Willis is pleased to announce that they have been appointed by Breton S.p.A. as the exclusive marketing, sales, and functional distributor for Lapitec® Sintered Stone. Lapitec® will offer architects, designers, builders, and homeowners a material solution for both interior and exterior applications with-in residential and commercial spaces.
Commencing October 19th, Willis will provide functional distribution, and implement sales and marketing strategies to grow the Lapitec brand in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Northern Nevada, Hawaii and Alaska. For Canada, our markets include Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Willis’ CEO Mike Hetherman says “As curators of premium branded building materials, we are excited to add this new material category into our offering. This new endeavour will now make available, to the design community, additional materials which will provide solutions for both interior and exterior applications.”
Lapitec sintered stone’s unique fabrication technology offers through-body solid and veined aesthetics, the use of 100% natural minerals without the use of binders, UV stability allowing for exterior use, a variety of finishes and textures, and a manufacturing process allowing the material to be fully recyclable. Lapitec holds various industry certifications including EPD, HPD, VOC free, NSF, LEED, and many more.
This agreement further emphasizes both companies’ dedication to driving growth in the North American surfacing market with a new material category, innovations, aesthetics and applications.
Lapitec® is a unique material for design and architecture. The success of the product is based on features that respond perfectly to market trends, as well as an obvious focus on sustainability, both in the raw materials used and the stages of the production process.
The technical and technological partnership with Breton S.p.A. – a world leader in the production of machines and plants for processing stone and natural engineered-stone products and that developed both the exclusive technology and plant – has allowed us to create a ceramic-based product with unsurpassed technical properties and design appeal. Lapitec®: the product the world of architecture was looking for. Visit the Lapitec® website for more info.
Willis exists to “inspire, educate, solve and supply” in collaboration with multidisciplinary design and fabrication communities who create environments that enrich the lives of people wherever they live, work, play, shop or gather. Willis collaborates with the design community and fabricators so they can do what they love – design, build and fabricate with premium design materials. We provide invaluable support, education and training coupled with design inspiration and solutions that help create functional and alluring spaces.
We are proud to represent premium design material manufactures which include Corian® Solid Surface, Corian® Quartz, Corian® Endura™, Arpa®, Fenix®, Kohler® and now Lapitec®.