Giovanni Savorani, Chairman of Confindustria Ceramica, sounds the alarm: “We are extremely concerned because the decisions taken by the Italian government to prevent the spread of the virus are harming the competitiveness of the sector.”
The fair, which was originally scheduled from 26 to 29 May, will be held at a later date yet to be decided.
Alexander Lakos has been appointed to the German company’s executive board. He takes over from Stefan Zeidler, who will be retiring on 31 March.
Consolidated revenues down to 175.1 million euros and margins in line with those of 2018. Export share up 90%.
The first large batches will be produced by mid-April and donated to hospitals in Bergamo and Sassuolo.
The event will take place from 13th to 18th April 2021 and will include all the biennial exhibitions such as EuroCucina and the International Bathroom Exhibition, along with the already scheduled Euroluce
The Russian event will return in 2021, from March 30 to April 2, in Moscow.
Founded in 2019, 2IG CORP is based in Cookeville (TN) and is the exclusive distributor for Tecno Diamant, Bi Tecnology and Cosmac.
BMR has expanded its online presence with the launch of a website for its branch in the US ceramic valley
In 2019, U.S. ceramic tile consumption declined for the first time in a decade to 273.2 million sq.m. (-5,4% on 2018). This affected both the domestic production (83 million sq,m, -4.8%) and imports (193 million sq.m, -5.5%), with China dropping by 36.4%.