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INDEX: February 2014

This month we feature one of the larger and more efficiently-run shops that we have profiled in recent years, Sims-Lohman Fine Kitchens and Granite. We also spotlight Rockcrete USA, and present several new product launches, most notably an update of Omni Cubed’s line of stone carts and a Deluxe Bulletproof Apron from Fabricator’s Friend. Read and enjoy the wit, wisdom and industry news offered this month. Send your letters and comments to If your shop is doing something interesting- we want to know!  Larry Hood - Editor

February 2014 Issue Articles

Sims-Lohman Fine Kitchens and Granite, by Peter J. Marcucci 

They Must Be Nuts 

From the Publisher’s Pen, by Rich Hassert 

Coverings Celebrates 25th Anniversary in 2014 

For the Right Strategy, Look Within, by Richard Pierce Thomas 

International Fabricators Association Announces Annual Awards

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Maintaining Super Hard Floors, by Bob Murrell 

Surfaces, Inc. Donates Glass Mosaic Floor to Miami Country Day School

Mediterranea Introduces Flow Series

Senshoubyou, by Aaron J. Crowley 

ELaser System Offers Incredible Speed and Accuracy

A Pain in the BVD’s, by Sam Venable 

February Faux Pas

Sports Quote of the Month 

Covering ETC’s Award-Winning, Innovative Bio-Glass  

Toad You So

It’s Mauler Time

Mallards of Leisure 

Marble Institute of America Elects New Directors for 2014 

The National Kitchen & Bath Association Announces 2014 President and Executive Committee 

Registration for Coverings’ 25th Exposition Still Open

Hey, Where’s My Lunch? 

Wedding Days to Remember 

The Varmint County Chronicles, by Boomer Winfrey 

Braxton-Bragg Offers New Akemi Impregnation Remover, by Joel Davis 

Omni Cubed Launches New and Improved Transport Cart Line for 2014 

The Slippery Rock Classifieds 

Creative Edge Cornerstones at Freedom Tower–One World Trade Center 

Techno Recycled Glass Surfaces by Architectural System, Inc. (ASI), by Stacy B. Williams  

Florim USA Introduces Pier 

Every Coin Has Two Sides

The Strange and Unusual  

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston, PhD  

Rockcrete USA: Providing Price, Performance and Peace of Mind for 9 Years, by Jennifer Holder

Fabricator’s Friend Introduces Deluxe Apron, by Stacy B. Williams 


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