Articles by Michael Reis

Re-Emerging: Granite quarrier and fabricator maintains diversity

November 1, 2004
One of the oldest quarriers and fabricators in the U.S., Fletcher Granite Co., LLC,

offers a broad range of products -- from curbing to detailed architectural work

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Stone World's 20th anniversary: looking back on two decades of change

November 1, 2004
From stone applications to technology to the maddening influx of trade shows, the U.S. stone industry has seen major changes over the past 20 years
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Stone Column:<br>Stone World turns 20

November 1, 2004
About 12 years ago, fresh out of college, I answered an advertisement in a local newspaper seeking an assistant editor for an “architectural trade magazine.”
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Re-Emerging:<br>Maintaining the heritage of Vermont slate

October 1, 2004
Now in its third generation, Taran Brothers Slate Co. of Poultney, VT, relies on time-proven methods for quarrying and processing Vermont slate
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A Structured Approach To Stoneworking

October 1, 2004
Based in Frederick, MD, GranTops has a formal strategy for all aspects of its business -- from shop procedures to customer satisfaction
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Tapping the tradition of “Vermont” soapstone

October 1, 2004
The state of Vermont's rich history in soapstone -- which has traditionally been used for sinks, woodstoves, countertops and cookware -- has led one entrepreneur to specialize in importing this unique material from Brazil
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From countertops to waterjet design

October 1, 2004
Located in Phoenix, AZ, Saban Tile, Marble & Granite has an advanced fabrication facility for countertops and custom waterjet work, and it also stocks tile products
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Resin plant completes “full cycle” of stone production

September 10, 2004
Already a world leader in supplying stone for commercial projects and in slab form, Henraux has expanded its facilities in Italy with a new plant for resin-treated slabs
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Maintaining the tradition of Carrara White marble

September 10, 2004
Situated high in Carrara's Apuan Alps, Mazzucchelli Marmi's quarry for Carrara White C and CD marble produces stone for architectural work around the world
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Four generations of stoneworking

September 10, 2004
Founded in 1898, Frugoli of Avenza, Italy, has been fabricating natural stone, and the company exports its products around the world -- with a keen eye on the U.S. marketplace
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April 2014 stone world cover

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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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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

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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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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