Island Stone Introduces Textured Movement Surface

Cascade Collection glass tiles from Island Stone combine classic shapes with a textured finish to create subtle movement on the surface that mimics water. A dynamic alternative to matte- or gloss-finish glass tile, the custom engineered texture offers a compelling visual that is modern and fresh. The aesthetic is ideal for … Read more

ISFA Names Nancy Busch New Executive Director

Nancy Busch was recently hired to serve as the Executive Director of the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA). She officially begins her role on August 3. Previously, Busch was a Sales Manager for Willis Supply, a North American distributor of world-class building materials including Corian® Solid Surface, Corian® Quartz, Arpa … Read more

Cosentino Introduces New Silestone Colors

Silestone by Cosentino has introduced three new colors: Et. Bella, Et. D´Or and Polaris. The new hues offer a modern, reinvented take on some of the most sought-after marbles and stones, coupled with the latest technological advancements only Silestone can offer. Following the introduction of the Silestone Eternal Series in … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces 2020 Tucker Design Award Recipients

The twelve winning projects of the 2020 Tucker Design Awards will be celebrated during a virtual ceremony on August 18 at 11am. The 2020 Bybee Prize recipient will also be announced during this virtual celebration. The 2020 Tucker Design Award recipients are: Eric Inman Daum, LLC Boch Garden Pavilion Norwood, … Read more

Princeton Chemical Company Presents Join.It™- Premium Surfacing Adhesive

Princeton Chemical Company is now offering its flagship product Join.It™direct to fabricators in the surfacing industry. Join.It™ is proudly manufactured in the USA. Each Join.It™ glue match has been assigned a Match Grade, making it easy to select the color you want and eliminate waste. Using Join.It’s™ match grade can … Read more

Braxton-Bragg Changes Name to BB Industries, LLC

Braxton-Bragg, one of the most respected distributors in the stone industry for the past 26 years, has changed its name to BB Industries (BBI), to reflect the company’s explosive growth in people, products and partnerships.   “As our company has grown and evolved to the point where we are nearly … Read more

Business Sense: Do Countertop Fabricators Really Need Scheduling Software?

By Katherine Gifford of Moraware If you’re not using scheduling software, what are you currently using to organize your fabrication schedule? A magnetic board, a whiteboard, maybe a color-coded Google Calendar? Second question: how much time do you spend each and every day on scheduling? An hour, a couple of … Read more

Corian Solid Surface Offers Widesheet Dimensions

The Corian® Design support network has stood side-by-side with Architects, Designers and Fabricators across the globe for more than 50 years, working to provide local service and support to customers so they can create solutions that solve the toughest design challenges. Corian Solid Surface in Widesheet Dimensions enables the fabrication … Read more

OSHA Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a compliance directive designed to ensure uniformity in inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime, and construction. The new directive provides OSHA compliance safety and health officers with guidance on how to … Read more

MSI Introduces Angora Collection

MSI’s Angora collection proves that soft palettes and subtle sophistication go hand in hand. This series of backsplash and wall tiles is crafted from fine Italian marble and features on-trend designs in a soothing palette of cool grays and warm beiges. This classic collection gives a fresh yet familiar look … Read more