International Coverage

Reports from the world's major stoneworking nations, focusing on materials and producers.

ARTICLES

Atlas Copco Ranked 23rd among "World's Most Sustainable Corporations"

The company was also listed first overall in the machinery industry. This is the ninth time that Atlas Copco has appeared in the Global 100 rankings.


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Marmomacc pavilion at TISE West 2015 to feature international exhibitors and Continuing Education for architects and designers

LAS VEGAS, NV -- The Marmomacc International Pavilion at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas at TISE West 2015 will include exhibitors from Italy, India, Portugal, Turkey and Morocco.


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Andrade Group celebrates 25 years of business

In 1975, Brazilian brothers Celio and Zelto de Andrade created the Andrade Group, which started off as an aluminum company.
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Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmomacc latin America anticipates increase of international visitors

Now that the international stone fair has successfully rebranded itself, this year’s edition will showcase a larger variety of exotic stones and entice more international attendance
Last year, the Vitória Stone Fair was rebranded as the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America in an attempt to combine business with design and product culture, while also offering training courses for architects and industry professionals.


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How two brothers from Guidoni Group are becoming prominent producers and exporters of granite in Brazil

Brothers José Geraldo and Jose Antonio Guidoni founded Guidoni Group in 1989 in Espirito Santo, Brazil. Since then Guidoni has grown swiftly, becoming one of the most prominent producers and exporters of granite among companies in Brazil.


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Santo Antonio Granitos: Growing from a single gangsaw shop to a worldwide stone producer

In 1968, Luiz Scaramussa — with the support of his entire family — combined a small shed and a single gangsaw to start a sawmill to produce Santo Antonio white marble.


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Marmomacc Stone Gallery

Marmomacc in Verona, Italy, a leading event in sustaining the marble system on the world market, in order to promote development of products and technologies and become an increasingly qualified cultural workshop for world-wide trends in stone construction and design.


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Best Communicator Awards 2014

The ceremony was held in the Santamargherita Arena in the Inside Marmomacc & Abitare il Tempo Hall.


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Designing with Natural Stone

The 16th edition of Marmomacc Stone Academy’s “Designing with Natural Stone” ran from September 22 to 27, 2014 in Verona, Italy, in conjunction with the international stone exhibition.


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Increased attendance at Marmomacc 2014

With attendance up 15% from last year, the 49th edition of Marmomacc showed promising signs of recovery in the stone industry
There was a buzz throughout the halls of Marmomacc this year, which was held from September 24 to 27, at Veronafiere in Verona, Italy.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

The stones of the Cachoeiro Stone Fair in Brazil

Held annually in the city of Cachoeiro, Espirito Santo, Brazil, the Cachoeiro Stone Fair did not disappoint in its 34th edition. With more than 25,000 visitors and 220 exhibitors, the fair revealed leading trends and innovative materials in the Carlos Caiado Expo Center.

EVENTS

Industry

Cevisama 2015

2/10/15
Spain
The most innovative products will be on show at Cevisama 2014

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Industry

Unicera, the 27th International Ceramic Bathroom Kitchen Fair

2/24/15
Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center
Turkey
The fair is a vast marketing platform for the ceramic, bathroom and kitchen industries, and is the meeting point of domestic and international procurement delegations and exhibitors.

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Industry

Marmomacc 2015

9/30/15
Italy
International fair for operators in the marble sector, from machinery to instrumental products, from blocks to more complex stone processing, for professionals in construction and contract sectors as well as designers and decision makers seeking success in an increasingly specialized and competitive context.

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CSTD Winter 2015 cover

2015 Winter

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

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