During 2020 y 2021, the exporters and importers in the stone industry have been lógicamente focused on the ever rising shipping costs. But exchange rates movements too have taken place, and these also affect the profit margins. Below is a summary of some of the currencies movements during this period.
During the celebration of the Marmomac fair in Verona, as always, one highlight is the Italian Stone Theatre, a thematic exposition that combines technology, design and stone. The theme of the 2021 edition was “Time in Stone”. Its organisation was done by Raffaello Galiotto and Vicenzo Pavan and the displays were the following:
There are not many companies in the stone industry which can claim to have existed for 100 years. Palin Granit from Finland is one of them. Here is the story of this granite mining company from its origins till today.