Thank you for your continued support of MGroup™ and its brands, Mstone®, Mshower® Mteriors® and Gainwell International ™. We have sent regular communications with fellow executives in the hospitality industry on the subjects of anti-dumping and additional duties and tariffs facing our industry beginning in April 2018, when the first glimpses of these politically-motivated anti-dumping [...]
MGroup™ Announces a New Supply Chain for Quartz Countertops Commencing January 1, MGroup™ will produce all quartz slabs and fabricate cut-to-size orders in countries other than China, for US domestic projects. Quartz slab production will come from low cost resources, primarily in Eastern Europe, providing a high quality, relatively low cost source. Currently the quartz [...]
While the protracted Trade War with China might be showing some easing, the long term prognosis is still “cloudy” as to whether we have seen the worst regarding the ongoing negotiations.
We received some good news on the subject of the ongoing Trade War with China. President Trump and President Xi of China met at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina and have reached the following agreements.
Cambria Anti-Dumping Claims Against the China Quartz Suppliers Last month, an action by Cambria was initiated against the China Quartz suppliers and fabricators in an anti-dumping action. Cambria was for many years the sole exclusive producer in the US for quartz that was made on the Italian Breton technology. They asked the USITC, U. S. International [...]
Sometimes my business travels take me directly to the site of front page news, sometimes of a very tragic nature. On Wednesday morning, the day I arrived in London, a small fire was reported in a 24 story residential tower block in West London, just off the Hammersmith & City tube line, in Kensington, one [...]