CTCAC Ceramic Tile Contractors' Association of Chicago, Inc.
2511 Molitor Road
Aurora, IL 60502-9682
phone: (630) 978-0400
fax: (630) 978-0008
email: info@ctcac.org

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago, established in 1916, is a non for profit construction association dedicated to promoting quality union craftsmanship throughout the Chicagoland area. The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago is governed by a board of directors and our by-laws.

Our main purpose is to represent all good standing Local 21 (formally Local 67) signatory tile contractor members under Section 9A of the National Labor Relations Act and engage in a fair collective bargaining agreement with Local 67-IL Ceramic Tile, Terrazzo & Granite Union with respect to wages, hours of work and other terms and conditions of employment.

Our principal objectives are also to promote and expand the market for union tile installations while promoting fair and honorable tile installations.  The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago holds monthly meetings at the Wellington of Arlington Heights Banquet. Our meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. At these monthly meetings we cover a different topic of interest to the Tile Industry. We welcome anyone at these monthly meeting (non-members are encouraged to attend). The monthly meetings also provide an opportunity for contractors, suppliers and manufactures to network with each other.

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago is an organization of Union Tile Contractors and Associate Members.  Union Contractors who are engaged in public and or private construction projects.  Associate Members consist of individuals or firms who have a material interest in the welfare of the industry and of C.T.C.A.C.

Firms belonging to The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago are also members of the Tile Contractors Association of America, being a member means you are becoming a part of an organization representing the finest union tile contractors in the United States.  TCAA was founded in 1903 and it is the only association which exclusively serves the needs of the Tile Contractor.

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago members are experienced union tile contractors who save time and money for their customers through professional installations, supervision, efficient management and - most of all - unparalleled craftsmanship. 

The Mission Statement of The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago is to develop an association that advances Chicago union tile business, increases the knowledge of its members and helps develop professional and efficient management of all tile installations.  The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago works with its members and industry partners in every way to enhance this reputation.

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago members benefit from superior training, education and apprenticeship programs. This is accomplished through TCAA's partnership with the International Masonry Institute, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Crafts, and the industry's best manufacturers and suppliers. Our programs keep members up-to-date on new products, new systems and the latest technology that enables them to perform superior installations and generate consistent customer satisfaction.

Networking

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago is comprised of the Chicagoland’s most experienced and efficient tile contractors. Their combined knowledge and expertise makes them a powerful force within the industry and an outstanding resource for their peers. By sharing new ideas and solutions, our members provide valuable support to tile contractors facing challenges created by industry and societal changes.

The Ceramic Tile Contractors’ Association of Chicago is committed to the future and betterment of the tile industry. We believe that future lies in the utilization of highly skilled union craftworkers. We seek to increase our members' marketshare by educating architects, designers, general contractors and the public on the superiority and value of this craftsmanship and offer tangible evidence of this through our Trowel of Excellence certification. Only CTCAC and TCAA tile contractors who meet stringent qualifications criteria are eligible to receive the Trowel of Excellence.

Benefits of CTCAC Membership

  • Up-to-Date Industry Information through faxes, e-mails and bulletins
  • Continuing Education through monthly meetings and topical seminars
  • Quality Networking/Information Sharing with peers
  • Social Events/Fundraisers
  • Professional Liaisons within the construction industry, including joint meetings with allied organizations
  • Professional Consultant Program through TCAA
CTCAC Contractor Members
CTCAC Board Members
CTCAC Associate Members
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