Articles by Alexis Fisher

Ledgerock enables smooth exterior to interior transition

October 26, 2010
For a 10,000-square-foot private residence in Wexford, PA, ledgerock was selected for the exterior facade to complement its surrounding environment. The home, which is surrounded by a manicured landscape full of grass and trees, also features ledgerock on its interior. 
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Striving to remain the fabricator of choice

October 26, 2010
Establishing itself as one of the premier fabrication and installation shops in the Midwest, Top Master, Inc. of Kansas City, KS, has worked to maintain its strong presence throughout difficult economic times.
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Capturing the essence of the Texas landscape

September 2, 2010
For a private residence in Austin, TX, native stone was selected to create a smooth transition from the exterior to interior, while also providing a natural setting for the residence’s impressive views.
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Making a digital transformation

July 1, 2010
With the addition of a Park Fusion 8000 CNC combination bridge saw/waterjet and a Titan CNC stoneworking center to Capitol Granite & Marble’s shop, owner Paul Menninger says he now has a digital advantage.
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Chapel design reflects college's mission

July 1, 2010
Natural stone materials from the U.S. and Europe were used throughout the Thomas Aquinas College Chapel in Santa Paula, CA, to help reflect the school’s main principles.
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Stone contributes to LEED certification for new Las Vegas landmark

July 1, 2010
As the latest grand-scale project to be completed in Las Vegas, the CityCenter mixed-use complex features stone throughout its interior and exterior, with local stone cladding at the ARIA resort to connect it to the region and also help achieve LEED Gold certification.
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Utah fabricator adapts to a changing market

June 1, 2010
Expansions in finished products and machinery have helped Bedrock Quartz Surfaces of West Jordan, UT, to maintain its long-standing fabrication business in a difficult economy.
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Fossil stone enhances high-rise's desert surroundings

May 1, 2010
As one of the first new high-rises built in eight years in Phoenix, AZ, the Freeport-McMoRan Center demonstrates great levels of architecture in terms of innovation, research and teamwork.
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Targeting the institutional market

April 1, 2010
Ready to expand its portfolio of services, Italbec US of Dania Beach, FL, plans to market its stone fabrication toward more institutional sectors.
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Wisconsin limestone provides a match in Utah

April 1, 2010
More than 600,000 pounds of two types of Valders limestone from Valders, WI, helped in the renovation and restoration of an historic building in Salt Lake City, UT.
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