Dekton® Wins kbb 2014 Innovation Award for Kitchens

Cosentino is delighted to announce that its new ultra-compact surface, Dekton® has won the kbb 2014 innovation award for kitchens. Announced live at the show, the award was presented to managing director for Cosentino UK and Ireland, Christophe Gontier on the Cosentino stand.

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Every exhibitor was able to enter the awards by displaying an innovation tag on its most innovative product for the judges to consider. The panel of judges included David Sanders, Blum, Darren Morgan, Designer Kitchen and Paul Rowland, CP Hart. An innovation award was also presented for bedrooms and bathrooms.

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Cosentino Showcases its new Ultra Compact Surface, Dekton at kbb Birmingham 2-5 March 2014 – Stand Number N98

The world leader in the production and distribution of quartz, natural stone and recycled surfaces, Cosentino will be showcasing its new ultra-compact surface, Dekton at kbb Birmingham from 2-5 March 2014 on stand number N98.

Dekton by Cosentino is brand new to the market place and provides an ideal architectural solution for both interiors and exteriors.  Dekton will be available from kitchen and bathroom studios from May 2014.

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New Dekton by Cosentino – Worktop in Keranium from the Tech Collection

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Daniel Libeskind Collaborates with the Cosentino Group to Present Beyond The Wall Sculpture

  • The Beyond The Wall sculpture will be permanently placed at the Cosentino Group’s headquarters in Almeria as a result of the ongoing collaboration
  • The sculpture’s facades, interior walls and floors are created from large slabs of the new surface Dekton by Cosentino, showcasing the Zenith and Sirius colours from the Solid collection
  • The Cosentino Group’s President Francisco Martinez-Cosentino introduced Daniel Libeskind to the new 128 million euro investment Dekton manufacturing factory

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The worldwide leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, Cosentino and the prestigious architect and designer Daniel Libeskind presented a permanent sculpture yesterday evening at the Group’s headquarters in Almeria, Spain. The spectacular spiral sculpture is called Beyond The Wall; a remarkable result of the ongoing collaboration between Libeskind Design and the Cosentino Group. A temporary version of this sculpture was showcased in Milan’s Statale University during Milan’s Design Week 2013.

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Cosentino Group brings together its best European clients

  • The Convention was held at the main headquarters of the company in Cantoria (Almeria) and brought together 170 representatives from 20 countries in the European Union, Russia and Israel.
  • Europe is the second main market for the Cosentino Group, behind the United States. The sales forecast for Europe, including Iberia, will reach almost 170 million euros for this year.
  • Entitled “Dekton Gold Summit”, the Convention focused on the revolutionary, ultra-compact surface by Cosentino. Distributors classified as ‘Gold’ visited the new installations located in the expansion of the industrial park.

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 The Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, Cosentino has held a new Convention for European distributors at its headquarters in Cantoria (Almeria). Entitled the ‘Dekton Gold Summit’ the meeting brought together 170 clients from Russia, Israel and the European Union, including Christophe Gontier, managing director for Cosentino UK and Ireland as well as the the UK and Ireland general managers and Gold fabricators.

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The Prince of Asturias Opens the New Cosentino Group Dekton Industrial Plant

  • Dekton® is the new ultra-compact surface developed by the Spanish multinational company. Its creation has involved five years work, a financial investment of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research by the Cosentino Group R&D department.
  •  The opening ceremony and subsequent site visit of the Cosentino facilities was also attended by the Minister of Industry, José Manuel Soria; on behalf of the Spanish Central Government the President of the Junta de Andalucía, José Antonio Griñán and the Andalucía Minister of Economy and Innovation, Antonio Ávila as well as other regional and local authorities.
  • This new production plant is part of the expansion of the Cosentino Group industrial park in Almeria, Spain, which adds an additional 580,000m2 to the existing surface area, and where a new automated intelligent logistics platform is located.

UK, 10 June 2013 - Today, His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias presided over the opening ceremony of a new Cosentino Group industrial plant. This plant is where the Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design will manufacture its new and innovative ultra compact surface, Dekton.

