Virtual Event - April 14

There's Something About Quartzite

Quartzite is a beautiful building material. With that beauty comes unique fabrication and installation techniques. Join the Natural Stone Institute and Stone World magazine as we discuss the world of geological quartzite. During the session, we will discuss the geology, fabrication, and installation practices that provide the best product application of this material. We will also review how to set expectations with customers to ensure successful installation and a happy client. Come away with a plan to maximize the value of quartzite to both your company and the customer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the geology of quartzite.
  • Discuss the strengths of quartzite as a building material and how best to use this material in applications./li>
  • Discuss some of the unique challenges in designing and working with quartzite.
  • Learn how to set expectations with customers when selling quartzite.
  • Create a plan to maximize the value of this material to both your company and the customer.


Date: April 14, 2021

Sponsored by

GMR Quality Stone Products Innochem Quote Countertops

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Stone Industry Education


Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute
Industry Leaders participating in the Fabricator Breakout Groups


Target Audience

Business owners, marketing professionals, and other employees interested in growing their business, networking with suppliers, and/or learning "best practices" for running a successful fabrication business.



Day 1: There’s Something About Quartzite (April 14):

11:00 am   Stone Summit Introduction/Speaker Introduction

11:05 am   Review of Learning Objectives

11:15 am   Geology of Quartzite

11:35 am   Material Fabrication and Installation

11:50 am   Setting Expectations with Customers

12:10 pm   Questions and Final Thoughts

12:25 pm   Closing and Introduction to Virtual Trade Show



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