The web exclusives section expands beyond Stone World’s print edition – offering up-to-the-minute information on various aspects of the stone industry. Viewers will find details on current stone industry events, recent residential and commercial projects featuring stone in their designs, and the latest technological innovations for stone fabrication, quarrying, and stone care and maintenance.
Stone World magazine spoke with Vineet Malik of Stone Showcase about the coalition he is part of that is addressing the tariffs, antidumping and how the fabricator, big or small, can have their voice heard.
Recently, Stone World published a report about the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative releasing a list of approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs, including quartz and a range of natural stone products.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs, including quartz and a range of natural stone products in both slab and block form, as well as flagstone and monumental building stone.
A large turnout of stone industry professionals came together for education and networking opportunities at the Stone Fabricators Alliance’s most recent workshop – sponsored by Slabworks of Montana in Bozeman, MT
September 13, 2018
A total of 130 registered attendees and 18 vendors gathered at Slabworks of Montana’s facility in Bozeman, MT, on August 9 and 10, 2018 to take part in one of several workshops held by the Stone Fabricators Alliance (SFA) throughout the U.S. each year.
On August 2nd, Zoller, GranQuartz and ADI held a workshop at the Zoller Inc.’s brand new North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, to demonstrate to fabricators different technology that is going to be coming to the stone industry, how to be at the forefront of it, and finally, how it can improve a fabricator’s business. "We want to give you the complete CNC experience," said Dan Davidenko, CEO of GranQuartz. "We want these guys to be more efficient with their CNC machines and their tooling, and they can do it with these Zoller machines and ADI tooling."
When restoring their home after it was nearly destroyed by Hurrican Harvey last year, a couple in Texas sought natural stone for their new kitchen design
August 1, 2018
Robin and Mike Jones of Lumberton, just outside of Beaumont, TX, lost so much to Hurricane Harvey last year. Three feet of water flooded the first floor of the home they had built 13 years before, plus Robin lost her thriving Aquaponics business.
As business is thriving, re-investment decisions must be made. These decisions should be considered with the anticipated future profits in mind. If your company is doing well and seeing profits, the choice is yours on how to utilize those profits. Profits may be spent, re-invested in the company, or a large portion may be spent on taxes. Few look forward to tax season. What if there was a way to decrease taxes while investing in the growth and value of your business?
Rey Matos, head of technical training in North America for Neolith, talked to Stone World about the trends he is currently seeing in the industry in regards to Neolith, as well as some advice to help fabricators to learn how to cut the material.
LUMBERTON, NJ -- Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, has announced five winners of its first annual Blanco by Design contest. Entrants were required to submit a kitchen or small space design featuring one Blanco sink and one Blanco faucet for a chance to win up to $5,000.
The Blanco by Design contest ran from August until November 2017 and winners were hand selected by a panel of esteemed design professionals.
This year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was held from January 9 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. The show hosted more than 600 exhibitors in the kitchen and bath industry, including over 100 new companies, across two halls. The following are some of the features.