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Metropolitan Ceramics Quarry Tile Attains Green Squared Certification

  Subscribe to FREE newsletter  Jul 13, 2012

Metropolitan Ceramics®, a brand of Ironrock Capital, Inc. has recently had a large selection of unglazed ceramic quarry tile products Green Squared Certified by Scientific Certification System (SCS).

Green SquaredSM is the flooring industry’s first sustainability standard for tile and tile installation materials. Developed by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) ( under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process, this sustainability standard recognizes manufacturers for their environmental leadership and corporate social responsibility across a broad range of indicators.

Metropolitan Ceramics® is part of a fifth generation family-owned company located in Canton, Ohio. The company has been located in the same community for well over 100 years giving them a stake in the community and sense of stewardship to theirsurroundings. Being one of the first ceramic tile manufacturers to have third party certification for the Green Squared sustainability standard is a concrete way of showing commitment to continuing efforts in all aspects of environmental management.

Metropolitan Ceramics® by Ironrock is a leader in the production of unglazed ceramic quarry tile in the United States. For a complete list of the Metropolitan Ceramics®product colors that have been Green Squared Certified and for more on Metropolitan Ceramics® and Green Squared, visit the Metropolitan Ceramic® website @

About Metropolitan Ceramics by Ironrock

Metropolitan Ceramics by Ironrock is the tile of choice for demanding flooring installations. Metropolitan Ceramics, long the leader in producing unglazed ceramic tile for indoor and outdoor use, features handsome natural products for demanding application where slip resistance is a primary concern. From commercial kitchen and prep areas, to shower/bath facilities, laundry areas, entryways, walkways and courtyards, Metropolitan manufactures natural quarry tile perfect for heavy traffic. Contact Metropolitan @

About SCS

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has been a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing and standards development for more than 25 years. SCS programs span a wide cross-section of sectors, recognizing exemplary performance in natural resource management, green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, retailing and more. SCS is a Certified B CorporationTM, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. For more information on Green Squared℠ certification, please visit or contact us at

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