Subtops: What's Under That Porcelain?
Still doing touch-up after that final pass with the CNC? Maybe you need to tell your machine about the state of your tooling..
A conversation with Ron Horn at Colorado Custom Stone in Denver, and the challenges of working the commercial market.
Shipping: The After-Effects of COVID-19
U.S. Hard-Surface Imports, First Quarter 2021
Fabricators enjoy a steady flow of customers, but finding hard surfaces for them -- and at reasonable costs -- may be the new struggle.
The details on a billion-dollar (in customs value) start to the year with imported natural stone, quartz surface and porcelain..
Vol. 4, No. 5
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Think that tariffs are pushing China out of the U.S. hard-surfaces market? Not with natural stone.
Polycor announces its 2025 goal to be carbon.neutral. Also, there's a new plant for Quantra production; Silestone® gets a revamped logo; and Turkish stone and tile may face a new tariff..
The Safe Shop
Everyone in the backshop needs to keep safety in sight when it comes to visual protection.
SFA: What's the Answer?
Can the Stone Fabricators Alliance pinpointe precision settings for a Polish polishing machine?.
The zero sag of Surface Bonder Zero from Integra Adhesives means that only exactly what's need for clamping is used -- resulting in less waste and less clean-up.
Our regular guide to goods and services for the hard-surfaces industry.
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