While the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down the in-person stone industry fabrication events, the first virtual workshop was held – and more to follow – as an effort to continue to provide education to fabricators
Since March 2020, the COVID-19 global pandemic has changed the way people are interacting and running their businesses worldwide. Everything from providing a safe work environment for employees to how to handle customer visits to industry education had to be reconsidered.
Widely recognized as one of the most user-friendly digital templating software in the industry, LPI’s Laser Templator combines an intuitive interface with robust editing and integration capabilities. Text-based instructions allow users to quickly template digitally without the need for CAD experience.
GranQuartz, a leading distributor of supplies, tools and equipment used in the fabrication and maintenance of hard surfaces for residential, commercial and industrial end-markets, has developed a comprehensive CNC program together with vendor partners ADI and Zoller for offline productivity solutions for CNC customers.
Based in Grand Junction, CO, Robert Stone, Inc. furnishes high-quality stone and quartz products for a variety of customized projects. For more than 25 years, the company has not only provided its full-service fabrication expertise to both the residential and commercial sectors, but it also runs a sandstone quarry and produces petrified wood slabs.
The new Generation X Proliner Stone packages add new powerful tools and functionalities to the digital templating flow solution that eliminate all uncertainty before installation. Safeguarding the outcome of a perfect fitting product has never been better!
Water filtration and clarification systems have become so critically important for fabricators like never before. OSHA regulations and monitoring of sludge has increased exponentially over the last several years to keep the sludge out of the water drains.
Stone fabricators have to handle and keep up with various materials, while at the same time maintaining a consistently superior quality of sharpness and cutting performance. Up until now, cutting different materials has always involved changing discs in order to maintain the high-quality standard.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to Polycor about the use of Limestone in the Louis Vuitton Foundation building. Also with limestone we spoke to Buechel Stone about the Pray Stone limestone quarry. We also put together a product roundup of some of the CNC tools and accessories available today.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design we focus on the current quartz trends and the use of quartz in a modern farmhouse. Also, learn about how natural stone is used to blend nature and exterior architecture!