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The Italian ceramic industry has already lost 350 million euros in sales

The Italian ceramic industry has already lost 350 million euros in sales

Confindustria Ceramica announces the final figures for 2019 and makes an initial assessment of the impact of the health emergency on the tile industry

BMR starts up the new Del Conca USA line remotely

BMR starts up the new Del Conca USA line remotely

The new Top Squadra Dry 4.0 system commissioned by Del Conca USA from BMR has been started up remotely within the agreed deadline.

Sacmi secures its position in 2019 and looks to a 'digital' future

Sacmi secures its position in 2019 and looks to a 'digital' future

Despite the slowdown in global demand, especially in ceramics, 2019 saw Sacmi maintain its market shares.

Dry super-polishing porcelain tile treatments

Dry super-polishing porcelain tile treatments

With its SuperShine technology, BMR innovates the stage subsequent to ceramic tile lapping

Silver-treated bactericidal tiles

Silver-treated bactericidal tiles

Metco is launching its Nobacter05 surface treatment onto the global market. This solution halts the proliferation of colonies of microorganisms.

Chinese tile exports in free fall

Chinese tile exports in free fall

In 2019 Chinese ceramic tile exports registered the sixth yearly decrease, falling by 9.8% to 770 million sq.m

The Phase 2 of the ceramic industry

The Phase 2 of the ceramic industry

Ceramic tile manufacturers, colour and glaze companies and machinery and plant suppliers are all back to work counting on their respective competitive factors to overcome a challenging situation.

Mohawk Industries’s first quarter results

Mohawk Industries’s first quarter results

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted on Q1 sales, dropping 6.4% to $2.3 billion. the Global Ceramic Segment saw a similar year-on-year decline in sales.

I-Tech launches Intellytile BS

I-Tech launches Intellytile BS

Intellytile BS is the newly launched artificial vision system from I-Tech for quality control and graphic inspection of large unfired ceramic tiles up to a maximum size of 160x320 cm. This

Sacmi completes the first 4.0 ‘virtual start-up’ at Belite Ceramics

Sacmi completes the first 4.0 ‘virtual start-up’ at Belite Ceramics

Sacmi has successfully dealt with the unprecedented challenge of its first remote start-up of a complete, automated line, which has started production at Belite Ceramics, in China

US tile imports fell sharply in the first quarter

US tile imports fell sharply in the first quarter

With China’s exit from the market, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Brazil and the newcomers saw increases in sales

Lamosa, first signs of a slowdown

Lamosa, first signs of a slowdown

After posting growth in revenues and margins in 2019, the Mexican group Lamosa reported the first minus signs in its Q1 2020 results as the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic began to kick in.