What are the main differences between Caesarstone and Silestone?
Silestone has a wider range of colours, but Caesarstone offers unique exotic colours;
- Finishing, edge profiling, etc:
Caesarstone has a wider selection than Silestone, which still has an impressive variety to choose from;
Caesarstone contains a marginally higher percentage natural quartz than Silestone (minimum 93% against minimum 90%) but this does not affect performance;
Caesarstone is generally more expensive than Silestone, but direct comparisons are somewhat obscured by factors such as choices in colour, finishing and textures;
Both are ultra-hygienic, but Silestone has a unique patented antibacterial agent baked into the resin, actually killing bacteria;
Both brands have developed a solid International reputation for the highest quality, durability and reliability.
Caesarstone is manufactured by Caesarstone (Ltd) which was established in 1987 and Silestone is manufactured by Cosentino, established in 1979 and manufacturing Silestone since 1990.
Both companies have a worldwide network of manufacturing, distribution and service.
Caesarstone(Ltd) has been trading on Nasdaq since 2012, with factories in several countries and their head offices in Sdot Yam, Israel and Georgia USA, selling in more than 50 countries.
Silestone is manufactured by Cosentino, a Spanish company that likewise has factories in several countries and exporting to 80 countries.