Building a Stone Fire Pit

Whether you are spending a Friday night at home with the family, or entertaining friends with a few cocktails, summer is a great time for relaxing around the bonfire. Find out how to build your own fire pit in 8 simple steps. How to Build a Stone Fire Pit Heat up your backyard with the […]

Home Trends of the Future

By Laura Kusisto – Wall Street Journal New-home construction has emerged from the recession rather shaky thanks to scarce land, skyrocketing construction costs and cash-strapped buyers. For the 10th anniversary of its survey on home design trends, the American Institute of Architects asked a panel of more than 500 architects what they expect to be […]

Around the Corner with John McGivern

We’re excited to announce that Eden Stone will be featured on the season premier of “Around the Corner with John McGivern” airing this Thursday, Jan 7th on PBS/MPTV. The travelogue program explores living, working and playing in Wisconsin’s unique communities. We share the episode with Marian University, Kelley’s Creamery, Mercury Marine, and several other Fond […]

US Builders Review – Featured Article

US Builders Review EDEN STONE COMPANY – Leading limestone production, natural stone building materials and design Written by: Molly Shaw Produced by: Joe Atwood Written by: Molly Shaw Produced by: Joe Atwood Not all stone is created equal. It takes strength, character and durability in natural stone, coupled with knowledge and design expertise, to deliver […]

Peter Roehrig

On Saturday, November 22nd  we said good bye to our friend and mentor, Pete Roehrig. Pete came to our team in 2005 with 30+ years of experience in the building and construction industry as the General Manager for Valders Stone.  In 2009 Pete was promoted to VP of Sales and Marketing for both the Eden […]

5 Years “No Lost Time Injuries/Accidents”

A truly remarkable milestone has been met and surpassed by Eden Stone Company and it’s dimensional cut stone division, Valders Stone & Marble, Inc. The companies, through the safe work practices of their employees and solid safety compliance efforts have accomplished an achievement that is extraordinary. The stone quarry and fabrication operation employs a workforce […]

Help to Tornado Victims

The devastation from the tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma on May 20th, took the lives of dozens of people and injured hundreds of others. A tragedy of this magnitude brings the country together in support to help rebuild a fallen community. Employees of Eden Stone Company and Valders Stone & Marble put forth their efforts […]

Award Winning Backyard Renovation

Lake Forest, IL, June 6, 2012 – Architectural Gardens of Lake Forest, Illinois won and Excellence in Landscape Award for transforming a featureless backyard into and urban-like outdoor living area featuring Eden Stone products. The award was presented by the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association. The annual competition among the landscape industry’s elite is a showcase […]

Producers Team Up to Educate School Kids

Pit & Quarry Magazine  Darren Constantino, North Coast Media Three companies are working together at a 74-acre quarry in Eden, Wis., to build positive community relations while educating children. Staff from Eden Stone Co., Graymont Western Lime Co. and Michels Materials hosted six free, all-day elementary school tours at Marblehead Quarry. Graymont Western Lime owns […]

A Tribute to a Fallen Officer

Officer Craig Birkholz died from gun shot wounds sustained in the line of duty as an officer for the City of Fond du Lac Police Department. Eden Stone and Valders Stone & Marble provided a Valders Gray Limestone memorial bench in his honor as a remembrance of his service to the community and the police […]

Introducing Pewter Cobble

Eden Stone is proud to introduce it’s newest member of the veneer family,Pewter Cobble, from our long line of Chilton products. Pewter Cobble is a Split-faced Machine Cut Veneer (MCV) with color ranging from light to dark gray with subtle tones of blue and lavender. Pewter Cobble has a size range of 2-6″ height and […]

Important Things to Know While Buying Natural Stone

The amount of stone products for home decor has increased during the past decade. The beautiful color and unique veins of natural stone provide many creative elements for home designers. More people are using natural stone products to decorate the interior of their home, but many people do not know how to choose the appropriate […]

New Product Offering

Eden Stone Company is adding two new stone blends to its collection. They include Champagne Cobblestone and Champagne Blend. These blends offer a nice mix of buff to gray colors, and are from Eden Stone’s Oakfield quarry. Champagne Cobblestone consists of all splitface material while Champagne Blend has a mix of splitface and snapped bedface […]

1,000 Days Without a Loss Time Injury

Valders Stone & Marble, Inc. is proud to announce that the company and its employees have worked for 1,000 days (almost 4 years) as of November 02, 2010 without a loss time injury. Earlier this year both Eden Stone Company and Valders Stone were recognized for their outstanding safety performance with five industry “Sentinel of […]

Company-Wide Recycling Program Starts

Eden Stone Company and Valders Stone & Marble, Inc. have recently begun a company- wide recycling program aimed at reducing the amount of waste being taken to area landfills, maximizing the re-use of waste products generated in our facilities, and minimizing disposal costs. Our “single stream” recycling program allows us to place all recyclable items […]

What is “Genuine Stone”?

Genuine Stone branding is part of the new initiative brought forth by the Natural Stone Council (NSC) to help clearly discern the difference between natural stone and manufactured materials. For quite some time, the word “stone” has been used in the marketing of simulated products that are not natural stone. Some common examples are: cast […]

OC Tanner Flagship Store Wins Tucker Design Award

Valders Stone & Marble, a division of Eden Stone, is pleased to announce that one of their recently completed projects has been honored and is to receive the prestigious Tucker Design Award. The Building Stone Institute has recognized the OC Tanner Flagship store as one of this year’s recipients. This biennial accolade is given to […]

Winner of 2009 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award

“Green” Initiative Helps Win MIA Scholarship The Marble Institute of America, Inc. (MIA) was pleased to announce Michael Schumacher, a LEED® AP, Sales, Business Development specialist at Valders Stone & Marble, Inc. of Valders, Wisconsin, as the 2009 recipient of the MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award. The scholarship was established by the MIA to provide […]

1 Million Hours without “Lost Time Accident”.

Workers in the mining industry face challenges that are not present in most other industries. We deal with weather, heavy equipment, explosives, noise, and dust. The most challenging safety issues for our employees are the splitting and dressing of stone using hammers and chisels, the cutting and grinding of the stone for sizing and detailing […]