All Slab Fabbers Salt Lake City Workshop
October 14th - 16th
Elevated Stoneworkz 1839 South 900 West Salt Lake City Utah 84104
Special Thanks to our sponsors:
Gran Quartz, Laser Products, Akemi/Innochem, Prodim USA, Sasso, No Lift Carts, Better Vacuum Cups, SIG, Brothers in Granite, ActionFlow, Flexijet, BB Industries, Nikon/Dakota, DeFusco Industrial Supply, Terminator Diamond Products, Baca, Northwood, Tool Jungle, Versa Blade, Atlas Plan, AFP Finance, SPEEDlabel
Agenda-Agenda as follows but subject to change.
9:00-10:30 -Vendor Introductions- Sponsors will have a few minutes to introduce themselves and their products.
10:30-12:00 -Porcelain vs sintered surface- Introduction to Thin panel. Here will talk about the differences between the two. Cutting and mitering porcelain sintered surface with a manual bridge saw
12:00- 1:00 Lunch -Simon Bradbury-SIG Discuss how recycling water helps keep silica dangers down in shop
1:00-2:00 -Brothers In Granite Importing and shipping shortages
2:00-3:00- Benefits of using a digital template system with the help of sponsors we will discuss different systems and the best use of each.
3:00-4:30 Round 1 Top polishing competition
4:30 till Happy Hour- Review of days events questions and networking.
Fabrication tips and tricks will be going on during owners seminars. The following seminars up to lunch are for shop owners and managers only
8:45-9:45 Breakfast - Mark Lauzon Speed vs Efficiency
9:45-10:30 Chris Hildebrand Becoming absentee owner, setting shop up for success with out being present for day to day operations, benefits of importing.
10:30-11:00 Shayne Hogenmiller tracking jobs, tracking materials and monitoring remakes, workflow thru production. Big vs small shops
11:00-12:00 Mark Meriaux- Benefits of joining the NSI, Safety, Material Handeling & Silica Dangers
12:00- 1:00 Lunch - Delta Stone talk about their shop architectural stone work and slabs
1:00-2:00 -Invisacook and sink cut outs in porcelain
2:00-3:00-Repel/Ardex porcelain substrates and glue techniques
3:00-4:30 Round 2 -Finals for Top polishing competition
4:30 -till - Happy Hour- Review of days events questions and networking.
Delta Stone Tour- Tour the Delta Stone Factory.