STONA 2018 the 13th International Granite and stone fair was held in Bangalore International Exhibition Center, Bangalore from 7th to 10th February 2018
The Fair was conducted in a Gross area of 60,000 sq mts and net area of 31,000 sq mts occupied by 650 exhibitors from India and Abroad. There were country pavilions from Turkey, China, Italy and individual exhibitors from Portugal, Tunisia, Brazil, Germany, Ukraine, Moracco, Oman, and other countries. Exhibitors from all over India representing Quarrying, processing, machinery manufacturers, tools & abrasives, Chemicals, Shipping agents, publications related to the stone industry, Associations, and Federations participated in the fair.
There was participation from State Governments of Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarath, etc who had their booths. The Fair was well acclaimed by the exhibitors and visitors and more than 30,000 people visited the fair.
STONA 2018 had a growth of about 40 % in terms of area and participants when compared to the earlier STONA 2016, which is the all-time record in any of the stone fairs. Xtr Power tools are getting the best position in the power tools industry.