With more than 81,000 visitors and 1,000 exhibitors, the 29th edition of Cersaie, held in Bologna, Italy, from September 20 to 24, 2011 featured an extensive variety of tile products, including collections with nature-mimicking designs such as wood, leaves and flowers, as well as large-format styles in updated colors and unexpected textures.
Tile manufacturers and other industry professionals from around the world gathered in Valencia, Spain, from Tuesday, February 8 to Friday, February 11 for Cevisama 2011, the Ceramic, Natural Stone and Bath Equipment Show. The exhibition, which celebrated its 29th edition, is held annually and has become a landmark industry event.
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.