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Re-emerging: CNC investment increases production

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

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

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”

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

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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Setting industry standards

Pretty much everyone who has worked in the stone industry for any length of time knows that this business can be characterized as somewhat, um, fragmented.
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Stone Column:<br>Dropping the “Good Old Boys” tag

At the most recent edition of Coverings in Orlando, FL, last March, I hosted the show's “Fabricators Forum” for the third time.
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Re-emerging:<br>Three generations of stoneworking

Opening shop in 1913, A. Ottavino Corp. of Ozone Park, NY, remains a family-owned business with a reputable name in the stone industry.
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Stone Column:<br>Getting in touch with homeowners

Now that the Internet is firmly in place as a primary source of finding information on stone, the Stone World staff is receiving more calls than ever from natural stone consumers.
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Forum: What is the process for stone supply?

Something is not right about the manner in which the construction industry and bidding process works, specifically for natural stone.
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