shop in the Louisville Tile system. A key supplier and partner to contractors throughout the Midwest, Louisville Tile has become known for its ability to provide access to everything its contractor clients/partners need in one location.
“With the addition of the Pro Shop in our Elk Grove location, Louisville Tile has immediately become a market leader in the Chicago market,” said Philip Slouka, Louisville Tile Territory Manager. “We now can offer all of the best products and tools to Chicago area tile contractors and builders.” In addition to the tools and products Louisville Tile will also provide complimentary technical training through hosted events to all its professional tile installation customers.
The Grand Opening will be a week-long celebration, January 23 – January 27 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM with special promotions, discounts, and special demonstrations hosted by key manufacturing and installation tool partners. Louisville Tile is known for its depth of product inventory and knowledgeable professionals, offering technical expertise and superior customer service, and the industry’s best products at a competitive price. Daily events will take place at the former Mid America Tile facility, 1659 Howard Street, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Below is the schedule of events:
- Monday, January 23rd: wedi Corporation
- Tuesday, January 24th: Raimondi Tools USA
- Wednesday, January 25th: MAPEI
- Thursday, January 26th: Schluter® Systems
- Friday, January 27th: National Gypsum® PermaBASE.