As you already know, for today the assortment of ceramic tiles of Russian production is so large that from the number of names of brands and manufacturers, in 2016, you can finally get confused.
This TOP includes only those manufacturers who have been leaders of this industry for more than one year and are very popular.
Volgograd Ceramic Factory
OAO "VKZ" - this is a large enterprise that has been producing domestic glazed ceramic tiles for more than 50 years. In the last ten years, the plant has updated the production equipment in order to comply with modern standards and norms, as well as to improve the quality of the tiles.
Products "VKZ" is widely used in Russia both in living rooms for internal cladding, and for external works when decorating the facades of institutions, office buildings, shopping centers. The official distributor of VKZ products in Russia is the Trade House Ceramica-Volga, which has representative offices in 11 districts.
"Volgograd Keramzavod" produces ceramic tiles under the brand "La Favola" (La Favola). At the moment there are about 40 collections in the tile catalog La Favola.
The most popular of them are:
Ceramic tiles of this brand is one of the most popular and common in Russia, as well as Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine. This company produces tiles for almost 30 years and every year presents its novelties.
Throughout the Russian Federation, you can find more than two and a half thousand official stores "Shakhtinskaya", as well as hundreds of other sites where their products are sold. This brand gained such popularity thanks to its wide assortment, reasonable price, and also very worthy quality of the produced tile.
In the catalog of products of "Shakhtinskaya tile" there are about thirty valuable collections, which are produced under the same name trademark.
The hits of sales are the following:
Kerama Marazzi - probably the largest in Russia an enterprise for the production of ceramics, as well as porcelain stoneware. This company has two huge production complexes: one in Orel, the other in the Moscow region.
A noteworthy feature the activity of this company is really a full production cycle: from the development of raw quarries to the sale of finished products to the end user. The tile "Kerama Marazzi" can be bought in any region of Russia, and can be found in many CIS countries.
Although this ceramic tile is actually made in Russia, in its catalog you can find models that are in no way inferior to European analogues.
Full tile catalog Kerama Marazzi can be seen here.
Among the tiles "Kerama Marazzi" you can find several really large collections that include not models, but whole series of models.
The range of tiles is really amazing, but we will give just a few examples that are in great demand.
Ural Ceramics Factory - One of the oldest enterprises in Russia for the production of tiles. Despite its fairly "big" age, this company has modern equipment that allows to produce high-quality products, corresponding to ISO 9001 certificates.
Ceramic tiles of this Russian manufacturer are regularly awarded various awards in the field of production organization, and also tries to expand the catalog of their products every year.
In 2013, the Italian tile production line was installed at the Uralkeramika plant, which meets all modern standards of safety and quality.
Full online catalog of tiles "Uralkeramiki" can be seen here.
In the model range of the tile of this brand there are about 60 collections, as well as a number of "non-collection" models. The most popular are the following collections:
This trademark is also the "old-timer" of the domestic ceramic market, which has almost a hundred-year history. Today it is a modern enterprise, on which Italian production lines and other equipment are installed.
Glazing and pigmentation occurs on the basis of imported materials (Spain, Italy).
The list of "Sokolov" products includes more than 500 names of floor and wall ceramics, which are included in various collections and series.
We recommend that you pay attention to such collections:
A novelty is the series "Rose of Wind"
Advantages of Russian tiles
Summarizing all of the above, it is worth mentioning the advantages of ceramic tiles produced in Russia:
- Affordable price - The overwhelming number of manufacturers offer models that are much cheaper than imported ones;
- Decent quality - Perhaps our tiles are not yet as high-quality as the Spanish or Italian, but the absolute majority of buyers are satisfied;
- Range domestic tiles can be safely called very broad, and, moreover, every year it becomes only wider;
- Support of the domestic manufacturer - buying Russian tiles, you are contributing to the development of the national economy;
- Optimal choice - in view of the above described qualities, domestic tile is the best solution when choosing between different brands.
If we talk about the opinion of the editorial office, in our opinion, the best Russian ceramic tile producer is Kerama Marazzi.