Articles by Michael Reis

Stone Column:<br>The versatility of sandstone

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stonetech 2003 recently took place in Beijing, China, and it showcased suppliers of stone and machinery from around the world.
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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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