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StonePly and Resilient Facades

Specifying StonePly stone on aluminum honeycomb cladding for more resilient buildings. StonePly is a high performance facade and cladding panel, made up of natural stone facing and aluminum honeycomb backing. The panels resist natural disasters and high impacts, while also providing the ability to flex under heavy loads. Tornadoes: The Challenge: In an average year, […]

Designing a Blast Resistant Stone Cladding

A Brief Guide to Debris Mitigation and Impact Absorption of Stone Building Envelopes and Facades The Challenge of Designing a Blast Resistant Stone Facade It’s an unfortunate fact of life today that buildings are at risk due to terrorism. In a fraction of a second, explosives in a parked car can destroy the face of […]

Problems with Failed Stone Cladding and Deterioration of Marble Facades

Problems with marble cladding can include bowing, expansion, loss of strength, cracking and even detachment from the building. Here we will address the cause and solution to hysteresis and marble facade failure. If you are involved with a stone cladding or facade project that needs restoration or you are an architect, engineer, owner or contractor […]


StonePly specializes in beautiful stone facades. Great stone facades that dress some of the finest buildings in the world. Clean, classic, beautiful, strong and easy to design and install. Expert stone consultant Ashley McDermott shares a few secrets to getting a great looking stone façade for your project.   THE STONE SELECTION “Designers have a […]


Choosing the right stone is about appearance, durability, finish and maintenance. Here are the five points to get right when designing, specifying or buying stone cladding. THE COLOR Stones run the gamut from light to dark and all colors in between. Keep in mind that dark stones can get very hot to the touch in […]

StonePly Natural Stone Urinal Screens

Natural stone urinal screens StonePly Sight and Urinal Screens are made from natural stone bonded to an aluminum honeycomb core. Designers can select from thousands of natural stone types. Finished edges can also be added to the urinal screens for an appealing look. Typical Finished Edge Detail Benefits and Advantages High Strength: Up to 80 times […]

StonePly Stone Panels: Testing for Aircraft Interiors

Testing StonePly: Lightweight natural stone for private jets and commercial aircraft interiors About Stone Ply for Airplane Interiors At first glance, stone on an airplane sounds like an extravagant idea. But consider this; StonePly weighs about the same as plywood, it’s non-combustible and beautiful. So thanks to the strength and lightweight properties of StonePly, airplane […]