History of the company

1968

Ernest Rust, a carpenter and craftsman, opens a carpentry workshop, and creates furniture with the brand name Mebel RUST. This is the first time the name is used. His furniture becomes famous for its high quality craftsmanship and elegance.

1975

Ernest Rust hires his first employees, and starts producing custom furniture.

1976 - 1989

The Mebel RUST brand develops. RUST starts production of made-to-order custom kitchen cabinets in Poland.

1990

The RUST company cooperates with key partners in the fields of product development and sourcing equipment for kitchen furniture. Marian Rust, Ernest Rust’s son, joins the board of RUST. He continues his father’s plans by building a 400 square meter production plant in Pludry.

1998

The RUST company attains the leading position in the market sector for premium kitchen furniture. The network of RUST showrooms expands, thereby focusing attention on the individual customers and their needs.

1999

 

The Polish National Chamber of Commerce recognizes the RUST company as a company guided by ethics, and awards the company the Fair Play title.

2001

The National Labor Inspectorate honors the RUST brand for its creation of a safe and ergonomic workplace with First Place in the “Employer-Organizer of Safe Work” competition. In addition, the Silesia Chamber of Commerce in Opole honors the RUST brand with the “Innovation” award.

2005

The business newspapers “Puls Biznesu” and “ERA Business” award Mebel RUST the title of Gazelle of Business for 2004, thereby gaining membership in the elite Business Gazelle Club—the group of the most dynamically developing companies in Poland.

2006

Continued progress and development lead the RUST company to start work on a new expansion. The company Headquarters is enlarged by creating a new office building and an additional production plant.

2006

The RUST Brand receives THE BEST IN POLAND consumer award in recognition of a high evaluation of the product and a high level of service.

2007

The RUST Brand receives the Market Leader award for the best service of “comprehensive kitchen arrangements” in Poland.

2008

The RUST company invests in modern technology and increases production capacity, creating additional production plants with state-of-the-art machinery, such as fully automated varnishing robots and a veneering center.

2009

The reputation of the Mebel RUST brand continues to grow in the Polish market. The company is honored with the Euro Leader Award in the category of “Kitchen Cabinets”. The company introduces a kitchen collection for customers seeking impeccable quality and timeless elegance at an affordable price.

2010

The RUST company is recognized as a leader of innovative solutions. It receives the POLWOOD award for investment of the year in the furniture industry.

2012

Mebel RUST strengthens it’s leadership position and reputation for innovation and design. New Collections with original solutions are launched, which set the direction of trends in the premium brands segment.

2012

The R-collection is award first place in the DREAM KITCHEN competition at the International Fair in Szczecin.

2013

Mebel RUST introduces a new product to the R-collection. Rust has the best teams of kitchen interior designers in Poland, it has advanced technology available to professional staff, and implements the latest designs from the RUST R5 collection. on.

2014

Mebel RUST is awarded the “Company Worthy of Recommendation” certificate for professionalism in action and outstanding professionalism in the provision of services in the design, manufacture, and installation of kitchen furniture of the highest quality.

2015

RUST partners with the Swiss KITCHOO company, which designs compact kitchens for small spaces. As the main partner of Mebel RUST, KITCHOO is responsible for the production and quality of the mini kitchens. Designers at KITCHOO and Mebel RUST create new solutions to meet the needs of customers looking for a solution in the MINI kitchens market segment. n.

2015

Mebel RUST opens its first kitchen studio in Dubai. The studio exhibits the latest collections, with their stunning design and attention to every detail.

2016

In January, Mebel RUST, with its partner WITT KITCHEN, presents its products at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, which is the largest Kitchen exhibition fair in North America.

2016

As the premier Polish Kitchen company, RUST participates in the most important event in the industry: the EuroCucina exhibition at the Salone del Mobile fair in Milan. At EuroCucina RUST shows its new production concept—the R8 and RS6 collections. These kitchen interior collections are personalized designs arranged using furniture from the R6 collection, which RUST created in cooperation with the well-known art and design historian Dr. Krystyna Łuczak-Surówka of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

2016

The RUST Brand wins the top prize in the DESIGN FOR CONNOISSEURS competition organized by the magazine “Dobre Wnętrze” (“Good Interior”) for its COLLECTION R-collection RS6 kitchen interior design.

2016

Mebel RUST and KITCHOO jointly create the Kitchoo K5 kitchen model, which has its premiere presentation at the EuroCucina exhibition in Milan.

2017

The RUST company participates in the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando. This prestigious event has showcased the latest products, technologies, and trends in the field of kitchen and bath for more than 50 years.

2017

In April the Mebel RUST company in cooperation with the Swiss brand KITCHOO take part in the K + B Design fair in London, where they premiere the new Kitchoo K7 and K5 collections.

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