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Kastamonu Russia Received KM1 Certificate for Fire-Resistant MDF Boards


Nowdays the company is the only Russian manufacturer of wood processing industry manufacturing products with such high class of fire safety.

The document received by Kastamonu confirms compliance of the company's range of fire-resistant MDF boards with the KM1 fire safety class. This means that the building material has low rates of combustibility, flammability, smoke formation and toxicity.

During laboratory tests, MDF boards withstood heating to 700° C for 30 minutes without ignition. This means that in everyday conditions, Kastamonu wood boards are absolutely not afraid of exposure to an unextinguished cigarette or a hot iron sole. According to company's specialists, such indicators are achieved by using low-toxic resins and special non-toxic reagents for production.

“One of our most important values is to make people's lives easier, more comfortable and more convenient. This is what we are guided by when creating eco-friendly and safe products. All materials produced by us are subject to careful laboratory control at each production stage using the most accurate and modern equipment. We believe that production of Kastamonu fire- resistant MDF boards will help to significantly strengthen and expand our partnerships in Russia and other countries,” said company's CEO Ali Kılıç.

In addition to the high class of fire resistance, Kastamonu products meet all Russian and international standards for the release of formaldehyde, which is confirmed by various certificates and tests.


Kastamonu 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 the company amounts to €1.3 billion. The annual production of wood boards is 5 million m 3 , laminate flooring – 70 million m 2 . Kastamonu has 18 plants in 7 countries and enters the top five largest companies in the wood processing industry in Europe.

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