ZOLLER Inc. hosted its annual ZOLLERFEST on Wednesday October 2nd and Thursday October 3rd at its North American Headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. ZOLLERFEST is an annual technology days and open house event that combines the celebration of the company’s German heritage and its industry leading technology in presetting, measuring, inspection, tool management and automation to create a truly unique manufacturing event.
The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo welcomes Dana Hicks as the new Show Director for the event. After 19 years of service to the flooring, stone, and tile industry through events, promotions, sponsorships, and community involvement, TISE says goodbye to Amie (Gilmore) Gonzalez as she transitions the event to Hicks. The change comes as Informa Markets’ need for seasoned, show-leading professionals increases due to growth in large-scale events to the company’s event portfolio.
Deeply rooted in the stone industry, Carrara, Italy still plays an important role by hosting Carrara2 every other year – where a delegation of stone industry professionals come together for education, sharing ideas and touring leading stone producing facilities and quarries in the area
The Cosentino Group, a leading global company in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, is celebrating the 21st instalment of its annual “Cosentino 100” convention held in the Riviera Maya (Mexico). During this event – which is one of the most important for the stone, decoration and remodelling sectors in North America – the Spanish multinational company will gather its main customers and partners of the region.
The Rockheads Group, a network of surfacing industry entrepreneurs dedicated to leadership, best practices and financial health, recently convened at Inspiration Design Center (IDC) in Minneapolis, MN, for its Fall 2018 member summit. With record attendance of nearly 100 members representing 45 companies, attendees had an opportunity to take a deep dive into IDC’s operations through a dynamic all-day event. The company opened its doors for a no-holds-barred plunge into their operations, strategies and key performance indicators.
In this issue of Stone World magazine, we learn about the sourcing process of some of the most well-known Brazilian stones as well as a roundup of the most popular Brazilian stones on the market. We also learn the process for cutting different alternative materials to prevent any cracking!