After his recent appearance in the Cincinnati Masters 1000 and his stunning performance in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, yesterday the tennis player Rafael Nadal visited the Manhattan showroom of the Cosentino Group, the leading global Spanish company in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design.
In New York for the last Grand Slam tournament, the US Open, starting next week, the best Spanish sportsman of all time wanted to see first-hand the Spanish firm’s “Cosentino City”, open in the Big Apple since last year. The showroom is located in the famous A&D building, central hub of New York design and home to the major luxury design firms in the city, offering large exhibition and work space to architects and designers, equipped with the very latest technology to help these professionals in the development of any kind of project.
Silestone® by Cosentino, the world’s leading brand in quartz surfaces, presents its new website www.silestone.com, a space that offers a more modern, more dynamic design and one that end consumers, professionals in the world of architecture and design, the company’s customers and the media will find much more visual. Created using responsive web design, the website can be viewed from any desktop or laptop, mobile phone or tablet.
The Eduarda Justo Foundation, whose aim is to further the economic, social, training and cultural development in the region of Almería – with a particular focus on those with more limited economic resources – will celebrate the 9th edition of its Future Leaders Seminar next 15, 16 and 17 of September.
The event, which will take place at Cosentino’s headquarters in Cantoria (Almería), has a clear goal: to spot young people with a high potential and help them to become future leaders for the social, economic and business development of Spain by furthering their initiative and their ability to innovate, their international vision, ambition and leadership skills.
As in previous years during the Seminar, real-life cases by great national and international leaders will be analysed at conferences and talks and by analysing videos and exemplary cases with a focus on innovation and leadership. Read more
Cosentino Group, the leading Spanish company in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, has been awarded the 2016 National Innovation Prize, in the Internationalisation category. These prizes are awarded by the Spanish Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness, through the Secretary of State for R&D&i.
The “National Innovation and Design Prizes”, launched in 1987, are the highest award granted in Spain to companies and professionals with an outstanding and exemplary track record in the field of design and innovation. These values are also recognised as core factors in enhancing competitiveness and economic profitability, and as a way of improving the quality of people’s lives. In the Innovation category, the awards are intended to foster the innovation culture in Spain, in the field of business and in society as a whole.
The Cosentino Group works as a partner company of the XIII Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU), giving its solid support to the best architecture developed over the last two years (2013-2015) in our country.
The Director of Communication and Marketing of the Cosentino Group, Santiago Alfonso, was in attendance yesterday at what was the presentation of the exhibition “Alternatives / Alternatives“, made up of all the selected works, finalists and award winners in the following three sections of the XIII edition of the BEAU: 1) Heritage and Transformation; Urbanism: Landscape and City; 2) Research and Dissemination; and 3) Architecture students´final year degree projects. Read more
The Cosentino Group, global company and leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces in the world of architecture and design, has been celebrating the decision of the jury on the 10th edition of the international competition Cosentino Design Challenge, and now has the pleasure of announcing the winners for the two categories in the competition, architecture and design:
The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, is continuing the expansion of its distribution network in North America, with 39 “Cosentino Centers” in the region, 35 in the USA and 4 in Canada. During the first half of 2016, the multinational has opened three new facilities of this kind, which combine the functions of warehouse, training centre, offices and showroom.
The most recent inauguration took place yesterday in New Orleans, an infrastructure of almost 2000 m2, with the very latest technology for distribution and exhibition, such as a sample showroom with a LED system. This “Center” will support and offer direct service to the community of designers, architects and retailers in the major city of the state of Louisiana, one of the most important in the south of the United States.
The Cosentino Group sponsors the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 with the Dekton® ultra compact surface. On Monday 13th June, for the first time in New York, from the prestigious Cipriani Club on Wall Street, the presentation gala will be held for this emblematic list, in an exciting event. Dekton® will be present at this event as the official kitchen countertop supplier, with a space entitled “A taste of Dekton®” offering to the 700+ chefs, restaurateurs, and food industry professionals and media attending the gala a selection of delicious traditionally made ice cream prepared directly on the ultra-compact countertop.
Simultaneously and during that morning, the Cosentino Group will open the doors to its Manhattan exhibition space Cosentino City, inviting this select international gastronomy community to a brunch for them to see the Group’s Big Apple showroom in person. Here, these innovative surfaces for architecture and design are an inspiration in the planning and design of kitchens and restaurant areas for the most prestigious chefs.
Cosentino Group presents its Strategic Business Plan for the next four years in order to consolidate it position as world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative surfaces for decoration and architecture. The Plan focuses particularly on the expansion of the Cosentino production facilities, primarily based at the Cantoria Industrial Park (Almeria), and on the future growth of its Dekton® product, which will increase from representing 5% of total consolidated sales, to over 20% in 2019.
The total investment for the period 2016-2019 is 380 million euros, of which 77% (294 million euros) will be destined for Productive Investments, and the remaining 23% (86 million euros) for Commercial Investment. The largest part of the invest will therefore be devoted to the acquisition of new Assets in order to increase revenue over the coming years. In this regard, and as as result of this Plan, the Group aspires to reach a billion euros in 2017.
Again this summer, the Spanish chef Karlos Arguiñano, is taking his daily TV program “Karlos Arguiano in your kitchen” outdoor. His kitchen this season includes a beautiful Dekton® by Cosentino Trilium color worktop. Dekton® Trilium combines perfectly performance design and sustainability.
Dekton® is ideal for the new outdoor TV set of Karlos Arguiñano. Dekton®’s high UV resistance, fire and heat as well as ice and thawing resistance, color stability and high resistance to stains proof the ultracompact surface ideal for outdoors design and architecture. The high resistance to fire allows the Basque chef to work easily with Dekton®, allowing him to place any hot pan directly on the kitchen worktop.