Cosentino plans bigger 2013 in North America; Premier Surfaces takes on Tennessee; importers shortlisted for Inc. 5000 honors.
From Stone Update:
COSENTINO PLANS 2013: Some new operations and makeovers of Cosentino Centers are slated for this year, but the big push may be for the new Dekton® surface and its May 20 debut. MORE
TAKING ON TENNESSEE: Georgia-based Premier Surfaces expands its holdings to a fourth Southern cities by acquiring Stone Services in Chattanooga. MORE
QUARTZ IN MILAN: Caesarstone teams up with a Tokyo design studio to bring its surfaces into the fashion world next month at the Fuori Salone 2013. MORE
NEW AT ARTISAN GROUP: AHI Stoneworks in Hot Springs, Ark., becomes the 36th member of the North American premium-countertop fabricators group. MORE
Around the Web:
MAKING THE LIST: Austin, Tex.-based Pacific Shore Stones Inc. begins its ninth year as a stone importer … and gets a nomination for the 2013 Inc. Magazine 5000. MORE
INTRIGUE IN INDIA (yet more): Government squads raid the houses of granite-export executives. MORE
3/21: Grass Roots Regional (ISFA) – Tampa, Fla.
3/21: Texas Stone Summit (MIA) – Houston
3/22: Digital Stoneworking Expo (Park Industries) – Poway, Calif.
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