MIA Announces New Board of Directors

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has announced the results of its Board of Directors election. David Carnevale, president of Carnevale & Lohr, of Bell Gardens, Calif., Brenda Edwards, owner/general manager of TexaStone Quarries of Garden City, Texas, and Robert Zavagno, Jr., president of Cleveland Marble Mosaic Co. of Cleveland, … Read more

ISFA Announces 2013 Award Winners, Halabi: ‘Fabricator of the Year’

The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) announced the winners of its annual awards at the association’s recent annual meeting in Atlanta. The ISFA awards are chosen by association members, and given to those in the industry that stand out as the very best. Taking top honors, the Fabricator of the … Read more

Fabricator Profile: Consolidated Kitchens & Fireplaces

Consolidated Kitchens & Fireplaces has established itself as a regional leader in countertop fabrication and installation by placing an emphasis on brand integrity. In order to give the brand a good name, the company has hired a full-time brand manager whose primary job is to communicate and interact with customers. … Read more

UV Stone Repair Adhesive Demonstration

This video, shared by Domain Industries, shows a demonstration of ITW Sealants Polymers North America’s (formerly Plexus) UV Stone Repair Adhesive process. While we do not endorse any particular products and know there are other brands and systems available, this one shows the basic process from beginning to end and … Read more

Zillow Presents Top Kitchen Design Trends for 2014

We recently ran across an interesting bit of information that we thought we would share with you. Zillow, one of the most popular Web-based marketplaces for real estate and homes, recently announced the top kitchen design trends for the coming year. According to Zillow’s press release, kitchen remodeling is projected … Read more

Applied Diamond Tools Has New Diamond Router Bits

Applied Diamond Tools offers a new set of EdgeArt V20 Diamond Router bits. The set include 5 router bits: a metal bond segmented diamond router bit for profiling, an electroplated diamond router bit for smoothing and shape correction and three polishing bits. Both M10 and M8 bolts are included for … Read more

Are You Screening Out Great Sales Candidates?

Recently, it has been found that many employers are screening out great sales candidates, and this phenomenon has been attributed to two common sales-recruiting myths. The first is that candidates are must have some sort of college degree, and the second is that a number of years of sales experience … Read more

Wilsonart Now Exclusive Antimicrobial Eos Distributor in 38 States

Wilsonart and EOS Surfaces announced that Wilsonart is now the exclusive distributor of Antimicrobial Cupron Enhanced EOS Surfaces in 38 states throughout the U.S., according to a release on Business Wire on Dec. 18. The copper-enhanced material kills greater than 99.9 percent of Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria within … Read more

MR Direct Offers TruGranite Sinks

MR Direct offers TruGranite kitchen sinks made from an 80 percent quartzite and 20 percent acrylic composite material. Quartzite is known for its wearability, and acrylic acts as a natural sound dampener, so no sound reducing pads are needed, according to the company. Aside from being scratch-resistant, the sinks are … Read more

Sink and Glue Warehouse Launches New Website

Sink and Glue Warehouse launched a new website at www.sinkandgluewarehouse.com, which features an improved navigation and ordering process and also has information on its expanded sink line-up that now includes small radius and farmhouse style sinks, as well as an American made series of stainless steel sinks. The site also … Read more