Turkuaz Seramik, the second largest Turkish sanitaryware manufacturer, closed 2017 with a turnover of 45 million euros (+12.5% on 2016) and a production of 2.5 million pieces.
The Algerian ceramic producer has begun sanitaryware production through technical collaboration with S.R.C. Engineering.
Firemat will use a casting method to produce refractories for firing sanitaryware, tableware and glass.
Installation of a fourth kiln is already planned in facility in 10th of Ramadan City.
Ceramica Globo has won the Design Excellence in Lazio Award, while its Display washbasin designed by GamFratesi has been selected for the ADI Design Index 2017.
Marcheluzzo Ceramics chose Asean Ceramics (Bangkok) as the venue for launching its technology offerings for sanitaryware production in Thailand.
The Great Wall Group member company has received two new HWS shuttle kilns and a TWS tunnel kiln to ensure its success in the high-end ceramic sanitaryware market.
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.
By the end of 2018, Italcer aims at a greater expansion of its brands’ portfolio, landing in the US with a 4.0 industry and realizing other significant acquisitions.
The sanitaryware plant manufacturer has boosted its sales network in the Far East and taken part in major trade shows in China and Thailand.
Eight AVM150 casting plants are already in operation at the factory in Bozüyük, Turkey.
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%.