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Architectural stone: From quarry to installation

Architects who attend the Marmomacc Stone Academy in Verona, Italy, have a chance to view all aspects of the stone production process — from extraction at the quarry to slabbing to final polishing of cut-to-size pieces
As part of the events surrounding Marmomacc, the world’s leading trade show for stone and design in Verona, Italy, an AIA-approved “Designing with Natural Stone” course takes place that week.


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Stone+tec Nürnberg takes a new approach

Focusing on the German-speaking region and Central Europe, the Stone+tec trade event in Nuremberg, Germany, saw a different level of success
Stone+tec, a biennial trade fair for stone and technology, took place in Nuremberg, Germany from May 29 to June 1, 2013 and proved that it is rightly one of the sector’s top events in the world


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Marmomacc 2013 to take place amid optimism

With Italy’s stone industry demonstrating signs of solid growth — particularly exports to North America — there should be an upbeat mood at the Marmomacc trade fair in Verona, Italy
The rebound of the international stone industry has been taking place for some time, but the latest reports out of Italy this year are showing a significant rebound


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Moving forward with the environment in mind

Celebrating 70 years in business, Fila — a manufacturer of cleaning and surface treatment products — continues to build upon its success with a focus on green initiatives
Founded in March of 1943 by brothers Guido and Pietro Pettenon, Fila celebrated its 70th anniversary this year.


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Crafting lifetime impressions in stone

Distributed across the U.S. by Cosmos, DSG Granites of India has grown to become a major processor of material from its home nation and across the world
DSG Granites (Divyashakti Granites Limited) has made a name for itself as a leading, innovative and dependable international exporter of granites.


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A race against time

Tab India feverishly worked to process more than 800,000 square feet of granite for the Afi Mall — Moscow’s grand shopping and entertainment center — in a tight timeframe of eight months
Positioned in the center of Moscow City, which has been deemed “the largest and most ambitious investment and development project in Europe,” the Afi Mall encompasses approximately 1.9 million square feet and is considered to be the largest shopping and entertainment complex in Russia’s capital city.


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Brazil fair foreshadows continued growth

An upbeat mood defined the Vitória Stone Fair in Vitória, Brazil, where exhibitors were predicting a rebound year for the stone industry
The 2013 edition of the Vitória Stone Fair took place in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil, and it featured displays of the latest varieties of natural stone


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A continually expanding palette

In business for 35 years, Gramil of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, has steadily increased its level of production and its quarrying efforts, including a state-of-the-art operation for extracting white quartzite in the state of Ceará
Starting in 1978 with a single quarry, Gramil has became a leading producer of material in Brazil, with 16 quarries and more than 50 different materials in its product line.


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