Articles by Michael Reis

Geared for quality and precision

Two years ago, Pinnacle Stone & Tile of Fairfield, CA, invested in digital technology for its stoneworking operation — from templating to layout and fabrication — and it is well-equipped for future growth


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Veteran fabricators network in New Jersey

Over the years, I've written articles from stone companies and events around the world.


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SFA Italy Tour 2012

For the second straight year, a group of fabricators from the Stone Fabricators Alliance took an in-depth tour of Italy’s stone industry, examining everything from stone quarrying and production to equipment and technology manufacturing


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Equipped for architectural stonework

Located in the Verona region of Italy, Segraf s.r.l. uses advanced CNC technology to fabricate architectural work for projects around the globe


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A model of automated stone-cutting

Using some of the latest cutting and surface-polishing technology in the marketplace, Graniti Verbano of Gravelloni Toce, Italy, fabricates stone with optimal automation and precision


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Shops adjusting on the fly to gain success

In recent months, I made "repeat visits" to two different fabrication shops that I had first covered before the recession turned our industry upside down -- both of whom are profiled in this E-Newsletter.


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What if everyone took a “me-first” attitude?

As our economy very slowly recovers from the recession, and our industry slowly gets back to normal (whatever “normal” means these days), I see the same old patterns falling into place.


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Mid-Atlantic fabricator adapts to the market

Founded in 1996 with facilities in Beltsville, MD, and Raleigh, NC, Artelye Marble & Granite has adjusted its business to meet current market conditions


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Moving with the times

Faced with a changing economic landscape, Cadillac Stone Works of North Las Vegas, NV, reinvented itself to reflect the new market conditions


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An architectural display of slabwork

Following the unique architecture of the interior space, a bathroom design in Greensboro, NC, features a range of Indian marble applications — including meticulously book-matched pieces


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