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Here you will find information on all of the countertop materials, including granite and other natural stone, solid surface, quartz surfacing, laminate, concrete, sustainable materials and more. You will also find information related to fabrication supplies, sinks, and more.

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Stone Technologies Offers Free Samples of Stone and Concrete Sealers
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Is it Time to Automate Your Shop?
Health & Safety Watch: OSHA’s Volks Rule Overturned, Silica Rule Delayed
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Chemical Concepts to Feature New Products at Coverings 2017
CountertopResource.com Hires Countertop Industry Veteran Chad Thomas as Sales Director

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CountertopResource.com Hires Countertop Industry Veteran Chad Thomas as Sales Director

Posted on 30 January 2017

CountertopResource.com, the leader in information portals for the countertop industry and its subsidiaries, is pleased to announce that it has hired Chad Thomas as its Sales Director. Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in the countertop and surfacing industry, having started at Integra Adhesives in 2001, where he was an integral part of […] Continue reading this countertop info

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New Colors Available For Caesarstone Classico Collection

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New Colors Available For Caesarstone Classico Collection

Posted on 26 April 2017

Caesarstone launched five new colors in spring 2017 as part of it’s growing Classico collection. According to the company, the new options are based on market feedback and demand, offer durability, and the ease of Caesarstone surface material. Slabs are non-porous, heat-, stain- and scratch-resistant. Caesarstone offers a lifetime warranty on all slabs. The 2017 new […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Stone Technologies Offers Free Samples of Stone and Concrete Sealers

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Stone Technologies Offers Free Samples of Stone and Concrete Sealers

Posted on 25 April 2017

Stone Technologies Corp. in Cleveland, Tenn., is currently offering free samples of its proprietary stone and concrete sealers to interested fabricators. The company has been in business since 1999, and owner Michael Parry has more than 40 years of experience in research, development and chemical formulation for industrial applications. Stone Sealers The stone sealers manufactured […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Stone Talk Episode 33: Kyle Williams

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Stone Talk Episode 33: Kyle Williams

Posted on 24 April 2017

Episode 33 of Moraware’s StoneTalk podcast features Kyle Williams of Earth Elements. Host Patrick Foley discusses several topics with Williams, including all of the following: Growing your business quickly Cross-training employees to increase their value How to nurture company culture and why Balancing luxury and price Read the full transcript of this episode here: Stonetalk […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Chemetal Adds New Patterns to Classic Collection

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Chemetal Adds New Patterns to Classic Collection

Posted on 21 April 2017

Chemetal added new choices to its Classic Metals Collection. Now with the additions of Brushed Golden Aluminum and Brushed Stainless Steel, these high pressure laminate (HPL) and solid metals are part of the company’s most popular collection. According to the company these materials are a great way to easily create the modern and luxurious look of […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Domain Introduces The Santa Fe Ceramic Art Collection

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Domain Introduces The Santa Fe Ceramic Art Collection

Posted on 20 April 2017

The Santa Fe Ceramic Art Collection introduced by Domain features specialty sinks that are handcrafted with unique textures and designs. The 11 round ceramic vessel sink options in the Santa Fe Ceramic Art Collection are: Honor, with gold and mahogany tones; Arden, with a nature-inspired lily pad coloration; Pike, with a bumpy flora-shaped surface; Allegheny, […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Stone Forest Offers Copper Farmhouse Sink

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Stone Forest Offers Copper Farmhouse Sink

Posted on 19 April 2017

Following suit with the rest of Stone Forest products, the copper farmhouse sink is hand-crafted by artisans. The company stated that the farmhouse sink is fabricated using 16-gauge double-walled copper. The sink is also foam filled for vibration and noise reduction. Like all other natural elements, copper is a living finish so it will achieve a patina or “weathered” […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Coverings Announces 2017 CID Award Winners and Rock Stars

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Coverings Announces 2017 CID Award Winners and Rock Stars

Posted on 18 April 2017

As a part of the 2017 Coverings conference program, the winners of the Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards presented their projects to show attendees. The CID Awards honor outstanding design and installation of tile and stone in the categories of Residential Stone, Residential Tile, Commercial Stone, and Commercial Tile. Submissions were judged based on […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Cosentino to Move North American Headquarters to Miami

