There is no doubt that our industry is going through monumental changes. During our last Rockhead Group meeting last April, our members had an opportunity to listen to industry leaders about key indicators that are shaping the future of our business.
Stone World was started by Mike and Stephanie Lench in November 1984. At that time, GranQuartz was busily introducing machinery and equipment for the stone industry to include large diameter (11-6 foot) block saws, automatic abrasive line polishers, edge polishers, etc.
Stone World had the opportunity to view a plentiful supply of beautiful displays of Brazilian stone at several large stone exhibitions this year. The following pages showcase only a sampling of the numerous new stone products that are available from Latin America.
One of the goals of the Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America is to demonstrate the current trends in ornamental stone and stoneworking technology
February 11, 2019
The Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America will take place from February 12 to 15, 2019 and will be held once again in Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil. The show brings together stone industry members from all over the world, including quarriers and stone processors, equipment and machinery manufacturers, and suppliers of tooling and accessories for stone fabrication.
At this year’s The International Surface Event (TISE), scheduled for January 23 to 25, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, the Marmomac International Pavilion will host leading stone and machinery suppliers from India, Italy, Portugal and Turkey.
Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. provided an educational session on the history and sustainable aspects of its unique pink granite at the New England/New York Metro Natural Stone Institute chapter event
October 10, 2018
The historic Stony Creek granite quarry – owned and operated by Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. in Branford, CT – was the site of a learning event sponsored by the New England/New York Metro Chapter of the Natural Stone Institute.
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.
Marmomac will celebrate its 53rd edition this fall. Thousands of exhibitors and visitors will converge at Veronafiere in Verona, Italy, from September 26 to 29, 2018 to take part in the global event and view the latest product developments.
LUMBERTON, NJ -- Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, has announced five winners of its first annual Blanco by Design contest. Entrants were required to submit a kitchen or small space design featuring one Blanco sink and one Blanco faucet for a chance to win up to $5,000.
The Blanco by Design contest ran from August until November 2017 and winners were hand selected by a panel of esteemed design professionals.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest product innovations in the stone industry, hear about this year's Coverings event, read a stone fabrication case study, hear about the latest news regarding stone fabrication, and much more!