Material Handling: Remnants
What stays and what goes? It's a wise hand in the shop that knows.(Hint: Size does make a difference.)
Can you run a stone shop like a restaurant? Edward La Puma at 77 Stone says it's all in the system.
U.S. Hard-Surface Imports: Mid-Year 2021
When will the growth subside in natural stone, quartz surfaces and porcelain level off? Not in this year's first half.
Vol. 5, No. 1
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Can anyone make a surface illegal in the name of workplace safety? Keep an eye on Australia..
A new feature highlighting current facts and figures influencing the U.S. hard-surface industry.
Pokarna dedicates its new quartz-surface factory in India; two U.S. stone groups merge; India tariff appeal denied; and Stonehenge gives up its secret of longevity.
Another look at industry favorites, including a maestro of the quarry and a solid salute to the services before Veterans Day..
Industry activist and long-time fabricator Joey Marcella comments on today's quartz surfaces and quality.
The Safe Shop
If you get something loose caught in a machine, prepare to lose it. Don't be the Four-Finger Frank.of the backshop.
SFA: What's the Answer?
You can save an undermount disaster install with the conversion pictured above. It's one of the three conversations from the Stone Fabricators Alliance..
10 Questions with ....
Fabio Cruz of the Brazilian Center for Dimension Stone Exporters (Centrorochas)
Our regular guide to goods and services for the hard-surfaces industry.
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