Engineered Stone Firm Enters
Stillwater, MN A Spanish-based manufacturer of an engineered
stone product aimed at bathroom surfacing applications has entered
the U.S. market, establishing its American headquarters here, the
CompacStone USA said that it has formally introduced to the U.S.
market its “CompacMarble” product, a marble-based engineered stone
which has been manufactured in Spain since 1975. The company
unveiled the product at Solid Surface 2002, the annual trade show
and conference sponsored by the International Solid Surface
Fabricators Association (ISSFA) in Las Vegas last month.
According to Pablo Contreras, who is heading up the company’s
U.S. initiative, CompacMarble is suited for uses that include
vanity tops, tub and shower surrounds, shower steps, floors, walls
and related applications.