MIA Accreditation


In October 2009, Rocky Mountain Stone earned the coveted designation of MIA+BSI (Natural Stone Institute) Accredited Commercial B Contractor and Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator. This proves that we are among the finest in the natural stone industry with respect to craftsmanship, safety, and business practices. “We are proud to join this prestigious and exclusive group of companies,” says Scott Lardner, owner of Rocky Mountain Stone. “Receiving the MIA Accreditation shows our commitment to quality and safety.”

About MIA


For over seventy years, the Marble Institute of America (now MIA+BSI Natural Stone Institute) has served as the authoritative source of information on standards of natural stone workmanship and practice and the suitable application of natural stone products. Membership in the association is worldwide and includes nearly 2,000 natural stone producers, exporters/importers, distributors/wholesalers, fabricators, finishers, installers, and industry suppliers — all committed to the highest standards of workmanship and ethics. MIA+BSI publishes a monthly newsletter for members, operates an industry accreditation program for fabricators and installers, markets a range of technical publications and consumer pamphlets on natural stone, sponsors business and technical meetings and seminars on industry-related topics, provides educational programming for architects and construction specification professionals, presents a Natural Stone Scholarship Award (free trip to StonExpo) to future industry leaders and conducts the annual Pinnacle Awards competitions recognizing outstanding natural stone projects worldwide. MIA+BSI is also a leading promoter of stone usage in the commercial and residential marketplaces. MIA+BSI produces a number of consumer education materials on the use of natural stone and its proper care and maintenance. Rocky Mountain Stone is a supporter of the Natural Stone Promotional Campaign (powered by MIA + BSI).
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