Tecnargilla ’16: Ceramics end users seek large formats

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Consumption of ceramic tiles and slabs for residential and office applications is moving away from standard sizes towards much larger formats, as producers see a clear shift in demand patterns in western markets.

Consumer demand for ceramic tiles is shifting decisively towards large formats, forcing suppliers to adapt production to meet new needs, IM heard at the Tecnargilla trade show in Rimini, Italy.

Ceramic tile producers at the event told IM that the residential market for both indoor and outdoor ceramics is now increasingly...

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