Kevin M. Padden

Kevin M. Padden has been active in tile and stone for most of his adult life. Since following his father into the tile and stone business in 1978, he was owner of Padden Tile & Stone prior to relocating to Arizona in 1992. His passion for education has led him to be a regularly featured seminar presenter at international trade shows. Training and consulting is a service that is provided by AZ School of Rock. For more information, contact Kevin M. Padden at, by phone at 480.309.9422 or via E-mail.


New thin stone veneer is introduced

April 1, 2010
Quarried out of the Hartshorne Formation in the Arkansas River Valley, “Slimrock” a new thin stone veneer is being introduced to the marketplace.
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“Green Up” and clean up

October 1, 2009
I was born in 1955 - the same year that Walt Disney opened this place called “Disneyland” in a very far off place that I knew as the state of California. The mood of the country - and for that matter, the world - had nothing to do with any environmental issues.
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November 2013 Stone Products Gallery

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April 2014 stone world cover

2014 April

In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!


Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.


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