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Client Spotlight: Khouri Granite, Ltd – Sudbury, ON, Canada

2017-10-26
“Our clients want the highest precision product, and we knew there was only one machine manufacturer that could meet those needs. And that is Breton.”
– Bashar Khouri, Owner
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Preventive Maintenance: Conveyor Belt and Roller Systems

2017-10-26
From bridge saws and multipurpose cutting centers to resin treatment plants and polishing machines, many pieces of Breton equipment include loading and processing systems that rely on conveyor belts and rollers to ensure rapid and smooth production of stone surfaces. Yet, just like any other piece of equipment, these systems require proper maintenance and lubrication in order to ensure their longevity and trouble-free operation.
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Marmomac 2017 Lives Up to Its Billing

2017-10-25
When you promote your event as the biggest and best stone, design and technology expo in the world, some people might think it would be hard to live up to the hype. But with nearly 1,700 exhibitors and more than 70,000 attendees during its four-day run from September 27-30 in Verona, Italy, Marmomac 2017 lived up to its billing and then some.
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Innovative Technology: Breton Hyperock – The Evolution of Resin Treatment for Stone

2017-10-25
Twenty years after the introduction of its pioneering use of vacuum resin treatment to restore and reinforce stone slabs, the engineers at Breton are once again revolutionizing the field of marble and granite reconditioning. This time through a process known as Hyperock technology.
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MIA+BSI Indiana Study Tour a Big Hit

2017-10-23
Every year, the MIA+BSI organizes an industry study tour to further the education of members, as well as to offer a relaxed opportunity for networking among peers. This year’s tour took place from September 10-13 in one of the historic stone capitals of the United States, southern Indiana.
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Egon Hinss Promoted to Regional Sales Manager

2017-09-15
Breton USA is pleased to announce that Mr. Egon Hinss has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the Stone Division. In his newly expanded role, Egon will oversee relationships with several of Breton’s independent agents as well as be responsible for a number of assigned states and territories throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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Marmomacc 2016

2017-09-13
Breton USA will be attending Marmomacc with Breton again this year from September 28th through October 1st in the beautiful city of Verona, Italy. MARMOMACC is the leading global event for the natural stone industry and represents the entire supply chain, from raw material to semi-finished and finished products, from processing machinery and technologies to applications of stone in architecture and design.
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Breton Preventive Maintenance – Lubrication System

2017-08-24
Records show that even in times as long ago as ancient Egypt engineers left detailed instructions on the importance of proper lubrication for the maintenance of their machines and equipment.
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Breton USA Celebrates 13th Anniversary

2017-08-24
Management and staff from Breton USA, as well as their families, gathered at Michael’s On East Tasting Room in Sarasota on Friday, August 11, to celebrate our 13th anniversary as the official North American branch of Breton SpA.
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Innovative Technology: Contourfive

2017-08-24
It is not often that you find mention of CNC milling centers and great presidents of the United States in the same sentence. But then again, it is not often that you find a piece of equipment as advanced and versatile as the Breton Contourfive, a machine so precise that a bust of President Abraham Lincoln produced by it is on display at the White House.
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Client Spotlight – Interview with Distinctive Surfaces, LLC

2017-08-24
Breton USA Marketing Coordinator, Mrs. Karla Baez Ocasio, recently had the opportunity to talk with Mr. Jon Rupert, Owner of Distinctive Surfaces, Inc. of Columbus, OH, for an exclusive interview. Here is what Mr. Rupert had to say about his experience owning Breton equipment for his company.
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Breton Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Marmomac 2017

2017-08-23
Breton USA and its parent company, Breton SpA, are set to make a big splash at this year’s Marmomac 2017 trade fair, taking place in Verona, Italy, on September 27-30. The largest stone, design and technology expo in the world, Marmomac 2017 will feature nearly 1,700 exhibitors and is expected to draw more than 70,000 attendees over its three-day run.
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Innovative Technology: Fuego Multiaxis

2017-06-23
Since Classical times, the ability to cut and sculpt stone for architectural and artistic uses has been a hallmark of Western civilization and has led to some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. Yet, ever since the days of ancient Greece and Rome, the technology to produce such marvels has required thousands of hours of human labor and been dependent upon the skilled craftsmanship of individual artists.
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Breton USA Proud to Sponsor Stone Shop Administration Classes with MIA+BSI and Stone World

2017-06-23
Breton USA is proud to be a sponsor of a one-of-a-kind series of classes on Stone Shop Administration being offered this fall by MIA+BSI and Stone World Magazine. Designed for business owners, marketing professionals and other employees interested in growing their businesses, networking with suppliers, and/or learning “best practices” about running a successful fabrication shop, the classes feature a “town hall” environment that is tailored to the attendees and that covers topics most important to fabricators.
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Client Spotlight: Marques Countertops

2017-06-23
Breton USA Marketing Coordinator, Mrs. Karla Baez Ocasio, recently had the opportunity to talk with Mr. Christopher Marques, Owner of Marques Countertops, for an exclusive interview. Here is what Mr. Marques had to say about his experience owning Breton equipment for his fabrication shop, which is located in Chalmette, Louisiana.
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Preventive Maintenance - Suction Cup Systems

2017-06-23
Breton CNC contouring and Optima bridge-saw machines offer advanced technology that allows operators to easily move and process stone pieces via one of three state-of-the-art suction cup systems. Providing regular maintenance on these systems, as detailed below, will help ensure optimum performance and durability for your Breton machine.
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Worthy Optima Makes Its Debut at STONEX Canada 2017

2017-06-21
A compact, 5-axis bridge saw so advanced that it comes equipped with a blade sensor to cut nearly perfect miters on almost any stone surface? A suction cup-based pick up system so powerful that it allows operators to move cut pieces anywhere on a work table at the mere touch of a finger? It may sound too good to be true, but that is exactly what visitors to the Breton USA booth discovered at the recent STONEX Canada show, held May 16-18 in Toronto, Canada.
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Breton Attends Exclusive Artisan Group Event

2017-05-30
Breton USA, North America’s leading producer of superior quality machinery and equipment for the Stone Working, Machining Tools, and Engineered Stone Plant industries, recently attended the 6th Annual Meeting of The Artisan Group in Spicewood, Texas.
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Breton USA New Building

2017-04-18
Breton USA has expanded!
On October 1st, 2016 the Breton USA home office in Sarasota, Florida acquired a new building.
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Latest in Technology: SmartFlex

2017-04-18
The incredible new cutting edge technology on Breton’s SmartFlex is launching Bridge saws to the next level.
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