GranQuartz Acquires Regent Stone Products

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- GranQuartz, a division of Pearlman Group and portfolio company of The Stephens Group LLC, acquired Regent Stone Products in December.

“We are excited about the addition of Regent to the Pearlman family,” said Dave Davidenko, Pearlman Group CEO.

Regent Stone Products, in Virginia Beach, Va., began distribution of stone fabrication/restoration tools and supplies in 1992, with a strong, loyal following with fabricators in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The Stephens Group acquired Pearlman in May 2017 from The Harbour Group.

Importers Form
Quartz Coalition

SEATTLE – A group of U.S. importers and domestic producers are organizing efforts against proposed U.S. unfair-trade tariffs on Chinese quartz surfaces.

The Coalition of Importers and Domestic Quartz Producers is seeking industry input to lobby against the tariffs, which would be more than 300% of customs value of quartz surfaces.

The tariffs will be the subject of hearings in Washington before final action by the U.S. International Trade Commission in May.

The effort is being coordinated by the Harris Bricken international law firm, with a website at