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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.

Modula opens new branch in Singapore

Modula opens new branch in Singapore

Modula South East will work alongside the Chinese facility in providing sales and technical support to the Asian market.

System Electronics launches a new production hub

System Electronics launches a new production hub

System Electronics, the System Ceramics business unit specialising in industrial electronics, recently opened a new state-of-the-art production facility. The goal is to make it an international centre of excellence.

Premier Lab starts up in Spain

Premier Lab starts up in Spain

The new centre dedicated to training and innovation in the field of ceramic surface finishing has been in operation in Alcora since September 2019.

Ceramics China 2020 has been postponed

Ceramics China 2020 has been postponed

The fair, which was originally scheduled from 26 to 29 May, will be held at a later date yet to be decided.

Lakos takes over from Zeidler at Norddeutsche Steingut

Lakos takes over from Zeidler at Norddeutsche Steingut

Alexander Lakos has been appointed to the German company’s executive board. He takes over from Stefan Zeidler, who will be retiring on 31 March.

Canadian ceramic tile market drops

Canadian ceramic tile market drops

In 2019, Canadian ceramic tile consumption registered a further decrease, declining by 11.2% to 35.3 million sq.m

Smaltochimica to produce sanitising gels for donation to hospitals

Smaltochimica to produce sanitising gels for donation to hospitals

The first large batches will be produced by mid-April and donated to hospitals in Bergamo and Sassuolo.