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Special Focus on the Industry

Granite and Marble Solutions: Using Automation to Delight Clients,
by Peter J. Marcucci 

Create Bold Bathrooms Using Natural Stone,  by Megy Karydes 

New York City’s Hottest Architecture Uses Modern Stone Wall Cladding,
by Steven Schrenk 

Training, Safety and Education
          Sponsored by BBI Academy

The Care & Feeding of Slate Flooring, by Frederick M. Hueston

How Fast Does Your Business Generate Cash?  by Ed Young

SMED – Lean Manufacturing,  by Ed Hill

New Natural Stone Countertiop CEU Course Available

Industry Topics, Tips and Featured Columns

Are You Listening? by Cheryl A. Moore

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston

I’m Tired, You’re Tired, We’re ALL Tired- Part 2,  by Sharon Koehler

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell

Stone and Tile Industry News

MSI Surfaces Celebrates Opening of St. Louis Showroom

Cambria and Cosentino Settle Patent Lawsuit

Four Companies Join Natural Stone Institute Leadership Society

Natural Stone Institute Completes 38th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

Cupaclad USA Adds Eastern Region Sales Manager

Continental Cut Stone Earns NSI Sustainability Certification

NTCA, Architectural Record Establish Online Tile Academy

Chinese Quartz Tariff Evasion Under Investigation in Texas

Antolini Opens New MilanoDuomo Showroom

Florim USA Expands Its Clarksville, TN Operations

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes

I’ll Pack Plenty of Clean Skivvies, Jeans and Socks, by Sam Venable

The Funny Pages featuring ’Toons by Mark Anderson

What’s In Your Attic?

Here, Kitty…

Ig Noble Prize Winners 2021

Nit-Pick Much?

Recycled Granite

Target of Opportunity


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