Stone World was started by Mike and Stephanie Lench in November 1984. At that time, GranQuartz was busily introducing machinery and equipment for the stone industry to include large diameter (11-6 foot) block saws, automatic abrasive line polishers, edge polishers, etc.
Stone World had the opportunity to view a plentiful supply of beautiful displays of Brazilian stone at several large stone exhibitions this year. The following pages showcase only a sampling of the numerous new stone products that are available from Latin America.
The 2019 edition of the Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmomac Latin America brought together more than 15,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors from around the world to promote the overall industry and the products that it offers.
Since its inception in 2001, the Xiamen International Stone Fair has exploded. Geared for stone industry professionals worldwide, the scope of the international exhibition has drastically changed from its beginning days.
Are you prepared for what the future has in store for the industry? If you're a business owner, are you confident it's prepared? Back in May, Stone World’s parent company, BNP Media, announced a brand-new trade show, AEC BuildTech, which is structured around seeing and learning about new technologies, methodologies and products -- elements that have the capacity to drastically transform the AEC industry.
As the prevailing North American tile and stone exhibition, Coverings intends to offer attendees a full show experience in honor of its 30th anniversary
March 8, 2019
The 30th edition of Coverings, the international stone and tile exhibition held annually in the U.S., will head back to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, from April 9 to 12, 2019. This year's show will feature interactive onsite experiences, and new activities to commemorate its 30th anniversary.
For three decades, Stone World has been honoring outstanding leaders in the stone sector for their craftsmanship, innovation and contributions to the industry
March 1, 2019
With 59% of the votes, Joey Marcella of Mario & Son in Liberty Lake, WA, was our readers’ favorite for the 2018 Stone World Fabricator of the Year. Marcella was one of four deserving candidates who were nominated.
One of the goals of the Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America is to demonstrate the current trends in ornamental stone and stoneworking technology
February 11, 2019
The Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America will take place from February 12 to 15, 2019 and will be held once again in Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil. The show brings together stone industry members from all over the world, including quarriers and stone processors, equipment and machinery manufacturers, and suppliers of tooling and accessories for stone fabrication.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the upcoming Xiamen Stone Fair, which is in it's twentieth year, hear the latest news from the stone industry, tips on cutting alternative stone surfaces, and much more!