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Italian construction industry: current situation and forecasts

Italian construction industry: current situation and forecasts

The 26th CRESME Outlook and Forecast Report reveals a sector-wide recovery that is expected to continue at least until 2022.

Carthago Ceramic launches major expansion plan

Carthago Ceramic launches major expansion plan

The Tunisian construction materials producer is making a 180 million euro investment.

Sacmi Deep Digital at the new showroom of Sacmi Iberica

Sacmi Deep Digital at the new showroom of Sacmi Iberica

Sacmi Iberica inaugurated its showroom in Castellon, presenting the Deep Digital line, designed for the full 4.0 digitalization and supervision of the ceramic decoration process.

Mohawk Industries: Growth in sales despite a difficult 2018

Mohawk Industries: Growth in sales despite a difficult 2018

Net sales grew to 10 billion dollars (+5%), total investments tot up 1.5 billion dollars. The Global Ceramic Division registered a 4% growth in sales to 3.55 billion dollars.

CREATIVITY DAYS, the new Tecnografica meeting

CREATIVITY DAYS, the new Tecnografica meeting

As from March 19, the design studio Tecnografica opens its doors to show how creativity inspires new materic effects.

US ceramic tile consumption slows

US ceramic tile consumption slows

US tile consumption grew just 1.2% in 2018 to about 288 million sq.m. Domestic sales of US tile dropped to 84 million sq.m, while imports rose to 205 million sq.m (+5%), mainly from China, Spain and Brazil.

Ceramiche Mariner orders valves from C.A.I.

Ceramiche Mariner orders valves from C.A.I.

The company based in Castellarano (RE) specialising in the production of valves for slip, glaze and ceramic ink dosing, has been chosen by Ceramiche Mariner to supply equipment for its new factory in Roteglia.

Medici Soluzioni Industriali moves to Fiorano Modenese

Medici Soluzioni Industriali moves to Fiorano Modenese

As of 1 April, Medici Soluzioni Industriali will join the other GMM Group companies to create a single operating and logistics centre.

Sitec (LB Group) wins major orders

Sitec (LB Group) wins major orders

Two new orders from leading groups confirm the LB group’s leadership position in the field of raw materials and body treatment.

P-Rex© and Cog-Evo©, the latest technological solutions from Poppi Clementino

P-Rex© and Cog-Evo©, the latest technological solutions from Poppi Clementino

Poppi Clementino SpA is upgrading its advanced energy recovery systems with higher performance solutions specially designed for the needs of the ceramic industry.

The U.S. housing market shows first signs of slowing

The U.S. housing market shows first signs of slowing

New home starts in the U.S. achieved 1.26 million units in 2018, but 2019 will be flat after nine consecutive years of growth.

Ege Vitrifiye makes new investments in casting with Sacmi AVM technology

Ege Vitrifiye makes new investments in casting with Sacmi AVM technology

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.