A large turnout of stone industry professionals came together for education and networking opportunities at the Stone Fabricators Alliance’s most recent workshop – sponsored by Slabworks of Montana in Bozeman, MT
September 13, 2018
A total of 130 registered attendees and 18 vendors gathered at Slabworks of Montana’s facility in Bozeman, MT, on August 9 and 10, 2018 to take part in one of several workshops held by the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) throughout the U.S. each year.
On August 2nd, Zoller, GranQuartz and ADI held a workshop at the Zoller Inc.’s brand new North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, to demonstrate to fabricators different technology that is going to be coming to the stone industry, how to be at the forefront of it, and finally, how it can improve a fabricator’s business. "We want to give you the complete CNC experience," said Dan Davidenko, CEO of GranQuartz. "We want these guys to be more efficient with their CNC machines and their tooling, and they can do it with these Zoller machines and ADI tooling."
When restoring their home after it was nearly destroyed by Hurrican Harvey last year, a couple in Texas sought natural stone for their new kitchen design
August 1, 2018
Robin and Mike Jones of Lumberton, just outside of Beaumont, TX, lost so much to Hurricane Harvey last year. Three feet of water flooded the first floor of the home they had built 13 years before, plus Robin lost her thriving Aquaponics business.
As business is thriving, re-investment decisions must be made. These decisions should be considered with the anticipated future profits in mind. If your company is doing well and seeing profits, the choice is yours on how to utilize those profits. Profits may be spent, re-invested in the company, or a large portion may be spent on taxes. Few look forward to tax season. What if there was a way to decrease taxes while investing in the growth and value of your business?
Rey Matos, head of technical training in North America for Neolith, talked to Stone World about the trends he is currently seeing in the industry in regards to Neolith, as well as some advice to help fabricators to learn how to cut the material.
The Georgia World Congress Center is buzzing this morning for the start of Coverings 2018. The international tile and stone exhibition will be held from May 8 to 11, and will offer numerous educational sessions, product displays and networking events for all attendees.
What’s more dramatic in a room than a stone wall backdrop? It’s amazing how something so hard and cold can translate into such a warm and inviting interior feature. Stone is a natural element possessing textures and colors that merge well with many design styles.
MasterPLAN Outdoor Living is a design/build firm located in Eastern Pennsylvania that specializes in backyard transformations to enhance their clients’ lives. We sat down with Josh Gillow, founder of MasterPLAN Outdoor Living to learn more.
A vacant lot in Austin, TX, has been transformed with the help of a local stone. The Pioneer Bank headquarters opened in October of 2016, revitalizing an area a decade bare and featuring a material that reminds residents of the bank’s Texas Hill Country roots.