Hillside Stone Products, Inc.

Founded in 1954 by Edmond Carbonneau, the company initially operated a wire saw plant, providing slabs from rough blocks to Barre’s memorial manufacturers. In 1973, Edmond’s son Randy joined Hillside. Due to steadily growing customer demand, a 10’ diameter saw was installed in 1980 and polishing equipment was added in 1983.  Hillside accelerated its product […]

Global Values Inc

Global Values Inc was started in 1999. We had a major expansion in Barre VT in 2004 when we bought more than 6000 finished monuments from the secured creditors (bank).  The monuments belonged to Rouleau Granite Company/International Stone Products.  From 2004 to 2016, we operated out of the nearly 60,000 square feet of space in […]

Spruce Mountain Granites & Custom Sandblast

Spruce Mountain Granites was originally formed back in 1999 by Paul Bagalio II after having had a successful career in granite sales for two other Barre area granite manufactures. At the time, Ron’s Custom Sandblast had vacant office spaces upstairs from the newest state of the art sandblast facility in Barre. 8 years later in […]

Rock of Ages Corporation

Rock of Ages founding fathers couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate name for what has become the world’s leading granite quarrier and memorial manufacturer. The company was founded in Vermont and today owns quarries in several states and Canada. Those quarries produce the highest combined volume of dimensional granite in North America. Rock of Ages […]

Pepin Granite Company , Inc.

Cyrias Pepin founded Pepin Granite Company , Inc. in 1954. Cyrias’ son, Raymond, bought the company in 1962. For most of its first three decades, Pepin Granite Company specialized in slant markers and manufactured them in huge quantities. When Raymond’s son, Scott, joined the company in 1982, Pepin Granite Company began widening its product line […]

Kinfolk Memorials

Norm & Maggie Fournier operate Kinfolk Memorials in a renovated horse barn located on their 200-year-old family farm. Kinfolk Memorials consists of a 65,000-square foot facility. Maggie serves as boxer, polisher and trucker. Tad Cochran , a cutter is their sole employee. Norm handles everything that\’s left. Kinfolk Memorials houses a diamond saw, a polisher […]

Joe’s Custom Manufacturing of Quality Memorials

Joe\’s Custom Polishing & Manufacturing is named after Jerry\’s dad, Joe Perreault who started the company in 1971. Jerry purchased the company from his dad in 1979. Joe still works around the plant along with Jerry several days a week. The polishing portion of the company accounts for 10 percent of the total business. The […]