ACIMAC

  • We Are Acimac

    May 23, 2024
    Acimac presents the new brand that identifies Italian manufacturing technology, design and services for ceramics. It will accompany the international promotion of the sector.
  • Indian Ceramic Tile Exports 2023

    Apr 16, 2024
    The new MECS report analyses India’s ceramic tile exports between 2014 and 2023. It looks at volumes, values and average prices in the 139 export markets and features two new sections devoted to in-depth studies of porcelain tile exports and the global presence of India’s 30 top exporters
  • Preparations under way for Tecna 2024

    Jan 29, 2024
    200 exhibitors have already confirmed their participation eight months before the show, which will be held in Rimini from 24 to 27 September.
  • New Machinery Regulation: regulatory and safety obligations

    Jan 26, 2024
    The new Regulation (EU) 2023/1230 published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 29 June will entirely replace the existing Directive 2006/42/EC (“Machinery Directive”) as of 20 January 2027. This means that technology manufacturers have three years to adapt to the new requirements outlined below.
  • World sanitaryware imports and exports (2022)

    Jan 10, 2024
    Acimac Research Dept. / MECS updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware imports/exports flows. After the very strong recovery in 2021, 2022 global sanitaryware exports experienced a 5.6% decline, a downturn observed in all geographical areas of production.
  • Ceramic machinery industry sees slowdown in 2023

    Dec 15, 2023
    According to preliminary figures compiled by MECS - Acimac Research Centre, the Italian ceramic technology industry’s sales fell by 1.7% but still exceeded €2.3 billion. “This is a good result despite the slowdown in orders in the second half of the year,” commented Acimac Chairman Paolo Lamberti.
  • World production and consumption of ceramic tiles (2022)

    Oct 02, 2023
    ACIMAC research Dept/MECS anticipates to Ceramic World Review the key figures of the 11th edition of the annual report “World production and consumption of ceramic tiles”. In 2022 world tile production and consumption fell by 9.7% and 10.9% respectively. World tile import-export flows also saw a significant decrease, down 8% on 2021.
  • “India, ceramic tile market”

    Apr 06, 2023
    Italian research centre MECS-Acimac has published its new report on the Indian ceramic tile industry, which is the result of interviews with around 800 local companies, mostly based in the Morbi district.
  • World sanitaryware imports and exports (2021)

    Dec 19, 2022
    Acimac Research Dept. / MECS updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware imports/exports flows. In 2021 sanitaryware exports experienced a strong recovery, increasing by 16.5% on 2020, an upturn observed in all geographical areas of production.
  • Italian ceramic machinery sales up 5.2% in 2022

    Dec 15, 2022
    According to the Acimac-MECS preliminary figures, the Italian ceramic machinery and technology sector is set to record a turnover of € 2.16 billion in 2022 (up 5.2% on 2021) and has already received orders amounting to four months of production in 2023.
  • World production and consumption of ceramic tiles (2021)

    Oct 12, 2022
    ACIMAC research Dept/MECS anticipates to Ceramic World Review the key figures of the 10th edition of the annual report “World production and consumption of ceramic tiles”. In 2021 world tile production and consumption grew by 7.2% and 6.8% respectively. World tile import-export flows saw a significant increase, up 8.7% on 2020.