Stone World had to the opportunity to discuss with Eduardo Cosentino, president of Cosentino North America, how COVID-19 has affected the company’s global business as a stone producer and quartz/sintered stone manufacturer
Wood’s Powr-Grip® (WPG) developed the first hand-held vacuum cups in the 1960s and has gained the reputation of being the gold standard in glass, stone and metal materials handling. This has been achieved through the company’s commitment to high standards for quality, design and safety.
Part of the FS Builder Resources’ family, Stone Resources continues to advance and expand its business through automation. With its largest location in Carrollton, TX, the stone fabrication company recently opened a second shop in Pflugerville, TX, a suburb of Austin.
Prodim Factory makes automatic lens and perspective corrections every single time. There is no need for periodic camera “grid” calibration. From users of systems with a fixed camera set up and green screen, this “grid” calibration was the single most heard complaint in the market.
The next generation of HydroClear Systems, the HydroClear Pro series by Park Industries, enables fabricators to better manage their water usage, which could translate to efficiency gains and a significant savings in water consumption costs, and with a smaller footprint requirement.
With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Brian Scherick, the vice president of sales for Flow International Corporation, discussed the benefits of waterjet technology in a podcast – elaborating on when it is best to use them and any maintenance requirements.
As a large global producer of natural stone products, Pokarna Limited, which was founded in 1991 by Gautam Chand Jain, the company’s chairman and managing director, branched out in 2009 with the development of its quartz brand, Quantra.
Advances in technology continue to push innovation in the production of quartz materials. Natural characteristics, including texture, veining and color, have improved to the point where they realistically mimic the look and feel of natural stone.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.