Articles by Michael Reis

Offering a full range of Mexican stone products

January 6, 2003
With strong quarry reserves, a large-scale fabrication plant and a workforce of 300 employees, Marble Design is able to export a broad spectrum of stone to the U.S. marketplace.
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New NFL stadium is outfitted with granite

January 6, 2003
As the new home of the Houston Texans and the Rodeo, Reliant Stadium expresses modern Texas character with the thoughtful use of granite for the interior club suites and lounges.
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An investment in precision

December 1, 2002
With a business strategy of continually upgrading to state-of-the-art technology, All Granite and Marble Co. of Ridgefield Park, NJ, has made a science of efficient countertop fabrication.
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Interview: Olle Lundberg

November 25, 2002
While the offices of most architectural firms are merely equipped with a stone library, Olle Lundberg's facility in San Francisco, CA, features an entire workshop, where he and his staff can experiment with materials before implementing them on a project.
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Architects Roundtable: Studios Architecture

October 1, 2002
The practical aspects of stone specification and construction are examined in this Stone World roundtable discussion, which took place at Studios Architecture in San Francisco, CA.
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Gangsaw plant opens in Vermont

September 30, 2002
Vermont Quarries Corp. has opened a state-of-the-art block processing facility inside the historic underground Danby Quarry.
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CNC Case Study: Spanning generations of technology

September 30, 2002
In 1986, Fordham Marble was the first American company to bring in a CMS/Brembana Computer Numerically Controlled stoneworking machine, and they recently added a second state-of-the-art model.
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Taiwan retail complex is clad in Finnish granite

September 30, 2002
Built to be one of the modern cultural icons in Taipei, Taiwan, the Core Pacific City Mall features an 11-story sphere that is covered with Eagle Red granite from Finland.
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Keeping pace with the world market

September 1, 2002
As one of the leading block traders in the world, R.E.D. Graniti has successfully worked to anticipate international market trends and consumer preferences
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Italian fabricator focuses on high-end design

September 1, 2002
With a product line of upscale tiles, mosaics, borders and sinks, Alfredo Salvatori srl fabricates natural stone for an upscale client base
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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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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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