Artisan Group has inducted two new board members: Kellie Akins, Sales & Marketing Manager of Innovative Surfaces in Minneapolis, MN, and Joe Hoffman, Jr., owner of Hoffman Fixtures Company (HFC) in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, OK.
Laticrete, a manufacturer of systems for the installation of tile and stone, announced the acquisition of DrytekTM Flooring Solutions, LLC, a leading industry supplier of self-leveling cements, decorative concrete toppings, and related products and systems.
Surfaces 2012 will feature many first-time exhibitors and new show floor features aimed at providing attendees the newest products and ideas to position them for success in 2012, according to show organizers.
Hanwha L&C Surfaces, a leading global manufacturer of quartz and solid surfaces, met with select distributors this past week for its bi-annual meeting to review current marketplace initiatives, share ideas and discuss opportunities for continuing to build brand awareness for Hanwha Surfaces and its products: HanStone Quartz and Hanex Solid Surfaces.
Over the past few years, countertop fabricators across North America have expanded their business into sectors such as tile, sinks, fireplaces and even cabinetry in order to provide a more complete buying experience for their customers.
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.