Top 13 wall panel manufacturers

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

In recent years, more and more Russian homeowners prefer special panels for wall decoration. This building material allows you to revitalize the interior, carry out installation work yourself, save money during repairs. Today, there are products from different manufacturers on the domestic market. They differ in material, shape, price, etc. To choose the most suitable wall panels for a particular room, you should heed the recommendations of experts.

How to choose wall panels

  1. Types of wall panels. Most often, buyers are faced with three types of wall panels. Rack products are produced in the form of strips 240-370 cm long, 12.5-30 cm wide, 8-12 mm thick. Such a finish is best suited for small spaces, the connection of individual elements occurs by means of spikes and grooves. Tiled panels are made in the form of squares measuring 30-98 cm. Such elements are fixed with glue or clamps. With their help, it is possible to create unique drawings. The largest are sheet panels. They reach overall dimensions from 1.22 to 2.44 m. It is best to use this finish in large rooms, installation takes place in the shortest possible time.
  2. Base material. All decorative panels consist of a base and a cover. The most popular are PVC products. They are lightweight, affordable and moisture resistant. Fibreboard panels made on the basis of wood fiber sheets are considered to be convenient to use. The outer surface is covered with a decorative foil. MDF has become a popular material not only for making furniture, but also for decorating walls. A distinctive feature of this material is heat and sound resistance. Gypsum elements are considered one of the most environmentally friendly panels. They bring zest to the interior, while at an affordable price. Exclusive indoor design allows for cork. This material combines lightness and environmental friendliness, it keeps warm well and does not transmit sounds. Only in humid rooms, cork panels should not be installed.
  3. Installation methods. When purchasing wall panels, it is important to consider how they are attached. If the base has a perfectly flat surface, then you can use a special adhesive or liquid nails. Mounting hardware is considered a reliable mounting option, but often requires a lathing device.

We have selected 13 of the best wall panel manufacturers for our review. Their products are widely represented in the Russian retail network; they received high marks from experts and positive feedback from users.

Which is better tile or wall panel

Cladding type

Advantages

disadvantages

Tile

+ strength and durability

+ resistance to moisture and temperature extremes

+ environmental friendliness

+ fire safety

– high price

– complex and lengthy installation

– simple design

Wall panel

+ affordable price

+ rich assortment of patterns and textures

+ simple and quick installation

+ light load on the wall

– low resistance to moisture (with rare exceptions)

– limited service life

– not all materials are environmentally friendly

Rating of the best manufacturers of wall panels

Nomination a place manufacturer rating
Best PVC Wall Panels 1 Forte 4.9
2 Venta 4.8
3 Deceuninck 4.7
4 Vek PVC panels 4.6
5 Shanghai Zhuan 4.5
6 Green Line 4.4
7 Aquaton 4.4
8 Vivaldi 4.4
Best MDF Wall Panels 1 Aplast 4.8
Best gypsum wall panels 1 Artpole 4.9
Best Cork Wall Panels 1 Egen 4.9
The best fiberboard wall panels 1 DPI 4.6
2 Isotex 4.5

Best PVC Wall Panels

PVC wall panels are widely used. Due to their moisture resistance, they can be used in all heated rooms, as well as in some buildings without heating. The experts praised the products of the following brands.

Forte

Rating: 4.9

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The leading European manufacturer of PVC wall panels is the Italian company Forte. For the high quality of products and a rich assortment, experts gave the brand first place in our rating. To achieve stable quality, the company was allowed by advanced equipment, strict selection of raw materials and strict control at every stage of the production chain. Domestic consumers can choose from two collections of finishing materials, where there are about 20 different colors. In addition to wall panels, the company produces accordion doors, as well as sliding curtains for showers and bathrooms.

Users praise the quality of the wall panels, a wide range of decors, and durability. The only disadvantages are the high price.

Advantages

  • high quality;
  • a wide range of colors;
  • durability;
  • stylish design.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Venta

Rating: 4.8

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Since 1993 the Belgian company Venta has been working on the European market of building materials. The brand has become a leading manufacturer of PVC wall panels. The firm's clients include consumers not only from Europe, but also from the American continents and the countries of the former USSR. Since 2003, a branch of a Belgian company has been operating in the Moscow region, which is equipped with modern equipment and high-quality raw materials. Thanks to the location of the production site in our country, we managed to find the best combination of price and quality.

Russian consumers praise the products for their affordable prices and beautiful appearance. The brand failed to bypass the leader of the rating due to the fragility of thin panels. Therefore, the material must be cut with extreme care.

Advantages

  • affordable price;
  • easy installation;
  • beautiful appearance;
  • color retention over time.

disadvantages

  • thin panels break easily.