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Cosentino to Move North American Headquarters to Miami

Posted on 17 April 2017

Cosentino Group recently announced that the North American headquarters for the company will be moving from the Houston area to Miami this summer. Cosentino currently operates 36 centers in the U.S. and four in Canada. Plans for further expansion in the coming months prompted the move to Miami. Cosentino states that the move will facilitate […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Lackmond Products Names Steve Leeper as President

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Lackmond Products Names Steve Leeper as President

Posted on 14 April 2017

Lackmond Products, Inc.,a supplier of diamond tools, carbide tools and equipment, has named Steve Leeper as President, overseeing the Lackmond Products and Lackmond Stone’s divisions in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Leeper brings more than 41 years of experience in the construction industry providing products and services through distribution to the residential, commercial and industrial markets. […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Is it Time to Automate Your Shop?

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Is it Time to Automate Your Shop?

Posted on 13 April 2017

As most of our readers are aware, countertop fabricators come in all sizes and budgets, and the number of customers they serve varies widely. Many fabricators new to the industry start out with the bare minimum equipment and use only manual tools while shops that have been around for some time and have high numbers […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Bob Vila Visits a Shop Fabricating a Stainless Steel Countertop

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Bob Vila Visits a Shop Fabricating a Stainless Steel Countertop

Posted on 12 April 2017

In this video, well-known DIY carpenter and builder Bob Vila visits Service Plus Sheet Metal in Weymouth, Mass., to observe the fabrication of a stainless steel countertop for the loft kitchen he is remodeling. This particular countertop is fabricated from 14-gauge sheet metal. Although most typical countertop fabricators are not equipped for stainless steel and […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Clio Holdings Acquires US Marble

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Clio Holdings Acquires US Marble

Posted on 11 April 2017

US Marble announced that it has been acquired by the investment group Clio Holdings. Clio Holdings was founded in 2016 in Birmingham, Mich. with a vision to create an industry leading supplier and fabricator of counter tops. Their mission is to partner with longstanding companies in the industry while implementing the best practices. US Marble […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Health & Safety Watch: OSHA’s Volks Rule Overturned, Silica Rule Delayed

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Health & Safety Watch: OSHA’s Volks Rule Overturned, Silica Rule Delayed

Posted on 10 April 2017

During the first week of April, two major rules established by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) faced scrutiny resulting in the Congressional overturn of one rule and a delay in enforcement of another. On April 4, President Trump put his signature on a Congressional Review Act (H.J Res 83) repealing what has become […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Business Sense: Identifying Objectives, Strategies and Tactics

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Business Sense: Identifying Objectives, Strategies and Tactics

Posted on 07 April 2017

It sometimes easy to get confused identifying the objectives, strategies and tactics of your business, and this confusion often lies with differentiating between the three. However, understanding this subject is an effective way of using your time and resources efficiently and increasing productivity. Strategies Lead to Objectives Objectives should always be the end result of […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Hastings Tile & Bath Introduces Artisan Glass Collection

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Hastings Tile & Bath Introduces Artisan Glass Collection

Posted on 06 April 2017

Hastings Tile & Bath, importers and distributors of contemporary bath fixtures and furniture, introduced its newest collection: The Artisan Glass Collection. Crafted entirely of glass, the collection includes countertops, framed mirrors, towel warmers, wall and shower panels, basins, floor tile and mosaics. The products are available in more than 90 colors and styles.  The countertops will support […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Biesse Group Hires Maurizio Bailot

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Biesse Group Hires Maurizio Bailot

Posted on 05 April 2017

Biesse Group hired Maurizio Bailot with the expansion of its parts and service department. In his new position as parts quality assurance group leader, Bailot brings with him more than 30 years of mechanic experience, 17 of which were spent manufacturing machinery in the wood industry. After spending eight years as a production manager, four years as […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Dwell On Design Announces Speaker for 2017

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Dwell On Design Announces Speaker for 2017

Posted on 04 April 2017

Dwell on Design announced architect Sir David Adjaye as the first of several in the new featured speaker series at Dwell on Design 2017. Adjaye’s use of materials and his sculptural ability have established him as a leading architect. Most recently, Adjaye gained recognition for his design of the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American […] Continue reading this countertop info

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