In 2014, an excited group of women met at a gathering during Coverings, which was sponsored by Polycor, to officially launch Women in Stone (WIS). “Women in Stone’s mission is to recruit, retain and advance women in the natural stone industry,” says Sarah B Gregg, Women in Stone administrator.
Amanda McMillan and Jon Kaplan are organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Duan Coqui
April 12, 2020
A fast-moving storm cut across Middle Tennessee, dropping tornadoes that roared up to 165 mph. The disaster took 25 lives and destroyed structures across four counties. Among the devastation, Stone World TN's business was wiped out in minutes. Please consider sending your support for those employees no longer capable of supporting their families during this tragic time.
Blick Industries has announced that 2020 will mark its 25th year anniversary. Currently, the focus is on high-speed tooling and increased fabrication rates. Not only is holding power important, but accuracy is a pivotal deciding factor when choosing workholding devices.
In recent days we have seen the continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world and here in the U.S. as well. With the increased availability of testing, we can expect that confirmed cases of COVID-19 will continue to grow. Minimizing travel and group events is one tactic to slow the spread of the virus and protect those with weak immune systems.
The International Surface Event once again returned to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, and the exhibition hall was buzzing with activity throughout the three-day event
March 13, 2020
The opening day of The International Surface Event (TISE), including StonExpo/Marmomac, drew a countless amount of visitors who eagerly waited in a seemingly endless line to register for the stone, tile and flooring exhibition.
Celebrating its 22nd anniversary, the C100 conference is an annual event that brings fabricators, other leading industry members and the Cosentino team together to learn, share experiences and make new friends
With more than 4,850 employees throughout 37 countries, the Cosentino Group has grown by leaps and bounds since it was founded in 1979. In addition to being a natural stone producer, the Cosentino Group has developed and promotes the brands of Silestone, Dekton and Sensa.
Each year, manufacturers of tooling and accessories used during the stone production process introduce new product lines that continually increase efficiency and accuracy. The products in the roundup below are just a handful of the many technological advances in this arena that are now available.
Is quartz still rising in popularity? Are miters still a favorite? Is natural stone being used anywhere else but countertops? Over the years, trends seemed to be somewhat stagnate. But some new design trends are becoming apparent.
I was in awe of the elaborate strategic plan the leadership team and I just produced. After three dedicated days of planning and brainstorming, we had seven pages of strategic initiatives to serve our business well for the next 36 months. What made it so impressive was also why it didn't work.