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%.
The group’s revenues grew by 1.8% in 2016. The strong performance continued in the first quarter of 2017 with EBITDA up 23.2%.
The historic Colombian tableware brand has endorsed the leadership of the Sama LPP-1-45 in the production of large sizes.
The two new high-pressure WC casting plants were supplied by Sacmi.
The top Peruvian sanitaryware manufacturer has commissioned two new automatic glazing lines with GA/OL robots complete with offline programming software.
Six air conditioning systems built by Marcheluzzo have been started up in the new casting departments of the factories located in Incesu and Kayseri.
Eighteen months after completion, the leading Portuguese producer of high-end tableware has assessed the results of its investment, reporting higher product quality, increased efficiency and cost optimisation.