Moraware Newsletter – October 2012

Oct 29, 2012 | Newsletter

Fabricator profiles, JobTracker and CounterGo updates

We’ve gone to a monthly newsletter to bring you the latest updates, fabricator profiles, and help.

Mainland Custom Marble in Alvin, TX has some recent experience with increasing volumes and declining margins. Here’s their story:

United Stoneworks in Albuquerque, NM is finding innovative ways to bring customers into their showroom, like providing cooking classes and CEU credits. Here’s more:

If you’d like to read about how other fabricators are excelling at business, check out our weekly blog posts:

CounterGo lets you draw, layout, and quote countertops in 3 minutes. Here’s what’s new in the past month.

Seams: You can print seams for your customers, show the measurements as you’re creating seams, and the seams are labeled on the slab layout.
Hobs, upstands, tap holes: If you’re not in the US or Canada, you can now use your terms instead of the USA countertop jargon.

Here’s the full list of CounterGo updates with explanations and help:

Our users say their quotes are faster, more professional, and helping close the sale quickly. To find out more, call us for an online demo. 866-312-9273

JobTracker is scheduling software that replaces your whiteboard, file folders, and spreadsheets. Here’s what’s new:

Forms: We consolidated some of the form-editing buttons to make setting up and editing forms faster.
Attaching Files: You can attach multiple files to a job or quote in one step. This works on current versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer 10. When you click the “Attach File”, you can drag & drop multiple files from the file explorer onto the dialog.

RemnantSwap is a free place to buy and sell countertop remnants. There are now over 23,000 remnants on the site!

A big chunk of the latest listings are from western Canada – if you’re in Vancouver, Calgary, or Edmonton; you should take a look and post your remnants, too.

Here’s more info, including a 2-minute video.

We’re co-sponsoring the Stone Industry Education series; it’s a great opportunity to learn from other fabricators:

* Dallas Stone Summit – November 8, 2012 – Dallas, TX

You can reach us at or call toll-free 866-312-9273.