The 9th China Xiamen International Stone Fair
will be held from March 6 to 9, 2009 in Xiamen, China. This edition will
further expand the exhibition space to approximately 970,000 square feet and
gather 1,200 exhibitors from Turkey, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Finland, Egypt,
Iran, India, Greece, Australia, Portugal, France, South Africa, Israel, Sweden,
Oman, Norway, Pakistan, Canada, Germany, Japan, Palestine, Vietnam, Thailand,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Armenia and China. Exhibitors will
be showcasing the latest technical innovations of machinery, diamond tools and
a wide and significant sample of all the varieties of natural stone and their
applications. Additionally, show organizers report a great increase in trade
visitors. Xiamen 2009 is expected to welcome more than 80,000 visitors from
more than 100 countries. Show organizers are assured that with this fair,
visitors can keep and strengthen their business contacts with their customers
as well as establish new relationships with new business
In this issue of Stone World, learn more about the 90th anniversary of Dakota Ganite Company and more about how DLF Golf & Country Club envisioned a blend of their new facilities with their classic-traditional style of the original club facilities .
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.