Workshelf

Audio Articles for May-June 2022

10 Questions: Valentin Tijares

Cosentino's global director of Product and R&D goes into the details of the company's HybriQ and other sustainability efforts.

Crisis in Europe: Tile Production

Runaway natural-gas prices and interruption of valuable Ukrainian clay supply leads to tenuous times in Italy and Spain.

Arpi on Tile: After The Show

Arpi Nalbandian reviews the eye-catching (and tail-wagging) highlights from Coverings 2022.

Spall: Too Much of a Guarantee

Multi-year warranties on countertops, natural stone or man-made, are overkill. Here's why.

Shop Management: Control the Current

Electric rates are riding the wave of inflation, but an energy audit could smooth out the volt jolts.

Energy Hog in Your Shop?

Your old compressor may be leaking more than PSI when it comes to the electric bill.

Fabricator Focus: Country Stoneworks

JB Barnhouse took a summer job in college that led to a life career with natural stone.

The Safe Shop: Exit Safely

Your old compressor may be leaking more than PSI when it comes to the electric bill.

News Highlights

Coverings draws 18,000 in Las Vegas; Polycor gets ownership change; massive global investment firm buys into Neolith.