Articles by Michael Reis

Stone Column:<br>The versatility of sandstone

August 1, 2003
In the U.S. stone industry, one of the largest growth markets has clearly been granite slab sales.
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Made in America

July 1, 2003
Filling a need for gangsaw plants within the U.S., East Coast Granite Works has been established in Baltimore, MD.
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Italian slab processor invests in resin plant

June 4, 2003
After decades of standard slab processing, Cometti srl recently upgraded its operation with an automated slab processing plant.
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Slate transforms a residential kitchen space

June 4, 2003
For this 200-year-old private residence in Vermont, which was formerly a hotel, the owners relied on local slate to upgrade the home while retaining a classic look.
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An eye on quality

June 4, 2003
Since its foundation in 1965, Camara Slate Products has grown to become one of the country's leading quarries and fabricators of Vermont slate.
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Hand-crafted precision in China

June 4, 2003
P & L's stoneworking operation outside of Beijing, China, relies on personal craftsmanship to produce high-quality slate and quartzite products.
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Fabricators Forum 2003

May 5, 2003
The following is a summary of the Stone World Fabricators Forum that took place at Coverings 2003, where fabricators from around the country shared their experiences working with natural stone.
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Stone fabrication from a manufacturing perspective

May 5, 2003
With 40 years of manufacturing experience, the owners of A' Bella Stone LLP bring a unique perspective to their new stone fabrication shop in Chambersburg, PA.
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Advanced slab fabrication in Italy

May 5, 2003
Grein Italia of Verona, Italy, has invested in a state-of-the-art slab processing line to produce materials with a thickness tolerance of +/- 0.3 mm (1¿ inch).
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China's capital hosts stone exhibition

May 5, 2003
Stonetech 2003 recently took place in Beijing, China, and it showcased suppliers of stone and machinery from around the world.
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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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