Articles by Alexis Fisher

Maintaining quality through technology

March 1, 2010
Staying on the forefront of new technology, Myrtle Beach Granite and Marble Inc. remains an active stone fabricator of the Myrtle Beach region of South Carolina.
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An American specialist in Mexican porphyry

February 1, 2010
As a primary North American distributor for Mexico Porphyry & Stone in San Luis de La Pais, Mexico, Milestone Imports of Santa Fe, NM, has seen its business grow while the quarry and its local area continues to evolve.
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A revival of church architecture in the U.S.

February 1, 2010
The recent construction of the Church of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, WI, features an elaborate stone palette, symbolizing a new direction for church architecture in the U.S.
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Adapting for continued success

January 6, 2010
By investing in the right equipment and expanding its product lines, GMG Stone, Inc. of San Diego, CA, has found ways to continue its advancement in the stone industry.
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Reformatting to meet market demand

September 3, 2009
Using the same high-production and efficiency techniques for commercial and large-scale projects, TruRock LLC of Louisville, KY, has since restructured those tactics toward residential endeavors.
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Restoring the historic value of a grand hotel

September 1, 2009
The recent renovation of the historic Fort Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, FL, called for building materials that restored the existing building to its original grandeur.
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A North American stone supplier with Turkish roots

September 1, 2009
Based in Toronto, Canada, Tru-Stone operates three stoneworking plants in Turkey, and it provides a range of finished products.
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CNC Technology Aids in Large-Scale Fabricator's Success

July 1, 2009
With the right equipment and technology, including a range of CNC machinery, UGMC of Santa Fe Springs, CA, has strategically made the transition from stone supplier to a full production and fabrication facility.
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Colgate University Continues Tradition of Stone

July 1, 2009
For a campus rich in a history of stone architecture, it was a simple decision for Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, to choose natural materials for the creation of a new science center and renovation of its library.
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Technology Yields Success for Alabama Shop

June 3, 2009
In more ways than one, the move toward advanced equipment has transformed Select Granite, Inc. of Pelham, AL, into a complete design center.
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