Cosentino sets record high in 2017 with over $1 billion in revenue and $70 million in net profit
February 28, 2018
Cosentino Group, the global leader in the development, production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, continues to strengthen its economic and financial position and its commitment to sustainable growth, innovation, new technologies and efficient management.
Michels Corporation has advanced its commitment to sustainable business practices by achieving certification of two red granite quarries to the ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone Standard.
14-year-old Thomas wanted to get a job, but no one would hire him, because of his age and small stature. So he and his younger brother, Evan, chose to quarry the site their father had originally staked out in Idaho, calling themselves Star Stone Quarries.
Founded in July 1993, the Tennessee Marble Company is a family business that owns and operates four quarries in Tennessee, as well as the seasonally operated Champlain Black quarry in Isle LaMotte, VT.
While high school best friends Geoffrey Gran and Bill Heuer went their separate ways for college and followed different career paths afterwards, they reunited in July of 2015 to open The Countertop Factory Midwest in Addison, IL.
Pokarna, a leader among stone producers in India, recently opened its Cream Cashmere granite quarry in Buduruvada Village, Parvathipuram Mandal, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The almost 25-acre site currently produces three shades/patterns of the material.
Founded in 1992, Jianming Stone Group has set out on a course to improve its processes for stone production, including becoming "green." The company, located in Xiamen, China, has recently installed a new water filtration system at its plant to help improve operations and the environment.
For the second year, MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute organized a delegation to travel to Xiamen, China to attend the international stone exhibition, as well as participate in a study tour of leading Xiamen stone suppliers
A delegation of 41 members of MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute attended the Xiamen Stone Fair, which was held from March 6 to 9, 2017 in Xiamen, China. This was the second year MIA+BSI participated at the exhibition, and participants were eager to experience the trade show, and Chinese culture.
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.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest product innovations in the stone fabricating industry, hear about digital solutions in stone fabricating, read a renovation case study, and much more!