ARLINGTON, Va. – Coverings 2021, initially scheduled for April, will now be July 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Online registration will begin in mid-January. Orgainizers also added a Coverings Connected online session on April 28. Learn more

 ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Park Industries® receives the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Manufacturers Alliance of Minnesota. Park's selection came on peer recognition and sharing of continuous improvement know-how that imrpove the the state’s manufacturing community. Learn more


  XIAMEN, China – The China Xiamen International Stone Fair is planning an in-person show on May 18-21. The return of the world’s largest stone show comes after two postponements and ultimate cancellation of the 2020 edition amid COVID-19 concerns. Learn more

 BEL AIR, Md. – A 2017 stone shop shooting in Edgewood, Md., has resulted in the conviction of an employee on three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder. Maryland prosecutors have said they will seek five sentences of life without parole. Learn more