Newsletter Archive

Newsletter- Second Quarter 2014

June 23, 2014

Custom Indiana Limestone Fabricator
  1. Return the proposal or send a letter of intent as soon as possible.
  2. Give ICS a reasonable time frame in which to complete the shop drawings, certain times of the year are busier than others and that should be taken into consideration.
  3. Acknowledge receipt of shop drawings via email, fax or phone.
  4. Be aware of the lead times given on your proposal and ensure the shop drawings are approved and returned in a timely fashion and a sequence is given so as to meet your project needs.
  5. Communicate delivery address and site contact information to ICS.
  6. Order the proper anchors and any other materials you will require for setting.
  7. Ensure that you have proper machinery to unload the materials once they arrive on site and that there is adequate storage space to keep the stonework free from damage.
  8. Check the stonework as you unload and report any damage to the stone that may have taken place during shipment. Note any damage on your Bill of Lading and return this to the delivery driver.
  9. Each pallet contains a packing list indicating the stones on each pallet. Be sure to keep those so as to maintain a record of where stones are on the site.
  10. Handle the stonework with care. Indiana Limestone Institute publishes the Contractor Handbook which includes information on how to properly handle Indiana Limestone. It is on our site as a FREE download. Go to for your copy.

Indiana Limestone Thin Veneer Growing in Popularity

Thin veneer Indiana Limestone is growing exponentially in popularity. A durable and maintenance free material for both indoor and outdoor use, Indiana Limestone thin veneer can be used on any wall, even one with no brick ledge support. Your local masonry professional can install both quickly and relatively inexpensively giving any project a timeless look.

Indiana Limestone thin veneer is very cost effective and can be shipped anywhere in the world! For more information on our line of thin veneer, see our or email us at

Project Spotlight

Indiana Limestone Fabricator Residential

Our feature project is the Alexander Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. This luxury hotel is situated in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and features a modern design highlighted by Indiana Limestone split face materials. The mason on the project was Masonry by Mohler and the project manager Don Flannery.

ICS Happenings

Building season is in full swing and we are running in high gear! Our new, modern website has been launched and we are very excited about it. See the press release here: insert link PR and the new site here: