The new squaring machines allow for greater control of grinding wheel wear as well as a more correct material removal.
An I-Glaze system has been supplied to Ceramiche Mariner, while Coem and Samca Floor (South Africa) have adopted I-Nkfiller.
The UK multinational is expanding its presence in the ceramic sector, where it already operates with Ceramica Serra in Italy and Keraben and Saloni in Spain.
Nuova Riwal Ceramiche is due to start up its third Easy Color Boost line in September.
The number of LGVs supplied by Sacmi to the ultramodern Duravit factory in Chongqing reaches 13. A new robotised glazing cell has also been started up.
The strong revenue growth of 2018 enabled the company to pursue an intense investment programme involving the production and design departments.
With the acquisition of Micro, a specialist producer of technical porcelain mosaic, the group now owns four brands along with Terratinta Ceramiche, Ceramica Magica and Sartoria.
The company, partly owned by Inter Ser, has doubled its revenue generated from advanced solutions for real-time location and tracking.
The new line, complete with Creadigit BS digital printers, will begin operation by October in the new Marco Polo factory in Jiangxi.
For its new factory in Anyang, China, Belite Ceramics has chosen the best Sacmi technology for digital decoration of high-end ceramic floor tiles.
BMR has further strengthened its leadership in Mexico with major new orders from the country’s top ceramic companies.