Business major turned stone fabricator, Augie Chavez, began his own fabrication business after moving to Texas more than a dozen years ago, which is now among the most successful stone shops in the state
n 1984, Augie Chavez entered the countertop industry. He began working part-time for a small solid surface fabrication shop in California, which at the time, only offered three different variations of solid surface.
Visitors lined up before the doors opened yesterday at The Mandalay Bay Convention in Las Vegas for The International Surface Show (TISE) The exhibitor hall remained bustling throughout the entire first day.
The large boisterous crowd that congregated outside the gates of Veronafiere on the opening morning of Marmomac was certainly an indicator to the success of the international stone exhibition, which is held annually at the fairgrounds in Verona, Italy.
Husband-and-wife team Sean and Teresa Ray have devoted much time and effort to establishing a successful one-stop-shop for their customers. Their business, Pro Stone Kitchen & Bath in Olive Branch, MS, provides a full service in kitchen and bath design.
Located in the heart of the city of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil — a region rich in the production of ornamental stone — Maq Stone has been among the leading producers of marble, soapstone, granite and quartzite for 16 years.
This Stone of the Month is supplied by JMS Jura Marble Suppliers, Germany. Technical details provide a frame of reference only. Because stone is a product of nature, testing to determine specific physical qualities should be repeated for each project.
The Building Stone Institute (BSI) and Marble Institute of America (MIA) will jointly host a 2015 study tour with Washington, D.C., as the backdrop for a three-day event immersed in its rich heritage of natural stone.