Articles Tagged with ''fabricators''

First Canadian Fabricator Earns MIA Accreditation

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Floform is the first Canadian company to earn the Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator designation of the Marble Institute of America (MIA). 


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Large showing at MIA/Stone World Seattle education event

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The most recent MIA/Stone World "Business Success for Fabricators" education event was held on Wednesday, October 12 at Daltile's facility in Seattle, WA.


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Newsline:SFA Mega-Workshop is set to return to St. Louis from October 20 to 22

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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.


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Monitoring the pulse of the stone industry

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A few weeks ago, I attended a session of the Marble Institute of America/Stone World education series in Boston, MA, where I also moderated a Fabricator Forum.
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Embracing change to sustain a viable business

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Since 1949, Artisan Group member Hoffman Fixtures Co. of Tulsa, OK, has consistently evolved and branched out into different arenas to remain a profitable fabrication operation despite difficult economic times.
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Breton promotes Gerry Van Der Bas to National Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada

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Gerry Van Der Bas has been named to replace Michele Ballarin as National Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada for Breton, a leading manufacturer of stoneworking equipment. Ballarin is accepting a directorship within the Breton family of companies.
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Some insight on shop and warehouse safety

By Michael Reis
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When I was in journalism school, I was taught that the space for the editor’s column is the most valuable page in the entire magazine. And once again, I am using this prime real estate to urge the industry to focus on safety in the workplace - whether that is a shop, a warehouse, the jobsite or even the office.
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A different concept in architectural stoneworking

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Founded 12 years ago by a master stonemason, Rhodes Architectural Stone of Seattle, WA, specializes in the supply of three-dimensional architectural stonework for residential commercial and public institutions. The goal for each project is to tailor the stone selection to the specific needs of the individual client.
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Time to get out and learn something

By Michael Reis
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Now that we’re in the middle of “Trade Show Season” - with StonExpo and Coverings taking place within a span of two months - I find myself continually writing about the various seminar programs for the stone industry. 
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Building a successful stone shop through careful research and development

By Jennifer Adams
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Spaulding Fabricators Inc. of Brick, NJ, evolved into a productive stone business by learning through experience and other industry members.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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.

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The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

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.

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