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MSI Offers New Colors of Q Premium Natural Quartz Countertops

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MSI Offers New Colors of Q Premium Natural Quartz Countertops

Posted on 17 February 2016 by cradmin

Q quartz-300x260Inspired by home interior trends from around the world, MS International’s  Q™ Premium Natural Quartz countertops now come in 11 new unique colors. The most crucial design decision – color – sets the mood, style and personality in any space. Whether a clean and modern or subtle and classic style is required, the company offers more than 45 colors to help  set the mood, style and personality of a project. The new design colors include Antico Cloud, Pacific Salt, Chantilly Taupe, Sandy Cove, Babylon Gray, Desert Bloom, Stellar Gray, Calacatta Vicenza, Perla White, Peppercorn White and Stellar White.

 

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Diresco USA Partners With Terrazzo & Marble Supply Co. For Midwest Distribution

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Diresco USA Partners With Terrazzo & Marble Supply Co. For Midwest Distribution

Posted on 04 February 2016 by CRadmin3

DirescoTerrazzo & Marble Supply Co. (T&M) was named the exclusive Diresco distributor for the Midwest by Diresco USA, partner and master importer of Diresco Quartz Surfaces of Belgium. T&M officially replaced Aetna Plywood as the Midwest region’s distributor in August of last year. The company discussed the change with customers prior to the transition to ensure that the new partnership would be well received.  “Our new Partnership with T&M will only elevate our ability to expose our premium quartz surfaces to hundreds of thousands of homeowners and industry professionals throughout the Midwest each year,” said Scott V. MacLeod, Diresco USA’s CEO. According to the company, Diresco USA plans for national expansion over the next two years and the partnership with T&M will enable it to continue to build strong customer relationships. This announcement comes on the heels of Colt Industries taking on the product for distribution instead of DuPont Zodiaq

You may also be interested in this article about HanStone Quartz’s distribution expansion in the Southeast region.

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Daltile’s ONE Quartz Builder Series Provides 1.2cm Slab Alternatives for Bathroom Surfacing

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Daltile’s ONE Quartz Builder Series Provides 1.2cm Slab Alternatives for Bathroom Surfacing

Posted on 19 October 2015 by cradmin

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photo credit: Shea Homes

Daltile’s latest extension of its ONE™ Quartz line offers builders a 1.2cm slab offering alongside more traditional 2cm and 3cm sizes. Available in four contemporary neutral tones, the new slab offerings provide an affordable alternative to popular agglomerated products for tub surrounds, shower walls and vanity countertops. The collection provides a waterproof seal on installation, and does not emit harmful VOCsto help meet strict environmental building codes, reports the supplier. The 1.2-cm slab provides a lighter, more affordable options.  Available in four new colors – Mesa Sand, a darker warm tone taupe; Pearl, a white/bright light grey; Presidio, a charcoal gray; and Sahara Pearl, a warm-tone beige.

You may also be interested in this article on Wilsonart’s line of quartz surfacing.

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A Look at the New U.S. Caesarstone Manufacturing Plant

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A Look at the New U.S. Caesarstone Manufacturing Plant

Posted on 17 June 2015 by cradmin

In a new video released by Caesarstone various leaders of the company talk about the opening of its first U.S.-based quartz surfacing manufacturing facility just outside of Savannah, Ga. It also gives a basic inside look at the workings of the plant. The facility has been in the works for quite awhile and its opening represents the ability for the company to produce “made in the USA” material, and be closer to, and therefore more nimble towards, the U.S. market.

The facility also has a showroom where industry professionals can view the color selections and even gather for various meetings and events in a “community center” portion of the building.

You may also be interested in this video on the Breton quartz manufacturing process.

 

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MS International Launches 7 New Quartz Surfacing Colors

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MS International Launches 7 New Quartz Surfacing Colors

Posted on 22 May 2015 by cradmin

MSI Carrara Grigio Marble Looks Quartz SurfacingMS International (MSI) added seven new colors to its ‘Q’ line of quartz surfacing. The new colors are reminiscent of natural stone, such as marble and limestone. Carrara Grigio (pictured here) was added to the company’s new Marble Looks Collection and resembles Carrara marble. Montclair White, Pearl Gray and Romano White were added to the Natural Looks Collection and feature large amounts of movement and veining. Lastly, Fossil Brown, Fossil Gray and Fossil Taupe are three colors that were added to the Limestone Looks Collection. All three of these colors have subtle variations in a mid-tone color range.

You may also be interested in this article on Caesarstone’s new quartz surfacing colors.

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Cosentino Launches 3 Online Design Tools for Better Surface Visualization

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Cosentino Launches 3 Online Design Tools for Better Surface Visualization

Posted on 14 April 2015 by cradmin

Cosentino launched three new online tools: a Digital Warehouse that gives fabricators an online library of slabs that can be previewed with clients and  the HD Home Viewer and the 3D Home Simulator, which allow the digital customization of a variety of environments by manipulating the various design elements.

Powered by SlabSmith software, the Digital Warehouse allows fabricators and specifiers to directly order a specific slab of granite or marble online by accessing images and providing measurements of each slab. It also autocorrects images for distortions and lighting and notes imperfections. Users can filter by size or application requirements to ensure material consistency and minimized waste in fabrication. Slabs can be applied to kitchen layout templates to create installation previews. By viewing the slab’s patterns and veining placing seams, appliances or fixtures can be determined before ordering. Right now it is only available for the company’s natural stone products.

