Solid Surface Seamless Sink Trimming

In this video Andy Graves of shows how trimming a solid surface sink can be made easy with the right tooling. He uses a 10 degree flush trim router bit to cut the excess solid surface countertop flush with the Corian sink. This procedure will make sanding the sink … Read more

Artistic Tile Adds to Slab Gallery

Artistic Tile, home to hundreds of carefully-curated slabs from around the world, has announced the arrival of several new slab designs to its gallery. Invisible Blue (pictured) is a sophisticated, variegated marble with a shimmering pale blue background traced with soft grey veins and bold swathes of golden taupe and … Read more

Business Sense: A Quick Guide to Setting Goals For Your Countertop Business

By Katherine Gifford of Moraware Goals are critical for any business, including the fabrication industry. Without them, it’s like playing a game of darts in a pitch-black room. You keep aiming and throwing, but you have no idea if you’re ever going to hit the bullseye. That’s where KPIs come … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces 2020 Pinnacle Award Recipients

The Natural Stone Institute announced the recipients for the 2020 Pinnacle Awards. The Grande Pinnacle recipient will be announced during the awards ceremony at TISE on June 16. Videos for each project can be found on the Natural Stone Institute’s website. The full list of 2020 Pinnacle Award recipients is … Read more

Vermont Quarries Corp. Offers Danby Marble Slabs

Vermont Quarries Corp. is known world-wide for the beautiful Vermont Danby Marble extracted and quarried from the largest underground marble quarry in the world. Hundreds of feet underground, deep inside the same quarry walls the marble was extracted from, there is a sophisticated marble factory that includes two Gang Saws, … Read more

Cosentino Adds to SENSA? Protected Natural Stone Collection

Developed exclusively by Cosentino, Sensa is a maintenance-free premium natural stone with a revolutionary stain protection that, according to the company, rivals the performance of man-made surfacing. Every Sensa slab is different from the rest because each surface has exceptional veining that is found in no other. Sensa by Cosentino … Read more

BB Industries Opens Utah Fulfillment Center

BB Industries announced it is opening a large fulfillment center in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 5 to better serve the 13 Western States with guaranteed delivery in two days or less. “As we grow, so do our customer partners’ benefits,” said BB Industries CEO Rick Stimac. “We are … Read more

Health & Safety Watch: OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program

 In response to President Biden’s executive order on protecting worker health and safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP) focusing enforcement efforts on companies that put the largest number of workers at serious risk of contracting the coronavirus. The program also prioritizes employers that retaliate against … Read more

Princeton Chemical Hires Kevin Cole as Sales & Marketing Manager

Princeton Chemical Company (PCC), producers of Join.It surfacing adhesives, announced the addition of Kevin Cole as the Company’s Sales & Marketing Manager. Cole assists in sales team leadership, developing and executing on-product branding strategies in the digital marketing age, as well as offering oversight as it relates to the company’s … Read more

Coverings Extends Deadline for 2021 Awards Submissions

Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has announced Friday, March 26, 2021, as the new deadline to complete entry submissions for both the 2021 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards and 2021 Rock Star Awards. The deadline for both competitions was extended from … Read more