OSHA Issues New “Instance-by-Instance” Enforcement Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new enforcement guidance to make its penalties more effective in stopping employers from repeatedly exposing workers to life-threatening hazards or failing to comply with certain workplace safety and health requirements. OSHA Regional Administrators and … Read more

Aardwolf Introduces Slab Rack

Aardwolf has introduced its solution to slab storage problems. The company’s high-quality slab rack is designed to make storing slabs easier and safer. The Aardwolf Slab Rack is comprised of a pair of galvanized steel rails that are three meters long, along with galvanized square steel tube posts. The square … Read more

Lapitec Adds to Musa Collection

Lapitec has added to its Musa collection of surfacing material. Lapitec is produced in Italy and appreciated on the international market for its aesthetic and performance characteristics. With a natural formula, free of crystalline silica, it is offered in large “full body” slabs, with mineral colors present in the body, … Read more

Polycor to Acquire ROCAMAT

The shareholders of the ROCAMAT Group, Messrs. Pierre Brousse, JeanLouis Marpillat, and Franck Rouyer, have agreed to offer the Polycor Group, also a minority shareholder, the opportunity to acquire the company. Polycor France Holding, a subsidiary of the Polycor Group, has announced that it has signed a preliminary offer to … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Announces Award Winners

Katie Jensen (Triton Stone Group) is the 2023 Women in Stone Pioneer Award recipient. In her letter recommending Katie for this award, Alison Mullins, Marketing Consultant for Triton Stone Group’s Richmond, Virginia location describes their work culture as one that empowers women. “It has been apparent and clear there are … Read more

Laminam Launches New Designs

Laminam has launched new color additions to the Calce, IN SIDE and Fokos Collections. The new designs include: Additionally, after a rigorous process of more than eight months, Laminam has announced that it has obtained ISO 20400 certification – the certification that regulates standards and guidelines for?sustainable procurement at the … Read more

MSI Offers Capri Blue Backsplash & Wall Tile Collection

The Capri Blue Collection of backsplash and wall tiles from MSI is fresh, stylish, and distinctive. In various contemporary shapes and patterns like herringbone, hexagon, and subway, this exclusive marble tile features a honed finish for added interest. Offering a palette of subtle colors, including a medley of greys, creams, … Read more

Coverings 2023 Commemorates National Tile Day with Annual Top 10 Tile Trends

Coverings (coverings.com), North America’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference, has announced the top 10 ceramic tile trends for 2023. The tile trends were gathered and forecasted by the three leading international tile associations and sponsors of Coverings 2023 – Ceramics of Italy, Tile Council of North America … Read more

Domain Introduces Lexicon Workstation Quartz Sink

The Lexicon LP-750TM (33-in. x 22-in, x 9-1/2-in.) Workstation single bowl quartz sink from Domain showcases modern design and includes a stylish accessory package. Features include extra deep 9-1/2-in. bowl, sleek corner radiuses for easy cleaning, and offset drain placement for additional under counter space. The industry standard 33- x … Read more

Porcelanosa Opens New Sintered Stone Plant

Porcelanosa has invested a total of 55 million euros in the development of its new 375,000 sq. ft. plant in the Castellón municipality of Villarreal , where the company’s headquarters are located. This center will produce close to 14 million sq. ft. per year of large-format porcelain and sintered stone. … Read more