The other two tools are for designers and homeowners. The Cosentino 3D Home simulator, for iPads, allows users to customize six environmental elements, including a modern, classic and outdoor kitchen, two bathrooms and an exterior space where Dekton may be applied to the façade. It provides multiple viewing angles and lighting scenarios, as well as 3-D movement and camera zoom capabilities. Designs can be saved in a library for editing or sharing. It’s available through the iTunes app store. The Cosentino HD Home Viewer is a multiplatform simulator with high-definition renderings of six spaces, including kitchens, bathrooms, outdoor and retail environments that can incorporate applications of Dekton. The user customizes surfaces by clicking on countertops, façades, wall coverings, floors, furniture and bathroom elements. It is intended for use on computers and Android, iOS and Windows tablets, smartphones and smart televisions.

You may also be interested in this article on MS International’s edge treatment preview system.

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Caesarstone launches 10 New Quartz Colors Inspired by Concrete, Granite

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Caesarstone launches 10 New Quartz Colors Inspired by Concrete, Granite

Posted on 13 April 2015 by cradmin

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Calcatta Nuvo is just one of 10 new colors recently introduced by Caesarstone

Caesarstone added 10 new colors to its Classico Collection, including colors with veins and colors resembling concrete, granite and other natural stones.  The 10 new colors include: Alpine Mist, a white glossy color with additional white detail; Blanco Drift, with a white base and swirls of light brown and grey hues; Calacatta Nuvo (pictured here), inspired by calacatta marble with cascading veins; Clamshell, a blend of soft greys with intricate grey and white detail; Coastal Grey, a traditional granite look with dark tones and strokes of black and white; Fresh Concrete, Raw Concrete and Sleek Concrete, three colors inspired by the industrial trend;  Vanilla Noir, a merge of solid black with bold beige and vanilla strokes; and Woodlands, a granite look with dark brown hues and delicate beige and vanilla strokes. As is standard with quartz surfacing, slabs are nonporous, heat-, stain- and scratch-resistant.

You may also be interested in this article on the launch of the new Wilsonart Quartz Surfacing line.

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Hanwha Expands Capabilities, Launches 12 New Solid Surface, 13 Quartz Colors

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Hanwha Expands Capabilities, Launches 12 New Solid Surface, 13 Quartz Colors

Posted on 10 April 2015 by cradmin

hanwha new colorsHanwha L&C Surfaces created vibrant veining patterns in its Hanstone quartz and Hanex solid surface product lines. HanStone has dedicated efforts to a proprietary veining innovation. In addition, Hanex has expanded with a fourth production line and is now able to create in tandem, veining patterns in its solid surface line.

HanStone has 13 new colors that showcase value, pattern and translucency. The Capital Collection is designed to appeal to budget conscious projects, the Movimento Collection draws on the look of a natural design, and Anejo is a translucent product – with or without backlighting. The company also launched  the 12 new Hanex colors and patterns. It features newly created veined patterns with variations of veining and color; creating a layered depth to countertop design.

You may also be interested in this article on Aristech Surfaces Launching35 New Colors of Avonite.

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Santamargherita Introduces Thin Engineered Stone Line

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Santamargherita Introduces Thin Engineered Stone Line

Posted on 25 March 2015 by cradmin

santamargherita Contempo thin quartz and marble engineered stoneSanta Margherita now offers Contempo Surfaces, a thin slab 1.2cm (1/2 in.) product line in addition to its line of engineered quartz and marble surfacing in 2cm and 3cm, slabs and tiles. According to the company, thin slab materials are experiencing rapid growth because of their lighter weight, lower cost and unique areas of use. The thin slabs fabricate and install directly over existing surfaces, such as countertops, backsplashes and shower and tub surrounds. According to the company, it can be fabricated without expensive machinery and installed over a wood substrate, giving the same look as 2 or 3 cm material with lower cost and weight.

You may also be interested in this article on Granite Transformations Thin Porcelain Product.

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Daltile Offers Expanded Quartz Surfacing Line

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Daltile Offers Expanded Quartz Surfacing Line

Posted on 24 March 2015 by cradmin

Daltile One Quartz Snow Leopard

‘Snow Leopard’ – one of Daltile’s One Quartz Collection’s newer colors

Daltile now carries 30 colors/patterns of quartz surfacing in three distinct series within it ONE Quartz Collection. The three series are Geo Flecks, containing 11 colors, Micro Flecks with 13 colors, and Natural Flecks with 6 styles. Three of the newest colors, Chipped Ice, Midnight Canyon and Riverbank fall in the Geo Flecks collection, whereas the other four most recent colors, Honeyed Mahogany, Molten Grey, Snow Leopard and White Sand are in the Nature Flecks Series. Slabs are available in 120 by 55 in. in both 3cm and 2cm thicknesses. Polished finishes are kept in stock, but colors can be special ordered in semi-polished, honed or leather finishes. Also thinner or jumbo slabs can be special ordered. As is typical with quartz surfacing, the products are nonporous, reducing the potential for bacteria growth and resist common food stains. They are also scratch- heat- and scorch-resistant. They are made with 93 percent natural quartz providing consistent color and visual movement.

You may also be interested in this article on the new Wilsonart line of quartz surfacing.

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