Mosaic Companies Plans New East Coast Distribution Hub

Mosaic Companies unveiled plans for a new, state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution hub in Miami. This marks the latest in a series of strategic investments the company has been making to fulfill its mission and better serve its customers. Located in the Countyline Corporate Park in Hialeah, the new facility will … Read more

CVC Fund VIII Acquires Sintered Stone Surfaces Manufacturer Neolith Group

Private equity platform, CVC Capital Partners VIII, has agreed to invest in the Neolith Group, which was previously controlled by its founders, the Esteve Family, and Investindustrial. Neolith, pioneer in the creation of sintered stone and a global leader with business in more than 100 countries, leads the ongoing process … Read more

Lapitec Launches USA Division & New Color

Lapitec sintered stone, used in architecture, interior and product design, announced plans for expansion in the North American market. According to the company a proprietary warehouse to efficiently serve the market will launch in Florida with a team of local professionals, proving Lapitec’s determination to boost its presence in the … Read more

Wilsonart HPL Products Receive Declare Label

Wilsonart has announced that its Wilsonart® High Pressure Laminate (HPL) now includes the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Declare label. Declare labels, similar to food ingredient labels, detail the material health composition of building products to help inform consumers about the safety of the products they use every day. Wilsonart is the first laminate manufacturer … Read more

Natural Stone University Adds New Sustainability Guidance Course

A new course focused on the requirements needed to certify to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard is now available in the Natural Stone University. This video series provides step by step guidance to help quarriers and producers complete the process of certifying to the standard. Participants will receive an overview … Read more

U.S. Customs Affirms Evasion of Antidumping/Countervailing Duties on Quartz Surface Products from China

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) has affirmed its previous determination that Vivaldi Commercial, LLC and Vivaldi Interiors, LLC (collectively “Vivaldi”), have evaded the antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) on quartz surface products from China by misclassifying merchandise as “crushed glass” that is outside the scope of the AD/CVD orders. … Read more

Park Industries Announces New CEO

Park Industries, a manufacturer of capital equipment, located in St. Cloud, Minn., announced the promotion of Joan Schatz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Schatz joined Park Industries in 2006 as CFO and has served as COO and Co-President. In all her senior leadership positions, she has demonstrated outstanding leadership. As … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Completes 42nd Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 42nd home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program. The Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program builds 100 percent mortgage-free specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders. Natural stone and … Read more

Walker Zanger Launches New Website

Walker Zanger, American luxury tile and slab brand, has launched its new website after almost a year of research, design and development. This recent upgrade was designed with an emphasis on better serving the company’s dealer and distributor network, and providing customers with an easy-to-navigate platform to find the perfect … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Calls for 2022 Awards Entries

The 2022 entry period for the Natural Stone Institute Awards program is now open. A call for entries has been announced for the Pinnacle Awards, Industry Recognition Awards and scholarship program. The Pinnacle Awards honor projects whose beauty, creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural … Read more