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.
Two years after the acquisition of the Indian site in Morbi, Sicer has strengthened its position in Spain with the acquisition of the Cerfrit production facility.
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.