Format: Video of Slides with Audio
Presenter: Paul Menninger, GK Naquin
Beyond natural stone and quartz materials, what other large format materials are coming onto the market? How are fabricators adapting their tooling and material handling practices? Are these materials a threat or opportunity? What products are next? Explore these and other questions. Discussion will include various large format materials, including the new ultracompact surfaces.
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
Describe the characteristics of the most common new large format materials
Discuss how other fabricators are incorporating these large format materials into their product mix
Identify the tooling and equipment needed to be successful when fabricating these large format materials
Adjust material handling requirements for these large format materials