The Dekton® by Cosentino plant has been a technological challenge and it is one of the largest industrial investments made in Spain in recent years. Currently it boasts a 70,000m2 extension and a production line. In the future, three further production lines may be added, which will bring the total surface area to 200,000m2 and total production capacity will reach 6,000 slabs per day.

Dekton® is the new ultra-compact surface developed by the Spanish multinational company. It creates a revolutionary product within its sector and was developed to be the global market leader of surfaces for architecture and design. This groundbreaking product is the result of more than five years of intensive work, a financial investment of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research by the Cosentino Group R&D department.

The opening ceremony and subsequent site visit to the Cosentino facilities was also attended by the Minister of Industry, José Manuel Soria; on behalf of the Spanish Government the President of the Junta de Andalucía, José Antonio Griñán and the Andalucía Minister of Economy and Innovation, Antonio Ávila, as well as other regional and local authorities. The Cosentino Group Chairman, Francisco Martínez-Cosentino and other members of the company’s Board of Directors accompanied them at all times.

During the Dekton® plant tour, HRH the Prince of Asturias and the other authorities could see firsthand the unique manufacturing process, including the exclusive Technology of Sintered Particles (TSP), as well as the revolutionary features of this new product. His Highness greeted and chatted with factory workers throughout the tour.

This new production plant is part of the expansion of the Cosentino Group industrial park in Almeria, which adds an additional 580,000m2 to the existing surface area, now totalling more than one million square metres. The extension includes a new automated intelligent logistics platform, which is globally unique within the stone industry.

According to Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, Cosentino Group Chairman, “This opening, just like our other investments only further reaffirms our commitment to the region and Spain. We continue to develop innovative products with high added value and create jobs here, with the aim of selling abroad and furthering our international leadership.  It is an honour and pride for all of us that this commitment is endorsed with the presence here today of His Royal Highness The Prince of Asturias, the Minister of Industry and other authorities. ” Currently, the Cosentino Group distributes its products to more than 60 countries and directly manages from its headquarters in Spain its facilities and infrastructures in 17 countries. It has more than 70 comprehensive distribution and service platforms called Cosentino Centres, distributed around the world and more than 85% of its revenue derives from international markets. The company employs 2,300 workers of which 1,140 are in Spain.

Link to download Dekton® by Cosentino corporate video

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Jorge Lorenzo presents the new ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino in Milan

The Cosentino Group’s new brand, Dekton® was presented by Moto GP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo on the 29 May to more than 150 Italian clients and members of the press in Milan.

Dekton® is a technological and commercial challenge and embodies the Global company’s commitment to the future. The Cosentino Group has invested a total of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research to launch Dekton®.

Excellence, innovation and leadership are the values shared between Jorge Lorenzo and Dekton® by Cosentino. The four times world motorcycling champion, who wears the Dekton® logo on his official MotoGP cap, was the guest of honour at the Dekton® launch event in Italy. Lorenzo, together with the famous skaters Danny Galli and Fabio Colombo as well as writer Verbo (aka Mitja Bombardieri) created a fun and entertaining show at the Cosentino Center, near Milan.

We are very honoured of the alliance with Jorge Lorenzo. He represents the values of state of the art technology, leadership and extreme performance, that the new ultra-compact Dekton® shares” expressed Santiago Alfonso Rodriguez the Director of Communications and Marketing Group Cosentino during the ceremony.

“I am proud that the new Dekton® by Cosentino surface is my sponsor. Dekton® is an impressive product that was born to succeed,” said Jorge Lorenzo.

See the event on our YouTube channel – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFB2OGY-ldA

Dekton® offers endless possibilities to architects and designers so that design flows in both indoor and outdoor spaces. There are many application possibilities for the new surface, including large formats (around 320cm x 144cm) available in 12 different colour options (e.g. colours resembling slate, cement, rust or natural stone). Dekton is ideal for:

  • Bathrooms: For its excellent performance with water, Dekton® is ideal for bathroom flooring and coverings.
  • Kitchens: The technical characteristics of Dekton® make it a material ideal for kitchen worktops, coverings and flooring both in private homes and for professional use.
  • Furnishings: Tables and other furnishing surfaces in Dekton® will showcase desirable designs and aesthetics while offering excellent technical performance.
  • Exteriors: The technical characteristics of Dekton® result in a uniform design that covers the walls of any building like a layer of skin.
  • Floors and floor coverings: Dekton® is an ideal surface for areas with heavy footfall, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Swimming pools and gardens: The very low porosity of Dekton® means that the material can be applied in pools and exposed outdoor spaces.

