Offering of Full & Thin Stone Veneer Cut Natural Stone Products Expands with Purchased Assets of Pray Stone

Buechel Stone Supplier Purchases Assets of Pray Stone

WINFIELD, Kansas — Buechel Stone Corporation purchased the assets of Pray Stone Company in Winfield, Kansas. Pray Stone was Buechel Stone’s vendor for Silverdale and Aged Parchment blocks used in their cut stone operation. This purchase includes all assets, land leases, and customer lists currently maintained by Pray Stone.

Offering of Full & Thin Stone Veneer Cut Natural Stone Products Expands from Stone Supplier Purchase M&S
Scott and Mike Buechel standing by a natural stone block quarried by Pray Stone.

Scott Buechel states it was a great opportunity. “Our cut stone division has continued to grow and become a larger part of our business as people want a turnkey operation to make their selection and purchase simple. It also opens our other core products to a larger customer base.”

Offering of Full & Thin Stone Veneer Cut Natural Stone Products Expands from Stone Supplier Purchase Scott
Scott Buechel signing the purchase agreement for the assets of Pray Stone Company.

Buechel Stone will offer finished products as well as blocks and sawn slabs.

Natural stone building with stone cut dream home full veneer stone panels & thin stone veneers - Silverdale panels
Silverdale Stone Panels & architectural stone cut details.

“Initially our plan is to do block and slab sales, along with full veneer products directly in Winfield,” said Tony Mueller, VP of Sales. “The more detailed work will be done at our Saw Shop in Chilton, Wisconsin.”

Offering of Full & Thin Stone Veneer Cut Natural Stone Products Expands from Stone Supplier Purchase SAW
Saw and block quarry natural stone cut by Pray Stone.

“It is our intention to invest in new equipment to give the location more production capabilities,” said April Dowland, VP of Operations and HR. “We want to get in there and work through current orders and production processes, and feel it best to get a feel of what is most needed before making significant investments.”

Backyard landscaping outdoor patio stone veneers natural stone building with stone cut dream home - Silverdale
Silverdale Cut Stone fireplace surround, outdoor patio pavers, & architectural stone details done at Buechel Stone’s Saw Shop in Chilton, WI.

This purchase also opens a new quarry to Buechel Stone. The third quarry is a layered limestone with a tight grained, light buff color. The stone has excellent workability and consistent colors making for a great Ashlar, Castle Rock, and Tailored Blend.

Backyard landscaping outdoor patio stone veneers natural stone fire pit wall stone cut dream home - Aged Parchment
Aged Parchment natural stone cut for a full or thin stone veneer, similar to new stone products that Buechel Stone will be launching soon!

Kansas native Brandi Gilmartin will be the Operations Manager for this location and will oversee the daily production and quarrying operations. Brandi, along with the rest of the new Rockstars will live by our mission of offering the best, most dependable experience in the natural stone industry.

Please send Press inquiries to:
Brianne Lisowe-Johnson
Marketing Coordinator | Buechel Stone Corp.
920.907.5014 | blisowe@buechelstone.com

Some of the natural stone panels showcasing full and thin stone veneers in our two new showrooms (Design Center in Kohler, WI and LuxeHome Design Resource Center at theMart in Chicago, IL) display the new stone products we’ll be launching from the newly accessible quarry in Kansas. Once we finalize the spec information and professional photo representation, we’ll introduce these new products to the online community in the next few weeks – stay tuned! We’re committed to our mission of providing best experiences however we can and will continue to support you with online resources and virtual access to share in the excitement. Follow us on your favorite social media platform (FacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubePinterest) to be notified or virtual events or when we go live. Stay connected and watch for more updates on our design centers, new products, special offers, and more! To stay in-the-know on all the new and exciting things happening at Buechel Stone, you can also check our Press & Blog for updates or Join Our Newsletter.

Tracy Lisowe
Marketing Director
Buechel Stone Corp.