Promoting natural stone

As most of you are aware, we cover North American Quarried Stone a couple of times per year. Whether large or small, each company has its own unique story to share. At the root of all of them is a common thread – a genuine passion for the beauty and sustainability of natural stone.


Promoting natural stone
Promoting natural stone
Source: Kitchen News

Polycor a proponent of green building

With more than 50 quarries, 18 manufacturing plants and approximately 1,200 employees, Polycor is one of the largest natural stone quarriers in the world. Stone World (SW) recently talked to Polycor’s President Patrick Perus (PP) to get his take on the natural stone industry, the environment and Polycor’s expansions.


Polycor a proponent of green building
Polycor a proponent of green building
Source: Kitchen News

Incorporating more commercial business into the fabrication shop

About 10 years ago, former Stone World editor, Michael Reis, traveled to Carson City, NV, to visit James Donaire of Perfection Connection Marble & Granite, Inc. At that time, Donaire faced a lot of competition in the market, as he specialized primarily in middle- to high-end residential fabrication, with a very small focus on the commercial market.


Incorporating more commercial business into the fabrication shop
Incorporating more commercial business into the fabrication shop
Source: Kitchen News

Postponement of the 20th China Xiamen International Stone Fair

Due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, we attach great importance to the health and safety of all guests attending Xiamen Stone Fair 2020. As such, based on the current situation for the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus spread, the decision was made by the organizing committee that Xiamen Stone Fair 2020, originally scheduled on March 16-19 in Xiamen, will be postponed to June 6-9, 2020.


Postponement of the 20th China Xiamen International Stone Fair
Postponement of the 20th China Xiamen International Stone Fair
Source: Kitchen News

The Spare Change Secret and 6 Other Ways to Make Life Easier (17 photos)

Knowing the location and home of these seven essential items will make life easier when you need to access them in a hurry. As a professional organiser, I see the frustration my clients feel when they need something quickly in their homes but can’t, for the life of them, find it.


The Spare Change Secret and 6 Other Ways to Make Life Easier (17 photos)
The Spare Change Secret and 6 Other Ways to Make Life Easier (17 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens