About Caesarstone® Quartz Surfaces New Zealand

About Us

Founded in 1987 near the ancient Roman city of Caesarea, Caesarstone® manufactures high-quality, premium quartz surfaces. Applications in residential and commercial interiors include kitchen bench tops, splashbacks, bathroom vanities, wall paneling, furniture and more. A global leader and pioneer in its field, Caesarstone® prides itself on its ongoing commitment to research & development, innovation and the highest quality standards.

Laminex New Zealand

Laminex New Zealand have been the exclusive distributors for Caesarstone® in New Zealand since its launch onto the NZ market in 2003. The Caesarstone® brand is the leading brand of quartz surfaces in Australia.

The Laminex Group forms part of the Laminates and Panels division of Fletcher Building Products Ltd, and we aim to be New Zealand’s trusted business partner for decorative surfaces and panel products offering expert knowledge and exceptional value to our customers. With one of the country’s best distribution networks, The Laminex Group has metropolitan and regional branches ensuring the highest level of local support and service to our customers.

Manufacturing Process

Caesarstone® surfaces meet exacting standards of excellence from the initial procurement of raw materials to the final quality control check. Highly skilled and trained staff members ensure the quality of a product that is unrivaled in the industry today. The manufacturing process begins with a rigorous inspection of all incoming raw materials. These are blended at a ratio of up to 93% natural quartz aggregates with pigments and polymer resins. Caesarstone® Quartz Surfaces are manufactured through a highly automated, yet strictly monitored process that includes the following:

Feeding & Mixing

Feeding & Mixing

Feeding & Mixing

Raw materials are inspected, then fed into mixers and blended together.

Molding

Molding

Molding

The mixture is then poured into a mold and formed into slab sizes of 3060 x 1440 mm.

Pressing

Pressing

Pressing

The slab is then compacted by a special vacuum and vibration process at a pressure of 100 tonnes.

Curing

Curing

Curing

The slabs are moved to the curing kiln and heated to 90ºC for 45 minutes which gives them the ultimate strength and solidity.

Feeding & Mixing

Polishing

Feeding & Mixing

Slabs are then gauged, calibrated and polished to a perfect finish in a wide range of colours and designs.

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Finally, the slabs pass through quality inspection to ensure our customers receive a top quality product.

Labelling

Labelling

Labelling

Each slab is then marked and labeled with all relevant information.

The Original Quartz Surface

The exceptional beauty, strength and durability of quartz ensures a product that is far superior to natural stone and other manufactured surfaces. Created from 93% natural quartz aggregates, organic pigments and enhanced polymer resins, Caesarstone® provides a surface with exceptional properties of heat, stain, scratch and chip resistance.

Caesarstone® has two state-of-the-art production facilities and four fully automated production lines, which services a global distribution network www.caesarstone.com