CESTISA was established in 1959 and it is specialized in the distribution of effect pigments, decorative particles, iridescent films, additives and raw materials in general, with or without surface treatments, for cosmetics, pharmaceutical, paints, inks, plastics, packaging, textile, leather, ceramics, imitation pearls and other industries.
Since its origins CESTISA is focused on all kind of effect pigments as perlescent and iridescent, gold and metalized, luminescentes (fluorescents and phosphorescents), thermochromics and photochromics.
CESTISA represents at European level Bismuth based pigments and other products from the company FARMAQUIMIA.
It is also specialist in glitters for any kind of application. Its partnership with a glitter manufacturer origined the company EUROPEAN GLITTERS, that commercializes glitters all over Europe.
CESTISA offers also other decorative particles like acrylic flakes and colored mica flakes (in order to achieve stone effects), natural granite, as well as microfibers and decorative mini spheres.
CESTISA has its own range of treated pigments and minerals (ex. non-dusting), that improve the performance in several applications, as well as pearl powder, which also distributes through its European network.
In the cosmetic area, CESTISA also distributes decorative bentonites from BUNTECH, functional cosmetic ingredients from PHOENIX CHEMICALS and vegetable metallic stearates from FACI METALEST. Furthermore, it has recently granted the exclusive distribution of GFC, Korean company that produces ingredients using botanical extracts, fermentation, plant extracts and stem cells; and Biogenics, Korean company which their core technologies are innovative encapsulation and solubilisation.
CESTISA is faithful to its business culture based on efficiency, spirit of service and professional ethics. In 1998 as a consequence of its commitment of quality and continuous ongoing improvement, CESTISA achieved the ISO 9000 certification by AENOR, that was renovated in 2009 in the frame of the new ISO 9001:2008.
At present CESTISA, directly or through its distributors/agents, covers the European markets as well as Magreb, South Africa and Middle East.
CESTISA keeps a very close collaboration with professional associations, design centers, universities and other research and formation centers, even by means of teaching in different masters and post-gradutes.
CESTISA works in the project of extending its business areas, making good use of the synergies of its activity, by means of incorporating products that allow adding value to its current offer, but avoiding any conflict of interest with our current principals.