The kitchen is one of the most essential spaces in any household. A place where meals are made, family time is spent and memories are created. Appropriately deemed the “heart of the home,” the design of this space is crucial, especially to those who like to entertain.
Late in 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative released a list of approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. Starting in September of last year, the tariffs were set for 10%, on top of other antidumping and countervailing duties, and in the New Year will be increased to 25%.
While Solid Surfaces Unlimited has served other industries through the years, the stone sector has become its primary market and the company has invested in state-of-the-art equipment to meet the demand
Solid Surfaces Unlimited, based in Sterling Heights, MI, has been serving mid and southern Michigan for more than three decades. Cesar Rastelli initially established the company as a cabinet business 40 years ago, and in the late 1980s began manufacturing solid surface products.
The trend of using quartz in the kitchen has been on the rise and it seems the popularity of it isn’t slowing down anytime soon. As the technology becomes better, consumers and designers are turning to quartz for its ease to maintain and the details in the design.
For those who have been reading Stone World for a while now, you are aware that each January we publish the results of a fabricator purchasing plan survey, which is compiled by the research department at BNP Media, Stone World’s parent company.
While some quartz manufacturers have dominated this sector for some time, in recent years more quartz manufacturers have surfaced — broadening the amount of selections on the market. The following is a glimpse of some recent product introductions.
In recent years, the popularity of quartz surfacing has escalated to new heights. Advances in technology allow quartz manufacturers to continually develop new colors as well as products that replicate the aesthetic of natural stone. The following is just a selection of the numerous quartz product offerings available today.
Date: March 31, 2015
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!