CaesarStone is the world's pioneer and second largest manufacturer of high-quality, custom quartz surface slabs for kitchen and bathroom countertops, flooring and design uses. The quartz surface, one of nature's hardest materials, is stronger and more durable than natural stone and other manufactured surfaces. CaesarStone has developed an international distribution network. Exports account for ~80% of sales. Caesarstone's IPO was held on March 2012. The shares are publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CSTE.