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Antolini Luigi & C. is rooted in over 50 years of experience. Constantly evolving, the company has always supported new technology and development in natural stone processing -- without forgetting the importance of quality.
The Antolini family conducted its very first business back in 1920, in a small workshop in Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella. The entrepreneurial spirit was so strong that significant investments were immediately made to increase the production site and buy up quarries.
Between 1950 and 1960, Luigi Antolini took over the management of the company, alongside his uncles. In a short time he gained the experience needed to start up his own business and create Marmi Antolini with his sister.
Between 1961 and 1989, the new firm Antolini Luigi & C. was established near the River Adige in Sega di Cavaion, in what is still its main building today. Over the following years, the company worked more and more with international markets and in 1988 three different companies joined together and Eurotrading was created, covering an area of 130,000 square meters.
In the ten-year period between 1990 and 2000, the Rosa Beta and Sarizzo Antigorio quarries were bought (in the province of Sassari and the municipality of Creola d'Ossola respectively). Both became part of the Antolini group under the name Licci Alti and Simplon Graniti. In the same period, the new Eurotrading warehouse in Spain was purchased and Eurobrasil Ltda was established in Brazil.
The early years of the new millennium, between 2001 and 2005, saw the inauguration of the Stone Boutique and the Stone Gallery at the company's main site. These were both designed to display marble, granite and precious materials and the two showrooms quickly became focal points for experts in the sector.
In 2004, the Lifestile showroom -- an exclusive area providing ideas on how to furnish homes, offices, restaurants, hotels, shops and fitness centers -- was presented. The showroom displays original solutions that reinterpret natural stone with style and elegance.
In Brazil , the new Antolini do Brasil was established, which as a result of cutting edge technology increases the range of manufactured materials with more than 800 types of marble, granite, limestone, onyx and travertine. A year later, Zaibù was founded in Zimbabwe to manage the Nero Assoluto Zimbabwe quarry.
Antolini do Brasil in Espirito Santo covers an area of over 100,000 square meters and bringing in new regulations to protect the environment and the safety of workers.
In 2010, the Carrara Stone Gallery opened its doors with a display of over 12,000 square meters of natural stones from all over the world. At the same time, the Stone Boutique got a makeover and was given new lighting designed specifically to bring out the translucency of materials.
Antolini's quality stems from innovative technology and effective solutions that look to the future of natural stone manufacturing for all varieties of stone including, but not limited to, marble, granite, onyx and travertine. Strengthened by years of experience, the company can look confidently and professionally to the international market.
Antolini Luigi & C. is part of a program that supports new technological development and promotes research activity within businesses. The company uses the very latest, state-of-the-art machinery, which increases the quality of production and reduces the costs involved in manufacturing and transporting natural stone.
More than 600 of the largest manufacturers and suppliers representing products in every major category, including carpet, tile, hardwood, rugs, laminate, resilient and stone, are expected to exhibit at the trade show. Hanley Wood, owner and operator of the exhibition, reports that they have many new exhibiting companies and returning ones who have expanded their booth size. Additionally, Surfaces 2013 will host more than 40 workshops, seminars and mini sessions led by industry experts in the fields of business, sales, marketing, installation and design. Attendees can earn AIA, NKBA, AIBD, IICRC and AIA/CES industry designation. Here is just a small sampling of some of the displays that will be present at Surfaces 2013.
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