Stone Column

Re-Emerging: Equipped to satisfy customer demand

April 1, 2005
Within several years, Counter Intelligence has dramatically increased the size of its business to capitalize on the growing market for Silestone Quartz Surfacing in the Washington, DC, area
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Re-emerging: Serving the production home market

March 1, 2005
Based in Phoenix, AZ, Abbott Granite Inc. fabricates stone for some of the largest developers and home-building companies in Arizona, and it has a meticulous system for staying organized
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Stone Column:<br>Educating the industry

March 1, 2005
Last month, in addition to my regular travel schedule, I made a special trip to Dallas, TX, to participate in the StonExpo Education Committee Advisory Meeting.
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Re-Emerging: Thriving with high-end technology

February 1, 2005
Since opening its new facility in 1994, Performance Tile & Stone of Rocklin, CA, has relied on CNC machinery from AGM for accurate countertop fabrication
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Stone Column: Focusing on Brazil

February 1, 2005
When I first traveled to Brazil less than five years ago, I had a vastly different image of the country than I have today.
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Restoration of Historic Stone Flooring

February 1, 2005
The restoration, repair and/or maintenance of historic stone flooring is not that much different than the treatment of new stone and tile surfaces.
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Re-Emerging: Geared For Optimum Precision

January 1, 2005
With both a CNC stoneworking center and a waterjet, Natural Stone & Tile, Inc. of Chesapeake, VA, has made an immediate impact in the marketplace
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Stone Column: Trade Show Mania

January 1, 2005
After arriving home late one night last October -- after yet another trip back from Newark International Airport in New Jersey -- I looked down at the set of keys in my hand and was not sure which one would open the front door to my house.
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Re-Emerging: Granite quarrier and fabricator maintains diversity

November 1, 2004
One of the oldest quarriers and fabricators in the U.S., Fletcher Granite Co., LLC,

offers a broad range of products -- from curbing to detailed architectural work

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Stone Column:<br>Stone World turns 20

November 1, 2004
About 12 years ago, fresh out of college, I answered an advertisement in a local newspaper seeking an assistant editor for an “architectural trade magazine.”
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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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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 to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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