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AGM Imports introduces the latest craze in granite finishing. We recently invested in the state of the art, Italian made Breton Line Polisher. This machinery is an eco-friendly leathering machine that just came into the Southeastern United States in early 2012. It weighs in at a massive 20,000 pounds and uses 15,000 gallons of water per slab to create the leather finish. The Breton not only allows us to give a slab of granite a leathered finish, it also allows us to hone, polish, and even repair material.

This machine uses specific technology and 6 individual filtration tanks to recycle 100 percent of the water used in the leathering process. The water starts in a 10,000 gallon underground tank outside of our AGM Hardeville, SC warehouse. It then passes through 3 individual tanks before it goes into the filter press. The filter press is where the water becomes cleaner than your drinking water. Now the water goes into the Breton, where it is used along with 13 motors with 6 brushes each to continually grind and wash every slab sent through to create the leather texture. When it filters out of the machine the water runs back into the underground tank and the cycle begins all over again.

The entire leathering process takes about 15 minutes from start to finish. Each slab is placed on an automatic ramp that lowers onto a conveyor belt that takes it into the body of the machine where it is grinded with the motors and water. Then on the other side the slab is dried by a fan that is similar to a car wash dryer and once it is dried it is placed on another automatic ramp to be inspected by our skilled craftsmen before being removed from the machine.

We are extremely proud to have this investment as part of the AGM family and we are proud to be able to provide our customers with an exquisite, finish for their stone!

-Your Friendly Staff at AGM Imports

AGM'S Newest Arrival - Recycled Glass

AGM Imports has just entered into a new exclusive distributorship of recycled glass slabs. The premier choice of designers and architects, Glass 2 is an environmentally friendly product like none other. With the ease of fabrication and a sustainable elegant design, these are just some of the characteristics that will make a fabricators dream. Our goal at AGM Imports is to meet the progressive needs of the consumer, and this product is made from 99% recycled glass. Knowing that, you will have a leading product in the solid surface industry as well as an eco-friendly material to exhibit.

The applications can be for commercial, residential, interior, or exterior…basically for anything and everything. The flexibility of this material allows for its application in kitchen countertops, bartops, tables, fireplace surroundings, stairwells, furniture tops, bathroom vanities, shower stalls, and tub surroundings. The uses are endless in the world of architecture and design.

AGM Imports will be the exclusive distributor of the product in the southeast (namely South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida).

Stop in and get a glimpse of this new exciting product.

~ Your friendly staff at AGM Imports

A Premier Supplier of Atlanta Granite Countertops Selects AGM Imports as a Preferred Vendor
ATLANTA, GA, April 28, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftmark Solid Surfaces, Inc., the ultimate source for Atlanta granite countertops and other solid surface countertops, announces the selection of AGM Imports Granite and Marble as a preferred vendor. AGM Imports is a leader in exquisite natural stone products and building materials. They carry over 250 varieties of all natural and unique stone. Craftmark Solid Surfaces selected AGM Imports as a preferred vendor for specialty materials and unique granite and marble.

Clients of Craftmark Solid Surfaces who are looking for an exotic selection of Atlanta granite countertops choices can choose to visit the AGM Imports showroom in Lawrenceville, GA to view their full collection. AGM Imports carries their natural stone products in over 350 colors; nearly all colors are kept in stock. They also offer one-on-one assistance with product selection.

For over 12 years AGM Imports has served as one of Craftmark Solid Surfaces vendors. Craftmark Solid Surfaces, the leader in Atlanta granite countertops, first began using AGM Imports as their source for granite tiles. They often have clients who are looking to accent an area, such as a kitchen, with tile backsplash. AGM Imports has hand selected granite and marble slabs to choose from.

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