Correction: To clarify the article on Madhucon Granite Ltd. of India (“Indian granite producer establishes presence,” August Stone World, page 60), the company has a total of 10 gangsaws, five from Breton S.p.A. of Italy and five from Barsanti.

Clarification: Sigma Marble of Houston, TX, served as the installer for the outdoor spine and all interior stone for the BJ’s Services Corporate Headquarters (“Modern headquarters reflects exterior surroundings,” September Stone World, page 222).

Cintas, a seller of bathroom goods, recently “honored” the lavatories at the Vermont Marble Museum in Proctor, VT, during the announcement of its sixth annual Best Restroom Awards - placing it among facilities in Japan, Brazil and other exotic locales. Ranking fourth in the 2007 “America’s Best Restrooms Hall of Fame,” the bathrooms at the museum include Vermont Danby and Vermont Verde Antique marbles.

OMAX® has appointed Miguel Cervantes to the position of Sales Representative for Mexico. “With five years in the abrasive waterjet industry, Miguel brings an exceptional breadth of knowledge and expertise to the OMAX sales force,” said Sandra McLain, Vice President of Marketing. “Though a well-established cutting process in the U.S., abrasive waterjet machining is still in its infancy in Mexico. Miguel will be a vital asset to OMAX, as we help spread waterjet technology across the country.”

Alpha Professional Tools® has announced that Sam Crooks has joined its sales team. He will be responsible for the Los Angeles Metropolitan territory, which consists of the greater Los Angeles area. Crooks comes to Alpha with many years of experience in the tile and building industries. He can be contacted via his cell phone at (310) 420-1171, by E-mail at, or through the main office at 800-648-7229.

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