Marmomacc and Samoter join forces with Art Line/ExpoLink, the two Egyptian show organizers, for a new event in Cairo, Egypt -- MS Africa & Middle East -- The International Trade Fair for Stone Design, Technology, Earthmoving and Building Machinery (www.msafrica.net).
When Thor Granitos — now the largest industrial exporter of processed granites in Latin America — first opened its factory doors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1986, a relatively small staff was employed to handle the daily operations of its 490,000-square-foot facility.
Since 1990, Brazilian natives Celio and Zelto Andrade have been dedicated to providing their customers with products and services that exceed their expectations through their stone business, Grupo Andrade.
In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an article on how government agencies are teaming with stone industry professionals to provide safe work environments. Also check out some features on quartz surfacing.