Dekton® by Cosentino demonstrates that it is still possible to continue innovating in the field of architecture and design materials. It is a revolutionary product with superior technical characteristics that allows it to be used in any conditions.

 

Dekton® by Cosentino is presented to the world’s leading machine tool manufacturers

  • The Cosentino Group has presented its new ultra-compact surface for architecture and design, Dekton® to leading companies in the machine tool sector for the treatment and processing of surfaces.
  • This first technical session focusing on Dekton® has brought together a total of 27 companies from different countries including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, the U.S. and Korea.
  • Dekton® by Cosentino is the largest commercial and technological challenge carried out to date by Cosentino with more than five years of intensive work, a financial investment of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research.

UK, 31 May 2013 – The Cosentino Group’s new ultra-compact surface for architecture and design, Dekton® has been presented to the leading companies in the machine tool sector for the treatment and processing of surfaces.

This first technical seminar specifically focusing on Dekton® forms part of the launch and communication programme of the new product. A total of 27 companies from different countries including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, the U.S. and South Korea attended.

The participants had the opportunity to learn about Dekton® in depth, witness the manufacturing process first hand and study its extraordinary features and properties; low water absorption, colour stability, dimensional stability and high resistance to compression, flexural strength, impact, abrasion, staining, frost and thaw, scratching, ultraviolet rays, heat and fire. The large slab sizes and different shade and texture options, which allow decoration in volume were also showcased.

The Cosentino Group received great feedback from the representatives of these prestigious companies, who were impressed with this major business project and want to explore the clear business potential of Dekton® by Cosentino in the world of architecture and design.

Dekton® by Cosentino is the largest commercial and technological challenge carried out to date by Cosentino. This new material is the result of more than five years of intensive work, a financial investment of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research by the Cosentino Group R&D department.

Cosentino’s New Brand – Dekton® is the Main Sponsor of Motorcycling Champion Jorge Lorenzo

  • This news has been announced at a press conference at the Cosentino Group headquarters in Almeria, Spain.
  • Jorge Lorenzo visited the new factory where Dekton® by Cosentino will be manufactured. Dekton is an ultra-compact surface, which will revolutionise the world of architecture and design.
  • Dekton® is a technology and commercial challenge. The Cosentino Group has invested 128 million euros in its implementation.

UK, 20 March 2013 – the Cosentino Group’s new brand, Dekton® will be the main sponsor of the four times world motorcycling champion, Jorge Lorenzo, during the 2013-2014 MotoGP World Championship. Jorge Lorenzo and Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino, Cosentino Group Commercial Director and CEO of Cosentino North America, announced this news today at the Cosentino headquarters located in Almeria (Spain).

At this event, Jorge Lorenzo showcased his new official cap to the audience, which will feature the Dekton® logo and will be worn throughout the MotoGP season, as well as worldwide promotional events that he will attend with the Cosentino Group.”Innovation, excellence and leadership are some of the values that unite and identify an athlete like Jorge Lorenzo and the new surface of the future, Dekton® by Cosentino” expressed Santiago Alfonso Rodriguez the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Cosentino Group during the ceremony.

Jorge Lorenzo accompanied by Eduardo Martínez-Cosentino, the Cosentino Group Commercial Director and CEO of Cosentino North America, visited the new factory where Dekton® by Cosentino will be manufactured and the young athlete witnessed the Dekton® manufacturing process firsthand. The surface is manufactured using an innovative technology called TSP (Technology of Sintered Particles), which has been developed exclusively by the R&D department of the Cosentino Group. This revolutionary technology combines innovative procedures from the most advanced technology industries. This evolution represents a technological and industrial leap capable of generating a new process resulting in a revolutionary material and a leading product.