Deceuninck

Rating: 4.7

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Another Belgian concern is in the top three of our ranking. The Deceuninck Group was founded in 1937, having won the trust and loyalty of consumers from different countries. Today the company has 14 production sites, 22 warehouses and 3,600 employees. In our country, the interests of the manufacturer are represented by the Deceuninck Rus Ltd. division. The experts highly appreciated the socially responsible approach to the production of PVC products. The brand is synonymous with sustainability, energy efficiency and innovation. In 2018, the products of the concern became a laureate in the “Energy Efficiency” category at the “Innovations in Construction” exhibition.

Those consumers who have purchased exterior finishing systems celebrate the beauty and functionality of the finishing. Users attribute the high price to the disadvantages of the product.

Advantages

  • environmental friendliness;
  • energy efficiency;
  • beautiful appearance;
  • ease of use.

disadvantages

  • high price.

Vek PVC panels

Rating: 4.6

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The largest Russian manufacturer of PVC panels is Vek LLC. The company specializes in the production of interior decoration materials. Plastic is environmentally friendly, it does not emit toxic substances. The production chain uses German, Italian and Russian films, which have been certified and have the required qualities. To give an aesthetic appearance, imitation printing is used, and the uniqueness of the interior is ensured by author's developments.

The experts highly appreciated the two-layer varnish coating of the panels, which is resistant to mechanical stress. The users liked the affordable price, elegant appearance. But the fragility and persistent smell did not allow the brand to take a prize in the ranking.

Advantages

  • affordable price;
  • beautiful appearance;
  • rich selection of colors and textures;
  • ease of maintenance.

disadvantages

  • significant were not found.

Shanghai Zhuan

Rating: 4.5

Shanghai Zhuan

One of the most hi-tech enterprises in the world that produces PVC panels is the Chinese company Shanghai Zhuan. In the company's catalog you can find sandwich panels, blinds, aluminum products, etc. The Russian consumer is already well aware of PVC wall and ceiling panels, as well as accessories for them. Experts were surprised by the variety of colors, the rich range of standard sizes. In this way, the manufacturer tries to meet the requirements of any client. At the same time, the model range is constantly updated, today panels with a 3D image, with holographic paintings imitating mosaics, have appeared on the market.

The brand takes its rightful place in the ranking, losing out to the leaders in the quality and environmental friendliness of products.

Advantages

  • high-tech production;
  • spectacular design;
  • constant updating of the lineup;
  • acceptable price.

disadvantages

  • the smell of plastic;
  • inaccurate dimensions.

Green Line

Rating: 4.4

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In the Russian city of Kolchugino, the production of plastic panels under the Green Line trademark is located. The combination of many years of experience and modern equipment allows to create high quality products. The manufacturer uses only environmentally friendly raw materials from Europe and the USA that do not support combustion. Experts refer to the strengths of the panels as 100% moisture resistance, good sound insulation, and a wide range. With the help of UV printing technology, unique designs and logos can be applied to products.

Users praise the reliability and workmanship. There are complaints about the tonality of panels from the same series, it is not always possible to find the required dimensions.

Advantages

  • environmental friendliness;
  • moisture resistance;
  • UV printing;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • the tone of the panels from the same series is different;
  • poor assortment of standard sizes.

Aquaton

Rating: 4.4

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The production company Aquaton has been working in the domestic construction market for more than 16 years. The company produces a wide range of PVC and fiberboard finishing materials. The plant in the Kursk region produces moisture-resistant panels, plastic products with an acrylic coating, 3D effect, etc. The manufacturer managed to achieve a combination of lightness and strength due to the PVC foaming technology. The presence of modern equipment allows you to accurately imitate stone, tiles or wood. To prevent the image from being washed off for many years, the surface is covered with a protective layer of waterproof varnish. Wall panels can be mounted using glue or staples (in the case of lathing).

Positive consumer reviews allowed the brand to be included in our rating.

Advantages

  • rich assortment;
  • ease;
  • strength;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • unpleasant odor;
  • inaccurate dimensions.

Vivaldi

Rating: 4.4

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The history of the Vivaldi enterprise began 30 years ago, the first production site was built in Taiwan. In 2010, products with this trademark began to be produced in Russia. The experts included the brand in our rating for the unique design of textured films, fire safety and durability. Wall panels have a Russian certificate of conformity and meet strict hygienic requirements. The advantages of the Vivaldi finishing material include moisture resistance, versatility, ease of installation, and an affordable price.

Users are satisfied with the quality of panels, stylish appearance, ease of use. The disadvantages of the brand include a modest color palette, a small assortment of standard sizes, and the lack of additional items on sale.

