Ceramic World Review 143/2021

Editorial

  • Bouncing back

by Paola Giacomini

World News

World Production and Consumption of Ceramic Tiles

  • World production and consumption of ceramic tiles
  • The world’s top ceramic tile manufacturers
  • Mohawk Industries sets new records
  • Lamosa acquires Roca’s tiles division
  • Duratex (now Dexco) begins a new growth phase
  • The rise of Victoria PLC

Interview

  • Kajaria Ceramics makes new investments
  • Neolith continues its global expansion
  • VitrA Tiles rides the wave of the recovery

Economics

  • Strong rebound in European construction in 2021
  • Ceramic machinery making strong recovery in 2021

Trends

  • New trends in the world of surfaces Tosilab

Technology

  • White minerals for superwhite slab production
  • Raw material management and the recovery of production waste
  • The most versatile and compact line for top-selling sizes is launched
  • Advances in slab production in the age of digitalisation
  • In-line quality control of ceramic slabs
  • White finishing of sanitaryware now performed by robots

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