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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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Oneida Air Systems Introduces the Universal Dust-Free Router Hood

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Oneida Air Systems Introduces the Universal Dust-Free Router Hood

Posted on 22 June 2017

Oneida Air Systems, an American manufacturer of dust collection systems for the woodworking industry, announced the introduction of its patent-pending Universal Dust-Free Router Hood. According to the company this router accessory captures nearly all of the dust, chips, and shavings generated by portable routers, enabling the user to have a virtually dust-free routing experience.  The Universal […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Just Manufacturing Introduces Enviro Series 60° Laundry Sink System

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Just Manufacturing Introduces Enviro Series 60° Laundry Sink System

Posted on 21 June 2017

The new Enviro Series 60° Laundry Sink System, designed and manufactured by Just Manufacturing, features an integral washboard at the front of the stainless steel sink. According to the company this sink is ideal for heavy-use laundry care environments in high rise apartments and residences with mudrooms and utility rooms. The system includes Just Manufacturing’s […] Continue reading this countertop info

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OSHA Campaigns for Heat Safety

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OSHA Campaigns for Heat Safety

Posted on 20 June 2017

June is National Safety Month, which is organized through a partnership of the National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). As part of its commitment to workplace safety and in conjunction with National Safety Month, OSHA is campaigning “to keep workers safe in the heat.” The Heat Illness Prevention Campaign […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Regent Stone Now Offers Rye Corp Prism Miter Saw

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Regent Stone Now Offers Rye Corp Prism Miter Saw

Posted on 19 June 2017

Regent Stone announced that it is now offering the Prism Miter Saw from Rye Corp. The Prism was recently added to its lineup of durable, dependable and easy to use machines for the stone industry. The Prism is made in America and is designed to make 45 degree miter cuts for granite, marble, engineered stone, […] Continue reading this countertop info

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MSI Announces New Marketing Innovation Center

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MSI Announces New Marketing Innovation Center

Posted on 16 June 2017

MSI recently announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art marketing innovation center for its national marketing & merchandising team. Growth of the team, company-wide expansion, and an enhanced focus on marketing and merchandising prompted development of the Atlanta facility. The Center houses MSI’s marketing, trend and design, web, digital and social media, merchandising, and channel-focused teams. With MSI’s […] Continue reading this countertop info

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BLANCO Launches its First Ever Design Contest

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BLANCO Launches its First Ever Design Contest

Posted on 15 June 2017

BLANCO, the German manufacturer of sinks and faucets, has issued a challenge for designers and trade professionals to enter its first ever Design Contest. To enter, participants must submit three photos of a kitchen design featuring at least one BLANCO sink and faucet. The project must have been completed in 2016-2017. Entries will be accepted up […] Continue reading this countertop info

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MIA+BSI Continues Support of Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. Program

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MIA+BSI Continues Support of Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. Program

Posted on 14 June 2017

MIA+BSI continues to support the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment). Through this program, MIA+BSI members provide natural stone materials, fabrication and installation for specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and their families nationwide. MIA President Jon Lancto (Big Fish Consulting) notes that this a worthwhile cause for the association: […] Continue reading this countertop info

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New Trends in Tile Backsplashes

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New Trends in Tile Backsplashes

Posted on 13 June 2017

When it comes to backsplashes, tile reigns supreme, but the specific patterns, colors and materials used change with the times.Recently, Daltile, one of the leading tile manufacturers in the world, explored the tile backsplash options trending in recent years. An Assortment of Options Kitchen backsplash tile is available in such a wide assortment of options that […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Greg Flint Named President and Chief operations officer of Coldspring

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Greg Flint Named President and Chief operations officer of Coldspring

Posted on 12 June 2017

Coldspring, quarrier and fabricator of natural stone, and bronze manufacturer in North America, announced the promotion of Greg Flint to President and Chief Operations Officer. Flint is formerly the company’s Vice President of Operations and Strategy and is a lifelong Coldspring employee with more than 34 years of service. During his 16-year tenure on the […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Weha Offers Achilli Tilting Stone Slab Carts

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Weha Offers Achilli Tilting Stone Slab Carts

Posted on 09 June 2017

The Achilli Tilting Stone Slab Transport Carts from Weha are full granite slab carts, built for moving granite, marble and engineered stone. The carts are capable of moving slabs from a boom and lifter in vertical position to the saw or table and horizontally load it; also suitable to move slabs from storage pin racks or A frames. […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Video: The Basics of Fabricating Recycled Glass Slabs

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Video: The Basics of Fabricating Recycled Glass Slabs

Posted on 08 June 2017

This video produced by Vetrazzo shows the basics of fabricating recycled glass slab materials, such as cutting, feed speeds, polishing, overhangs, sink cut-out reinforcement, suitable applications and the effects of temperature change. While this is certainly just a broad overview, it does explain how fabricating this type of material is similar and different to fabricating […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Stone Technologies Supplies Sealers and Cleaners for Countertops

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Stone Technologies Supplies Sealers and Cleaners for Countertops

Posted on 07 June 2017

Stone Technologies Corp. supplies stone sealers designed with the purpose of penetrating the interior of natural stone surfaces and act as a repellent to prevent damage. Protected against water and oil based stains, household acids and alkalis and the formation of mold and mildew, the stone sealers can be used on interior and exterior surfaces including marble, granite, […] Continue reading this countertop info

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Business Sense: Why You Should Ask for Online Reviews

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Business Sense: Why You Should Ask for Online Reviews

Posted on 06 June 2017

A couple of years back, Patrick Foley of Moraware bought a brand new Subaru Outback for the family. Shortly afterward, he received a postcard in the mail asking to rate his experience on Google. Since he was very pleased with the service and deal he received, it was easy to give a five-star review. Because […] Continue reading this countertop info

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MIA+BSI Launches Natural Stone Testing Lab

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MIA+BSI Launches Natural Stone Testing Lab

Posted on 05 June 2017

MIA+BSI announced the creation of a natural stone testing lab. This lab offers state-of-the-art testing and reporting capabilities for industry members who are introducing new stone, need project-specific testing, or have outdated technical data. Guide to Dimension Stone Test Specimen Sampling and Preparation, recommends that test data used for stone performance evaluation be generated within the […] Continue reading this countertop info

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MIA+BSI Natural Stone University Expands Spanish Courses

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MIA+BSI Natural Stone University Expands Spanish Courses

Posted on 02 June 2017

MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute has announced the expansion of Spanish course offerings available online through the Natural Stone University. To date, Spanish versions of all Safe Slab Handling courses and the Basics of OSHA Compliance course have been uploaded. In addition, 42 Spanish Toolbox Talks are now available, covering a wide variety of safety […] Continue reading this countertop info

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BLANCO Partners with DIFFA

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BLANCO Partners with DIFFA

Posted on 01 June 2017

BLANCO joins DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting Aids) for a fourth year as a Specify with Care partner. Each time BLANCO’s new LIVEN™ Laundry Sink is specified, BLANCO will make a donation to DIFFA. Tim Maicher, director of marketing for BLANCO, has stated that the company continues to support DIFFA’S mission to battle AIDS and has […] Continue reading this countertop info

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LG Hausys Launches HI-MACS Structura

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LG Hausys Launches HI-MACS Structura

Posted on 30 May 2017

LG Hausys launched HI-MACS Structura®, a new 3D textured surface that can take on virtually any pattern. This new 3D textured material reportedly allows for custom-made solid surface creations to suit any project. According to the company HI-MACS Structura creates unlimited new possibilities. The collection is created using a new technology offered by LG Hausys. HI-MACS Structura […] Continue reading this countertop info

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