CEVISAMA is the International Exhibition for Architectural Ceramics, Bathroom and Kitchen Equipment, Natural Stone, Raw Materials, Glazes, Frits and Machinery (Used in even years) which will be held from 7 to 11 February 2022.
Preliminary estimates point to 2020 sales of between -1% and +2% of the 2019 figure thanks to exports to the USA, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia and the UAE
Turnover totalled €1,256 million (down 5.3% on 2019), of which 70.5% was generated by exports (-5.9%). The Spanish market recovered more quickly, closing 2020 at -3.7%.
The industry has finally seen a return to positive territory in Q3 2020 with turnover up 0.6% on the same period in 2019. In September sales saw strong 8.8% growth.
June sales fell by 24.4% compared to June 2019, a 20 percentage point recovery respect to the -40% registered in the 2 previous months
Sales figures for May (-42% on May 2019) were worse than the already poor results for April (-40%)
Orders were almost halved in April. ANFFECC calls for urgent economic measures to guarantee liquidity for businesses
The Spanish ceramic tile industry recorded a 4% growth in turnover in 2019 to 3,740 million euros, thanks to the strong performances both on the domestic market (+8) and on the exports markets (+3%). Production fell to 503 million sq.m (-5%)
The Spanish ceramic group plans to build two new production lines, a logistics centre and a showroom, beginning with a 30 million euro investment in 2020.
Fercig España, which started up in Elda, Alicante in 2018, has opened a new showroom space.
The well-known producer of Neolith slabs will adopt an innovative system for recovering powders from shaping lines.