Fabricator Case Studies

Balancing craftsmanship and technology

While Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, has incorporated automated machinery into its production process, the 107-year-old company still relies on the skilled handwork of its artisans to create custom limestone architectural pieces
July 3, 2013
With roots dating back more than a century, Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, is a stone company devoted to tradition and producing quality work.


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More than a half century of progress

The history of FloForm Countertops dates back to 1961, and through continued expansion over the years, the company has become a major player in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest
April 1, 2013
In 1961, Harry, Frank and John Dyck, established FloForm Industries in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, as an add-on to their successful cabinet and construction business.


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Taking efficiency to the next level

U.S. Granite/Berry Marble & Granite of Tyler has the latest cutting and polishing technology and one of the most advanced material-handling systems in North America
March 1, 2013
Located in Tyler, TX, U.S. Granite/Berry Marble & Granite operates one of the most sophisticated stone-fabrication operations in all of North America.


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Charting a new course with technology

February 1, 2013
Located in Englewood, CO, Front Range Stone has expanded its level of technology over the past few years — in terms of equipment as well as job templating and programming


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Continuing a legacy of stone in San Diego

January 4, 2013
As owner of Minicci Stone in San Diego, CA, Paul Hyde is the fourth generation of his family to work in the stone trade


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Massachusetts fabricator enjoys growth

November 1, 2012
In recent years, Metropolitan Cabinet and Countertops has pushed forward with expanding its stone fabrication operation, which was initially started in 2003


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Geared for quality and precision

October 1, 2012
Two years ago, Pinnacle Stone & Tile of Fairfield, CA, invested in digital technology for its stoneworking operation — from templating to layout and fabrication — and it is well-equipped for future growth


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Equipped for architectural stonework

September 5, 2012
Located in the Verona region of Italy, Segraf s.r.l. uses advanced CNC technology to fabricate architectural work for projects around the globe


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A model of automated stone-cutting

September 5, 2012
Using some of the latest cutting and surface-polishing technology in the marketplace, Graniti Verbano of Gravelloni Toce, Italy, fabricates stone with optimal automation and precision


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Mid-Atlantic fabricator adapts to the market

August 1, 2012
Founded in 1996 with facilities in Beltsville, MD, and Raleigh, NC, Artelye Marble & Granite has adjusted its business to meet current market conditions


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