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STONA
7 February - 10 February, 2018, 7 February - 10 February, 2018, International granites & Stone Fair, Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) Bengaluru, India
Public Timing : 09 : 00 AM - 06 : 00 PM
Business Timing : 11 : 00 AM - 06 : 00 AM

Welcome to STONA 2018 - 13th International Granites and Stone Fair - an exhibition showcasing the unique range of country’s colorful, eye-catching natural stones and a platform that helps in demonstrating the capabilities, capacity and the most modern and latest techniques in the craft of stone working.
 
STONA 2018 is being organized by Federation of Indian Granite and Stone Industry – FIGSI (earlier known as All India Granites and Stone Association - AIGSA). The aim of STONA 2018 Fair is to give the natural stone industry in India a significant growth opportunity with higher visibility, a professional oriented visitor profile and extremely efficient business development modules.
 
STONA enjoys participation by the who’s who of the industry, both national and international, as exhibitors and visitors. It provides
an excellent and unique opportunity to showcase your products in an increasingly competitive environment and interact with industry people from Italy, China, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Korea, Portugal & other European countries.

Special Events in Show :

 The International Granites & Stone Fair - STONA found its existence in the year 1987 and since then it is one of the most preferred platforms in the stone and granite related industry. Being the first of its kind exhibition in Asia, STONA is the pioneer in this field and is a perfect podium that showcases the best in the industry and connects directly with the natural stone trade and industry.

 
STONA serves as a great single window that projects India's natural stones, products & the creative ability to make and supply anything to everything. From Slab, Tiles, Artifacts, Landscaping, Paving, Dimensional Blocks, Cylindrical Pillars, Machinery, Equipments, Vases to showcasing the latest technology, know how and the new areas to be sought.
 
This exhibition is being applauded by the visitors and the exhibitors and has been a big reason for the growth of Indian stone and granite industry.

FEDERATION OF INDIAN GRANITE & STONE INDUSTRY
Address : No. 429/7, 12th Cross, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore - 560 080, Bangalore(Karnataka)India

Exhibitors Information :

 Stone Quarry Owners

 
Stone Processors
 
Value added Stone-Craft Units
 
Exporters & Importers of Natural Stone Products
 
Manufacturers, Traders & Exporters of Stone related Machineries & Equipment, Tools, Consumables & Industrial Chemicals
 
Transporters, C & F agents and Other Service Providers
 
Testing & Standardisation Organisations
 
Technical Experts & Consultancy Organisations
 
Trading & Marketing Organisations
 
Chambers of Commerce
 
Associations related to Stone Industry
 
Technical Press & Media

Exhibitors List :

 M/s. Agarwal Exports G-1 – 79, Badarana Industrial Area, VKI Area Extn.

