Developed in 2016, the Use Natural Stone campaign has created a significant impression with its website, www.usenaturalstone.org, which is a valuable resource for homeowners, architects, designers, builders and remodelers to learn about the qualities and benefits of natural stone
Nearly three years ago, an idea surfaced among stone industry professionals to create a platform to promote the use and benefits of natural stone above all alternative building materials. The concept soon flourished into a well-driven campaign, which is now recognized worldwide.
See all the products featured in the November 2018 issue of Stone World magazine
November 6, 2018
With numerous stone varieties available, including delicate exotic material, manufacturers of stone care and maintenance products continually work to develop new formulas for their product lines that help to repair, clean and protect stone surfaces. The following is a collection of some of the latest product introductions.
Today, the company has grown to own more than 12 stone quarries – in numerous varieties – and branded its name in the stone industry worldwide. But as the industry and market trends continue to evolve over time, Tab India made the decision to grow with it by opening a new factory for TabQuartz in the beginning of 2018.
Built in 1986, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is a cultural landmark in Costa Mesa, CA. Most recently, a stunning fountain constructed of black basalt from China was designed to create a focal attraction at the main entrance to the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
Semco Stone is nestled in the heart of limestone country. The company, which was established in 1988, is a family business owned by Edward Robinson and his three sons: Keith Robinson, Corey Robinson and Quent Robinson. It is a producer and distributor of natural building veneer stone, including full and thin sawn.
In the 1990s, Val Blasius created a reputation as a ceramic tile and Corian countertop installer in the Vassar, MI area. The business continued to prosper until he was bringing in more work than he could handle. His son, Jon, was in the remodeling industry at the time, doing tile and Corian countertops out of the same shop.
With various sizes, shapes and thicknesses of stone veneer panels, there are several important points to consider before starting an installation
October 12, 2018
There’s nothing quite like the beauty of natural stone. From marble to slate, stone has been used in and around homes as a functional and decorative surface for centuries. With changing tastes, styles and manufacturing processes, also comes changes in the type of stone being used and its installation.
Coldspring acquired StoneLite natural stone panels and through its expertise has grown Stone Panels
October 11, 2018
Two years ago, Coldspring recognized an opportunity to acquire a business for producing StoneLite natural stone panels, and through its expertise and investment it is experiencing growing success with Stone Panels International LLC in Marble Falls, TX.
Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. provided an educational session on the history and sustainable aspects of its unique pink granite at the New England/New York Metro Natural Stone Institute chapter event
October 10, 2018
The historic Stony Creek granite quarry – owned and operated by Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. in Branford, CT – was the site of a learning event sponsored by the New England/New York Metro Chapter of the Natural Stone Institute.