Statements Tile and Stone Founder Retires

Seattle, WA, Feb. 26, 2015 — Statements Tile and Stone said that its founder, Steve Calkins, has retired.

Calkins spent his entire career—over 40 years—in the tile and floorcovering business. From 1972 to 1995, Calkins led Uniq Distributing, a family-owned distribution company with locations in Seattle, Spokane, Portland and Honolulu.

Steve Calkins founded Statements Tile and Stone in 1997.

His retirement comes after a transition to new ownership under Renato Baldo and Joe Giusti, owners of Vancouver, BC-based Julian Tile.


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