Virtual Event - December 10

Building Your Shop Through Automation and Digital Software

Join the Natural Stone Institute and Stone World Magazine as we discuss building your shop through automation. Learn how to investigate products that are new to your process, including tooling equipment and digital software. Learn how to develop focused questions that will help you ensure the product or machine you review will perform as anticipated and provide the expected results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about new products available to stone professionals.
  • Review the role that long-term planning should play in selecting and implementing new products into your business.
  • Learn how to calculate the return on investment of adding new tooling or equipment to your facility.
  • Create a plan for adding new tools to your existing process.


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Date: December 10, 2020


Special Thanks to Local Sponsors of the Stone Summit

Comandulli Moraware Slabsmith

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Registration Fee:


for Installers & Fabricators



Stone Industry Education


Tony Malisani, Malisani Inc.
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.



Morning Session: Building Automation

11:00 am   Introduction

11:15 am   Software and Managerial Processes

11:30 am   Material Selection and Procurement

11:50 am   Templating

12:20 pm   Inventory Controls

12:30 pm   Attend Virtual Trade Show


Afternoon Session: Programing, Material, Process Flow and Production

1:30 pm   Introduction

1:45 am   Layouts and Approvals

2:05 am   Cutting and Finishing Process

2:20 am   Tooling Maintenance

2:40 pm   Quality Controls


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