30 March - 2 April 2021
The Spanish group is transferring its ceramic expertise to the building materials sector. It has already launched major projects involving the digital decoration of concrete and fibre cement.
Cosmec will install two new drying lines alongside the six existing lines, to achieve a daily production of 1,030 tonnes of hollow bricks,
Construction spending grew by 4,7% in 2020. Total new home starts tot up 1.38 million homes (+7%), the highest annual level since 2006
One of the world's biggest and most advanced for this product type, the new plant was supplied by Sacmi and produces ventilated facades and extruded porcelain steps.
The Italian ceramic machinery and equipment manufacturers have responded to Confindustria’s call to help create a map of potential “community factory” sites
The Italian ceramic machinery and equipment manufacturers will head to Russia to promote Italian-made products
Sales of ceramic machinery and equipment improve. The MECS-Acimac research department observed a 10.6% fall in the final quarter of 2020. Causes of concern include rising prices of raw materials and components and maritime freight rates.
According to the preliminary figures compiled by MECS-Acimac Research Department, the sector’s year-end turnover stands at €1,470 million (15% down on 2019).