Virtual Stone Summit

Building Your Shop Through Automation and Digital Software

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Date: December 10
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm ET
Speaker: Tony Malisani, Malisani Inc.

Morning Registration

Afternoon Registration


Join the Natural Stone Institute and Stone World Magazine as we discuss building your shop through automation. Learn how to investigate products that are new to your process, including tooling equipment, and digital software. Learn how to develop focused questions that will help you ensure the product or machine you review will perform as anticipated and provide the expected results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about new products available to stone professionals.
  • Review the role that long-term planning should play in selecting and implementing new products into your business.
  • Learn how to calculate the return on investment of adding new tooling or equipment to your facility.
  • Create a plan for adding new tools to your existing process.


Morning Session: Building Automation

11:00 am:


11:15 am:

Software and Managerial Processes

11:30 am:

Material Selection and Procurement

11:50 am:


12:20 pm:

Inventory Controls


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Afternoon Session: Programing, Material, Process Flow and Production

1:30 pm:


1:45 pm:

Layouts and Approvals

2:05 pm:

Cutting and Finishing Process

2:20 pm:

Tooling Maintenance

2:40 pm:

Quality Controls




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