26/29 September/2018
Verona, Italy


Press Area

Press releases

It is possible to read and download the latest press releases about Marmomac in this section.

 

30/09/2016

Day 3 - Marmomacc Press Agency: (1) Best Communicator Award; (2) New Masters of Stone

51st Marmomacc scheduled in Verona until Saturday October 1 2016

MARMOMACC: BEST COMMUNICATOR AWARD FOR THE BEST EXHIBIT SET-UPS
Verona, 30 September 2016 – Stands that become full-scale works of art and design to narrate the materials and technologies involved in the world of natural stone. The 10th Best Communicator Award sees Marmomacc once again this year reward research efforts and originality applied to exhibits by companies attending the Veronafiere event, open until tomorrow, Saturday 1 October. The jury comprising Marco Romanelli, architect and President, Laura Andreini, Deputy Director of Area, Alberto Biagetti, designer, Giovanni De Sandre, photographer, and Silvia Robertazzi, founder and curator of the Milan Design Film Festival, surveyed the stands set up by more than 1,650 exhibitors from 53 countries attending Marmomacc. The award in the Design Category went to Piba Marmi (Italy) and Stoneasy (Belgium), with a special mention for Laminam (Italy). In the Stone Category, first prize was made to Marmo Elite (Italy) and Graniti Tecnica (South Africa), with a special mention for Kamen Pazin (Croatia). The Machinery Category saw Barsanti Macchine (Italy) and Koenig (Germany) take awards, with a special mention for Prometec (Italy). Lastly, Sorma (Italy) and Sanka Kemna (Japan) took first place and a special mention in the Tools Category.

Stone Category
First prize for an Italian company Marmo Elite
First prize for an International company Graniti Tecnica
Special mention Kamen Pazin

Machinery Category
First prize for an Italian company Barsanti Macchine
First prize for an International company Koenig
Special mention Prometec

Tools Category
First prize for an Italian company Sorma
Special mention Sanwa Kenma

Design Category
First prize for an Italian company Piba Marmi
First prize for an International company Stoneasy
Special mention Laminam


MARMOMACC: INVESTITURE FOR SIX NEW MASTERS OF STONE
THE MAYORS OF VERONA AND CARRARA AMONG THE RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD
Verona, 30 September 2016 – From the middle ages to the present-day: Marmomacc 2016 continues the tradition of the Ancient Free Corporation of Stone Arts originally founded in 1319 under the lordship of Cangrande della Scala. The 51st edition of the most important event dedicated to the natural stone sector open until tomorrow at Veronafiere saw the appointment of six new Masters of Stone: the award is made in recognition of people who have distinguished themselves in promoting the natural stone sector and the economy of local areas. The honour was extended this year to the Mayors of Italys leading natural stone processing districts: Flavio Tosi for Verona and Angelo Zubbani for Carrara. They were joined in turn by Fernando Leardini, owner of Intermarmi S.R.L. based in Volargne (Verona) and Mahmoud Sarsali of the historical Iranian company Salsali Marble. A special and extraordinary mention also went to the Istituto Paolo Brenzoni-Marble Vocational Training Centre in Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella. The Master of Stone insignia (a cube of Verona red marble, a plaque of the Corporation and a silver chisel) were presented by Claudio Valente, Deputy President of Veronafiere.


Veronafiere Press Office
Tel: + 39.045.829.82.42 – 82.85
E-mail: pressoffice@veronafiere.it
Twitter: @pressVRfiere
Web: www.marmomacc.com | www.veronafiere.it



Attachment : gbCs-Marmomacc-pressagency-30sett.pdf

Back to List