A dozen industry professionals joined the Natural Stone Institute for an interactive tour of various Brazilian stone manufacturers before attending the 45th edition of the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America
For the last few years, the Natural Stone Institute (NSI) has been hosting groups of industry professionals to various countries around the world — including Brazil, China, Italy and Turkey — as part of its efforts to promote the use of natural stone in design.
For the past eight years, the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance (SFA) takes a group of fabricators from North America, many of which have never traveled once outside the country, and brings them to Italy to learn about machinery, tooling and different types of stone.
Designed by SOM Architects of New York and built under the responsibility of Turner Construction Co., the structure features JMS Jura Beige limestone, which blends perfectly with the choice of glass and aluminum.
As part of its efforts to promote the use of natural stone in design, it has been extending its global reach by sending delegations to countries such as Brazil, Italy, China – and most recently Turkey.
In 2005, Minera Deisi initiated its operations in Peru. After testing its travertine quarries for quality concerning color, porosity, composition, mechanical properties and obtaining results of the highest standards, the decision was made to invest in a brand new plant using Italian-made machinery.
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.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest innovations in CNC tooling, hear about our tour of "The Stone Belt", see September's Stone of the Month and Technology Update, and much more!