ISFA Announces Annual Award Winners

The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) announced the winners of its annual awards at the association’s recent virtual annual meeting and conference. The ISFA awards are chosen by association members, and given to those in the industry that stand out as the very best. Past ISFA President Russ Berry, of … Read more

Reduce Adhesive Color Inventory and Save $$$

While it is always preferable to use the recommended adhesive color match, there are times when you have to get by with an alternate. Join.It has specifically formulated an adhesive color for that exact situation and many fabricators have found it useful to dramatically reduce the need for a large … Read more

Why Tile Publishes Ceramic Tile Hygiene Guides Collection

In the wake of COVID-19 concerns for surface hygiene, Why Tile® released a collection of resources defining the health benefits of ceramic tile coverings. The Hygiene Guides, available on, provide quick access to hygiene information on ceramic tile collected into one location. “Why Tile® responded to the demand by … Read more

Bessey Debuts One-handed Table Clamps (EZR-SET)

Bessey’s newest clamp innovation, EZR table clamp, was designed primarily to work with track saw guides (slots/grooves, 12 by 6.5 mm to 12 by 8mm from Festool, Protool, Metabo, Makita, Hitachi/Hikoki and DeWalt), but this clamp does so much more. No tools are required to quickly transform and adapt to … Read more

Coverings 2021 Announces New Dates

Coverings (, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, announced Coverings 2021 will now take place July 7-9, 2021, in the North Hall of the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla. Coverings made the decision to reschedule the event, which was originally planned for … Read more

Wilsonart Presents Wellness Collection

Embracing the concept of “Wellness,” the new curated collection of boutique laminate designs from Wilsonart takes inspiration from nature and brings healing, calm, and serenity to healthcare-built environments and beyond. Based on research that suggests a strong connection between well-being and familiar elements found in the natural world, these new … Read more

Video: The Difference A Dust Collector Can Make

This video from The Fabricator Network shows how much difference using a dust collector can make. Andy Graves demonstrates sanding a deck seam with a 5-in. hand sander/grinder with 40 grit sandpaper. Dust collection cuts down the dust by about 95 percent. Dust collection is an important aspect of the … Read more

Marmomac Renews Support of Natural Stone Institute Grande Pinnacle Award

Natural Stone Institute board president Bob Zavagno & Veronafiere Stone & Design Department Executive Elena Amadini at TISE in January. Marmomac has renewed its sponsorship for the Natural Stone Institute’s Grande Pinnacle Award for the next four years.  Marmomac has sponsored the Grande Pinnacle Award since its inception in 2008. … Read more

Lapitec Presents Nero Velluto

Lapitec’s large-scale full body slabs are made from a mixture of minerals with no additional toxic substances or petroleum derivatives. This 100 percent natural composition also defines the chromatic range of the material, which doesn’t come in artificial hues, but rather in an exclusive range of colors called “Assoluto” – … Read more