Latest News

Burlington Stone hires East Coast sales manager

November 1, 2013
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS, CUMBRIA, ENGLAND — Burlington Stone, which offers a range of unique British stones that are extracted from its quarries and manufactured into a diverse range of natural stone products in the heart of the English Lake District, is continuing to go from strength to strength, with an increase in turnover for the fourth year in succession.

Tony Gear
Tony Gear (right) has joined Burlington Stone’s
U.S. team, which includes Phil Harding (left).

With the growth in the business, Burlington Stone is investing in the expansion of its U.S. market by employing a new sales manager specifically to work the eastern seaboard. Tony Gear, recently recruited to Burlington, will join Phil Harding and Fiona Cameron. 

With an aim to work more directly with specifiers and clients, Gear will endeavor to balance direct specified products while maintaining longstanding relationships with distributors.

Gear has joined Burlington Stone after gaining over 25 years experience in the resin flooring industry.  “ I am looking forward to this new challenge and the exciting opportunity to play a part in continuing to grow the business for Burlington Stone in the U.S.,” he said.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

November 2013 Stone Products Gallery

Take a look at some of the latest stone industry products.


Stone World Magazine

April 2014 stone world cover

2014 April

In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine


2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Training Program

How formal is your training program for new employees?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

Italian Trade Commission logo 2

The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!


Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


facebook logo Twitter  YouTube