With its recent acquisition of North Caroline Granite Corp., Canadian-based quarrying conglomerate Polycor continues to expand its footprint in the U.S., strengthen its presence in the south, and overall, promote the beauty and sustainability of natural stone
2020 ended on an upswing for global stone producer Polycor with the acquisition of North Carolina Granite Corp. (NCGC). Founded in 1889, NCGC is recognized by architects and other industry stakeholders for its high-quality White Mount Airy granite, proudly quarried in Mount Airy, NC.
Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK, listened to the requests of the customer working on a project called “The Colony” in Texas to provide the stone that was needed to realize the design. In the end, the stone producer supplied its blend of Hazelnut and Azul stone for the project.
TAB Surfaces places employee safety and health as a priority, as well as being environmentally responsible when quarrying, particularly at its Viscon White quarry sites
October 30, 2020
Apart from being a natural stone processor and a quartz engineered stone manufacturer, TAB Surfaces also prides itself as a successful quarrier — operating at least half a dozen natural stone sites for mainly its own consumption in slabs, tiles and cut-to-size pieces.
In the last quarter of 2018, Dal-Tile Corporation, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, a global leader in the flooring industry, opened a new fac ility in Dickson, TN, to produce quartz surfacing products.
As a large global producer of natural stone products, Pokarna Limited, which was founded in 1991 by Gautam Chand Jain, the company’s chairman and managing director, branched out in 2009 with the development of its quartz brand, Quantra.
Advances in technology continue to push innovation in the production of quartz materials. Natural characteristics, including texture, veining and color, have improved to the point where they realistically mimic the look and feel of natural stone.
I woke up today, like most every other day. From my clifftop perch, the landscape quickly came into focus. I soaked in every ounce of my breathtaking vista. The mature trees in the distance are framed by fluffy cotton ball-like clouds. I can’t help but be captivated by the alluring turquoise hue of the quarry water below.
Regional limestone proves to be the aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly choice for the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France
September 21, 2020
The Louis Vuitton Foundation has been a center of art and culture in Paris since it opened in 2014. Funded by the luxury goods powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy–Louis Vuitton, the building, a museum and cultural center was designed by noted architect and king of amorphous design, Frank Gehry
For this issue of Stone World magazine we go one-on-one with Quote Countertops to discuss the importance of digital marketing. Polycor continues its strategic growth and we show a collection of some of the newest tooling and accessories for fabrication.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.