Specialty aggregate supplier CornerStone Marketing Group (Frankenmuth, Mich.) strives to keep customers up-to-date on the latest industry trends. "Architects want different color choices for decorative architectural applications and natural aggregates add a unique aesthetic," says president Scott Moore. "Throw in good color variety and potential LEED points, and you have products strong enough to get you through the current economic forces."

The supplier has developed specific product lines to meet today's demands. CornerStone Select products include a wide range of colors, sizes, and textures. EnviroGreen Rock is 100% post-industrial, reclaimed aggregate for eco-friendly jobs.

"Product innovation during tough economic times can create growth," says Moore. He encourages customers to experiment with interesting colors such
as those shown here.