Articles Tagged with ''fabricators''

Fabricators plan to spend in 2012

January 5, 2012
More than half of the respondents to the Stone World fabricator survey saw their business grow in 2011, and they are planning more big-ticket investments than they have in several years


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First Canadian Fabricator Earns MIA Accreditation

December 1, 2011
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

October 13, 2011
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

September 1, 2011
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

July 5, 2011
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

July 5, 2011
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

June 13, 2011
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

March 25, 2011
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

March 2, 2011
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

January 27, 2011
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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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.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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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.

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