Articles by Michael Reis

Fabricator Forum: Recycling shop waste

October 28, 2011
In this exclusive Stone World Fabricator Forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance discuss ways of disposing — or ideally, selling — the waste and remnants from their shops


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Innovations for fabricators in Verona

October 11, 2011
For the past 16 years of my life, early fall has meant a trip to Verona, Italy, for the Marmomacc trade fair (believe me, I am not complaining).


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Investing to stay in the game

October 1, 2011
Like any other business, stone fabricators find themselves in a difficult position when it comes to investing in new technology. 


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Fabricator Forum: The Digital Shop

October 1, 2011
In this online forum, members of the Stone Fabricators Alliance discuss their investments in digital technology for use in the shop as well as in the field


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Creative stonework forms a “foundation” for university campus

October 1, 2011
The new University Center at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN, employs a range of local materials, including highly variegated Indiana limestone


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The evolution of quartz surfacing

September 1, 2011
Before I get to the main point of this column, let me first state that I have historically considered myself a “stone purist.”


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Focused on the high-end market

September 1, 2011
Operating a fabrication shop and upscale showroom in Watertown, MA, United Marble Fabricators has set itself apart as a supplier of high-end residential work


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Quartz surfacing producer emerges in Turkey

September 1, 2011
With a brand new state-of-the-art quartz surfacing factory in Turkey, Belenco Quartz Surfaces is poised to supply material to a worldwide market


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Stone+tec takes place in Germany

September 1, 2011
The latest edition of Stone+tec took place this past June in Nuremberg, Germany, and it featured several innovations in materials and technology


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Jura limestone supplier invests in the future

September 1, 2011
Located in the center of Germany’s Jura limestone region, Vereinigte Marmorwerke (V.M.) Kaldorf GmbH has invested in equipment to ensure its production meets customer demand


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