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Cox Tile Inc. is the recipient of several nationally recognized awards for their innovative and artistic tile installation designs.

Cox Tile Awards

NTCA National Grand Prize Award 2004

Cox Tile first received the competitive and prestigious National Grand Prize Award for Excellence in Residential Installation in 2004 bestowed by the National Tile Contractors Association and Tile Letter Magazine for their craftsmanship with ceramic tile and natural stone.

"Located in San Antonio, Texas, Cox Tile has been a leader in south Texas for more than 20 years. John Cox, owner and CEO of the company, takes pride in the quality of work provided by his company. Cox is involved in the industry, serving on the board of directors of the NTCA, and is also involved in many local organizations. Cox is extremely proud of the work his company provides in the Texas market. The Grand Prize winner, a 12,000 square foot private residence in San Antonio, opened the eyes of a national audience and drew admiration from TileLetter's committee of contractor judges. "This installation was not only beautiful, but it was extremely challenging from a technical standpoint," said NTCA Director of Training and Education Justin Woelfel, Jr."

Read the full story from Tile Letter Magazine here.

NTCA National Merit Award 2006

"The splash is the central theme of the kitchen. Stone tile, set in a diamond pattern within borders, adds interest and emphasis. Tile was installed in three panels to accentuate the stone vent hood. Mexican tumbled marble was sourced through Stone Solutions in San Antonio. The symmetry of this part of the project impressed the judges... The home owner was so elated with the result that Cox Tile received two new jobs from her enthusiastic referrals."

Read the full story from Tile Letter Magazine here.

NTCA National Grand Prize Award 2008

Cox Tile has once again been awarded the National Grand Prize Award for Excellence in Residential Installation in 2008 bestowed by the National Tile Contractors Association and Tile Letter Magazine for their craftsmanship with ceramic tile and natural stone.

"This bath was just one part of an 8,000 square foot, $2 million home that included a kitchen, butler's bar and cooktop area, multiple guest baths and utility room. These settings in themselves displayed artful design and expert installation of a range of materials from glass tiles to Indian slate to Italian porcelain. But the centerpiece is the master bath retreat. It featured genuine 2-3-inch Rocky Mountain Stone river rock from Colorado and River Rock from Mexico, supplied by Keller Materials. The rocks were specially prepared for indoor use by tumbling in a cement mixer with water and sand to thoroughly clean and smooth all surfaces prior to installation. Every stone was individually back buttered with MAPEI Ultralight mortar for a good mechanical bond and then individually set - piece by piece - for an even, pleasing flow..."

Read the full story from Tile Letter Magazine here.

NTCA Residential Grand Prize Award 2010

Cox Tile has once again been awarded the National Grand Prize Award for Excellence in Residential Installation in 2010 bestowed by the prestigious National Tile Contractors Association and Tile Letter Magazine.

"This grand prize winner received a perfect score, a testament to the detail, craftsmanship, and beauty displayed in this awesome Spanish-Mediterranean home...This Certified Tile Installer – who also won a Residential Grand Prize in 2008 – mitered every corner and centered field tile on every wall. Great care was taken to keep floors and walls absolutely level and even from room to room, and with varying thicknesses of material, resulting in floors totally devoid of lippage."

Read the full story from Tile Letter Magazine here.

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