In 2001, Caeserstone introduced engineered quartz benchtops in the Australian market. This resulted in it capturing a large percentage of the market that demanded engineered quartz bathroom and kitchen benchtops or stone. Kitchen designers marketed it before as the most affordable alternative comparing it with granite, its advantages and engineered stone benchtops became visible.
- Stone Products
- Reconstituted Stone
Reconstituted stone (also known as Engineered, re-composed agglomerated and synthetic stone) is manufactured from a mix of stone aggregate chips (most commonly quartz or marble, but also igneous rocks such as granite and basalt); mineral fillers (generally the ground aggregate); a resin binder (typically an unsaturated polyester); pigments and additives.