Two new GA2000 robots for robotised glazing of WCs have been started up in the Mettlach facility.
The German group posted revenue of 853.1 million euros (+2%) and 7.6% growth in EBIT. The Bathroom and Wellness division performed strongly while the Tableware division saw a decline.
As of 2018, Villeroy & Boch will cease collaborating with TOTO and shift to direct distribution in North America. The group is planning to invest US $20 million in its Mexican factory.
The German group has posted growth in consolidated revenue and EBIT both in 2016 and in the first quarter of 2017. In 2017 it aims to increase revenue by 3-5% and EBIT by between 5% and 10%.
Two GA 2000 robots for sanitaryware preparation, glazing and finishing with sanitising and anti-scale functions have been started up.
Kale Group, Villeroy & Boch and Gloria Ceramics have confirmed the validity of the Kryo system from Smac and have expanded their existing machinery with new installations.
Germany-based multinational reported revenue growth for the fifth year in succession to reach 766.3 million euros.