Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, Inc.

The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) is a division of CTaSC.

Inspections of tile and stone installation failures are provided by CTaSC in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and internationally.

Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants (CTaSC), led by expert consultant and founder Donato Pompo, is a professional company of experts comprised of accomplished ceramic tile and stone installers, construction scientists and other industry specialists conveniently located throughout the USA and Canada. CTaSC provides expert witness and forensic failure investigation services, using inspectors that are local to clients throughout the USA and Canada.  In addition, CTaSC provides quality control services for products and installation methods, testing services, online and classroom training, market research and outsourcing services, and business planning consulting to the ceramic tile and stone industries.

CTaSC can also provide the expertise of architects, engineers, and general contractors who are qualified to perform other construction defect investigations and services as well as architectural specifications and details for new construction or remediation projects.

CTaSC is a National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Recognized Consultant.  NTCA is the largest tile installer association in the ceramic tile and stone industry, and they are extensively involved in developing industry standards through the ANSI A108 committee, the Tile Council of North America TCA Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation Committee, and their own NTCA Technical Committee.  NTCA recognizes CTaSC as a professional consultant for the ceramic tile and stone industries and recommends CTaSC for those needing inspections, investigations, expert witness services, and other consulting services.

CTaSC has been referred by Tile Council of North America (TCNA), Marble Institute of America (MIA), Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA), and other industry organizations for inspections, investigations, expert witness services, business planning, and other consulting services.

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