Membership Benefits - Standards



Dimension Stone Design Manual

Commonly referred to as the DSDM, the Dimension Stone Design Manual is the stone industry’s single-source reference for technical data, installation guide, and construction facts and details regarding dimension stone.


Testing Lab

Members receive special pricing in the association’s testing lab. Take advantage of this resource if you are introducing new stone, have outdated technical data, or need project specific testing. Discounts are also available for large volume orders and bundled packages.



Prove that your company’s quality and safety standards are best in class by earning Natural Stone Institute Accreditation. The Accreditation program is a multi-attribute credentialing program for fabricators and contractors that provides third-party validation of your company’s capabilities.




Use Natural Stone

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