TUFTILE will be at the World of Concrete, Jan 23-26, 2018 in Vegas!
Oct 25, 2017
TufTile will be exhibiting at the 2018 World of Concrete. See us indoors in the North Hall at Booth N2112, or outdoors in the Silver Lot at Booth O30648. There will be plenty to see and maybe a few surprises. Learn about our latest products and how TufTile has the widest selection of U.S. Made ADA Detectable Warning tiles along with their innovative Radius solutions.
TufTile has quickly become a leader in the ADA Tactile products category. Panels with a flat back have proven to "Avoid the Void™" that can occur with other designs. TufTile also provides a variety of products (Cast Iron Cast-in-place, Polymer Cast-in-Place, Polymer Surface Applied and Radius for all three that allows the customer to elect a single-source for all the possible requirements of the job site.
Lake Zurich manufacturer seeks 3rd expansion in 7 years
May 9, 2016
Lake Zurich trustees gave a green light earlier this month to a drainage product manufacturer that seeks to expand for the third time in seven years. Tuf-Tite, 1200 Flex Court, wants to add 25,000 square feet to its existing 140,000-square-foot headquarters in the village's industrial park, according to an April 25 letter to Lake Zurich officials from Flex Construction, who would build the proposed project. After a brief, informal review of the proposal on May 2, village trustees sent Tuf-Tite to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a May 18 public hearing on its zoning variances for the project.
Ted Meyers, owner and president of Tuf-Tite, said the company needs to expand again to create more warehouse space, but it does not plan to add employees for the possible expansion. "We're always adding employees, but not directly because of the addition," Meyers said. "We're putting the addition on because we need more warehouse."
Meyers attributed the growth of Tuf-Tite, which manufactures drainage and septic products, to his staff of about 100 employees. "We just work hard, and I've got a good bunch of people over there," he said. "We've been doing this for 35 years, and it's finally paying off." Tuf-Tite, which moved from Wauconda to 500 Capitol Drive in Lake Zurich in 2000, relocated to its current location in 2005, Meyer said. That building was expanded to accommodate growth in 2009 and 2012, according to the Flex letter. The proposed expansion would eliminate existing parking and create a new parking lot at the rear of the property that would be accessible from Telser Court, the letter said. Lake Zurich officials said they are happy to see Tuf-Tite expand within the village. "We're very pleased that Tuf-Tite is back before the village again for another addition," building services supervisor Mary Meyer said. "With this addition, they do need some relief."
The requested zoning variances include Tuf-Tite exceeding the maximum floor-area ratio, allowing a dock door to face a public right-of-way, and a "slight encroachment" onto the facility's front yard property, Trustee Jonathan Sprawka said. "They really didn't see any other way for the addition to take place without that relief," Meyer said. If the village formally approves the project, Flex Construction plans to begin work on the expansion in August and finish the project during the first quarter of 2017, said Kelly Sheehan, permit and contract coordinator for Flex.
BREAKING NEWS: ADOT APPROVES TUFTILE!!
May 24, 2016
We are pleased to announce ADOT has just approved TufTile Cast Iron Detectable Warnings for their projects. Pictured is a TufTile cast iron installation at the ASU Police Station in Tempe featuring our exclusive Radius Wedge System, with optional powder coat finish in Colonial Red. TufTile Radius Wedge System eliminates all tile cutting on radius curb ramps. Contact Tuftile for pricing on your next ADOT project!
TufTile Conquers Boise!!
March 4, 2016
Last week I oversaw the first TufTile Cast Iron detectable warning tiles being installed in Boise Idaho. This was the first install done in conjunction with the ADA County Engineering Department. Install was flawless as usual, and utilized 2 sets of 24"x30" Patina Cast Iron tiles connected with our TT - Connector that assures joints are tight and level, while preventing any concrete from oozing up between tiles.Concrete Construction Concepts, Inc. was the installing contractor.