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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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Park Industries Introduces the Saberjet Sawjet

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Park Industries Introduces the Saberjet Sawjet

Posted on 20 October 2017

Park Industries has introduced the Saberjet, a sawjet that can miter with both the blade and water jet.  Its compact design, monoblock structure and small footprint make it ideal for today’s fabrication shop. Three tank options are available including the patent pending slab loader, ballast or standard tank. According to the company the Saberjet is […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Gunman Opens Fire on Co-Workers at Maryland Countertop Facility

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Gunman Opens Fire on Co-Workers at Maryland Countertop Facility

Posted on 19 October 2017

According to the Baltimore Sun and WTOP in Washington, D.C., a man opened fire on co-workers at a countertop fabrication shop Wednesday in Edgefield, Maryland, killing three and injuring two others. Before he was apprehended in a multi-state manhunt, 37 year-old Radee L. Prince drove to a car dealership in Wilmington, Del., where he shot […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Coverings Accepting Submissions for 2018 CID Awards

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Coverings Accepting Submissions for 2018 CID Awards

Posted on 18 October 2017

Coverings is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Coverings Installation and Design Awards (CID). These awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in both residential and commercial projects. Submissions are open to architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers and other professionals who demonstrate design and/or installation excellence in residential […] Continue reading this countertop info

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TCNA Offers Print ANSI Standards For A Limited Time

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TCNA Offers Print ANSI Standards For A Limited Time

Posted on 17 October 2017

The Tile Council of North America is printing a limited run of the American National Standard Specifications for Gauged Porcelain Tile and Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels/Slabs (ANSI A137.3 and A108.19). American National Standard Specification A137.3 describes the minimum physical properties and grading procedures for gauged porcelain tiles and gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs. It provides criteria for […] Continue reading this countertop info

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HI-MACS Introduces New Collection of Solid Surface Sinks & Basins

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HI-MACS Introduces New Collection of Solid Surface Sinks & Basins

Posted on 16 October 2017

HI-MACS has introduced the Shape Collection, a new line of solid surface sinks and basins. The new sinks and basins are manufactured using a high-tech casting process which ensures the product quality and design flexibility. The collection includes 18 models, providing designers with numerous options for washrooms, kitchens, hospitals and more. Most sinks are available in four colors: Almond, Arctic White, Cream […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Federal Brace Debuts New Warehouse

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Federal Brace Debuts New Warehouse

Posted on 13 October 2017

Federal Brace is debuting a new warehouse this upcoming month. The company stated that the new warehouse will decrease shipping and lead times to the west coast and provide for further customer engagement across the US. With this new location in Clearfield, Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City, Federal Brace will be able to […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Henry Hempel to Deliver Closing Keynote at the CMA’s 20th Anniversary Conference

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Henry Hempel to Deliver Closing Keynote at the CMA’s 20th Anniversary Conference

Posted on 12 October 2017

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) announced that Henry “Dutch” Hempel will deliver the closing keynote address at the 20th Anniversary Conference. The conference will take place March 1-2, 2018 in Denver. A renowned business coach, Hempel has 24 years of experience in the construction and design industries. He specializes in educating business owners and staff […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Video-Ideas Customers Should Consider When Choosing Countertops

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Video-Ideas Customers Should Consider When Choosing Countertops

Posted on 11 October 2017

This video, produced by Universal Marble & Granite provides a good list of considerations that should be discussed with customers when they are selecting what materials to use for their countertop needs. It discusses a variety of options, from granite and natural stones to solid surface to quartz surfacing, stainless steel and laminates. It also […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Business Sense: Stand Out from the Pack – Step 1

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Business Sense: Stand Out from the Pack – Step 1

Posted on 10 October 2017

By Harry Hollander of Moraware When you’re thinking about marketing, the most important question you can ask for your countertop business is: “why should your customers buy from you rather than anyone else?” If your answer is your prices or business reputation, then you need to ask yourself one more question: “Why should your customers […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Kohler Offers Sinks with Neoroc Composite Material

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Kohler Offers Sinks with Neoroc Composite Material

Posted on 09 October 2017

 KOHLER offers Kennon sinks featuring the company’s Neoroc  composite material with matte finish. According to the company, the Neoroc material has been designed for extreme durability and functionality and has resulted is a collection of sinks that are intended to endure for years to come. Neoroc is a proprietary material that is colored all the […] Continue reading this countertop info

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On the Surface: Fabricating for the Laundry Room

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On the Surface: Fabricating for the Laundry Room

Posted on 06 October 2017

BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, surveyed top fabricators and designers in the industry (including NSMotif, CR Home, Garden State Tile and PJ Marble & Granite) to uncover leading trends and expert advice on fabricating for the laundry room. The laundry or mudroom seems to be having its moment. This space, […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Carol Ross Barney Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

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Carol Ross Barney Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on 05 October 2017

AIA Chicago’s Board of Directors has selected Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, to receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. From her earliest projects to her most contemporary work as the founder of her namesake firm, Ross Barney has been elevating architecture in the public realm for more than 40 years. She will receive the award on […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Construction Begins on Two New Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. Program Homes

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Construction Begins on Two New Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. Program Homes

Posted on 04 October 2017

Groundbreaking ceremonies for two new homes being built through the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program were held recently. U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Brandon Dodson (Ret.) and U.S. Army Captain Nick Vogt (Ret.) will receive specially adapted smart homes through this program, with natural stone products and installation. The Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program provides specially adapted […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Coverings 2018 Registration Opens

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Coverings 2018 Registration Opens

Posted on 03 October 2017

Coverings, the largest international tile and stone show in North America, has opened online registration for its 2018 show, The show will be taking place May 8 – 11 in Atlanta . Coverings provides a stage for the most innovative tile & stone products from around the world and delivers critical information about the industry’s latest […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Wilsonart Releases New Laminate Patterns and Textured Finishes

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Wilsonart Releases New Laminate Patterns and Textured Finishes

Posted on 02 October 2017

Wilsonart has introduced new commercial laminate designs for Fall 2017. Aligned Oak HD Premium Finish is an “Aligned Texture,” that synchronizes dimensional texture and printed design to give clarity and richness to the high pressure laminate sheet. The finish offers a plain sawn structure with blends of straight grains and natural variations balanced throughout. The […] Continue reading this countertop info

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SurfaceSet 2018 by Formica Corporation Includes 32 New Designs

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SurfaceSet 2018 by Formica Corporation Includes 32 New Designs

Posted on 28 September 2017

SurfaceSet® 2018 by Formica Corporation includes 32 new Formica Laminate colors, patterns and woodgrain designs, and one new finish. The collection features three palettes; all newly interpreted and curated for commercial surfaces. The collection is the result of extensive design and style research by Formica Group’s international design team. Drawing inspiration from our ever-changing world, […] Continue reading this countertop info

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StoneTalk Episode 38: Vinny Tavares and Jesse Miller

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StoneTalk Episode 38: Vinny Tavares and Jesse Miller

Posted on 27 September 2017

Welcome to episode 38 of Moraware’s StoneTalk podcast with host Patrick Foley. This episode features Vinny Tavares of Pacific Shore Stones and Jesse Miller of Integrity Enterprises. The trio discuss several topics about buying stone direct, including the following: The value of purchasing stone directly Challenges associated with buying stone direct Teaming up on buying […] Continue reading this countertop info

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