The National Slate Association (NSA) of Poultney, VT, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its reorganization from September 21 to 23, 2012 in the New York-Vermont Slate Valley. A total of 45 NSA members enjoyed a quarry tour, mill tour, reception at the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY, members meeting and a formal banquet with guest speaker Howard Coffin, who addressed the key role played by the Second Vermont Brigade at the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.
In the December 2016 issue, we look at some highlights of the Marmo+Mac 2016, and the new renovations of the Freemasons' Hall in London, England. We also present some new products, technology updates, machine of the month, and stone of the month.
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.