With changing consumer shopping patterns, an accelerated pace of business and the need for real-time visibility, the Information Revolution has created a great need for technological advancement in the stone industry; it is up to all of us to answer the call together or be left behind in its wake.
With technology continually reaching new peaks, there are more digital options for fabricators to assist them in succeeding in their business. While there is a lot of technology out there that is available for the fabricator, the following products are available from leading manufacturers.
As I write this, I’m sitting at Newark International Airport in New Jersey waiting for my flight to Indianapolis to board. My final destination is Bloomington, where my friends from the Indiana Limestone Institute will take me on a tour of several quarries in the area.
Complete digital templating solutions for the stone industry
July 1, 2019
With the Proliner at the center of each solution, Prodim provides the fastest, most accurate, reliable and durable digital templating tool in the market. Used together with the self-developed stone industry software Prodim can offer any stone templater and fabricator a complete digital templating solution to help their business grow.
At the end of August, I traveled up to Portland, ME, to attend a Digital Expo, which was hosted by Park Industries. As with all industry events I cover, I walked away learning something new and meeting new people.
Over the years, there has been a great transformation in stone fabrication and many shops have evolved into a fully digital fabrication shop. There are steps that need to happen along the path to digital fabrication, and these steps are less daunting than one may think.
Epiroc, the new subsidiary of the Atlas Copco Group that is planned to be listed on the stock exchange in 2018, is exhibiting at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) Annual Conference & Expo for the first time.
Saw/waterjet technology has been on the rise, being used in more and more shops across the country. Stone World recently asked a group of fabricators who use the technology why they decided to purchase it to begin with, what operations they use it for, and how they have seen the technology change.
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!