As I anticipated and predicted months ago, stone fabricators are busy. High customer demand without sound processes will almost certainly lead to chaos and aggravate the entire team. Taking ownership implementing the right systems and educating your customers on the frontend would be wise and well worth the investment.
The Natural Stone Institute, in partnership with Stone World, held one of its regularly scheduled virtual Stone Summits on April 14, 2021. The topic of quartzite proved to be a “hot” issue among fabricators, as it drew record-breaking numbers of attendees.
With several locations, The Granite & Marble Depot serves the Greater Chicago area, Northwest Indiana and the Wisconsin border. The Aurora, IL-based company specializes in fabrication and installation of residential and commercial countertops, tabletops, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and more.
Moraware is the creator of CounterGo and Systemize software for countertop fabricators. CounterGo is a straightforward drawing and estimating solution that allows fabricators to become more efficient, accurate and professional.
Learn the proper measures needed to be taken when loading and unloading slabs in various situations on and off the jobsite
March 26, 2021
Safety should always be at the forefront when moving slabs around a warehouse, fabrication shop or on the jobsite. Whether transporting the large, heavy pieces of stone or quartz manually or with a forklift or crane, following safety procedures is a must.
The Baca Pure Filtration System is designed to remove stone particulate from water. A heavy-duty centrifugal pump is mounted directly over the floor pit, which incorporates a custom sweeper package to keep dirt from settling.
Recently, Stone World and the Natural Stone Institute held a virtual Stone Summit to discuss ways for fabricators to investigate products that are new to their process, including tooling equipment and digital software, as well as methods to develop focused questions that will help ensure the product or machine they review will perform as anticipated and provide the expected results
Technology continues to advance and play an important role in many of our daily lives. For fabricators in the stone business, each year there are more digital and automated products introduced to the marketplace, which can contribute to a shop’s overall efficiency and production.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! CAN I GET AN AMEN!! Wow, we all have been eagerly and anxiously awaiting to put 2020 behind us. We have the opportunity to hit the reset button and get moving forward. Life will become what YOU make of it.