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Alteo opens a new branch in India

Alteo opens a new branch in India

To support its market growth in India, Alteo has announced the opening of its new branch Alteo India Aluminas Private Ltd. in Mumbai.

Surfaces Group acquires International Chips

Surfaces Group acquires International Chips

The acquisition expands the Surfaces Group’s range of consumables for the ceramics, stone, glass and mechanical industries.

Positive results for Interceramic in 2018, but below expectations

Positive results for Interceramic in 2018, but below expectations

According to Victor D. Almeida (Chairman & CEO of the Mexican Group) the US market should offer good opportunities for growth in 2019 and over the coming years.

Paolo Mularoni (Del Conca USA): “The US launch of our new large slabs will be at Coverings”

Paolo Mularoni (Del Conca USA): “The US launch of our new large slabs will be at Coverings”

Despite the moderate contraction in sales, in 2018 Del Conca USA invested in the expansion of the range with new technical products aimed at the commercial construction sector.

Cesar Cardenas (Vitromex): “2019 will be a year of growth in the USA”

Cesar Cardenas (Vitromex): “2019 will be a year of growth in the USA”

The Mexican Group’s CEO confirms good progress last year, as well as a growing interest of the US customers for Vitromex USA’s ceramic tile range.

Federica Minozzi (Iris Ceramica Group) confirms a strong growth in the U.S. commercial building segments

Federica Minozzi (Iris Ceramica Group) confirms a strong growth in the U.S. commercial building segments

With an investment of almost $70 million, StonePeak (Crossville) started up the production of 300x150 cm porcelain slabs with various thicknesses.

Emilio Mussini (Panariagroup): "The outlook for 2019 on the US market is moderately optimistic"

Emilio Mussini (Panariagroup):

The Italian group (in the USA with Florida Tile) is confident that their US Business Unit will see moderate growth this year after a disappointing 2018.

BMR at Coverings 2019

BMR at Coverings 2019

From April 9 to 12 BMR will take part at Coverings with its latest technologies for the finishing process of ceramic tiles.

Gianni Mattioli (Dal-Tile Corporation/Mohawk Industries): "We continue to innovate and expand our product mix"

Gianni Mattioli (Dal-Tile Corporation/Mohawk Industries):

Mohawk Group has launched the new Panoramic Porcelain Slabs, and started a new plant in Tennessee for the production of Quartz Slabs.

Eric Astrachan (TCNA): “In 2019 we expect similar market results as last year”

Eric Astrachan (TCNA): “In 2019 we expect similar market results as last year”

According to TCNA forecasts, in 2019 overall sales of US ceramic tiles will be flat or experience low, single-digit growth.

Italian ceramic machinery on display at Coverings in Orlando

Italian ceramic machinery on display at Coverings in Orlando

Acimac is leading a group of Italian companies showcasing the latest ceramic industry technologies at Coverings.

SITI B&T Group posts growth in turnover and margins

SITI B&T Group posts growth in turnover and margins

Margins see double-digit growth: EBITDA +12% and Group net profit +39%. Export share reaches 88% of turnover.