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After his visit, Jorge Lorenzo congratulated the Cosentino Group and all the employees for their hard work in recent years. “I am proud that the new Dekton® by Cosentino surface will be my sponsor in my new sporting season. Dekton® is an impressive product that was born to succeed”, said the athlete.

Dekton® A challenge for Cosentino

Dekton® is without a doubt a technological and commercial challenge and embodies the commitment to the future of the global company. The Cosentino Group has invested a total of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research to launch Dekton®, which will take place this year worldwide.

Dekton® by Cosentino is proof that you can still continue to innovate in the field of materials for the world of architecture and design. This is a completely revolutionary product that has superior technical features, including very low porosity, very low water absorption and high resistance to scratching, staining, abrasion, thermal shock and UV rays, allowing it to be applied in any climate and guaranteeing the stability of its colour.

Dekton® offers a decorative style that can be used in volume and with infinite design possibilities. Initially, it will be manufactured in a range of colours that fully identify with the natural references of the product, i.e. colours similar to that of slate, cement, rust or natural stone as well as primary colours.

With Dekton®, the Cosentino Group has managed to combine technological and design innovations to achieve superior results in performance quality.

Dekton® also adds to the already extensive and wide range of materials and quality brands to meet the changing needs of today’s consumers and professionals worldwide.

The new product will be manufactured at the Cosentino Industrial Park in Almeria (Spain) for all markets where the company operates worldwide.

The Cosentino Group’s economic investment of 128 million euros includes the commissioning of a new Intelligent Logistics Platform that will be the centralised automated distribution centre. This new centre will improve the logistics and efficiency of the Cosentino Group industrial park in Cantoria, Almeria, as well as improving communication, management and service with logistics hubs of the group, with over 70 Cosentino Centers located throughout the world, and all Cosentino Group customers. The shipment of Silestone®, Eco® by Cosentino and Dekton® by Cosentino will be organised from this platform to all markets where the company operates.

 

Cosentino Group forecasts a turnover of 420 million euros in 2012 and to reach a total of 650 million euros in 2015


  • This information was discussed during the strategic conferences that took place at the Cosentino headquarters in Cantoria (Almería), and in which top management discussed objectives and strategies for the coming years.
  • Under the initiative “Imagine & Anticipate” this important event for the multinational company from Almeria assembled 52 executives from 17 different countries.

Cantoria (Almería), 4 December 2012.  On 3 and 4 December 2012, the Cosentino Group, a Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of quartz surfaces and other natural stone brought together its top management at its headquarters in Cantoria (Almería) in order to discuss growth objectives and its strategic plan for 2013-2015. Under the corporate initiative “Imagine & Anticipate”, this important meeting for the multinational company assembled 52 executives from 17 different countries.

The Cosentino Group forecasts a turnover of more than 650 million euros in 2015 as a result of commercial development in 2013 and 2014, of its new product the ultracompact surface Dekton® by Cosentino.  As well as consolidation and growth in new markets of the worldwide leader in quartz surfaces, Silestone® by Cosentino.

In terms of financial forecasts for 2012, the company envisages the figure of 420 million euros in total sales, of which 83% will correspond to international business.

The productive days offered the attendees the chance to assess this year’s management indicators and how to progress in the guidelines for the Cosentino Group Strategic Business Plan 2013-2015. This plan reflects significant growth of business in geographical areas including USA, Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and some Asian countries.

The forecasts with regards to Iberia (Spain and Portugal), which used to be Cosentino Group’s main market, shows a relatively slower pace of growth for the next year, however there will be encouraging improvement for the two subsequent years (2014-2015).

In his opening speech, the Chairman of Cosentino Group, Francisco Martínez-Cosentino Justo, revealed “The sustainable growth opportunity for the company, driven by new product innovation, the growth in the number of Cosentino Centers in the world, the ongoing commitment to health and safety of employees and the entire value chain, rewarding customer loyalty”.  Likewise, Martínez-Cosentino reminded that “Cosentino is carrying out one of the largest industrial investments in Spain, if not the largest, to introduce the product Dekton® by Cosentino in the market during the first part of 2013”.

