Technology

Laser etching company continues to grow

A lot has changed since Stone World first profiled Laser Imaging & Design, Inc. of Lebanon, OH, 12 years ago.


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Fabricating technology 2015: Equipment

Take a look at the annual Fabricating Technology products for 2015


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Online inventory systems becoming more important for members of the stone sector

With the Internet becoming the ultimate source for information and E-commerce, members of the stone sector are realizing its importance and turning to online inventory systems for a quicker, more efficient and successful way of doing business
One of the most common questions asked today is: Are you ready to adjust your company for the future of the Internet?


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International Stoneworks Launches Stone Care and Maintenance App

The app focuses on providing users with the best care and maintenance methods for natural stone, tile and grout.


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Digital Technology Makes for an Efficient and Productive Operation

Signature Countertops, Inc. in Scottsburg, IN, has created a strong team environment, which combined with state-of-the-art equipment, including digital technology, makes for an efficient and productive operation
Like most fabricators in the industry, Chris Garten, president of Signature Countertops, Inc. in Scottsburg, IN, started out using luan strips to template.


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Digital Templating and How It Helped

Making the switch to digital templating has helped Johnson Granite, Inc. of Mount Airy, NC, significantly expand its production capacity
In 2007-08, Brian Johnson, president of Johnson Granite, Inc. in Mount Airy, NC, made a decision to help the longevity of his company.


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Tech Update: Panther 4” FlexCup

Now available exclusively through Stone Boss, the new Panther 4” FlexCup is a super smooth, extremely quiet cup wheel, mounted on a rubber flexible backer.


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Benefits to a multi-wire saw

With several different options of multi-wire saws, it is important to figure out what size is needed before making the investment
When it comes to running a business, arguably the two most important things are time and money, and more often than not, they relate directly to each other.


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SMG Marble and Granite Factory: Diversifying for continued success

With a reputation as a leading international granite producer, SMG Marble and Granite Factory Co. Ltd. has further established itself by adding a tile plant to its already extensive operation

SMG Marble and Granite Factory Co. Ltd. has established itself as a leading granite producer worldwide.


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Technology Update: Beveling Auxiliary Base

The Beveling Auxiliary Base, available from Alpha Professional Tools, has the ability to make any polisher or variable-speed grinder into a precision straight


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2015 Winter

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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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