Located in Chilton, WI, Francis and Alyce Buechel literally bet the farm to start their stone business, Buechel Stone Corp. According to Mike Buechel, the COO of Buechel Stone, his grandfather first started cutting stone with a dry saw, eventually affecting his health. “
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the upcoming TISE show, we provide solutions for protecting and maintaining natural stone, see the results of Stone World’s annual Purchasing Plan Survey, and much more!