Guiding Principles

To provide a safe environment that produces quality products and earns a fair return for our customers, vendors, employees, stockholders and community. To maximize the benefits of the size and quality of the Mount Airy quarry, the 260 years of history, experience and dedication of our employees, the fully integrated manufacturing capability, and the physical location of the company.

To be a major supplier of natural stone products to the world, specializing in granite. To meet or exceed the demands of architects, contractors/installers and end users. To provide outstanding customer service, value, selection and beauty while protecting the environment.

To conduct ourselves at the highest level of professionalism, to invest in the training and advancement of our people. To utilize the best technology in manufacturing, marketing, communications and financial control. To keep all our stakeholders informed of the condition of the company, the direction it is moving, the objectives and opportunities.

To encourage and expect that ideas are freely expressed, that alternates are fully considered, and that everyone participates in and feels responsible for the future of the company—and the results of their efforts are appropriately shared by all.

To maintain a spirit of respect, a sense of urgency and a focus on results. To increase our ability to take advantage of new opportunities that continuously improve the condition of the company, our people and the community.