Articles by Michael Reis

Coverings 2012 offers innovation

June 4, 2012
Suppliers of stone and technology showcased a broad range of new offerings at Coverings 2012, which was held in Orlando, FL


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Know the process of slab manufacturing

May 10, 2012
When I visit large-scale slab processing plants around the world, the owners and managers I meet always make sure that I see the latest materials that they are offering to the marketplace.


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More than three decades of craftsmanship

May 1, 2012
After establishing itself in the Vitória region of Brazil nearly 35 years ago, Vitória Stone has expanded into full-scale slab production, and it stresses the need for quality in all areas of its operations


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Two straight years of growth in the stone industry

May 1, 2012
Each May, Stone World publishes the year-end import and export statistics for natural stone from the U.S. Department of Commerce.


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Vitória Stone Fair has its best showing in years

May 1, 2012
Taking place from February 7 to 10, 2012, in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil, the Vitória Stone Fair saw a significant rise in activity on the show floor


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Making a commitment to the industry

May 1, 2012
Despite trying economic times in recent years, Decolores Marmores e Granitos do Brasil has made substantial investments in its company, which have it well equipped for the future


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North American fabricators blaze through Italy

April 11, 2012
A couple of weeks ago, I took a very unique trip with a trade delegation of almost 30 North American members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance.


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We all need education

April 2, 2012
Earlier today, I visited a stone fabrication shop in my home state of New Jersey, and to me, the owner was the prototype of today’s progressive stone fabricator.
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Michigan fabricator is a model of innovation

April 2, 2012
Helped by a variety of shop technology designed in-house, Rock Solid Surfaces of Kalamazoo, MI, produces high-end stonework for a broad range of applications


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A culture of quality and craftsmanship

April 2, 2012
From its quarrying operations to the processing of finished stonework, the employees at Burlington Slate Ltd. share a common goal of generating superior finished products using methods and practices that emphasize sustainability and worker safety


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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