In this issue of Stone World, we present our annual "Focus on Slate." And as always, we have found that this material is being used for a multitude of applications in residential and commercial design.
In this day of advanced Computer Numerically Controlled machines, endless Internet communication and high-tech installation products, it is interesting to note that raw stoneworking ability still plays an integral role in the natural stone industry.
In this issue of Stone World, we take a look at several U.S. stone producers. Among them is Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK. The owner of the quarry has transitioned his business through the years to keep up with market demand.