Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

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Advancements in CNC tooling

As CNC tooling becomes more precise, fabricators must continuously educate themselves on how to use them and what new products exist

The day fabricators could use just one saw blade or one core bit is mostly over. Because of the expansion of new and different materials to the market, CNC tooling companies and suppliers have to continuously update their tools.


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Combining stone with technology

N ow in its 54th year, Marmomac continually expands upon its programs in keeping up with the evolving stone industry

Living in the digital age with technology at the forefront, Marmomac 2019 is stepping it up to offer attendees a virtual experience. It will be debuting its new app at this year’s exhibition, which is slotted for September 25th to 28th in Verona, Italy.


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Teaching the art of stone carving

While some came to further hone their skills, others were holding a hand tool for the first time during the Indiana Limestone Symposium which is held annually in Ellettsville, IN

Established in 1996 by master stone sculptors Amy Brier and Frank Young, the Indiana Limestone Symposium is founded on the Greek model of gathering for discussion and celebration and continues the tradition of sculpture symposia that is common in Europe and Asia.


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Two-piece McNuggets

If you’ve been in this industry for any length of time, chances are you’ve been to more than a few trade shows and seminars. Looking back at all that invested time, what do you really remember? How much of that information have you used to improve your business?


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A message from The Natural Stone Institute

With the advent of online reviews, HGTV and social media, consumers are saturated with options ranging from natural stone, engineered quartz (quartz surfacing), pre-cast concrete, porcelain, glass, stainless steel, sintered surfaces and so on.


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