Kastamonu supplied 1 million m 2 of laminate for the renovation program in MoscowReferences
Kastamonu, which is the leading manufacturer of the Russian wood processing industry, has produced more than 1 million square meters of laminate flooring for the houses built under the renovation program in Moscow. The supplies were made under a contract with the PIK Group of Companies, one of the largest developers of the project.
The finishing materials for the apartments built under the renovation program in Moscow were produced at the Kastamonu plant located in the Alabuga Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the Republic of Tatarstan. The basis of supplies was laminate of the 32nd wear-resistance class, which fully meets all necessary requirements and standards for use in residential areas. In total, in 2019 and 2020, the company produced more than 1 million m2 of laminate, which was used by the PIK Group of Companies in the construction of houses. The PIK Group of Companies is one of the largest developers under the renovation program in Moscow: in 2018, the company received 42% of all state contracts for the project.
Comments of Ali Kılıç, CEO of Kastamonu Russia:
“The participation in the renovation program in Moscow is an important achievement for our company. We are glad to be involved in such a large project and are glad to have the trust of our partners, who highly appreciated the quality of our products and our approach to cooperation. Kastamonu laminate is manufactured in compliance with all necessary Russian and international requirements to quality and environmental friendliness, and we hope that our products will help make the lives of hundreds of thousands of people more comfortable.”
The range of laminate supplied by Kastamonu for the renovation program is characterized by environmental friendliness, high resistance to mechanical impact, including scratches, stains, and UV rays. The products also have confirmed certificates for hygiene and compliance with formaldehyde emission standards. The company conducts quarterly international audits to ensure that its products meet these and many other environmental and quality standards.
In Russia, Kastamonu maintains broad cooperation with major developers, federal and regional retail chains, and non-network distributors.
The housing renovation program in Moscow was approved on June 1, 2017 and provides for the resettlement of more than 350,000 apartments. Following the results of voting by residents of the capital, 5,174 houses were included in the program. To date, the address list of 472 launch sites with the potential to build more than 7 million square meters of real estate has been approved. Currently, 261 renovation houses are being designed and built in Moscow.
The group of companies of Kastamonu Entegre was established in 1969 as a part of the HAYAT holding. The company specializes in the manufacturing of MDF wood boards, particleboards, laminate flooring, door skin panels, and glossy panels. The consolidated turnover of Kastamonu Entegre amounts to €1.3 billion. The annual production of wood boards is 5 million m3, laminate flooring – 70 million m2.
Hayat Holding, which includes Kastamonu Entegre, was founded in 1937 and today consists of 41 companies in various business areas. Hayat unites brands such as Papia, Familia, Bingo, Molfix and many others.
Kastamonu Entegre has 18 plants in 7 countries: Turkey, Russia, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the USA. The company ranks No. 7 internationally and No. 4 in Europe among the largest companies in the wood processing industry.