Global Granite & Marble streamlines ownership

December 1, 2006
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

ST. LOUIS, MO - Global Granite & Marble shareholders David Havens and Christian Condit recently announced that they have acquired 100% ownership of the company. They acquired all outstanding shares from partners Elliot Uchitelle, Mike Pontello and Alex Habr. The departure of Uchitelle, Pontello and Habr was amicable, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The entire Global Granite & Marble team has worked very hard to grow our business and become the Midwest’s premier importer and supplier of natural stone and equipment,” said Havens. “In addition to our showrooms and sales offices in three Midwestern cities, we’ve enhanced services by opening our Global Architectural Products division and by expanding our tool division. Most recently, we helped introduce the newest fabricating equipment, Global Easy Edger™ and the Global Vanity Master™, and are the exclusive U.S. dealer for these two state-of-the art machines.”

Commenting on the company’s geographic reach, Condit added that Global Granite & Marble now has an integrated distribution system throughout the Midwest. “With distribution links in St. Louis and Nixa, MO; Louisville, KY; and our newest in Peoria, IL, we are able to handle next-day delivery anywhere within the heartland.”

“We’ve become an industry source for fabricators, architects, designers and builders,” added Havens. “It all starts at the Global locations where we have several million dollars worth of merchandise in stock. We can help customers select and source the material they need for their home or business. I believe it’s our close working relationship with our overseas suppliers and American designers and fabricators that has made us an industry leader.”

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

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

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

November 2013 Stone Products Gallery

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

THE MAGAZINE

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

CSTD_Spring2014_Cover.jpg

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_Mar.gif
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 stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTube