Preview of ASST Virtual Shop Tour Taking Place Jan. 13

In response to the inability to safely travel and hold in-person meetings, ISFA has been having monthly virtual shop tours, and recently announced it will feature world-class fabricator ASST at 1pm EST on January 13, 2021. ISFA released a teaser video showing the high-end work performed by ASST, based in … Read more

Colonial Saw Offers Expanded V-grooving & Coving Capability

Colonial Saw now offers three more STRIEBIG models with expanded capability for V-grooving and coving solid surface material: the Standard S, Evolution, and Control. STRIEBIG originated V-grooving and coving solid surface on a vertical panel saw in the late ‘90s beginning with their “Optisaw 2” model, and now all of … Read more

BLANCO IKON Low Divide Apron Sink Wins Design Awards

BLANCO has won two major design awards for their revolutionary new product, the IKON 33-in. 1-¾ Bowl Low Divide Apron sink. The IKON is recognized in the 2020 Architectural Products PIA (Product Innovations) Awards and the 2020 Residential Products MVP (Most Valuable Product) Awards. Each award recognizes the farmhouse sink … Read more

LATICRETE Offers STONETECH Luxury Vinyl & Laminate Cleaner

LATICRETE, a manufacturer of construction solutions for the building industry, now offers STONETECH® Luxury Vinyl & Laminate Cleaner, a no-rinse, daily cleaner designed to quickly and safely remove tough dirt, grease, dust and spills on all luxury vinyl, laminate, linoleum and resilient floors and countertops. STONETECH Luxury Vinyl & Laminate … Read more

Study Concludes Construction Industry Has Among Highest COVID-19 Positivity Rates

The results of a recent study administered by testing firm Curative in Los Angeles between August and October, were revealed in an article on Construction Dive. The study tracked the results of more than 730,000 COVID-19 tests and compared positive test results with an occupational questionnaire. Although the study has … Read more

TYROLIT Offers Ceramic Slab Tooling Options

Ceramic slabs in large formats have become increasingly popular in recent years because of their resistance, ease of maintenance and versatility, even for renovation work. Oversized ceramic slabs can be used for floors, walls, kitchen countertops and cabinets, bathroom and vanity tops, stairs, furniture and even facades. TYROLIT offers a … Read more

International Surface Fabricators Association Announces New Board of Directors

The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) announced the results of its election for the association’s 2021 Board of Directors. Fabricator Member Directors are chosen by association members for a term of three years, with the option to renew for a second consecutive three-year term. Associate Member Directors are elected by … Read more

Natural Stone Resource Library Adds New Documents

Sixteen new documents have been added to the Natural Stone Resource Library. Authored by Technical Director Chuck Muehlbauer, the documents originally appeared as Queries & Quandaries articles in The Cutting Edge. A wide variety of topics are covered, including tolerances, stone anchors, testing flexural strength and countertop overhang limits. The … Read more

NKBA Announces 2021 Board of Directors

Top from left to right: Kristen Elder, Jan Neiges, Jan Heck, Basil Larkin; Bottom from left to right: Allison Lowrie, Michael Mahan, Louis Rohl, Mikael Akerberg, Randy Warner The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has set its Board of Directors for 2021, which will be led by newly elected … Read more

MSI Launches Digital Image Search Tool

MSI, supplier of flooring, countertop, wall tile and hardscaping products, launched a new image search tool. This new innovation allows users to find the closest MSI match of any product using artificial intelligence. The image search tool is the newest in the company’s extensive digital portfolio; from the first in … Read more