Kastamonu company, a manufacturer in wood processing in Russia, has announced that they have produced 100 million m2 of laminate for the domestic market in 7.5 years, a milestone reached in February 2022.
According to Kastamonu, the laminate supplies among the regions are the Central, Volga and Southern federal districts, accounting for 43%, 18% and 14% respectively. In total they account for 75% of supplies. Next are the Siberian and Northwestern federal districts, both accounting for 8%. The remaining regions in total account for less than 10% of supplies.
Fifty-six percent of supplies account for the laminate of the 33rd wear resistance class, 32% for the laminate of the 32nd class, and 12% for the laminate of the 31st class. The laminate of the 34th class has so far the smallest share as having been launched on the market only in September 2021.
“We are very pleased to reach up to such a nice milestone of 100 million m2 of laminate. The main objective of our company is to make people’s lives more comfortable and convenient, and we believe sincerely that we have been working well for more than seven years since the opening of the plant in Russia. Kastamonu products are the result of the hard work of hundreds of our employees at production sites and in offices, and we are grateful to everyone for their contribution. This year we will definitely continue moving towards new achievements,” said Ali Kılıç, CEO of Kastamonu Russia.
In March 2021, the company launched its third laminate production line in “record-breaking time”, as claimed by the company, which results in the annual production of laminate floorings increasing from 30 million m² to 45 million m².