UNIMORE LCA analysis of flooring materials

By comparing their respective environmental impacts, the Life Cycle Assessment showed that porcelain stoneware is more sustainable than other materials.

One month to Cersaie 2022

With Cersaie 2022 less than a month away, preparations are in full swing for an edition of the show (the 39th) that will be “business as usual” in every respect. There will be 15 halls filled with exhibitors; non-Italian companies will make up almost 40% of the total; and the available 140,000 square metre floor space will be fully occupied.

Mario Botta (foto Beat Pfaendler)

Mario Botta at Cersaie 2022 for the conference “Building Peace”

Promoting peace, justice and strong institutions is goal number 16 of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and to the theme of peace is dedicated the lecture that Mario Botta will hold in Bologna on Wednesday 28 September, as part of Cersaie’s “building, dwelling, thinking” programme.

Bologna Together with Cersaie

For the second year, the local institutions and associations have signed up to the Manifesto for participation in the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings at the end of September

Ceramics of Italy for Sustainability

Ceramics of Italy for Sustainability: goals and tools

The Ceramics of Italy for Sustainability communication and promotional campaign has got under way with the launch of a video created by Milan-based agency Muse Factory of Projects on the institutional website, which will be shared through an extensive social media presence in Italy and abroad. The aim of the campaign is to communicate the efforts and achievements in the field of sustainability made by the Italian ceramic industry (tiles, sanitaryware, tableware, bricks and roof tiles) as a concrete result of the work carried out by the Association in recent months.

The secret to durability lies in firing

Italian ceramic tiles are produced in under an hour but last for over 50 years. Their compact surface is the result of an innovative industrial process that combines high levels...

The Italian ceramic industry’s CSR practices

Italian ceramic companies are committed to ensuring occupational safety, to providing advanced corporate welfare and to entering into partnerships with training institutes for research projects. This is demonstrated by the...

Falls from heights: risk prevention

The Italian ceramic industry cares about people and takes all the necessary precautions to ensure the well-being of its employees. This involves providing personal protective equipment, informing workers about occupational...

Ceramic ventilated façades: cost and energy savings

Ceramic ventilated façades reduce energy consumption and cut utility bills

The Italian ceramic industry optimises its Green Supply Chain

The Italian ceramic industry’s management approach aims to minimise environmental impact over the product’s entire life cycle.