The Big Lift

When do you increase the heft around the shop?

Fabricator Focus

They said that buying a hard-surfaces business five years ago was a bad idea. They were wrong.

JobSight: A Paris Place

Limestone gives a contemporary look that fits with 19th-century neighbors.


What's next for quartz surfaces? One industry pro sees plenty of opportunities for fabricators and distributors.

Vol. 2, No. 3

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News Highlights

Creative Edge Master Shop sold; Sims-Lohman adds Ohio locations; more.

The Safe Shop

Extension cords disappear into the shop landscape ... and that's what makes them dangerous.

SFA: What's The Answer?

Trying to measure your shop's performance? SFA members pitch in online with some interesting solutions.

10 Questions With ...

Yes, it's that man.


A focus on software that takes a step-by-step approach to fabrication-shop job management.


Our regular guide to goods and services for the hard-surfaces industry.

The Directory

Find the solution you need for your business.


The when and where of events and education for the industry.

Advertising Index

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