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 www.azschoolofrock.com, by phone at 480.309.9422 or via E-mail.
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.
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.