Usine EPICENTRK actuellement fermée, due à la guerre en Ukraine

 

EPICENTRk Ceramic is the latest ceramic tile factory of the group EPICENTR, located in Kiev, Ukraine.

Last major investment SACMI Before the COVID-19 crisis, this ultra-modern plant was born in 2019 from a strong investment of 180 million euros, which gives it all the latest technologies available on the market.

The parent company EPICENTR  is one of the leading retail companies specializing in home improvement and gardening on the Ukrainian market. With store chains representing a total sales area of over 1.5 million m2, the market share of EPICENTR DIY reached 45% of the country's domestic market, making the group the largest non-food retailer in Ukraine, with annual sales of 1.3 billion euros.

In addition, this group of companies includes an agri-food holding company, EPICENTR AGROwhich is one of the top 10 Ukrainian farms with a land reserve of 110,000 ha, a logistics hub with a total area of more than 80,000 m2, and various other manufacturing and processing companies. The total number of employees in the Group is 40,000.

Today, the ceramic factory is proud to be a European manufacturer of high quality products. It is located in Kiev, Eastern Europe. Their team is highly qualified, consisting of professionals and engineers who have created the production facilities based on the state-of-the-art equipment of Italian manufacturers TM SACMI, SYSTEM and BMR.

They have implemented the most innovative production technologies, such as the digital colouring system DIGITAL dry process Easy Color Boosttechnology, the dry grindingon polishing with Super Shine technology and the quality control by digitalization - Qualitron.

They produce single-pore tiles, in white paste for wall coverings, in matt and polished porcelain stoneware for floor coverings, with the following dimensions

  1. Wall – 20×60, 25×75, 30×60, 30×90
  2. Soil - 15×60, 15×90, 30×60, 20×120, 47×47, 60×60, 60×120, 80×80, 100×100 and 120×120, in 6mm for large sizes, and 10mm for the rest of the collection, ground and unground.
  3. Decks 20 mm - 60×60, 80×80, 60×120, ground and/or unground, classified R11 - B for use on decks and around swimming pools.

 

They have put all their expertise into the creation of each collection, with the aim of making high quality products, made from high quality raw materials as well. All this makes their product one of the best in the world.

The plant is fully equipped with the latest reference standards in the field. The current production capacity is 6 million m2, and by the end of 2021 it will be increased to 12 million m2 with the installation of the CONTINUA+ for the production of large formats in 6mm in particular.

It has its own fleet of delivery trucks, with 300 trucks travelling throughout Europe. The factory building has a floor area of 70,000 m2 and is located in the middle of a wooded area in the suburbs of Kiev, Ukraine.

Respect for the environment is also a priority for the group, and the plant has all the equipment currently in place for this purpose.

Sales are made by 22 ton full trucks only. The quality/price ratio is impressive, offering customers technologically flawless products at very competitive prices.

The Essentials

Each factory develops its turnover through key products and must-haves in the showroom that works the brand. These products are the best-sellers of the factory, and are distinguished by daily sales in the showrooms. They are among the most important collections in order to generate fast sales and interesting business for you and the factory. 

The series  Porter, Victoria and Cotto, are stone and terracotta cement effects, rectified in format 60×60 20mm thickness, colored in the mass and they are available in three colors for the first two, one color for the last. These collections have the classification R11-B and work very well! Download the PDF here.

The series Timber is a wood effect in 20×120 rectified format. The silk-screening of the wood strips is done with the inkjet and the result is very correct for a very attractive price. A product that turns! Download the PDF here.

The series Oslo is an imitation cement in 60×60 rectified. Its shades, its smooth skin, its resistance and its general aspect make it an easy sale. Very good value for money. Download the PDF here.

The Essentials are the heart of the Factory itself. The marketing necessary to present them in showrooms is abundant and offers multiple possibilities to adapt to the available space. It is generally aesthetically pleasing. These products are easy to sell. By offering them, by pushing them, the results will not wait. Try them, because success is at the end of the road. Profitability will be too.

What's new in CERSAIE 2022

EPICENTRK launches its CONTINUA+ and presents the 100×100 format in 6mm!

The Bologna fair is not accessible for all manufacturers, and the latest factory is on the waiting list. But it doesn't matter for the staff who were present for the occasion, with the aim of presenting to their teams the first results of their investments, with new series in 80×80 8mmbut also in 100×100 6mm thickness, to discover too !