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Silestone selected for exclusive Sotheby’s events

July 5, 2011
Silestone, a world leader in quartz surfacing, was recently selected by Sotheby’s New York to create bars and tables to be used during a series of exclusive events leading up to its prestigious Contemporary, Modern and Impressionist art sales held during the month of June.
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Laser Products Industries adds two employees

July 5, 2011
Laser Products Industries has announced the addition of two more members to its sales staff — Jeff Larson and Scott Kirkland.
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AG&M expands to seven locations

July 5, 2011
Architectural Granite & Marble, headquartered in Austin, TX, with branches in Birmingham, AL; Nashville, TN; Oklahoma City, OK; Raleigh, NC and San Antonio, TX, has recently opened a new branch in Puyallup, WA, which will offer consumers Factory Direct pricing.
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Laticrete MVIS System donated for “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

July 5, 2011
Laticrete, a global leader in the manufacturing of innovative systems for the installation of tile and stone, donated the Laticrete ® MVIS™ system of products to help out a family from Wellman, TX, for a special episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”
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Hanwha Surfaces Convenes Distributors to Address Market Needs

July 4, 2011
Hanwha L&C Surfaces, a leading global manufacturer of quartz and solid surfaces, met with select distributors this past week for its bi-annual meeting to review current marketplace initiatives, share ideas and discuss opportunities for continuing to build brand awareness for Hanwha Surfaces and its products: HanStone Quartz and Hanex Solid Surfaces.
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Abrasive Technology Celebrates 40 Years

July 4, 2011
Abrasive Technology of Lewis Center, OH, has announced that 2011 marks its 40th year of business as a privately-owned manufacturer of superabrasive grinding wheels and tooling products.
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Laticrete Develops Eco-Friendly Sales Aid

July 4, 2011
Laticrete, a leader in the manufacturing of innovative systems for the installation of tile and stone, continues to seek out and implement sustainable initiatives to protect the environment most recently with the launch of its Laticrete Grout Channel Refurbishment Kit.
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Sandvik Hosts Event in Latin America

July 4, 2011
Following success of the 2010 Customer Days in Malaysia, China, North America and South Africa, Sandvik Mining and Construction recently hosted its first exclusive customer event of 2011.
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Texas Fabricator is Cited by Osha

July 4, 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Venetian Marble & Granite of Helotes, TX, with 10 serious safety and health violations after an inspection found that workers were exposed to unsafe levels of crystalline silica particles. Proposed penalties total $41,300.
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LIVE Show Report from Stone+Tec in Germany: Technology innovations on display

June 23, 2011
While the stone pavilions at Stone+Tec in Nuremberg, Germany, are beginning to heat up after a relatively slow start, the technology side of the fairgrounds has been solid since the doors opened.
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