It's no surprise to anyone in the stone industry that we are in the middle of a shake-up, driven predominantly by a new construction and remodeling boom, the new import tariffs, the ever-growing number of new competitor fabricators and the merging and acquisition of low-performing and established fabrication businesses.
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.
In this issue, you will see that we address the subject of shop safety, which I think everyone agrees is an important topic. In a matter of seconds, one wrong move or misjudgment can lead to an accident, or even more tragic to think about – a fatality.
Located in San Antonio, TX, the Bexar County Public Works building was designed to mimic the natural environment, having its physical presence and placement along the river act as a metaphor of the varied landscape.
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.
Stone World magazine spoke with Vineet Malik of Stone Showcase about the coalition he is part of that is addressing the tariffs, antidumping and how the fabricator, big or small, can have their voice heard.
Recently, Stone World published a report about the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative releasing a list of approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs, including quartz and a range of natural stone products.
The new Converge education program at The International Surface Event (TISE): Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo will offer the industry a whole new way to gain training, knowledge and information.
Too often, after an accident occurs, we receive inquiries from stone companies asking what safety training resources are available. Others may know we have developed a vast array of resources over the past 10 years, but just simply haven’t taken the time to utilize what is available.