M/s. Arpit Publications 37-A, (Arpit), Saheli Nagar
M/s. Banjara Marble Articles Plot No: G-3/4, RIICO Industires Area, Saroopganj
M/s. Breton India Services Pvt. Ltd. No.33, Jakkasandra Block, 5th Cross, 8th Main, Koramangala
M/s. Chima Impex B-2, 33/34, Heavy Industrial Area,
M/s. Deejay Neelum Marble Ind. Pvt. Ltd. NH-8, Bhuwana, 
M/s. DEPT Of Mines & Geology Govt Of Karnataka No. 49, Khabija Bhavan, Devraj URS Road
M/s. Diaamond Grnaites (A unit of M B Granites) No.32, 1st Phase, Jigani Industrial Area,
M/s. Fateh Granites Ltd. Fateh complex, 3rd floor, #16, S. Kariyappa road, Basvangudi
M/s. Granmar International 103, Kenchappa Road, Frazer Town,
M/s. GTP Granites Ltd. 4/36, Bharathi Street Swarnapuri
M/s. Hi-Tech Diamond Tools Pvt. Ltd. J-512, Sitapura Industrial Area, Tank Road
M/s. Inani Marbles & Industries Ltd. F-17 & 58, RIICO Industrila Area
M/s. International Stones India Pvt. Ltd. Plot No. E-5, SIPCOT Industrial Complex, Phase II, Expn. 1
M/s. Jain Udyog [ MUMMENHOFF International , Germany ] 16-2-674/R, 2nd floor, Above Vijaya Bank, New Malakpet
M/s. Jodhpur Machine Tools E-4, Suvidha Complex, Shastri Nagar
M/s. Klauz Specialities 224/C, 3rd Phase, Bommasandra Industrial Area
M/s. Limeport, LAD Rua Lagar dos Frades, No 76 – Ataija de Cima Aljubarrota
M/s. Madhucon Granites Limited No.578/B, Swetha Arcade, Service Road, 100 ft Ring Road, Teachers Colony, HSR Layout,
M/s. Madras Diamond Tools 107, Nehru Nagar, 2nd Link Street OMR
M/s. Madura Stones Pvt. Ltd. R.S. No.50/4, 51/1, Prayankulam Village, Sivagangai Main Road
M/s. Mahadev Marmo Pvt. Ltd. G-268-269, H – 300-302, Udhyog Vihar, Sukher
M/s. Mahi Granites (P) Ltd. Plot # 51, Sagar Society,Road # 2, Banjar Hills
M/s. Mangalam Associates R.B. Complex, 2nd Floor, 4 & 5, P.C. Lane, SJP Road Cross
M/s. Marudhar Stones International Pvt. Ltd. Sy No.367 & 368, A. Samanpalli Main Road, Alur Village, Behind SIPCOT – II
M/s. Mark Corporation Plot No. 42/18, 2nd Main Road, Kalaimagal Nagar, Ekkattuthangal
M/s. Meridian Natural Stones Pvt. Ltd. 1900 / 781, Sukher Industrial Area, 200 ft Road
M/s. Optima Diamond Tools Pvt. Ltd. Plot No. 956, GIDC, Waghodia
M/s. Pallavared Granite Private Limited 19, Sriram Nagar, North Street, Alwarpet
M/s. Pat International Pvt. Ltd. 77 B, Road No.3, Jigani Ind. Area, Anekal Taluk, 
M/s. Petra Exim Pvt. Ltd. No.496, “Amar Krupa”, 9th Main, 9th Cross, RMV Extn.Sadashivnagar, 
M/s. Pokarna Limited 105, Surya Towers, Sardar Patel Road
M/s. Pokarna Limited 105, Surya Towers, Sardar Patel Road
M/s. Pragmattic Services 101/13 C, First Floor, Raasi Gardens, Arrs Multiplex Road, Meyyanur
M/s. Prerna Abrassive & Dia Tools (P) Ltd. 10, Akshat Apartments, 235, Bihari Marg G – Banipark
M/s. R. Subbaraman & Co. Pvt. Ltd. Vanguard Hosue , 48, Second Line Beach
M/s. Rashi Granite Exports (India) Pvt. Ltd. 117/118, Bommasandra Industrial Area, 4th Phase, Hosur Main Road
M/s. Rockpearl Granitechh Pvt. Ltd. 1423, 1st Floor, 12th Street, Thiruvalur Nagar, Annanagar West Ext. Mogappair
M/s. Rocks Forever Inc Plot No.98, 1st Floor, Vivekanad Nagar Colony, Kukatpally
M/s. S.M. Systems Pvt. Ltd. A-297, Road No. 16-Z, Kamgar Hospital Bus Stop, Wagle Estate
M/s. Sai Krupa Tools Plot No.9, Century Avenue, Near NCL Enclave
M/s. Sanwa Diamond Tools Pvt. Ltd. Mysugar Building, 3rd Floor, J.C Road, 
M/s. Shanti Abrasive Synthetics Pvt. Ltd. 348, Eden, Sultanpur, Mehrauli – Gurgaon Road
M/s. Shree Ram Granimarmo Pvt. Ltd. 208, “WINDFALL”, Sahar Plaza Complex, Near Chakala (J.B. Nagar) Metro Station, Andheri-Kurla Road, J.B. Nagar, Andheri (East)
M/s. Shri Bhagawati Machines Pvt. Ltd. G-178-179-179 A,  RIICO Industrial Area, Extn. Parbatpura-Makhupura
M/s. Solar Superabrasives G 1 / 723, RIICO Industrial Area, Sitapura
M/s. Sparkle Granites 31, GIDC Phase 1, Naroda, (B/h Indersoll Rand ) Opp: Radha Marbles
M/s. Sri Vishnu Granite 5-5-103/6, 1st Floor, Meher Complex, Ranigunj
M/s. Stone Factory TM   C/o. Global Impex Pvt. Ltd. Plot No.1, Near Habibganj Railway Station, Opposite Manasarover Complex Block C
M/s. Stone Technology Centre Rastogi House, B-9, Vivekanand Marg C- Scheme
M/s. Stoneage International 117, Jaipur Tower, M.I. Road
M/s. Surie Polex 4, LSC, Naraina, Ring Road
M/s. SVG Granites (P) Ltd. 5-5-103/6, 1st Floor, Meher Complex, Ranigunj
M/s. Toshniwal Granites Pvt. Ltd. 18-4-563, Shamsheer Gunj
M/s. Varsha Exports Shed No.8, Sy No.119/7, Vill –Hullahally Po. Sakalvaka, Chinanayanpalya, B.G. Road,
M/s. Vinayak Diamond Tools H-1 / 783, RIICO Industrial Area, Sitapura
M/s. Winner Foundations Pvt. Ltd. New No 2/4, 2nd Floor, 1st Cross Street, Indira Nagar, Adyar
 

