Cosentino Group and Silestone set up their Middle East regional office in Dubai

28 May 2013
The Spanish Multinational Cosentino Group, the manufacturer of the world's leading quartz surfaces brand Silestone, is now officially present in the Middle East through the newly established office in Dubai Media City, and its own stock in Jebel Ali, plus the strong support of our official distributors and recommended fabricators in the region to better serve the current customers and the thriving demand in the area.

Cosentino Group which focuses its activity on the design, production and distribution of architectural and decorative surfaces solutions, is the owner of the forefront brand Silestone, the world pioneer in quartz surfaces and the only quartz stone surface with a built-in bacteriostatic protection with silver technology, featured in landmark projects all over the world such as Burj Al Arab, Aspetar Hospital in Doha, Barcelona Airport, the Louvre Museum, the Vancouver Olympic Village, Telefonica Flagship Store and Wembley Stadium.

Cosentino Group creates brands and defines products that are designed to provide unique and functional solutions for the home and public spaces under the criteria of careful design, innovation and respect for the environment. These products of quartz and other natural stones surfaces are the ideal choice for kitchen and bathroom worktops, flooring, interior and exterior cladding among other for hotels, hospitals, labs, airports, metro and train stations, malls, museums, schools and heavy traffic public areas.

Currently the multinational has a strong international presence, based on its establishments with fixed assets in seventeen countries. It is the world's leading producer of quartz surfaces, with distribution in over 60 countries. Currently over 80% of the group's sales are generated in international markets.

The hub of its operation is the 1 million m2 Industrial Park Cantoria in Almería which serves as the production, administrative and logistical center. From there the group controls and monitors its global distribution system. The facility is also home to all the major production plants, including its Silestone I, II and III plants, a marble factory (one of the most modern in Europe), a processing plant, and a plant for the production of special materials and the generation of millions of actual samples. a new production plant for a new product which will be launched in 2013.

With its ability in R&D, Cosentino Group has succeeded in creating technologically advanced products such as the only bacteriostatic quartz surface Silestone offered through our vast selection of colors and finishes, the non-absorbent Sensa natural granites or the recycled and recyclable environmentally friendly surface Eco By Cosentino which is a recyclable surface that is even made from recycled materials through an environmentally friendly manufacturing process, Eco By Cosentino is certified by NSF, LEED, GREENGUARD, CRADLE TO CRADLE, ISO 14001 by BUREAU VERITAS and EPD, aslo now listed with Masdar. This unique surface reflects the group´s commitment to sustainability and the environment by innovating and developing green products, featured in Starbucks, the Kennedy Green House, Le Jules Verns restaurant at the Eiffel Tower, Frank Gehry Home.

The new breakthrough surface Dekton, is an ultra-compact surface product which uses a mixture of inorganic materials and can be used for exterior as well as all interior applications, from flooring, cladding, vanities, countertops to ventilated panels. The product can take more than 800 degrees Celsius of continuous exposure, and it is U.V. resistant, non-porous and resistant to impact and has different finishes and textures from wood, leather, denim, any solid color to steel and natural stone pattern. Dekton is designed to respond to architect demand's for large formats in different thicknesses.

In Cosentino Group, when it comes to natural stone, we pride ourselves of undertaking the renovation of the historical Al Hambra Palace in Granada, Spain with our famous Marble Blanco Macael to name a few as you can see in the picture below, also featured on the websites of our products and mother company, needless to mention that we own different quarries in various countries and we are ready to supply Crema Marfil, light and dark Emperador, Red Alicante and Perlato among many other types of natural stone to anywhere in the world thanks to the group´s international presences and continues global expansion.

© Press Release 2013


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