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Living Ceramics undertakes ambitious investment programme

August 2018

By the end of this year, Living Ceramics expects to complete its investment programme by installing additional equipment in the new production plant in Onda commissioned in September.  The new site is an authentic smart factory equipped with the Continua+ line from Sacmi, which will allow the Spanish company to produce panels up to 1,600 by 3,200mm in size, starting out with the 900 by 900mm and 600 by 1,200mm sizes, all rectified, with a production capacity of around 7,500 sq1. metres per day.

Following an initial investment of more than Euro 11 million, a further Euro 4.5 million has been earmarked for upgrading of the glazing and decoration department, and for a logistic centre where the entire output of the Onda factory is sent for finishing, treatment and packaging. A rectification line and a sorting line were recently commissioned, while a polishing line is due to be installed over the next few months.

Founded just 5 years ago, Living Ceramics’ strategy is to produce premium hi-tech products.  More than 80% of its output is exported, mainly to large European markets such as UK, France and Germany and to a smaller extent to the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, and China.  The company expects to register a turnover of around Euro 22 million in the current year, a figure that is expected to grow rapidly following the launch of the new collections produced at the new facility. 

More at: https://www.livingceramics.com/en

 

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