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Special Focus on the Industry

PinPoint Status Offers a Better Way to Navigate Client Interaction, by Peter J. Marcucci

Vermont Verde Antique: Resiliency After the Storm, by Karin Kirk

New Treatments for Natural Stone Make Them More Accessible in Kitchens,  by Megy Karydes

Training, Safety and Education    Sponsored by BBI

The Art of Scheduling, by Ed Hill

The Twelve Days of Christmas, by Ed Young

Intern Resources for Stone Companies Now Available

Five Focusing Steps to Improve Leadership Skills, by Chuck McKnight

Industry Topics, Tips and Featured Columns

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston

Take a Minute, by Sharon Koehler

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell

Stone and Tile Industry News

BB Industries LLC Awarded ISFA 2021 Envision Award

Registration Open for TISE 2022

Coverings 2022 Online Registration Opens

Natural Stone Institute: Update on Transparency Documentation for Natural Stone

Cupa Pizarras and Cupaclad Appoint Raven Tschida U.S. Marketing Manager

BB Industries Builds a Shed for Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

SESA Membership Opened to Slab and Material Providers

Mutina Introduces Latest Cersaie 2021 Tile Collections at Florida Distributor Opustone

Construction Begun on New Portobello Tile Factory

Neolith Sintered Stone ESSENTIAL Series Features Anti-Bacterial Properties

The Industrial Designer of The Mural Wall at the Koren War memorial Reminds Us Never to Forget

NTCA Names 2021 Tile Setter Craftsperson of the Year Winners

Additional Companies Join Natural Stone Institute Leadership Society

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes

O, Christmas Tree! O, Christmas Tree! How Heisted are Thy Branches, by Sam Venable

The Funny Pages featuring ’Toons by Mark Anderson

It May Not Be Art, But I Know What I Like

Two Thumbs Up

Noteriety’s Price Tag

Party Pooper

Spotting the Rhode island Red(Neck)

Hide & Seek