Economics by Tile International
U.S ceramic tile consumption marks a new record
The US ceramic tile demand reached 283 million sq.m in 2017, the highest value since 2006, boosting both the domestic production and imports.
Pamesa Group posts 26% turnover growth in 2017
The Spanish group led by Fernando Roig posted sales of 584 million euros in 2017 (120 million euros more than in 2016) and aims to reach 630 million euros in 2018.
The evolution of the Spanish ceramic tile industry
Continua il trend positivo di crescita dell’industria spagnola delle piastrelle, che si conferma uno dei top player a livello mondiale del settore
84th EUROCONSTRUCT Conference
Construction volume in the Euroconstruct area is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2017.
RICS Report: the impact of Artificial Intelligence on building industry
The report around the impact of Artificial Intelligence on building industry identifies the Facility Management segment as one of most affected by AI.
Italcer acquires Florence-based company Devon&Devon
By the end of 2018, Italcer aims at a greater expansion of its brands’ portfolio, landing in the US with a 4.0 industry and realizing other significant acquisitions.
The European housing market begins to recover
According to the European Outlook 2018, presented in Milan by "Scenari Immobiliari", after ten years of crisis, the European real estate markets are finally beginning to recover.
Trends in world building
In 2016 global construction investments reached a value of around 8 trillion euros. Read the interesting analysis by Francesco Doria, head of Mapei Research Department.
The Spanish ceramic tile industry grows by 7%
In 2016 the turnover of the Spanish ceramic tile industry grew by 7% to 3.3 billion euros while the tile production reached 492 million sq.m (+12%).
USA: 2016 Ceramic Tile Market Update
Strengthened by steady growth in the housing and construction markets, the U.S. economy continued to expand in 2016, helping lift the U.S. ceramic tile market to a seventh straight year of growth.
Litokol acquires a 21% share in Estima Keramika
Last December, the historic Italian adhesives manufacturer Litokol acquired a 21% stake in Estima, the largest Russian porcelain tile manufacturer.
Marazzi acquires Italian tile producer Emilceramica
The agreement for the acquisition of the historic Fiorano Modenese-based ceramic company was signed on 20 January and will be finalised following approval from the Antitrust Authorities.