The ACIMAC Members’ Meeting unanimously elected Paolo Mongardi as the association’s new chairman for the two-year period 2020-2022. Luca Bazzani (System Ceramics), Bruno Bettelli (I-Tech) and Paolo Lamberti (Tecnografica) were elected as the three vice chairmen. Lamberti will take over as chairman from Mongardi in two years’ time.
According to the preliminary figures published by the Acimac Research Department, the sector’s turnover has fallen to 1.8 billion euros in 2019 (17.5% down on 2018). Investments in Italy are slowing.
The decline in investments in the construction sector in many countries worldwide has also affected manufacturers of capital goods for the ceramic industry. The industry’s revenue has fallen by 3.5% to 2.1 billion euros. Exports have been the worst hit with a 4.3% decline.
At the exhibition CICEE in Foshan, the excellence of Italian ceramic technology will be showcased for the very first time in an entire 10,000 square metre hall.
According to the preliminary figures published by the Acimac Research Department, the sector’s turnover has stabilised at 2 million euros. Exports have fallen while the Italian market has remained steady thanks to the Industry 4.0 programme.
The sector’s turnover reached 2.2 billion euros in 2017, 10.3% up on 2016.
The 5th edition of “Financial statement analysis of world manufacturers of machinery for the ceramic and brick industries” (by Acimac Research Department) examines the economic and financial figures of 188 companies operating worldwide.
From 7 to 9 March the ACIMAC and ITA collective will be showcasing Italian technological excellence at the exhibition Indian Ceramics in Gujarat. The event will also host an Italian technology focus day entitled "The latest innovations in Italian technologies".
According to the preliminary figures published by the Acimac Research Department, the sector’s turnover has risen by 9% to 2.2 million euros. The Industry 4.0 Plan tax incentives are driving investments in Italy (+21.5%).
All-time record turnover driven by growth in both the Italian domestic market (+4.5%) and exports (+1.6%). Strong outlook for the current year with first quarter turnover growth of 13.3%.
The new Acimac’s study shows a significant growth in EBITDA and net profits. The best performances were posted by companies with turnovers of between 10 and 40 million € and in the fields of digital decoration and finishing machines.
Hyper-amortisation drives sales of innovative technologies in the domestic market. Exports are stable. Total turnover up by +13.3%.