WELCOME to our February 2012 issue with our spotlight on Ed Baldoni, the creator of Z-Counterforms, and some outstanding decorative concrete countertops and other applications with the International Surface Fabricators Association’s 2011 Innovations in Design Contest. You’ll find there’s a wealth of good advice and a healthy measure of opinion in the Slippery Rock Gazette this month. Please browse and explore our revamped website, and as always, have a good read. We welcome your comments and suggestions as we move forward into 2012!

February 2012 Issue Articles:

Z-Counterforms Revolutionizes Countertops, by Joel Davis   

ISFA’s 2011 Innovations in Design Competition Winners Announced,  CREA Diffusion Takes “Best in Show”  

If Your Marketing Doesn’t Have This, Then You’re Missing Out on Easy Sales, by Sean McCool    

Animals are Not People Too  

Hitting Rock Bottom   

From the Publisher’s Pen: Predictions and New Year’s Resolutions   

Age is Really Just a Number, by Anne Tenna   

Frosty Gets the Snow Job    

¡Ay, Caramba!   

The SRG Picks 10 Great Installer Products for 2012, by Peter Marcucci   

How to Make a Bomb Out of Cupcakes, by Carmen Ghia    

Keeping It Simple, by Ida Mae Nowes    

Proline Drain Awarded a People’s Choice Award at Healthcare Design 2011   

Honey, I Wrecked the Lamborghini, by Rufus Leakin    

Waters Edge Launches Fluid, Easy to Navigate, New Website     

A Quote for Valentine’s Day    

Artisan Group™ Inducts Two New Board Members    

Tainted Love    

Artisan Group Member Mike Job is Remembered    

Brad Fulkerson Appointed Managing Director of Laticrete Supercap    

Youra Bust isa Busted, Signorina    

Rebutting the President’s Speech, by Aaron J. Crowley   

QuickDrain USA Names Chris Tomafsky Sales Representative of the Year    

Hokey Smoke, Bullwinkle!    

What Goes Around, Comes Around    

Using Sink Supports to Eliminate Future Problems, by Kevin M. Padden    

The Polished Perspective, by Tom McNall    

That’s a Doggone Lucky Shot    

Good Advice of the Month    

Laticrete Supercap Launches the “Next Generation” Pump Truck    

Braxton-Bragg Now Offers Kremin Onyx CNC Toolholders   

The Fear You Name is the Fear You Conquer, by Richard Pierce Thomas      

The Concrete Countertop Institute Expands Operations in the Midwest  

Braxton-Bragg Introduces a Cordless Way to Prep and Polish Concrete Floors  

The Varmint County Chronicles, by “Boomer” Winfrey

Make Natural Stone a “Value Proposition,” by Torin Dixon   

Caviar Cache Can Be Costly, by Anne Tenna    

The Proof is in the Pocket    

Your Tax Dollars at Work   

Stories From the Heart 

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