abou tus-STONE: Management & Services - Professionals Group

About Us


Dr. Ing. Stefano Hoffmann 
I'm a professional engineer, I was graduated at Pisa University in structural engineering the 05 August 1981
Since then 35 years experience in stone projects, ranging thruth various expertise, as follows:
 6 years partner in a professional association for design of stone and engineering of fixing systems ( GHP&R );
10 years manager in FURRER SPA and HENRAUX SPA, responsible for
contracting, management, and fabrication of “cut to size – finished works ”
 19 years contract management, professional engineering and consulting on natural stone projects all around the world (mainly UAE and Europe), specially related to quality assurance procedures, ISO 9000 systems, contracting, management, QA and QC procedures, conformity to European Standards.

4 years SMS Company holder

At present time:
 Registered at num. 294 of National Association of Dr. Engineers in Massa-
Carrara province (ITALY)
 European Committee for Standardization-CEN, Technical Committee TC 246:member of technical committee for standardization and test methods of stone products in Europe
 Delegate at UNI - Italian Institute for Norms and Standardization on behalf of CONFINDUSTRIA MARMI – the Italian association of stone producers
► Delegate at UNI - Italian Institute for Norms and Standardization on behalf of COSMAVE – the association of stone producers of Tuscany region
► Official consultant for Internazionale Marmi Macchine stone trade Fair
► Official holder of the Trade Name “ SMS – Stone Management and Services”
► Permanent consultant for ERICA laboratory for mechanical testing of stones, ASTM registered.