M.S.D.S. for United States

Originally Published in 1994 Material Safety Data Sheets, otherwise known as M.S.D.S., are now being required on stone. This is an environmental matter for which the United States is leading the way in workers safety. If a material has a potential health hazard then...

What to Consider When Writing a Purchase Order

Originally Published in 1994 Most companies have no format for purchasing stone. Considerations must be given by all companies to establish proper purchasing technics and order forms if they are to be successful and control the suppliers. All businesses require proper...

What is Quality in Dimensional Stone

Originally Published in 1994 For years the question of quality has always been an issue in the dimension stone industry. Is “quality” texture, color, ceramic, natural, defined, standardization, legal, or perceived? Many people ranging from architects to...