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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Image Galleries

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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Stone World July 2014 cover

July 2014

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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Stone Industry Education

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