Articles by Michael Reis

Offering a full range of Mexican stone products

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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