Articles Tagged with ''fabrication''

There's no substitute for craftsmanship

August 11, 2011
A couple of years ago, I generically referred to industry low-ballers as "hacks with rail saws."


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Expanding to meet market demand

August 1, 2011
Growing to include six locations in the Southeastern U.S., Oldcastle Surfaces has stayed diversified in its offerings and continues to expand by evaluating which market segments are not being met


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Fabricators speak out on industry issues

July 12, 2011
Last month, 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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Quartz surfacing reflects the spirit of the NBA

July 5, 2011
The recently renovated luxury suites at American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL, feature Silestone countertops — creating a hip and chic environment for watching the Miami Heat play.
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www.StoneWorld.com

June 15, 2011
I know it is a strange headline for an editor's column, but I am looking to draw attention to Stone World's new Web site -- www.StoneWorld.com -- because I think it is the most comprehensive source for stone industry information that you can find.


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Form follows technology

January 11, 2011
An American Institute of Architects continuing education event gives architects a first-hand look at the stone-production process -- from quarrying to fabrication to installation.
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ABC Stone welcomes sculptor to New York

December 2, 2010
The art world is welcoming world renowned Italian sculptor Oriano Galloni to New York. 
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Water Treatment Spotlight

October 26, 2010
Five Star Fab & Fixture in Salem, VA and S & H Granite in Wichita Falls, TX have their water treatment systems showcased. 
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Strategizing to build a successful stone business

October 26, 2010
For more than 25 years, SMG Stone Co., Inc. of Sun Valley, CA, has steadily increased its size and production capabilities through careful planning and investments.
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Increasing shop efficiency

August 1, 2010
In this forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance discuss methods to increase efficiency within the stone fabrication shop.
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2014 April

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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