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About Us


The company we now call Malisani Inc was started by Art Malisani who came to the United States from Ceressato, Italy in 1920 aboard the vessel America. He was only 18 years old but had already spent time in a concentration camp. He went to work as a stone mason and became a naturalized citizen in 1926.


1928 Art Malisani bought a tile and terrazzo business from the DeMarco family and started Malisani Tile and Terrazzo. With the help of his brothers Abele and Angelo he embarked on his American dream. Specializing in marble, terrazzo, and tile work. Many of the large public buildings in Montana including court houses, schools and dams still have surfaces that were completed by Art Malisani Tile & Terrazzo.


1935 he had a warehouse built at 1101 Eighth Avenue North. We are still at this location, though we have made a few additions. In 1959 an addition with a truck dock was added to assist in loading and unloading trucks.


1972 Malisani Tile & Terrazzo became Malisani Inc.. Upon the death of Art Malisani all of the company’s stock was purchased by his son Arthur John Malisani.


1974 Art Malisani Jr. begins work on the terrazzo flooring of the Great Falls Airport.


1978 Art Malisani Sr. built a showroom and office was added to the warehouse. During the 1970’s, some of the major jobs that were complete were Columbus Hospital (now Benefis Hospital), Great Falls Airport and CMR High School.


1980 Arthur John Malisani Jr. joined the firm full time, and more office space was added at 1101 8th Ave N. Another one of Art’s sons Anthony Malisani went to work full time in 1989. As the company grew more space was needed and a warehouse was built across the street from the existing complex at 808 11th Street North.


1993 Art Malisani was chosen as the Craftsman of the Year by the Great Falls Architectural Institute of America (AIA) for a stone and glass block shower. A major project was compass rose at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.


1994 Another warehouse was built at 800 11th Street North to accommodate the extra space need for granite fabrication. They became active members in the MIA ensuring quality workmanship and continuing education to keep up with evolving stone market.


1999 Malisani Inc was chosen as the Montana Small Business of the Year by Montana State University College of Business. Click here to read the article by the Great Falls Tribune


2001 Monuments and Memorial Division was launched/started. Art Malisani Jr. starts to design custom monuments.


2002 Arthur John Malisani was lost to cancer and his sons Art Jr. and Tony are continuing the tradition. MALISANI Inc who chosen to put in Missouri River design in the existing terrazzo which won them a honorary project by the Great Falls Architectural Association.


2004 A separate facility was built in the North Park Industrial park in Great Falls, Montana. This facility allowed us to expand into monument sales.


2006 Tony was selected to serve on the Marble Institute Accreditation Board setting the standards for the industry for stone installation. At the MIA Convention in Las Vegas, NV in November 2006, Tony will be part of the forum for “Installation of Granite Countertops”.


2007 Malisani Inc was awarded by the Marble Institute of America as an "Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator-Charter Member". Malisani was the sixth company in the United States to receive this honor.


2008 Malisani Inc partnered with Cambria USA to provide quartz countertops to their customers which is an exclusive to the Great Falls market.


2009 Malisani Inc earns the MCA Specialty Contractor of the Year and Great Falls Tribune Medium Business of the Year. the University of Tennessee included the St. Ann's Cathedral in the Recycling Stone Case Study. Malisani Inc fabricated the original alter to keep the historical facet of the restoration.


2010 Malisani Inc earns the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce Business of the Quarter. Malisani Inc was spotlighted in the January edition of Stone Business.


Although the mix of goods and services has changed from time to time, we have always prided ourselves on having an extensive knowledge of our trade and the best trained most qualified workers.


MALISANI INC. • Great Falls, MT • 1.406.761.0108

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MALISANI Inc is a registered, accredited, and bonded contractor. Malisani Inc has been in business for seventy five years, with craftsmanship behind our start right-finish right philosophy. We are one of the few companies that install what we sell ensuring quality assurance according to industry standards from the beginning to the end. For three generations the craftsmen of MALISANI Inc have produced some of the finest granite, terrazzo, marble, natural stone, and tile work in Montana. We are looking forward to providing you with our expertise and customer service for your next project.

Our state of the art fabrication facilities allows us to cut, shape, and polish all types of stone, granite, marble, limestone, travertine, or other natural stone, into any form including countertops, monuments, benches or signs. We have the tools and stone masons to make almost any product from stone. As enduring as the pyramids and grand as the Coliseum, natural stone can make your bathroom, kitchen, or any other space classic.

The ancient art of terrazzo is alive and well at MALISANI Inc.  Terrazzo is considered the ultimate flooring system and design medium, and our craftsmen have been creating and servicing this enduring surface for over 75 years. Recent developments with exotic aggregates and colored epoxies have made this LEED certified surface the newest old thing in surfaces.

Ceramic Tile
Ceramic Tile can help you personalize your home with its rainbow of colors and multitude of sizes. It makes self expression a snap with low-maintenance as an added bonus. The fact that there have never been so many products available makes this a very exciting time, and you can rest assured that MALISANI’s experience and knowledge will make every installation fantastic.

Quartz Surfaces
The hottest new surface for countertops is Quartz, and the hottest quartz is Cambria. Cambria is the only quartz surface made in the USA, and that comes with a 10 year warrantee, and we are now fabricating this product through a partnership will Cambria. You can easily enhance your home with the warm, luxurious feeling of Quartz.

MALISANI Inc creates monuments that will reflect a legacy to remember with our custom artwork and designs. From the simple to the simply fantastic our memorials will help you to create a record for the ages. We custom manufacture Flat, Slants, Benches and Upright monuments from many colors of stone, and custom shapes or sizes are our specialty.

Donor Recognition
MALISANI Inc can help organizations plan and carry out the production of donor recognition products for fundraising projects. The contributors often see value in having a permanent sign of your appreciation displayed in a creative manner. Let us help you accomplish your fundraising goals with a creative twist.

We at MALISANI Inc pride ourselves on our materials knowledge and support. That is why we sell ancillary products for all of our major product lines. We have it all from ceramic tile accessories to sealers and care products for all kinds of stone and tile. We also carry a large selection of fabrication and installation tools.

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