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First North American Cosentino Center opens in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, CA -- Cosentino, a global leader in natural stone, quartz and recycled surfacing, recently announced that it will launch its first Cosentino Center in North America in Anaheim, CA. Officially opening with a reception for industry leaders on Wednesday, September 15th, the new Anaheim center aims to enhance both the trade and consumer experience, and marks the launch of a greater plan to significantly expand Cosentino's presence in the U.S. market over the next year.
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Walker Zanger outreaches through social media

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SYLMAR, CA -- Walker Zanger, one of the world's most comprehensive stone and tile companies, invites consumers to connect online through the company's new social media networks. Now engaging socially and maintaining a presence through Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp and YouTube, Walker Zanger aims to enhance its clients' online experience further with company information, project insights and inspirational ideas.
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Honors and developments at CaesarStone

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NEW YORK, NY -- CaesarStone, a quartz surface manufacturer, recently held a "day of pampering" to promote its new Deep Ocean color. Attendees were treated to manicures and hand massages, breakfast appetizers and cocktails. Held at the Snaidero USA building in New York City, the event was hosted by stars of the hit Bravo design show "9 by Design," Bob and Cortney Novogratz.
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ITC displays a showcase of Italian stone at 2010 AIA Convention

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MIAMI, FL -- The Italian Trade Commission (ITC), with the collaboration of the Italian regions of Liguria, Apulia, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany and Veneto, recently hosted a dimensional stone exhibition at the 2010 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention that was held last month in Miami, FL. The Italian booth displayed over 160 dimensional stone samples -- quarried in the six above-mentioned Italian regions -- as well as an exhibition of designer items carved in stone.

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Sicis opens Tokyo showroom

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TOKYO, JAPAN -- Sicis, an Italian manufacturer of high-end mosaics, recently added Tokyo, Japan, to its worldwide list of showroom locations. The new 1,600-square-foot studio opened its doors in the city's Minato district on July 16 and 17, 2011.
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AIA and Hanley Wood form integrated media partnership

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reached agreement on a five-year integrated media partnership with Hanley Wood, LLC that will increase the value of AIA membership as well as expand the reach and impact of member knowledge and expertise. The AIA/Hanley Wood agreement, unprecedented in its proposed use of digital media, integrates AIA member knowledge and thought leadership through Hanley Wood magazines, Web sites, events, the AIA Annual Convention, joint research initiatives and support for AIA chapters.
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Ongoing innovation in green product design

By Jennifer Adams
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In researching some of the latest tile and stone construction methods, I recently met with representatives from Marazzi, a large Italian manufacturer of porcelain tile.


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Fiandre opens Chicago showroom, unveils green technology

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At an event held June 30 for members of the media and its dealers, Fiandre Architectural Surfaces opened its Chicago showroom and introduced its latest technology: Active Clean Air & Antibacterial Ceramic.
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A display of new stone and tile innovations at Coverings 2010

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Once again, members from both the stone and tile sectors gathered together to share their latest product introductions at Coverings, the largest U.S. stone and tile exhibition.  This year’s event was held from Tuesday, April 27 to Friday, April 30, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
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Regional stone brings appeal to Texas home

By Alexis Fisher
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A palette of natural stone was selected for the exterior of a private residence in Texas to create a contemporary look, while at the same time unifying it with its neighboring landscape.
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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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