The first day ended with the entire group visiting the new plant which will manufacture Dekton®, the presentation of the various reports prepared by the heads of each of the continental markets and the respective presentations by managers in the areas of strategy, finance, operations, logistics, R&D, product, marketing, corporate and legal school, among others.

The second day included presentations by two experts in the areas of innovation and cooperative intelligence (crowdsourcing), Juan Carrión and Alvaro San Martín. As a final activity, the Cosentino management team reviewed the mission statement and vision to update it in keeping with the strategic challenges of the coming years.

 

COSENTINO INNOVATES AGAIN AND PRESENTS THE ULTRA-COMPACT DEKTON® SURFACE

  • Innovation remains the main focus for the company with the launch in spring 2013 of the pioneering ultra-compact surface, Dekton® by Cosentino.
  •  Cosentino Group’s economic growth will continue to be based on internationalisation and geographical diversification. A sophisticated Intelligent Logistics Platform will supply Silestone® and other Cosentino products to all the Cosentino Centres throughout the world that will total 90 over the next two years, with 28 new planned openings.
  • The proposed commercial and production investment by the Group for the period 2012-2014 is 167 million euros, with a 17% annual growth.
  • The company has placed the emphasis on strengthening the multinational organisation with a special focus on employee training, customer advice and efficient service, as well as the backbone of all of the company’s activities; an emphasis on the sustainable development of the business, people and environment.

The Cosentino Group is committed to strengthening the multinational organisation, with particular emphasis on training its employees by promoting the Cosentino Corporate School. It was also focus on career plans, customer advice and efficient service, as well as structuring all activities of the company with the emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility.

29 October 2012 – The Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of quartz and other natural stone surfaces, Cosentino has presented the new ultra-compact  Dekton® by Cosentino surface along with its Strategic Business Plan for the period 2012-2014, in a press conference held at the Groups headquarters in Almería.

The commercial launch of the ultra-compact surface, Dekton® by Cosentino will take place in 2013.  It will be manufactured at a new factory located in the Cosentino Group Industrial Park in (Cantoria) Almería and will feature the advanced Particle Sintering Technology “PST”, developed exclusively by the Group’s RD&i department.

Dekton® is the most important technological and commercial achievement of the stone industry worldwide and embodies the commitment to the future of the multinational from Almeria. The launch of Dekton® is the result of an investment of 128 million euros and 22,000 hours of research and development by the Group.  With this launch the company demonstrates its firm belief in a strategy based on innovation and product diversification.

The Strategic Plan presented by the Cosentino Group for 2012-2014 envisages an annual growth of 17%, with a prior investment of 167 million euros, between productive investment and trade. More than 75% of that investment has been earmarked to consolidate and increase production capacity and logistics of the company, which as always pledges commitment to  Comarca del Mármol in Almería, doubling the expanse of the Group’s Industrial Park in Cantoria with an additional 580,000m2 of industrial land, which will house the new installations.

The group also plans to create 300 new direct jobs, between the Almeria production site and the various Group facilities spread across the world.

During the meeting, which was attended by Francisco Martinez-Cosentino, Chairman of the Group, Pilar Martínez-Cosentino, Deputy Director, and other members of the Board of the company, visits were made to the new urban industrial land in the Industrial Park, and new installations:

  • The new factory with advanced PST technology, Particle Sintering Technology, in which the new ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino will be manufactured, and which will have an initial production capacity of 1,500 slabs per day.
  • The sophisticated Intelligent Logistics Platform, supplying all Silestone®, Dekton® slabs and other Cosentino products to all markets.

According to Francisco Martínez-Cosentino, Cosentino Group Chairman, “the extension of the Cosentino Industrial Park in Cantoria merely reaffirms our commitment to the Comarca del Mármol in Almería. We continue and will continue to develop high added value innovative projects and create jobs here in this region. The new Dekton® factory and Intelligent Logistics Platform confirms our commitment to innovation and international leadership, expanding our range of high quality architectural solutions and providing the best possible service to our customers worldwide.”

