Sinks Made from Caesarstone Now Offered for Commercial Use

          Sinks Made from Caesarstone Now Offered for Commercial Use

Sonobath's Newly IAPMO Certified Product Line Available for Hospitality,
Restaurant Installation

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesarstone USA (NASDAQ: CSTE)
announced today that sinks made from its quartz product by Sonobath are
available for commercial installation. Handcrafted from Caesarstone, Sonobath
sinks have earned an IAPMO certification which now allows them to be used in
restaurants, hotels, and other commercial projects in addition to residential

The IAPMO certification provides an added sense of confidence for design
professionals and individual customers ensuring them that the sinks have
passed the most rigid independent testing for quality and performance. These
sinks will now meet the regulations required by commercial building

"Sonobath sinks' IAPMO certification is a high distinction, of which
Caesarstone is proud to be part," said Sagi Cohen, CEO of Caesarstone USA.
"Our partnership with Sonobath allows us to continue our support of architects
and designers as they design for the high standards of commercial spaces."

"The quality and consistency of Caesarstone quartz is a key element of the
IAPMO certification. Sonobath is one of the only IAPMO-approved high-end,
high-design fabricated collections of bath fittings on the market today," said
Jae Omar. "Our sinks capture the imagination when used in designs, yet they
offer third-party validation for their real-world practical utility as well."

Offered in a variety of Caesarstone colors and custom sizes, the
IAPMO-approved sinks include the popular Sonobath HYDROS, FLOATING HYDROS,
ETHOS, LOTUS, and TITUS. Each takes the concept of a vessel sink into a new
dimension of intrigue and style, with nature-inspired designs and hidden drain

Sonobath sinks currently are found in fine hospitality and custom residential
applications throughout the country, including multiple installations in the
Club Nikki/Nikki Beach at the Tropicana Las Vegas.

About Caesarstone
Founded in 1987, Caesarstone is the original quartz surface manufacturer. Its
dominant position in the market has been achieved through continuous
investment, extensive research and development, highly trained personnel and
an advanced market infrastructure. A publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: CSTE) as
of March 2012, the company continues to see explosive growth. The company's
U.S. headquarters are located in Southern California with distribution centers
across the country to serve customers nationwide.

About Sonobath
The Sonobath line of limited edition sinks – HYDROS, OCEANA, ETHOS, CHAOS,
boundaries between art and design, form and function, structure and romance.
Sonobath, from the term "sono" meaning controlled nature in Zen practices, is
a Southern California-based designer/manufacturer of high-end home bath

Caesarstone is the exclusive stone supplier for Sonobath. Sonobath sinks are
available through architects, interior designers, and designated retail
kitchen and bath retailers. For more information about Sonobath and its
products, please go to, or call 310/492-4006.

IAPMO R&T certifies and lists plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and solar
products according to established U.S. and Canadian codes and standards,
ensuring continuous compliance to such documents. IAPMO R&T is part of the
IAPMO Group's family of companies.

Media inquires:
Caesarstone: Michelle Vink, 213/623-8465 or
Sonobath: Craig Caldwell, 818/981-7363 or

SOURCE Caesarstone USA, Inc.
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