Articles by Michael Reis

Are you helping to generically promote the stone industry?

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By comparison, the stone industry is quite small compared to other building sectors.


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Rallying against the recession

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In this issue of Stone World, we are featuring three unique Fabricator Case Studies, covering shops in New Jersey, Minnesota and Ohio.


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Coming full circle

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After spending several years in retirement, the original owners of a Cherry Hill, NJ, fabrication shop resurrected the company under the new name of Stoneshop


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Fabricator issues and solutions discussed at Coverings

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As part of the education sessions at Coverings 2012 in Orlando, FL, fabricators from around the country gathered to exchange ideas on a range of topics — from the current business climate to challenges in the shop


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A study in book-matching

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For a private residence in Danville, VA, a master suite addition includes a range of innovative book-matched slabwork


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Revisiting an Italian classic

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In conjunction with the AIA Convention and Expo in Washington, DC, the Marmomacc Stone Academy led a delegation of its “alumni” architects on a tour of the 12-year-old Embassy of Italy, which was meticulously designed with Italian stone


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2012 Tucker Design Awards presented in Building Stone Magazine

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Building Stone Institute, one of the country's longest serving natural stone trade associations, presented the 2012 Tucker Design Awards at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis on May 11.


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Don't forget: Your employees represent YOU!

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About six years ago, when we were in the heyday of the countertop industry, I wrote an article entitled "It's not you; it's the granite."


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Nearly 25 years of quality production

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Since its formation in 1988, Summum Granit of Saint Sebastian, Quebec, Canada, has placed an emphasis on craftsmanship, and it is continually updating its facility with the latest stoneworking technology.


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Does your business have a culture of quality?

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A few months ago, I wrote about a slate producer in the U.K., and the headline described the company philosophy as a “culture of quality.”


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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