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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this issue of Stone World, we take a look at several U.S. stone producers. Among them is Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK. The owner of the quarry has transitioned his business through the years to keep up with market demand.