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Large Format Tiles
Synergistic technologies for large slab production
Maximising plant performance and efficiency.
Atlas Concorde: the new plant for large slabs takes shape
Work is progressing on the new plant that will produce large-format porcelain slabs Made in Italy. Construction of the buildings has been completed, with production scheduled to start by summer 2023.
LB technology was chosen by Porcelanosa for its large slabs
LB supplied the spray-dried powder storage and feeding system, as well as dosing and mixing systems and two Easy Color Boost dry coloring lines.
Roca Brasil Cerámica doubles its SuperSize line
The second complete Continua+ line supplied by Sacmi will be started up in May at the Incepa plant and will manufacture the new 160x160 cm and 160x320 cm SuperSize formats with 7 mm thickness.
System Ceramics’ integrated approach to large slab production
System Ceramics has made a vital contribution to the success of these large-format surfaces by developing a pioneering process solution for the production of through-vein slabs.
EvoGres Next: the evolution of the diamond tools
Italdiamant presents its latest solution that grants a faster cutting speed and extreme versatility to work large surfaces of different materials.
Sacmi supplies Continua+ technology for the new SAMCA facility
The new facility, successfully started up by SAMCA in Hammanskraal, South Africa, adopts a revolutionary technological approach while using locally sourced raw materials.
RAK Ceramics to start up two Sacmi PH8200 presses at its new large-format tile plant in Ras Al Khaimah
RAK Ceramics is investing in a second line for medium and large sizes at its MC2 plant in Ras Al Khaimah.
Viglacera chooses Altadia Group as its strategic partner
The four Altadia Group companies Esmalglass-Itaca, Fritta, Vetriceramici and Younexa will act as Viglacera’s main glaze, frit and colour suppliers for its new large porcelain slab factory
EnergieKer adopts LB technology for slab production
A new feeding system for the large-size slab production line equipped with the Easy Color Boost dry colouring system will begin operation at the company’s Pavullo plant in June.
SITI B&T Group: Brazil’s first Supera® line set to begin operation
The Formigine-based group’s flagship technology for on-belt porcelain slab pressing will be installed at the Fragnani Group’s Tecnogres plant.
Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola chooses the new PCR2120, the smartest member of the Continua+ family
The new line joins the PCR2000, which has been in operation at the Italian ceramic group’s Faenza facility for a number of years. Sacmi has also supplied a dryer, a new Maestro kiln and a DHD digital decorating machine.
Ceramika Paradyż sets its sights on large sizes
After achieving significant sales growth in 2021, Ceramika Paradyz expects another very positive year, also thanks to the new opportunities offered by the line which was started-up recently.
Comet Granito adopts I-Nkfiller® technology for large slab production
For the new Comet Granito (Granicer) plant in Morbi, Inter Ser will supply I-Tech's I-Nkfiller® automatic ink tank filling system for digital printers.
Sacmi installs the most modern line in Europe at Ceramika Paradyż
The heart of the new plant is the Continua+ PCR 3000 for the production of tiles and slabs in various sizes and thicknesses up to 3 cm with through-body veining
Trung Do confirms purchase of new Sacmi Continua+
This first-ever shipment to Vietnam takes global sales of Sacmi slab compaction solutions to 100.
Algerian firm LUXE Tile looks to large slabs, with Sacmi's technology
New factory supplied with a new complete plant. Equipment to include latest-generation XXL presses and an automated storage system.
LB wins contract from Epicentr in Ukraine
LB will supply an LBXTRA feeding line for the production of porcelain stoneware slabs
LB strengthens its presence in China
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.
Marco Polo installs Lamgea plant from System Ceramics
The new line, complete with Creadigit BS digital printers, will begin operation by October in the new Marco Polo factory in Jiangxi.
Levantina renews its partnership with System Ceramics
Feb 27, 2024
Ceramica Cielo purchases second Sacmi RobotClean finishing system
Feb 26, 2024
“Sacmi Continua+, a technology that’s here to stay”
Feb 23, 2024
Durst Ceramic Printing delivers excellent results
Feb 23, 2024
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