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Fabricator Benchmarking Report 2014

The Marble Institute of America has launched a webpage to feature industry information and trends
July 9, 2014
In January, Stone World published its annual fabricator market forecast for 2014.


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Fabricator Forum: Issues & Solutions

At this Fabricator Forum, which was conducted at Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, fabricators discussed various issues that they are dealing with today and ways they have developed to overcome them
July 7, 2014

A large group of fabricators came together to participate in a Fabricator Forum at Coverings in Las Vegas, NV, this past spring. The discussion covered everything from pricing to overtime for employees to fabricating some of the latest products such as porcelain slabs.


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3D digital templating produces exclusive stone surfaces

Innovative measurement technology speeds turnaround time and simplifies the installation of custom countertops and other high-end stonework for kitchens, baths and staircases for Patrona Marble and Granite of Lake Worth, FL
July 7, 2014

Working with top grade exotic materials to create custom stone surfaces requires the utmost skill and precision.


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Forum: CNC Technology

June 3, 2014
In this fabricator discussion, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) share their experiences with CNC technology.


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MSI hosts New Jersey Stone Summit

The MIA/Stone World New Jersey Stone Summit offered guidance and advice to fabricators on how to handle some of the current issues facing them today
June 3, 2014
On April 8, 2014 MS International, Inc. (MSI) hosted the New Jersey Stone Summit, an event that’s part of the Stone World/MIA education series, which was held at MSI’s showroom and distribution center in Edison, NJ.


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MSI hosts New Jersey Stone Summit

The MIA/Stone World New Jersey Stone Summit offered guidance and advice to fabricators on how to handle some of the current issues facing them today
May 5, 2014
EDISON, NJ -- On April 8, MS International, Inc. (MSI) hosted the New Jersey Stone Summit, an event that's part of the Stone World/MIA education series, which was held at MSI's showroom and distribution center in Edison, NJ.


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Safety best practices — Where to find safety training resources

There are a number of resources available today to assist fabricators in enhancing their training efforts
April 1, 2014
What are you doing to create a culture of safety in your stone facility?


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StonExpo 2014/Marmomacc Americas: Fabricator Forum

March 3, 2014
The latest Fabricator Forum, held at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, covered a broad range of topics — including slab showers, staffing an operation, tracking production, setting customer expectations, commercial work and more


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Fabricator Forums & more at MIA/Stone World Industry Education Series

Across the country, Fabricator Forums are taking place as part of the MIA/Stone World Industry Education Series, along with presentations on cost analysis and advanced marketing strategies
February 3, 2014
Over the years, as the stone fabrication sector has grown, one of the most valuable educational opportunities that has developed is the “Fabricator Forum.”


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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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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.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World July 2014 cover

2014 July

Check out the latest issue of Stone World, which includes a review of the 2014 Coverings conference.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Summer 2014 cover

2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
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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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Stone Guide

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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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