People and places in the stone trade.

Biesse/Intermac Remains Open During Storm (Jan. 12)

The following email shows that the East Coast's strong winter weather isn't slowing down business for Biesse America and its Intermac stone-machinery division:


Dear Biesse Customers,

Even despite the weather in the Carolinas, Biesse America is open and Service and Parts are providing support, and shipping parts as usual!

Please don't hesitate to call us if you need anything!

Phone: 1-877-5-BIESSE (1-877-524-3773)
Direct: (704) 357-3131
Fax: (704) 357-3130


Fabio Cardarelli
BIESSE America
North America Parts and Service Manager
Phone: 704-357-3131 x1030
Fax: 704-357-3938
Mobile: 704-491-0496
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MIA: Leadership Training

By James A. Hieb

DALLAS -- Housing starts will recover by the end of 2012, according to a presentation at this year's Marble Institute of America (MIA) Leadership Workshop.

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Park Holds Digital Expo

ST. CLOUD, Minn. Park Industries hosted a Digital Stoneworking Expo here on June 17 as a strategic-planning session for countertop fabricators considering the move to digital production systems.

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Arley Expo Draw Key Buying Crowd

SCRANTON, Pa. Arley Wholesale Inc. drew a crowd of more than 250 dealers, retailers, designers and contractors for its eighth annual tile and stone exhibition here on June 15

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MIA Leadership W'shop Oct. 18-19

CLEVELAND – The Marble Institute of America (MIA) will hold its annual leadership workshop on Oct. 18-19 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

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