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Houzer hires Ken Hans as COO, Vice President of Sales

March 25, 2014
A 20-plus-year veteran of the kitchen and bath industry, Hans will be responsible for selling to decorative showrooms, spearheading marketing initiatives and supervising product development for the high-end kitchen and bath product manufacturer.


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Marmomacc Stone Academy and Assimagra offer continuing education program for architects in Portugal

March 21, 2014
In collaboration with Veronafiere's Marmomacc Stone Academy, Assimagra -- the Portuguese Mineral Resources Association -- will offer the first continuing education course on natural stone design for foreign architects in Portugal.


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LATICRETE founder passes away

March 18, 2014

BETHANY, CT -- LATICRETE Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dr. Henry M. Rothberg, passed away on March 17, 2014. His long, full and remarkable life ended quietly at his home with family at his side. He was 91 years old.


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MIA releases 2013 Fabricator Benchmarking Survey

March 11, 2014
The 2013 survey had a record number of participants, due largely to wide-spread industry support.


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Laticrete promotes three in its technical services department

March 10, 2014
Laticrete, a global manufacturer and a leader of premium installation and finishing systems for the building industry, has announced the promotion of three key personnel within its technical services department.


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Bostik wins CLEARselect™ Award for “Most Preferred Brand of Urethane Grouts”

March 3, 2014
Bostik, Inc., a manufacturer of adhesives and sealants, was the recipient of the CLEARselect™ Award for “Most Preferred Brand of Urethane Grouts,” which was presented on January 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, during Surfaces 2014.


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Andean Stone Co. introduces new website for 2014

March 3, 2014
Andean Stone Co., the Miami, FL-based sales, warehousing and distribution logistics center for Minera Roca Andina has introduced a completely new totally revamped and easy-to-use website for 2014 at www.andeanstonecompany.com.


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Employee Handbook Toolkit now FREE to MIA Members

March 3, 2014
The Employee Handbook toolkit is the third of six toolkits from the MIA Management Toolkit series that has been added to the website over the past several months.


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Polycor obtains Alberene Soapstone Quarry

March 3, 2014
Polycor, a large and diversified granite and marble group in North America, has announced the addition of the Alberene Soapstone Co. to its portfolio and product offering.


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MSI completes 60,000-square-foot expansion in Atlanta

March 3, 2014
The new expansion adds an additional 60,000 square feet of warehouse space dedicated to increasing the distribution capacity of MSI in the Southeast.


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