Stone Column

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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Stone Column: <br>The full spectrum of stone fabrication

October 1, 2004
Natural stone fabrication in the U.S. has been enjoying explosive growth over the past decade -- primarily in the area of kitchen countertops.
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Re-Emerging:<br>Maintaining the heritage of Vermont slate

October 1, 2004
Now in its third generation, Taran Brothers Slate Co. of Poultney, VT, relies on time-proven methods for quarrying and processing Vermont slate
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Re-emerging: CNC investment increases production

September 10, 2004
When Custom Stone Creations first started in Orlando, FL, owners processed an average of one to two jobs a week, and now, with a well-equipped modern facility and CNC machinery, the company averages seven jobs a day
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Stone Colum:<br>Advancing the information age

September 10, 2004
Over the past five years, it has been amazing to see the stone industry's growth in terms of Information Technology.
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Re-emerging:<br>Flourishing with state-of-the art equipment

August 4, 2004
Since it began using electronic templating to measure its jobs, Rock Tops of Macomb Township, MI, has doubled its sales yearly.
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Stone Column:<br>“On the basis of price”

August 4, 2004
In the past few issues of Stone World, I've written quite a bit about quality issues within the stone industry.
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Re-Emerging<br>Working as an extended family

July 11, 2004
Counter Revolution of Passaic, NJ, has steadily grown as a countertop manufacturer, bolstered by a dedicated team of employees -- many of whom have been with the company over the long haul
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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.

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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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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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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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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 to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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