Due to the unfortunate circumstances of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, Coverings 2020 was not able to be held in New Orleans, LA, this spring. The following is a sampling of the latest product introductions.
OMAX Corp. will be a proud participant in the Smartforce Student Summit at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018. Using the new ProtoMAX abrasive waterjet as a teaching tool for the next generation of manufacturers, OMAX will present a program of design, machinery, and innovation as students and teachers explore the advancements of abrasive waterjet technology. The summit will be held at McCormick Place, North Building, Level 1, Hall C. OMAX will be stationed at booth 215115.
Robotic integration is changing the way stone fabricators are looking at production. No longer are robotics limited to only cutting or moving materials. A fully automated production system, suitable for all machining processes in the stone workshop, is now a reality.
In 1988, Stone World presented its first Fabricator of the Year Award to Jim Stengel of Dakota Granite Co. Since then, there's been one worthy fabricator after another honored each year with the award. Most recently, Scott Hanes of Majestic Marble & Granite in Orlando, FL was the recipient.