Industry Insights

The evolution of quartz surfacing

By Michael Reis
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Before I get to the main point of this column, let me first state that I have historically considered myself a “stone purist.”


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There's no substitute for craftsmanship

By Michael Reis
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A couple of years ago, I generically referred to industry low-ballers as "hacks with rail saws."


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Fabricators speak out on industry issues

By Michael Reis
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Last month, I attended a session of the Marble Institute of America/Stone World education series in Boston, MA, where I also moderated a Fabricator Forum.


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www.StoneWorld.com

By Michael Reis
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I know it is a strange headline for an editor's column, but I am looking to draw attention to Stone World's new Web site -- www.StoneWorld.com -- because I think it is the most comprehensive source for stone industry information that you can find.


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Taking a deeper look at 2010

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At this time each year, the Stone World editorial department receives the year-end stone import and export statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Revisiting shop and warehouse safety

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When I was in journalism school, I was taught that the editor's column is the most valuable space there is. It is where I get to communicate directly with my readers and, on occasion, to speak from the heart.
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Brainstorming for a solution

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At stone industry trade shows such as StonExpo or Coverings, the one event I always make sure I attend (no matter how early it takes place) is the "Fabricator Forum," where industry members gather and present their issues to a panel of industry experts.
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It's all in the details: Innovations at StonExpo

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Whenever I go to a large-scale trade event, I am always impressed with the advances in stoneworking technology.
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Fabricators calling for major investments in 2011

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Every January, Stone World presents its annual Fabricator Market Forecast, where hundreds of stone fabrication professionals from around the country present their expectations for the coming year as well as their feelings for the long-term.
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Make countertops, not war

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So I'm sitting at my desk a couple of weeks ago, and it's about an hour past quitting time (when I can actually get some work done).
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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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