Discover Dekton® by Cosentino at 100% Design 17-20 September 2014 – Stand K360

The revolutionary ultracompact surface, Dekton® by Cosentino will be showcased at 100% Design from the 17-20 September 2014 on stand K360. The ideal solution for architects, designers, housebuilders and developers, Dekton® by Cosentino benefits from a wide range of unique properties, is available in ultra size, easy to install slabs up to 1440mm x 3200mm and comes in three different thicknesses (from 8mm to 20mm) depending on application requirements, the desired design and effect.

With over five times the flexural strength of granite and scratch, stain and heat resistant, Dekton® by Cosentino can be installed as a thinner material over greater spans, allowing for up to a 12-inch unsupported overhang on countertops, islands and bartops. Thanks to a high compressive strength it is the ideal material for large-traffic walkways and a high resistance to UV rays allows Dekton® to be used for indoor and outdoor projects including facades, flooring and swimming pools.

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Dekton® by Cosentino worksurfaces in Zennith in the new Dani Garcia restaurant in Marbella      

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Daniel Libeskind Chooses the Ultra-Compact Surface Dekton by Cosentino for the Venice Architecture Biennale

  • The architect has selected Cosentino’s material for his exterior sculpture Sonnets in Babylon at the Venice Pavilion.

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The global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, the Cosentino Group, will be present for the very first time at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Cosentino is a technical sponsor of the Venice Pavilion represented by the architect Daniel Libeskind.

Daniel Libeskind has selected the ultra-compact surface, Dekton® by Cosentino for his outdoor sculpture that forms part of Sonnets in Babylon, presented by the renowned architect for the Venice Pavilion. Read more

The Cosentino Group Collaborates with Daniel Libeskind at the Venice Architecture Biennale

  • The ultra-compact surface Dekton® by Cosentino has been selected by the renowned architect Daniel Libeskind as the material for his sculpture at the Venice Pavilion

The global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, the Cosentino Group, will be present for the very first time at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Cosentino is a technical sponsor of the Venice Pavilion with architect Daniel Libeskind who has selected the ultra-compact surface, Dekton® for his outdoor sculpture that forms part of Sonnets in Babylon.

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Exclusive sketch by Daniel Libeskind showing the sculptural X created using Dekton by Cosentino

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Dekton by Cosentino at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 20 to 24 May 2014

If you are attending this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, keep an eye out for Cosentino’s ultra-compact surface, Dekton®, which is featured on the Gaze Burvill modular ‘A la Carte’ luxury outdoor kitchen. Located in the heart of Chelsea’s show gardens on Main Avenue, the stand (MA9) will also feature new outdoor appliances from Sub-Zero & Wolf. RHS Gold award winner, Thomas Hoblyn is behind the concept and planting of the stand.

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Restaurant Saison receives ‘The One To Watch’ Award sponsored by Dekton® by Cosentino at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards

London, 29 April 2014 – The One To Watch Award, sponsored by the new ultracompact surface for architecture and design,  Dekton® by Cosentino, was won by restaurant Saison run by chef Joshua Skenes and located in San Francisco (USA).

Santiago Alfonso, marketing director at the Cosentino Group presented the award during the presentation in London’s emblematic Guildhall last night.

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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

https://cosentino.box.com/s/hllevwpxml5fhskjczlz   (archive .mp4 / 407 MB)