With an installed capacity already in excess of 40 million pieces/year, India is the world’s second largest sanitaryware producer. 75% of production comes from Gujarat.
Lasselsberger Group closes a good 2019, with very positive results in the raw materials division and an increase of ceramic tile sales.
The grinding plant in the Fondovalle factory has been installed with a new eco-friendly tile drying system.
Italdiamant will be presenting its latest new products at the show in Valencia, including the EvoGres and Evogres Next diamond tools for finishing large porcelain surfaces.
The closing of the transaction is expected by the summer. With the acquisition of Ferro’s Tile Coatings Business, Esmalglass will become the world leader in the ceramic glazes, inks and colours sector.
In 2019, production and sales remained stagnant at 409 million sq.m. Non-European markets saw the biggest falls, while the domestic market made a slight recovery.
Mouldless pressing for conventional tile sizes
Unveiled at the System Ceramics Open House in late September, Superfast is the world’s first and only mouldless press for the ceramic tile industry, a process innovation with advantages and levels of performance that simply cannot be matched with traditional pressing systems.
Poppi Clementino SpA: Systems for reducing SOx and NOx pollutants integrated with energy recovery plants
Founded in 1986, Poppi Clementino SpA has expanded its product range over the years to cover a variety of industrial sectors and now specialises in the fields of energy saving and filtration.
The use of nepheline in the production of matt glazes
Matt glazes give tiles a wonderfully natural look and open up endless design possibilities. But creating a matt glaze that is also functional in terms of ease of cleaning and resistance to scratching and chemicals can be very challenging.
A water-based future
For several years now, Zschimmer & Schwarz Ceramco has been pursuing an environmentally friendly vision based on a simple observation: water-based technology is the only way forward in the field of inkjet ceramic decoration.
Cutting the slab
Cutting occupies a prominent position among the technological excellence of BMR's production dedicated to ceramic tile finishing, especially considering the development of large sizes and slabs.
Special The Future of Ceramics Summit 2019
FOCUS ON: Sanitaryware & Raw Materials
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New setting machine for Meridian Brick’s Texas facility
FOCUS ON: Sustainability & Industry 4.0
Africa's development drives the ceramic market
FOCUS ON: Glazing & Decoration
FOCUS ON: Finishing & Treatment
Mariner starts up its own smart factory