With the start-up of the fourth production line in its facility in Bozüyük, Turkey, VitrA has reached a total capacity of 5.6 million pieces/year.
Two new GA2000 robots for robotised glazing of WCs have been started up in the Mettlach facility.
Two new sales branches have been opened in Bangkok and Monterrey to serve the Southeast Asian and Central and South American markets.
The services meet the need of sanitaryware producers to reconcile aesthetic quality, commercial needs and production constraints. ReCaP is based on collaboration with Imerys
The first complete supply for the Laufen (Roca Group) factory in the Czech Republic.
The new facility near Istanbul will host an automated Sacmi casting cell featuring two robot-assisted AVM machines.
Following the acquisition of Ceramica Cielo in 2017, Mittel continues its growth in the designer bathroom furnishing sector to create a more than 65-million-euro hub in the Civita Castellana cluster.
In 2018 Geberit posted consolidated sales of CHF 3,081 million (+5.9%), 5.7% growth in EBITDA and net income of CHF 626 million (+3.7%). It has also performed strongly in the first quarter of 2019.
The new kiln has been in operation in the Kohler factory in Brazil for about 16 months, where it has reduced levels of consumption by around 20-25%.
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.
Ege has boosted the production of medium- and high-end WCs with the start-up of 4 new Sacmi casting cells, each equipped with 2 AVMs and robot assisted.
The new casting machine for large-scale production of quality sanitaryware has been successfully tested and started up.