tile, differs from ceramic tile in its manufacture, absorption (usually have a much lower water absorption rate: less than 0.5%) and breaking strength.The water absorption rate on porcelain tile makes it suitable for interior and exterior applications in all climates.Because porcelain tile have low absorption, they are usually frost resistant.These inherent differences in the manufacturing processes and the quality of the raw materials make porcelain tile a superior product in terms of value, durability, color and design.
It is the fastest growing category in the world ceramic tile industry, but especially in North America
The Italian company has three important new reference projects, supplying products and consulting services for the Deutsche Bahn station in Landshut, Bavaria
, the Frankfurt Nokia Point and Thaifoon restaurant in central Munich.
This complicated-looking, yet easy to achieve, mix of stone patterns, sizes and trim options rivals the beauty of eons-old natural limestone as Crossville's state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques, such as "dry glazing," have created both natural veining and shading variations (V3) from piece to piece.In addition, the 3/8"- thick tile is slip-resistant (COF Dry >0.8 and Wet
>0.6) and frost-resistant.
..."Homeowners and designers of commercial projects - especially those working in the hospitality, restaurant and retail areas - will appreciate Palais' great design flexibility," says Jim Dougherty, vice president of marketing and business development for Crossville, Inc.
such as Rustic
, Travertino, Opificium, Cotto, Stone, Brick, Marbo, Mosaico, and Antica are some from the wide range that the Company creates .
, White Horse chooses Sacmi
New porcelain tile production line inaugurated in Malaysia
A new porcelain tile production line has been inaugurated at the White Horse plant of Pasir Gudang, in southern Malaysia.
At its Nules-based factory a new drier-press line consisting of a Sacmi-made PH6200 and EVA984
is now up and running.
, Eagle Brand Holdings Ltd.
, Guangdong Dongpeng Ceramic Co.Ltd.
, Guangdong New Pearl, Guangdong Wonderful Ceramics Co.Ltd., Jinduo Ceramics Co.Ltd., Monalisa Ceramics Co.Ltd of Guangdong and New Zhongyuan Enterprise.
A number of manufacturers including Eagle Brand
, Guangdong Dongpeng Ceramic
and New Zhongyuan Enterprise have already installed state-of-the-art equipment that reduces industrial waste and potentially hazardous emissions.
Julio Sol, porcelain-tile.com
and porcellanato.com Director visited Guangzhou in 1997.
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recognized within the market for its exceptional performance and use.
The leading trade fair for the ceramics and sanitary ware industry in China will again be your trade platform to meet Asian
and especially Chinese professionals from the Ceramics industry.
China , the world's fastest-growing economy, continues to perform impressively: For
2005, the country's GDP is expected to increase by 8.7%
, whereas the city of Shanghai keeps growing even stronger, hitting double-digit figures.
China 's international trade is flourishing, according to China Customs, China 's total import in 2004 reached USD561.38 billion, up by 35.4%
compared to 2003
, and export went up 36%
, reaching USD593.37 billion.
Along with China 's economic opening, the construction industry witnessed a rapid development - creating a tremendous demand for building materials.The growing demand for housing and the country's administration efforts to develop China's West
provide additional stimulus for building materials, materials for interior decoration and home appliances.
, Tile & Sanitary Ware China is China 's leading event for the building ceramics and tiles industry.
...BolognaFiere is the most important Building Exhibition Platform in Europe . Every year BolognaFiere Exhibition Centre hosts the Europe 's major cycle of specialized exhibition dedicated to the building and construction sector, articulated in three large-scale international exhibitions, CERSAIE, SAIEDUE, SAIE.
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Ceramic tile is about 80%
imported in the US market.Total tile sales in the United States
in 2004 reached 250 million square meters. The US consumer is demanding new styles and sizes of tile.
There are 261 Manufacturer
, annual production of almost 640 million of square meters, exports accounting for 70%
of total sales.This leadership is based on traditions that are renewed each year, both quantitatively and qualitatively, thanks to constant technological innovation and new types of products. Today
, Italian tiles account for almost 20% of world production and for 40%
of the tiles produced in the European Union
still has a 40% share of the world tile market.
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