Fabricator Case Studies

Focusing on growth

With almost a 30,000-square-foot expansion planned for its facility this summer and intentions to purchase additional equipment and grow its market, Urban Quarry Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is setting itself up for continued success
April 1, 2014
With a history dating back to 1986, Urban Quarry Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is a family owned business that has transitioned and expanded through the years.


Read More

Indiana limestone forges partnership

With a common goal to fabricate and deliver Indiana limestone easily and efficiently to projects across North America,two industry members joined forces to build TexaCon Cut Stone in Bloomington, IN
April 1, 2014
On December 2, 2013, TexaCon Cut Stone was born. The mill was originally built in Chicago in 1930, and it had been dismantled and shipped to Bloomington, IN.


Read More

Building a foundation in stone fabrication

Originally established in 1950 as a cultured marble production company, Grecian Marble & Granite was re-launched four years ago by its new owners as a full-scale stone fabrication shop
March 3, 2014
Since opening its doors in 1950, Grecian Marble & Granite in Oklahoma City, OK, has transformed itself from a cultured marble production company to a full-scale stone fabrication business. 


Read More

Union Marble of Westbury, NY, is equipped for high-end fabrication

February 3, 2014
With state-of-the-art technology and skilled craftsmen for stone drafting, fabrication and installation, Union Marble & Granite and Precision Stone, Inc. of Westbury, NY, are able to provide completed stonework for some of the most advanced projects in the country


Read More

Lakeside Surfaces, Inc. succeeds with state-of-the-art technology

A little more than 20 years ago, Lakeside Surfaces Inc. of Norton Shores, MI, began in the garage of owner Rob Riegler, and today the company is a fully integrated digital shop with the latest generation of technology in the marketplace
January 8, 2014
For aspiring fabricators, the story of Lakeside Surfaces Inc. of Norton Shores, MI, is a model of how to grow a business: start small, grow intelligently, ride out the tough times, and stay prepared for the future.


Read More

Real Stone and Granite: Weathering the storm with digital technology

With 35 versatile employees and a state-of-the-art fabrication facility, Real Stone and Granite of Fort Pierce, FL has survived the recession and come out thriving.
October 1, 2013
Real Stone and Granite is a custom fabricator of all type of natural stone, and it specializes in higher-end exotic materials such as quartzite, onyx, agates, etc.


Read More

Custom Marble & Granite: Running the gamut of stone fabrication

Custom Marble & Granite of Butler, PA, handles the full spectrum of stone fabrication, from residential countertops to sophisticated commercial work
October 1, 2013
Run by the husband-and-wife team of Lester Swick and Jean Marie Schneider, Custom Marble & Granite of Butler, PA, relies on professional experience and technology to process stone and quartz surfacing for commercial and residential work across Western Pennsylvania.


Read More

Taking green fabrication to the next level

With a state-of-the-art solar energy system and multiple water treatment systems in place, Stone Quest of Carteret, NJ, is distinguishing itself as an eco-friendly operation
September 3, 2013
These days, the concept of “going green” has become so popular that it is practically unavoidable in everyday conversation.


Read More

Advancement continues for Utah fabricator Bedrock Quartz Surfaces

Over the years, Bedrock Quartz Surfaces of West Jordan, UT, has developed to the point that it is nationally recognized for its quality and efficiency
August 1, 2013
When Stone World reported on Bedrock Quartz Surfaces of West Jordan, UT, three years ago, the company was adjusting to accommodate a challenging business climate.


Read More

Equipped for efficiency and quality

With a specialized material-handling system, well-organized inventory and experienced workers, Blume’s Solid Surface of Freeport, PA, has developed a solid reputation in its region
July 3, 2013
Although it was first established as a processor of solid surface countertops, Blume’s Solid Surface of Freeport, PA, is now considered to be a leading fabricator of natural stone and quartz surfacing


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

November 2013 Stone Products Gallery

Take a look at some of the latest stone industry products.

THE MAGAZINE

Stone World Magazine

April 2014 stone world cover

2014 April

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.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD_Spring2014_Cover.jpg

2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Training Program

How formal is your training program for new employees?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
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.

More Products

Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

Italian Trade Commission logo 2

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.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTube