Video: Solid Surface Double Cut Seam offers a wide variety of informative fabrication videos. In this particular video, Andy Graves takes you through the steps to double cut a seam to create the perfect joint, ready for adhesive. Although this process may take some time to set up, you can achieve invisible solid surface joints, … Read more

LOTTE Chemical Expands Production Capacity

LOTTE Chemical announced the addition of a third engineered-stone production line at its Belenco plant in Turkey. The expanded production volume of the Turkish plant supplements LOTTE’s Yeosu plant in South Korea. The combined capacity of the two facilities is 22 million sq. ft. per annum. According to LOTTE, the $30M investment in the new production line … Read more

Silestone by Cosentino Unveils Loft Series

Silestone by Cosentino unveiled The Silestone® Loft Series. Rooted in the industrial, the colors capture the essence of neighborhoods celebrated for their raw, purely urban beauty. The Silestone Loft Colorways include: Camden is inspired by one of London’s most influential alternative neighborhoods– beloved for its diversity, eclectic residents and vibrant … Read more

New LEED Safety First Pilot Credits to Support Success

To keep pace with the evolving health challenges around the world, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) designed several LEED Safety First pilot credits, which address COVID-19. Four new Education @USGBC courses offer a combination of videos, podcasts and resources to support success with implementing these credits. The pilot credits outline … Read more

Corian Design Extends Partnership with Designer Mario Romano

Corian® Design, a leading global brand in advanced surfacing solutions for interior design and architecture, and M|R Walls designer Mario Romano, have announced an extension to their strategic collaboration to produce custom decorative walls, designed with Corian Solid Surface. The partnership will continue bringing some of the most unique and … Read more

Level Up Your Countertop Quoting with Slab Layouts

By Katherine Gifford of Moraware Slab layouts are critical in making sure your estimate is accurate. Some fabricators rely on guesswork, some do complex math based on square footage, and others spend hours in CAD for a prospect who may never even spend a dime!  None of these are great … Read more

Antolini Presents New Exclusive Stone

Antolini has introduced the newest member of the Exclusive Stone Collection, a granite called Patagonia Glacè, The company states that with its worldwide exclusivity of the most astonishing materials and sole access to the quarries, Antolini is able to offer the most desired and recognizable natural masterpieces in multiple finishes … Read more

KBIS Virtual Programming Continues, Exhibitor Booth Experience Postponed

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, today announced changes to the KBIS Virtual experience. Because of technology issues that could not be resolved in a timely manner, the show floor experience featuring the … Read more

LG Hausys Introduces New Viatera Colors & Virtual Showroom

LG Hausys and its Viatera quartz surface brand kicked off 2021 by introducing several new colors and a new virtual showroom during KBIS Virtual. Two new collections, the Viatera Urban Collection and Viatera Calacatta Collection, expand the brand’s total number of collection offerings from three to five. A new color … Read more

Coverings Connected to Take Place on National Tile Day

Coverings (, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, announced the fourth Coverings Connected. The interactive digital event will take place Feb. 23, 2021, in commemoration of National Tile Day. Coverings Connected will highlight the beauty, durability, sustainability and hygienic uses of tile. The day’s … Read more