CogswellStone is the first stone fabrication company in the Commonwealth of Virginia to achieve Accreditation through the Marble Institute of America and the 9th company in the United States.
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) is the natural dimension stone industry’s leading resource and advocate. The MIA, for more than 60 years has been setting the standards for natural stone fabrication and installation.
The MIA established i t s Accreditation Program to enhance the important investment and protect customers by encouraging best practices throughout the stone industry. MIA Accreditation for natural stone fabricators recognizes those companies that meet the industry’s highest stanshed i dards for business activities, product knowledge, fabrication and installation. The MIA accredits companies, not individuals. Companies do not have to be members to apply for Accreditation.
To earn MIA Accreditation, a company must complete an intensive, rigorous process that includes documentation of its business and employment practices, letters of recommendation from customers, vendors, and banks. The company must also pass a highly technical written exam, inspections of their facility by bo th the MIA and State OSHA representative as well as completed jobs.
MIA Accreditation signifies that a natural stone fabricator:
is experienced in stone fabrication, installation and maintenance
is a solid, reputable business
operates in a responsible manner in compliance with OSHA standards
is dedicated to a quality product, quality installation and total customer satisfaction
When you are shopping for a natural stone fabricator, look for the MIA Accreditation seal. It is a meaningful quality indicator because only the fi n est companies in the industry can meet all of the qualifications necessary to achieve MIA Accreditation. CogswellStone has met all these qualifications.
When working with an MIA Accredited company you can be confident that your project will be signifies that £Ñ completed in a professional manner, that questions and concerns will be promptly addressed and that your satisfaction will be the company’s priority.
When working with CogswellStone you will have peace of mind, from the selection of the slab through completed jobs. fabricat