In 2016 the turnover of the Spanish ceramic tile industry grew by 7% to 3.3 billion euros while the tile production reached 492 million sq.m (+12%).
By the summer of this year the company will start up a new complete line commissioned from Sacmi Heavy Clay, which it will use to produce a wide range of products in very small and very large sizes.
Baldocer, MYR, Cicogres, STN, Tierra Atomizada and Compacglass are amongst the companies that have chosen the most innovative solutions from SITI B&T Group.
The Alfa de Oro 2017 awards were announced and presented on the evening of Monday 20 February at Cevisama.
721 companies from the ceramic sector, including 511 Spanish companies and 210 foreign brands from a total of 38 countries, will be gathering at Feria Valencia from 20 to 24th February 2017.
All the machines in the Group’s range have performed well, including the Continua+ technology supplied to Baldocer and Sacmi-NuovaFima handling solutions. The biggest customer acquired in 2016 was Pamesa Group.
The Spanish branch of Emar Impianti was opened in Castellón in November.
Azulmed, Bestile, Compacglass and Mimas adopt the Formigine-based Group’s high-productivity technologies for large-format ceramic panel production.
Sacmi Heavy Clay expands the Spanish producer’s roof tile production plant.
Spanish tile industry closed 2015 with a turnover growth of +6%. +10% the growth of domestic market and +5% for exports.
The Spanish tile industry maintained its recovery through 2014 and the first half of 2015, again driven by exports.
Despite the Spanish ceramic tile industry continued its recovery in 2014, also thanks to exports, Ascer President, Isidro Zarzoso, doesn't conceal his concern for present situation.