Articles by Michael Reis

Stone industry overview

March 1, 2004
The stone industry has been continually growing and changing in North America, and these changes have been taking place on all fronts -- from quarrying and fabrication to sales and marketing.
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Supplying natural stone throughout the year

February 2, 2004
Based in Boyertown, PA, Rolling Rock Building Stone supplies natural stone from the quarries of Southeastern Pennsylvania and beyond
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Quarrying and fabricating a broad range of Brazilian stone

January 10, 2004
The Pemagran Group of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, supplies a wide variety of stones from its quarries throughout the region.
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Slate processor invests in new slab plant

January 10, 2004
To meet the need for high-quality Brazilian slate, MAP has established a new facility solely for producing slate slabs and cut-to-size work
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Brazilian stone fair returns to Vitoria

January 10, 2004
For the second straight year, the International Marble and Granite Fair will take place in Vitoria, Brazil, which stands in close proximity to many major stone producers.
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Fabricating Technology roundup

January 10, 2004
As the North American stone fabrication sector continues to grow, so does the lineup of equipment, tools and accessories they use on a daily basis.
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More growth for the U.S. stone industry in 2004

January 10, 2004
Stone fabricators in the U.S. are predicting an overall increase in business this coming year, and they are backing up this confidence by investing in their operations, according to an exclusive Stone World market study.
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An international collection of stonework in Sao Paulo

January 10, 2004
To complete the Corporate Park Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a variety of stone from around the world was shipped to Brazil, where it was fabricated and installed.
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Modern block processing plant opens in Vitoria

January 10, 2004
Using the most advanced machinery from Italy, Marmocil of Vitoria, Brazil, fabricates blocks into slabs and other architectural products.
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Supplying a broad region of clients

November 1, 2003
Located in the semi-rural town of Olyphant, PA, CoratoStone often goes a long way to satisfy its customer base
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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!


Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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