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Ugrakeram doubles capacity with SACMI-Riedhammer

Ugrakeram doubles capacity with SACMI-Riedhammer

The Russian company Ugrakeram, a leading sanitaryware manufacturer belonging to the Roca Group, has started up a new shuttle kiln produced by Riedhammer (Sacmi Group).

Witgert invests in a new warehouse

Witgert invests in a new warehouse

Witgert, a long-running German producer of clays and ceramic bodies with a history dating back no fewer than eight generations, completed the construction of its new storage warehouse at its site in Herschbach in August this year.

LB si rafforza in Cina

LB si rafforza in Cina

Xiang Da Ceramics of Foshan, founded in 2005 but already one of the largest ceramic tile producers in China, has commissioned LB to supply Naturetech and Rolltech LBXTRA kits.

Bangladesh’ ceramic tile industry forges ahead

Bangladesh’ ceramic tile industry forges ahead

Tile production in Bangladesh has grown by 150% in the space of just 5 years, reaching 119 million sq.m in 2018. DBL Ceramics stands among the local largest ceramic tile producers.

SACMI quality and automation at Cevisama 2020

SACMI quality and automation at Cevisama 2020

From 3rd to 7th February the Group will be at the Valencia Trade Fair to showcase its most important innovations for the industry. Taking centre-stage will be the full digital glazing and decoration lines and the automated sorting lines that allow for fully integrated, efficient and eco-sustainable control of production processes.

Italcer Group opens new production unit in Vetto

Italcer Group opens new production unit in Vetto

The new factory has a production capacity of 3.5 million sq.m/year and stands out for its flexibility, automation and sustainability.

The Indian sanitaryware industry

The Indian sanitaryware industry

With an installed capacity already in excess of 40 million pieces/year, India is the world’s second largest sanitaryware producer. 75% of production comes from Gujarat.

Lasselsberger Group, strategies for competitiveness

Lasselsberger Group, strategies for competitiveness

Lasselsberger Group closes a good 2019, with very positive results in the raw materials division and an increase of ceramic tile sales.

GMM group and FM partner with Fondovalle

GMM group and FM partner with Fondovalle

The grinding plant in the Fondovalle factory has been installed with a new eco-friendly tile drying system.

Italdiamant at Cevisama 2020

Italdiamant at Cevisama 2020

Italdiamant will be presenting its latest new products at the show in Valencia, including the EvoGres and Evogres Next diamond tools for finishing large porcelain surfaces.

Esmalglass-Itaca Group acquires Ferro to create a billion-euro giant

Esmalglass-Itaca Group acquires Ferro to create a billion-euro giant

The closing of the transaction is expected by the summer. With the acquisition of Ferro’s Tile Coatings Business, Esmalglass will become the world leader in the ceramic glazes, inks and colours sector.

Ceramic set to play key role in Africa’s development

Ceramic set to play key role in Africa’s development

With a production of about 114 million sq.m, Nigeria is now the second largest tile producer in Africa, with 8 manufacturing companies, of which 6 financed entirely by Chinese capital