Why Exhibit :

 Natural Stones & Stone Products

 
Natural Stone related Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Consumable
 
Services related to the Natural Stone Industry, Trade Press and Associations
 
Natural Stone Technology
 
Safety & Environment Protection
 
Conveying, Transportation & Packaging

Visitors Profile :

 Architects 

Hoteliers
 
Builders & Real Estate Promoters
 
Town Planners
 
Decorators & Designers
 
Interior Designers
 
Stone Quarry Owners
 
Stone Processors
 
Importers & Exporters
 
Traders
 
Transporters of Stone Products
 
All in all, every market leader in the Natural Stone Industry

Why Visit :

 Natural Stones & Stone Products

 
Natural Stone related Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Consumable
 
Services related to the Natural Stone Industry, Trade Press and Associations
 
Natural Stone Technology
 
Safety & Environment Protection
 
Conveying, Transportation & Packaging

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Post Show Report :

 POST SHOW REPORT OF STONA 2016 STONA 2016 – 12TH International Granite and Stone Fair was held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 3rd to 6th February 2016 at Bengaluru, India. The fair was conducted in 6 halls (3 in lower level and 3 in upper level) and outdoor for display of granite and Marble blocks, stone artifacts, handicrafts and heavy machineries. The gross area was around 45,000 sq mts and the net area was around 22,000 sq mts. There were about 540 exhibitors out of which around 175 were overseas participants. There were three country pavilions from China, Turkey and Italy. Individual exhibitors from Ukraine, Iran, Greece, Portugal, Spain etc participated in the fair. The Indian Exhibitors were from all over India. As in the earlier fairs, this time also the Federation organised shilpgram for promotion of the rural artisans from all over India. Few of the artisan’s training school from Karnataka and other places exhibited the skill of the students from their institutions. The Fair was inaugurated by Mr. Vinay Kulkarni, Hon’ble Minister for Mines & Geology, Government of Karnataka, on 3 rd February 2016. Mr. Balvinder Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Government of India presented the Key note address. Welcome address was made by Mr. R. Sekar, President. Mr. R. Veeramani, Founder President, FIGSI & Chairman, Granite, Natural Stone Product Panel, CAPEXIL and Mr. J.B. Surana, Immediate Past President, FIGSI were present along with the, President FIGSI, Chairman, STONA 2016 and all Vice Presidents, General Secretary and Treasurer of FIGSI. Seminar on Natural Stone in Architecture was organized on 4th Feb 2016 at BIEC and was inaugurated by Mr. Farook Mahmood, Chairman & Managing Director, M/s. Silverline Group & President, FIABCI, WCB, Paris. Smt. Leena Kumar, Chairperson of Indian institute of Architects, Karnataka Chapter was the Chairperson for the technical session. President Sri. R.Sekar welcomed the delegates for the seminar. During the seminar a Handbook on "Effective Marketing of Dimension Stones - 2015" by Mr. K. Vikram Rastogi, President, Stone Technology Centre Group of Companies was released by Sri. R. Sekar, President, FIGSI. During the technical session following papers were presented by the speakers. Mr. Pontjo Widodo & Ms. Shubhra Mutreja M/s. Belt Collins International Pte Ltd. Singapore Stone in Landscaping 2 Ar. Padmashri Gopal Shankar M/s. Habitat Technology Group Thiruvananthapuramc Environmental Friendly Architectural Designs using natural ornamental stones Ar. Jyothi Gupta, PhD Larsen and Toubro Construction Bengaluru Ornamental Stones usage in construction of commercial buildings, airports and residences Dr. Ravindra Nagar Dean, Academic Affairs & Prof. of Structural Engineering Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur & Dr. Pawan Kalla Professor, MNIT Utilization of waste obtained from ornamental stone quarries and factories One of the important paper presented was on the utilisation of the granite slurry in manufacture of Concrete mix, Bricks and tiles was presented by Professor Ravindra Nagar Dean, Academic Affairs & Prof. of Structural Engineering Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur & Dr. Pawan Kalla Professor, MNIT from Malaviaya institute of Technology , Jaipur. If this is properly used, one of the major concern of the Industry in disposal of the slurry will be solved in a better manner. Further on the 4th February 2016 evening cultural programme and gala dinner was organised for the Exhibitors and Members of the Federation at Hotel Lilith Ashok which was attended by more than 1600 members Exhibitors who enjoyed the evening. Seminar on Geology and Mining was organized on 5h Feb 2016 at BIEC and was inaugurated by Sri. S.S. Pattana Shetty, I.A.S., Director, Department of Mines and Geology, Govt. of Karnataka. Sri. R.H. Sawkar, Secretary, Geological Society of India, Bengaluru and Dr. N. Nandini, Head of the Department of, Environmental Sciences, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, are the Chairpersons for the technical session. The above guests were welcomed by Sri. R.Sekar, President and Sri. P.Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Seminar Sub Committee. During the technical session following papers were presented by the speakers Mr. N.S. Gadagkar, Director, RSAS, GSI, Bengaluru Remote Sensing with special reference to Ornamental Stones Dr. K. Rajaram, (Retd.) Addl. Director General, GSI Availability of Ornamental Stones in India Sri. Sudheendra Kumar, Consultant Geologist, Mysore Scanning Technique and Identification of Good Ornamental Stones 3 Sri. A. Rajan Babu, FIE Principal Scientist, Centre for Testing Services & Head, Department of Dimensional Stone Technology, NIRM, KGF Modern Quarrying and Recovery Percentage Thiru. M. Vallalar, IAS Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited Chennai International Trade of Ornamental Granite in Indian scenario Dr. T.N. Venugopal Joint Director (Retd) Dept. of Mines & Geology Bengaluru Quarrying of Ornamental Stones in India and Other Countries - a comparison Sri. S. Krishna Prasad Vice President, FIGSI Bengaluru Modern Techniques of Quarrying & Processing, R & D, Environmental Protection and Corporate Social Responsibility Valedictory Function of STONA 2016 Fair was held on 5th Feb 2016 at BIEC. The following dignitaries were present during the ceremony on the dais. Mr. Raj Kumar Rinwa, Hon'ble Minister for Mines, Forest, Environment (Independent), Government of Rajasthan, Smt. Peethala. Sujatha, Hon'ble Minister for Women Empowerment, Child Welfare and Disabled & Senior Citizens Welfare, Mines & Geology, Government of Andhra Pradesh , Mr. Raghava Rao Sidda, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, Roads and Buildings, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Sri. Nirmal Nahata, Respectable Mayor of Jaipur., Dr. Niranjan K. Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Government of India ,Smt. Ratna Prabha, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Commerce & Industry Department, Government of Karnataka, Mr. Richard Flohr, an expert in the field of Granite from Germany. Along with the above dignitaries, Mr. R. Veeramani, Founder President, FIGSI & Chairman, Granite, Natural Stone Product Panel, CAPEXIL and Mr. J.B. Surana, Immediate Past President, FIGSI were present along with President, FIGSI, Chairman STONA with other Office Bearers. During the event all the sponsors of STONA were felicitated. Apart from this for the first time to encourage the Industry in various activities, eleven awards were given as follows: Categories of Awards Awardees EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - for Marble Exports M/s. Classic Marble Company Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - for Industrial Granite Products Exports M/s. Technospark Industrial India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - Top Exporter of all Granite M/s. Madhucon Granites Ltd., Khammam 4 Products EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - for Export of Polished Slabs and Tiles M/s. Pacific Granites (India) Pvt. ltd., Hosur EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - for Monuments Exports M/s. GTP Granites Ltd., Salem EXPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR 2014-15 - for Export of Other Stones M/s. Stone Age Pvt. ltd. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AWARD M/s. Mount Victoria Granites Ltd., Lalitpur, UP FIGSI-FIMI-MODEL GRANITE QUARRY AWARD - 2014-2015 M/s. Shakti Stone and Marble, Gujarat M/s. Anand Granite Exports Pvt. Ltd, Chennai M/s. Pokarna Limited, Secunderabad FIGSI-FIMI-MODEL MARBLE QUARRY AWARD - 2014-2015 M/s. Vipul Marble Company, Gujarat The federation intends to continue with these awards every year. Further from the very beginning the industry is facing shortage of qualified geologist since there is no encouragement to the geologist from Stone Sector. Taking note of this for the first time the Federation instituted cash award along with citation to two students in geology with masters degree as follows: 1. Naseer Ahmad Parry - for his achievement in Studies in Geology, M.Sc. applied Geology during the year 2014-15 in Karnataka University, Dharwad. 2. Mr. Aarif Ahmed - for his achievement in M.Sc. Geology in Academic year 2014-15 in Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri This is the beginning and in the days to come, the federation intends to recognise more and more geologist and felicitate them so that the industry will be in position to get more qualified geologist. On the whole the STONA 2016 was a grand success with the co-operation and support of the entire stone industry of India and the members of the Federation. From the feedback received from the exhibitors, it is understood that the exhibitors were able to generate good business in respect of the a Machinery and in respect of products, good enquiries were received which may culminate into positive business in the coming days. STONA team and FIGSI thanks all the sponsors, exhibitors, advertisers, service providers etc for their whole hearted support of the event due to which was a Grand success. Federation takes this opportunity to invite one and all to the next STONA in 2018.

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