Recent orders include those to Kale Group, Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola, Villeroy & Boch and Crossville.
The new and larger branch will also host the reconditioning workshop for squaring spindles and honing heads.
Mohawk Industries’s record figures for 2016 results includes sales of $9.0 billion, operating income of $1.3 billion and EBITDA of $1.7 billion. Q1 2017 showed a further growth, with net sales up 2%.
Strengthened by steady growth in the housing and construction markets, the U.S. economy continued to expand in 2016, helping lift the U.S. ceramic tile market to a seventh straight year of growth.
Tyrolit has strengthened the presence of its ceramic division in the USA with an expanded distribution centre in Oswego, Illinois.
The partnership with Rankin USA will enable the Italian and American companies to supply the widest range of parts and components to the American ceramic industry and guarantee rapid, high-quality deliveries.
For the new Daltile factory in Mexico SITI B&T will supply a spray dryer, mills and high-energy efficiency Titanium kilns, as well as an Ancora finishing line.
New treatment plants have been started up in Italy, USA, Mexico and Bangladesh.
The Certech Group’s new US branch will be opened in October in Lebanon, Tennessee.
The new GMM USA branch, offering a spare parts warehouse and a 24/7 specialist support team, will open in October in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The US ceramic tile manufacturer recently commissioned TG Mac Glazing System to supply two new glazing lines for its facility in Dickson, Tennessee.
Following the initial investment of 50 million dollars in the facility in Loudon, Tennessee, in 2014, the company is set to inject a further 30 million dollars to double its production capacity from 3 to 6 million sq.m/ year.