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Ladrillos Lark to double capacity

Ladrillos Lark to double capacity

Peruvian company Ladrillos Lark is projecting to double the capacity of its facility in Chiclayo. Work is scheduled to begin in 2021.

Italy resumes production

Italy resumes production

The Italian ceramic industry, considered a sector of “strategic importance as it is strongly export-oriented” has been given the go-ahead to resume production activities as of 27 April.

Gruppo Sanitari Italia invests in new automation from Sacmi

Gruppo Sanitari Italia invests in new automation from Sacmi

The Viterbo-based company has installed a new automatic siphon glazing unit and the sixth Sacmi AVM to improve the efficiency of automation, piece handling and process logistics

Inter Ser stays close to its employees, customers and suppliers

Inter Ser stays close to its employees, customers and suppliers

Inter Ser has carried out numerous concrete actions to continue its operations during the emergency

Socer adopts the new EFI Cretaprint 5th generation ceramic printer

Socer adopts the new EFI Cretaprint 5th generation ceramic printer

Tunisia-based ceramic company Socer expands its capacity installing the fourth EFI printer at its Chebedda Naassan factory

North American EPD for ceramic tiles has been certified for the next 5 years

North American EPD for ceramic tiles has been certified for the next 5 years

Industry-wide EPD demonstrates North American ceramic tile has a significantly lower global warming potential compared to LVT

USA: new 2020 projections for the nonresidential construction industry

USA: new 2020 projections for the nonresidential construction industry

AIA, the American Institute of Architects, has revised down the 2020 projections to an 11% decline

Forterra invests 114 million euros in the new Desford facility

Forterra invests 114 million euros in the new Desford facility

Construction of the new plant owned by Forterra, the leading UK producer of masonry products, is proceeding at full pace.

Two thirds of architecture firms report slowing or stoppage of projects due to COVID-19

Two thirds of architecture firms report slowing or stoppage of projects due to COVID-19

A new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reveals the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on architecture firms in the U.S.

Porcelanosa to resume operation on 20 April

Porcelanosa to resume operation on 20 April

Phased return to work and strict safety rules with full-scale operation to resume from April 20.

Corobrik to start up new Driefontein facility in 2020

Corobrik to start up new Driefontein facility in 2020

Corobrik, South Africa’s leading brick maker, will double the production of the Driefontein factory, reaching 100,000 pieces/year

LB wins new contracts in Bangladesh

LB wins new contracts in Bangladesh

LB’s participation in Ceramics Expo in Dhaka has led to new supply contracts with the ceramic tile producers AKIJ, DBL and SHELTEC.