Pokarna has been seeing a range of new developments in its operations for natural stone as well as Quantra quartz surfacing, and many of these initiatives were on display at the recent Stone+tec exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany.
With visits to technology manufacturers, large-scale stone producers
and fabrication shops throughout Northern Italy, a group of
North American fabricators were indoctrinated in the Italian stone industry.
Slated to take place from June 22 to 25, Stone+tec Nürnberg 2011 will feature a solid lineup of stone and machinery exhibitors - thanks to strategic agreements by the organizers and a general upswing in Europe’s economy.
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) recently introduced a Sustainability Showroom DVD, which showcases to architects, designers, contractors and consumers. In the era of green building, this video displays how natural stone is the natural choice when it comes to sustainable building products.
In this issue of Stone World, we take a look at several U.S. stone producers. Among them is Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK. The owner of the quarry has transitioned his business through the years to keep up with market demand.