Articles by Alexis Fisher

Planning for Expansion in Oregon

April 28, 2009
Pleased with its growth in the area market, Artisan Surface Design of Portland, OR, has found success by increasing its product line, and it plans to expand its facility and machinery inventory in the near future.
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Focused on Thin Stone Veneer

April 1, 2009
Backed by two regional aggregate producers, Pinnacle Stone Products, LLC of Parkesburg, PA, has developed an advanced stoneworking operation that is completely devoted to thin stone veneer production.
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Investments Pay off in the Pacific Northwest

April 1, 2009
After acquiring Johnson Stone Countertop of Tacoma, WA, in 2007, the company’s owners have worked to make the company a premier shop in the region - handling some of the industry’s more exclusive products.
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High-Tech Equipment Stimulates Company Expansion

April 1, 2009
In just six years, The Countertop Place of Wichita, KS, has grown from a manual operation into a completely digital shop.
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Travertine Completes Modern Home Design

March 1, 2009
Taking advantage of its panoramic water views, a glass-enclosed Shelter Island, NY, residence was designed with travertine flooring throughout, and the stone also helps to heat the home.
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Stone is a Common Thread for Texas Home

March 1, 2009
Stone selections made throughout both the interior and exterior of a private residence in Austin, TX, make it a “one-of-a-kind” living space.
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Focusing on Quality Over Capacity

January 26, 2009
Although the machinery and technology inside Infinity Stone Corp.’s facility allows for more than 100 kitchen countertops a month, the company prefers not to reach its production capacity, and instead focuses on quality, custom stonework.
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A Continuous Work Flow Amid the Housing Crisis

January 8, 2009
Having witnessed other granite shops go out of business because of the economy, Trish Sumrall, the owner of Monarca Countertops, has set out to become the “recommended” choice for fabrication in the Phoenix area.
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TexaStone Rose Debuts in Civic Design

January 7, 2009
The recent construction of the first community function shared government building in the state of Texas, also resulted in the first time use for the material TexaStone Rose limestone in a civic project.
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Teak Sandstone Creates Innovative Office Design

November 1, 2008
The Papago Gateway Center - the first mixed-use wet lab building in Tempe, AZ - applied stone in original ways to help support the structure and create landmarks for people who would use the building.
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