Articles by Michael Reis

A clinical approach to stone production

September 10, 2004
From fabrication to sales, IGM of Italy has a rigorous system of procedures to ensure quality and customer satisfaction
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Cararra Fair draws an international crowd

September 10, 2004
Held last May in Carrara, Italy, the 2004 edition of CarraraMarmotec attracted visitors from around the world, who toured the fairgrounds as well as the numerous quarries and stoneworking plants around the region
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Keeping up with the times

August 4, 2004
In a changing marketplace, Instile Stone Corp. has placed its focus on design products, exotic materials, fabrication and architectural work.
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Indian stone in the U.S.: A decade of change

August 4, 2004
Although Indian stone exports to the U.S. have increased by 650% over the past 10 years, the major players from the early days have gone in very different directions over the past decade.
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Growing to far-reaching proportions

August 4, 2004
MS International has grown from a supplier of Indian stone to one of the largest distributors in the nation, with a selection of natural stone from around the world.
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Based on the model of quality

August 4, 2004
Although the past decade has brought about changes and expansion for Lotus Natural Stone, the company has kept the same ideals throughout.
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A turnkey operation

August 4, 2004
From the very beginning, Stone-Tec Inc. of Garland, TX, has worked on all aspects of the stone trade -- from importing to fabrication and installation -- in order to maintain optimum quality control.
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Indian sandstone debuts at Padres new ballpark

August 4, 2004
To complete a new baseball stadium for the San Diego Padres, the architects and owners selected a new golden sandstone from India -- which was dubbed “Padre Gold”[r] in honor of the occasion.
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Finding a niche in the architecture market

August 4, 2004
After establishing itself as one of the first to import Indian slate to the U.S., Southland Stone of North Hollywood, CA, now specializes in supplying architectural projects around the U.S. and abroad -- using natural stone from around the world.
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Stone Column:<br>“On the basis of price”

August 4, 2004
In the past few issues of Stone World, I've written quite a bit about quality issues within the stone industry.
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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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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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