Advantages

  • versatility of installation;
  • moisture resistance;
  • durability;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • few colors;
  • small selection of standard sizes.

Best MDF Wall Panels

The area of ​​application of MDF wall panels is limited to dry warm rooms. They can help make the room warmer and quieter. The specialists liked the products of one brand the most.

Aplast

Rating: 4.8

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A wide range of finishing materials is produced by the production and trading company Aplast. Domestic consumers are offered products made of PVC, MDF, HDF. The experts were especially interested in MDF wall panels. Decorative sheet materials feature precise imitations of wood, brick and masonry. The manufacturer managed to achieve this effect due to embossing. There are special overlays for connecting individual panels into a single composition. Interior MDF panels will help you decorate your kitchen with style. High-gloss kitchen aprons with embossed and shimmery effect are new to the brand.

Users are satisfied with the combination of quality and affordable prices, spectacular appearance, ease of installation and operation.

Advantages

  • high-quality manufacturing;
  • unique decor;
  • affordable price;
  • ease of care.

disadvantages

  • low moisture resistance.

Best gypsum wall panels

The high popularity of plasterboard finishes has made gypsum-based wall panels in demand in our country. Durability and reliability are complemented by environmental friendliness, as noted by the experts.

Artpole

Rating: 4.9

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Artpole 3D panels have become a new extraordinary project in the world of design. The company focused on the production of gypsum wall coverings. They attract users with seamless connection, environmental friendliness and non-flammability. Today, the consumer is offered various design options, accessories are specially developed to order. High quality of products is ensured by strict control at every stage of production. The products were appreciated not only in our country, but also in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine. The brand is included in our rating for high-quality and stylish products, which are sold at affordable prices.

Users are completely satisfied with the design, ease of installation, seamless connection, fire safety and excellent sound insulation properties.

Advantages

  • unique design;
  • excellent quality;
  • acceptable price;
  • fire safety.

disadvantages

  • not found.

Best Cork Wall Panels

Until recently, cork was an exotic material for Russia. Today, cork wall panels are increasingly found in interiors. The leading position in this segment is held by the Portuguese brand.

Egen

Rating: 4.9

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Since 1999, the Portuguese company Egen has been producing finishing materials. Cork wall panels are of particular interest to domestic consumers. But the assortment is not limited to one type of finishing materials, the company produces ceramic tiles and sanitary ware. Experts note the high level of quality that meets the requirements of international standards. Among the consumers there are serious companies from Central and Eastern Europe. The brand got into our rating not only for its excellent quality, but also for a wide selection of textures and colors.

Users praise Egen cork wall panels for their warm and cozy indoor atmosphere, unique design and environmental friendliness. The disadvantages include only the high price.

Advantages

  • high-quality manufacturing;
  • environmental friendliness;
  • unique design;
  • rich assortment of textures and colors.

disadvantages

  • high price.

The best fiberboard wall panels

Low cost and ease of installation attract consumers' attention to fiberboard wall panels. The sheets can be attached directly to the base or to the crate. But experts do not recommend using them for wet rooms. Here are the best manufacturers in this segment.

DPI

Rating: 4.6

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The American DPI brand is well known all over the world. The manufacturer specializes in the production of fiberboard wall panels. The company managed to occupy a leading position in the domestic market due to its high consumer properties and affordable prices. The assortment includes panels with original interior solutions, which allows to carry out the most daring projects of designers. Thanks to the unique technology, the consumer is offered embossed surfaces like stone, imitation of brickwork and fibrous wood texture. The experts gave the brand the first place in our rating.

DPI wall panels are praised by users for their beautiful design, high quality, practicality and reasonable price. Among the shortcomings mentioned is getting wet with prolonged contact with water.

Advantages

  • original design;
  • variety of textures and colors;
  • practicality;
  • quality workmanship.

disadvantages

  • low moisture resistance.

Isotex

Rating: 4.5

Isotex

The Skano concern sells decorative fiberboard panels under the Isotex brand on the domestic market. The manufacturer pays special attention to the safety of its products. Therefore, only natural raw materials are used in the production chain, which are combined into one whole using Finnish technology. Soft fibreboard, which is the basis of the decorative material, plays the role of heat and sound insulator. The surface of the panels is covered with washing wallpaper, they differ in a variety of colors and textures. Bonding is carried out using a water-soluble glue.

The brand occupies an honorable place in our rating for the optimal combination of price and quality. Some users complain about the fragility of the panels during installation work.

Advantages

  • environmental friendliness;
  • good thermal insulation;
  • ease of care;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • fragility.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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