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Zero waste: European project revamps ceramic tile manufacturing to completely eliminate waste

By April Gocha / July 11, 2016

A European project called LIFECERAM—coordinated by the Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica of the Universitat Jaime I of Castellón in Spain and including Spanish Association of Ceramic Tile and Paving Manufacturers and several commercial partners—has reached an important milestone towards its goal of achieving absolutely zero waste in ceramic tile manufacturing.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 7, 2014

Corning Tech Center to train in Korea, ICG to take Bangkok in 2015, ceramic tile trends, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 7, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 16, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 16, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 13, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 13, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 29, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 30, 2014,

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Ceramic tile production falls for first time in sector’s history

By / September 28, 2010

According to a press release from Tile Edizioni, 2009 marked the first year in the tile production sector’s history that production fell. Although Asia’s share of the production and consumption markets continues to grow, Europe and the Americas have experienced a sharp downturn in imports and exports. According to data collected in a survey conducted…

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Spanish tile makers and Harvard to work on ‘Ceramic Futures’ project

By / February 6, 2010

The Association of Ceramic Tile Manufacturers of Spain (ASCER) says it is working with the Harvard Graduate School of Design on a one-year research effort to explore the best ways to meet the increasing challenges of product customization, adjustment to buyers’ preferences, and sustainability in production. The Ceramic Futures project will be led by Martin…

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Color-changing tile absorb, reflect heat

By / October 16, 2009

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of physics knows that dark surfaces absorb heat, while white surfaces are more effective at reflecting heat – hence the growing number of experts arguing that people should paint roofs and other parts of buildings white to help tackle global warming. A team of MIT graduates has developed a…

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