Lasselsberger Group closes a good 2019, with very positive results in the raw materials division and an increase of ceramic tile sales.
Ladrillera Santafé is well known in the Latin American brick and tile market as a leading brand that has been supplying products and supporting building industry professionals since 1955.
In 2018 the company registered record economic results with revenues of 3.3 billion euros (+6% on 2017) and an EBITDA of 470 billion euros (+15%).
One year on from the merger that lead to a more efficient, integrated management of the various plants, the Thai company has reported a big improvement in profitability.
The Indian group expects a further 12-13% sales growth in volumes in the fiscal year 2020.
The Uzbek brickmaker Ohangaron Keramika is investing in new technology to increase production and improve the quality of materials while achieving higher factory efficiency.
The Tunisian construction materials producer is making a 180 million euro investment.
Mauro Vandini (Marazzi Group) comments the evolution of the Italian ceramic tile industry in 2018, facing a general slowdown of the markets and the growing Spanish competition.
The new complete plant supplied by Sacmi became operational at the end of the summer, equipped with the Continua+ technology and a full complement of downstream decoration, handling and firing solutions.
Pamesa Group’s CEO Jorge Bauset expects to close the year 2018 with a further growth of the group’s consolidated turnover, which could reach 640 million euros.
The Spanish ceramic tile manufacturer is implementing the project to convert its facility to an Industry 4.0 model.
Polish ceramic tile manufacturer Cerrad has completed the construction of a new factory for the production of large-size porcelain tiles up to 160x320 cm, the largest format available on the Polish market.