In addition to the commitment to increase production capacity, product diversification, RD&i and competitive innovation, the economic growth of the Cosentino Group will continue to be based on internationalisation and geographical diversification.  In this area, the plans of the multinational are to encompass the opening of new Centres or integrated service platforms. During the next three years, the Cosentino Group plans to open 28 new Centres, to reach a figure of 90, following the expansion in the U.S. and focusing on Brazil as the fourth pillar of growth and diversification. It is also looking to the Asian market as an opportunity for further growth.

Pilar Martínez-Cosentino, Deputy Director, said: “Thanks to these strategic and specific investment policies, we expect to achieve sales growth above 15% in the majority of the markets in which we operate. The United States will strengthen as key growth market for us with a 16% annual growth, following the European market with a growth of 21%. Latin America, mainly Brazil as well as Australia, is also an area where we are investing and where we expect to grow.  At the end of 2012 we will have generated 83% of our revenues outside Spain and in 2014 we expect this figure to rise to 87%.”

The Cosentino Group is committed to strengthening the multinational organisation, with particular emphasis on training its employees by promoting the Cosentino Corporate School. It was also focus on career plans, customer advice and efficient service, as well as structuring all activities of the company with the emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility.

DEKTON® BY COSENTINO

The new factory where the ultra-compact Dekton® by Cosentino surface will be manufactured will feature an innovative and unique technology worldwide called Particle Sintering Technology (PST). Particle Sinterising Technology has been developed exclusively by the Cosentino Group and combines technologies from the ceramic, flat glass and the quartz surface industry.

The commercial launch of Dekton® by Cosentino will be held in 2013 and is expected to revolutionise the market and become a great material for architects as it can be used in multiple high-value applications, in public and private spaces both inside and outdoors. Its uses and applications, ranging from flooring, stairs, cladding, ventilated façades for outdoor spaces and worktops and work surfaces.

Dekton® by Cosentino is a completely innovative product. It is an ultra-compact surface with superior technical characteristics, consisting of a mixture of inorganic materials. It can be used both indoors and outdoors thanks to its resistance to UV rays, and in order to respond to the demand for large formats in different thicknesses by professional architects, it will be manufactured in a large slab format (320cm x 144cm approximately) with thicknesses of around 1cm, 2cm and 3cm

Dekton® offers decoration in volume and infinite design possibilities. It can be manufactured in colours identical to wood, rust, natural stone, concrete, metal, and solid colours. It is available in a vast variety of textures, such as rippled, leather, denim, slate, brushed or coated.

The initial selection of colours and textures in which the first Dekton collection will be launched in 2013, responds to the intense market research carried out by Cosentino. The first Dekton collection will consist of a small number of colours and finishes. Later it will expand the portfolio of colours and textures of the brand, adapting to the demands and trends of each market.

COSENTINO GROUP INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS PLATFORM, CANTORIA INDUSTRIAL PARK (ALMERIA)

The new Cosentino Group Intelligent Logistics Platform is an automated distribution centre which will provide services to subsidiaries and Cosentino customers.

The Cosentino Group has invested 16 million euros for the implementation of this platform from which the shipment of Silestone®, Eco® by Cosentino and Dekton® by Cosentino will be organised to all markets where the company operates.

Cosentino’s Logistics Platform will prepare all slab orders with automatic assets, including the transfer of racks and loading of trucks and containers. The Platform will use the control and management software of all the warehouses “WMS” (Warehouse Management System) that will achieve excellence in customer service.

With a storage capacity of 115,000 slabs and 3,300 slabs loaded in trucks or containers in each shift, this sophisticated Intelligent Logistics Platform substantially improves services, communication and management with the hubs, Cosentino Centres and customers of the multinational from Almeria.

About the Cosentino Group

The Cosentino Group currently has six manufacturing factories, 15 kitchen and bathroom surface production centres located in the US, more than 70 Cosentino Centers distributed over the world and some 2,200 employees. From its headquarters in Almeria, Spain, the Group distributes its products and brands in more than 60 countries, and directly manages and controls its own facilities and infrastructures in 17 countries: the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy and Portugal. Currently, more than 80% of its turnover comes from international markets.