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2014 Stone World Fabricator Market Forecast

January 8, 2014
Clearly, the U.S. stone fabrication sector is on the rebound, and it has been for a couple of years. However, it appears that optimism in the industry is at a level that hasn’t been this high since before the recession.


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Lakeside Surfaces, Inc. succeeds with state-of-the-art technology

A little more than 20 years ago, Lakeside Surfaces Inc. of Norton Shores, MI, began in the garage of owner Rob Riegler, and today the company is a fully integrated digital shop with the latest generation of technology in the marketplace
January 8, 2014
For aspiring fabricators, the story of Lakeside Surfaces Inc. of Norton Shores, MI, is a model of how to grow a business: start small, grow intelligently, ride out the tough times, and stay prepared for the future.


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StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas to take place in expanded event

With the addition of TileExpo and continued co-location with Surfaces, a complete range of products will be available for attendees at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas in Las Vegas, NV
January 8, 2014
Combining StonExpo/Mar-momacc Americas, Surfaces and the newly launched TileExpo, the International Surface Event will be held from January 27 to 30, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.


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Winners of 2013 “International Stone Architecture” Award

January 8, 2014
Architects from India, Italy, France, Germany and Spain were recently selected by an international jury to receive Marmomacc’s International Stone Architecture Awards for 2013.


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AGM Imports brings in technology for leather finishing slabs

December 2, 2013
With two well-established companies — AGM Imports and Distinctive Granite and Marble — John Antunes has focused his efforts on providing other wholesalers and fabricators the opportunity to benefit from the latest technology in textured stone


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

December 2, 2013
The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.


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Marmomacc & The City in Verona

December 2, 2013
From the opening of Marmomacc on September 25 through the end of October, the squares and gardens of Verona were an open-air museum


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Best Communicator Awards at Marmomacc

December 2, 2013
Innovative booth designs provided stone trade professionals at Marmomacc 2013 an opportunity to see new applications developed using the latest stoneworking technologies.


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Marmomacc Stone Academy for architects takes place in conjunction with Verona Fair

December 2, 2013
The 15th edition of the Marmomacc Stone Academy’s continuing education program on stone design for architects was another example of the show’s international dimension.


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Marmomacc in Verona continues to raise its international presence

December 2, 2013
A new record of professional visitors from 143 different nations was recorded at the 48th edition of Marmomacc, which took place from September 25 to 28 in the historic stoneworking center of Verona, Italy.


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April 2014 stone world cover

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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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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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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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