In recent years, sintered stone products such as Dekton by Cosentino are presenting themselves as alternatives to natural stone, and fabricators are having to learn how to cut these materials and make them profitable
July 9, 2018
Tim Culot is among the leading stone fabricators in Belgium and has experienced success with cutting Dekton, although he admits there was a learning curve. During a presentation at Cosentino’s C100 conference, he shared that 40% of all the material he cuts is now the sintered stone material.
Universal Granite & Marble (UGM) graciously opened their doors to 30 fabricators, in addition to other members of the stone industry, for the Wisconsin Stone Summit, which is organized by the Natural Stone Institute (NSI).
Established a little over five years ago, the Rockheads Group USA has emerged as a group of stone fabricators who hold high standards for their business practices to raise the bar for the overall good of the stone industry.
With advanced fabrication equipment, primarily from Poseidon Industries, Jaba Pro Stone Corp. of Hollywood, FL, outputs a substantial amount of countertops for residential buildings in Southwest and Southeast Florida
With some experience under his belt, Oliviero soon decided he wanted to go out on his own, and found a partner with whom to open their own fabrication shop that would service New Brunswick and surrounding areas for 17 years.
Many of you who are reading Stone World are owners of a stone fabrication shop. Some may have taken over a family business, while others may be fairly new to the industry. How do you manage your shop so that it is viable and stays around for years to come?
Laser Products Industries (LPI) recently announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Precision Templates of Colorado and has formed a new separate company, Precision Measuring and Training (PMT), headquartered in Denver, CO.
Determined to construct their new monastery on a picturesque mountaintop property in Meeteetse, WY, despite budget constraints, the Monks of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel dedicated their time and skills to learning to work a CNC machine and fabricate the stone pieces themselves
April 3, 2018
Faced with cost provisions, the monks took on the impressive challenge of learning to operate a CNC stoneworking center and fabricate all of the stone needed for the project themselves.
For the second consecutive year, voting for Stone World’s Fabricator of the Year was opened to an online audience – and the turnout was impressive. Close to 4,000 readers casted a vote in favor of the person they believed was deserving of the award.