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Cevisama 2019 opens today in Valencia

Cevisama 2019 opens today in Valencia

From 28th January to 1st February Cevisama will host 793 exhibitors, with manufacturers showing the most innovative designs in the ceramic tile, bathroom and natural stone industries.

Xaar 2001+ printheads confirm their appeal

Xaar 2001+ printheads confirm their appeal

Fine details and strong colours are amongst the key characteristics of the Xaar printheads.

Surfaces Lab opens facility in Spain

Surfaces Lab opens facility in Spain

A second Surfaces Lab has been opened in Onda (Castellón). Like the Italian facility, it allows companies to experiment with the latest innovations in the field of surface finishing and treatment.

Unicera 2019 to be held in Istanbul from 5 to 9 February

Unicera 2019 to be held in Istanbul from 5 to 9 February

Unicera, one of the largest international ceramics, bathroom and kitchen exhibitions, will be held at the CNR Expo centre in Istanbul from 5 to 9 February 2019.

World sanitaryware exports and imports

World sanitaryware exports and imports

Acimac Research Dept. updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware imports/exports flows. Following a two-year period of total stability, sanitaryware exports resumed their upward trend in 2017 reaching 3.1 million tonnes, with a 5.4% growth compared to 2016.

Spare parts and assistance, all on-line at SACMI S.P.A.C.E.

Spare parts and assistance, all on-line at SACMI S.P.A.C.E.

The new portal offers a new, advanced package of services: from user manuals to support, training and personalised technical, sales and administrative services.

Marazzi: Products, services and new competitive strategies

Marazzi: Products, services and new competitive strategies

Mauro Vandini (Marazzi Group) comments the evolution of the Italian ceramic tile industry in 2018, facing a general slowdown of the markets and the growing Spanish competition.

Growth stalls for Italian tiles

Growth stalls for Italian tiles

After five years of uninterrupted growth, the Italian ceramic tile industry experienced a downturn in 2018 with production, sales and exports all seeing falls of between 2% and 3%.

Coesia acquires majority stake in System’s ceramics business

Coesia acquires majority stake in System’s ceramics business

The operation announced on 31 July last year was concluded on 14 January. Coesia has acquired 60% of System’s ceramics business through the new company System Ceramics.

The US Market and what to expect in 2019

The US Market and what to expect in 2019

Joseph Lundgren Consulting analyses the signs of a possible deceleration of growth of the housing market.

LB supplies new dry mortar plant to Turkey

LB supplies new dry mortar plant to Turkey

Xella has commissioned LB to supply a new dry mortar production plant for installation in the Ytong facility in Istanbul.

Peronda makes major investment in the full-digital process with System technologies

Peronda makes major investment in the full-digital process with System technologies

The equipment supplied by System for the factory in Onda includes a number of Creadigit units for single-pass inkjet printing.