Made from 100% post-industrial recycled glass, cement, and non-toxic pigments, IceStone is the MOST sustainable, responsibly made, eco-friendly countertop on the market. In October 2019, IceStone launched NEW IceStone.
Cutting Edge Countertops of Perrysburg, OH, was established in 2006 by Brad Burns, Brian Burns and Jeff Erickson, all of whom are still active in the business today. From the start, their mission was to create a countertop company that delivered quality products with exceptional customer service.
In the 1990s, Val Blasius created a reputation as a ceramic tile and Corian countertop installer in the Vassar, MI area. The business continued to prosper until he was bringing in more work than he could handle. His son, Jon, was in the remodeling industry at the time, doing tile and Corian countertops out of the same shop.
Establishing their business in 2005, Maryla and Darek Bosek first started under the name Fortune Estates. Back then, they rented a 2,000-square-foot space in Franklin Park, IL, and opened a granite countertops production shop.
Artisan Group welcomes new members Summit Stone Works in Buda, TX, and True Blue in San Antonio and Austin, as well as welcoming back previous member Lakeside Surfaces Inc. based in Western Michigan, making the group of independent countertop fabricators nearly 35 strong.
NSM Florida Enterprises, also known as NSMotif, announces 10 years of achievement helping clients bring their dream countertop visions to life. As one of the few female-owned fabricators in the industry, NSMotif has noted significant growth since its establishment in 2008.
Laser Products Industries (LPI) today announced that the company has reached two important corporate milestones with global sales of its digital measuring systems topping 5,000 lasers and simultaneously reaching a record 3,000 customers.
Business major turned stone fabricator, Augie Chavez, began his own fabrication business after moving to Texas more than a dozen years ago, which is now among the most successful stone shops in the state
n 1984, Augie Chavez entered the countertop industry. He began working part-time for a small solid surface fabrication shop in California, which at the time, only offered three different variations of solid surface.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the The Natural Stone Institute's 2019 Study tour, hear about the Stone Industry Education event, see November's Stone of the Month, Machine of the Month, Technology Update, and much more!