Fabricator How-to

Countertop Installation Forum

March 1, 2012
A large contingent of stone fabricators discussed issues with countertop installation with a panel of industry veterans at the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas in Las Vegas, NV


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Fabricators discuss working in today’s landscape

February 1, 2012
In this roundtable, fabricators from around the country gathered to exchange ideas on a range of topics — from the current business climate to challenges in the shop


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SFA “MegaWorkshop” continues in St. Louis

December 1, 2011
For the second year, the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) held its MegaWorkshop in St. Louis, MO, and the event featured hands-on demonstrations of machinery and tooling


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Fabricator Forum: Recycling shop waste

October 28, 2011
In this exclusive Stone World Fabricator Forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance discuss ways of disposing — or ideally, selling — the waste and remnants from their shops


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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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Fabricator Forum: The Digital Shop

October 1, 2011
In this online forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance discuss their investments in digital technology for use in the shop as well as in the field


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Natural Stone Council 2011 update

September 1, 2011
The Natural Stone Council has had a busy year so far, with a sustainability standard for natural stone and establishment  of best practices as major priorities for the organization


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Stone marketing techniques are shared in Denver

July 5, 2011
Marketing was a key take-away at the MIA/Stone World’s Rocky Mountain Stone Summit, in Denver, CO, and sessions will continue across North America throughout 2011.
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Fabricator Forum: Countertop installation issues

July 5, 2011
As the lingering recession finally eases, attendees at the various industry “Fabricator Forums” are once again focusing on technical issues they face in the shop as well as the field.
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Fabricators learn the “Made in Italy” way

July 5, 2011
With visits to technology manufacturers, large-scale stone producers and fabrication shops throughout Northern Italy, a group of North American fabricators were indoctrinated in the Italian stone industry.
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Take a look at some of the latest stone industry products.

THE MAGAZINE

Stone World Magazine

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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