Internazionale Marmi e Macchine (IMM) of Carrara, Italy, has presented the results of its analysis -- conducted at the end of 2011 -- to gather the opinions of Italian companies involved in the stone, technology and related industries to understand current trends underway, the repercussions of the recession and the industry in general.
As usual, in this edition of the Stone World Fabricator E-News, we are including two different "Fabricator Case Studies," which serve as example of how different shops operate, what machinery is in place and how their overall production is achieved.
Sandvik Mining and Construction, in partnership with Volvo Construction Equipment Region Europe, will be hosting a series of machinery demonstrations and customer events in Eskilstuna, Sweden, from October 4 to 7.
Conceived in the tradition of the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) Workshops, the second edition of the SFA Mega-Workshop will take place from October 20 to 22, 2011 in Collinsville, IL -- a suburb of St. Louis, MO.
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.
In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an article on how government agencies are teaming with stone industry professionals to provide safe work environments. Also check out some features on quartz surfacing.