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From Good to Great

In this series, fabricators share their experience of moving from analog shop management to digital.



Creating a Work-Life Balance at a Countertop Shop

We talk to many shop owners and managers, and unfortunately, it’s more common than not to be totally and utterly burnt out. Mental exhaustion. Emotionally drained. Never-ending stress. It’s no way to live, but it’s the norm in our low-margin, high-speed industry....

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Meet our new Sales & Marketing Manager

Hello all! My name is Kallie Biggs. I am extremely excited to be joining the team, as Marketing and Sales Manager. This year has been full surprises, and the best of them has been finding a new home at Moraware. I am extremely grateful to be part of a well-respected,...

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Ask the right questions when buying quoting software.


Stone Industry Education in StoneTalk 37 with Aaron Dahnke

Sorry the show went dark for a while ... we were focused on putting on a great show with our first live, in-person training in Houston. But now we're back! In StoneTalk Episode 37, Patrick digs into stone industry education opportunities with Aaron Dahnke of MIA+BSI....

StoneTalk Episode 35: Get Up-to-Date with OSHA! – with Jim Hieb

In StoneTalk Episode 35, Patrick speaks with Jim Hieb of MIA. Listen to this episode or read the transcript to discover: The role of an industry association like Marble Institute of America and its partnership with Building Stone Institute New OSHA requirements and...

StoneTalk Episode 34: Say Yes to TV – with Carmina Mendez

In StoneTalk Episode 34, Patrick speaks with Carmina Mendez of AMC Countertops. Listen to this episode or read the transcript to discover: How partnering with a key vendor like Cosentino can help you build your business The value of adding a showroom to expand beyond...

StoneTalk Episode 33: Go Digital to Grow – with Kyle Williams

In StoneTalk Episode 33, Patrick speaks with Kyle Williams of Earth Elements. Listen to this episode or read the transcript to discover: How to grow very, very quickly (hint - go digital) How cross-training makes your employees more valuable The importance of company...

StoneTalk Episode 32: How to buy a saw – with Gerry VanderBas

In StoneTalk Episode 32, Patrick speaks with Gerry VanderBas of Breton USA. Listen to this episode or read the transcript to discover: What to consider when buying a saw or router (power, consumables, business needs ... so many things) The importance of software to a...


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