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Most North American ceramic and glass manufacturers and distributors are looking for ways to establish and grow their market share.
The brick and structural clay industry has seen a number of very difficult years due to the ongoing worldwide recession. I recently got some feedback from key industry suppliers related to the economy in general, as well as challenges in the construction sector.
Kerakoll was founded in 1968 in Sassuolo, a small Italian town at the heart of Europe’s largest tile production district. Today, the company is an innovator in providing green building solutions.
The concept of lean manufacturing has continued to gain use and visibility on a number of fronts. As highlighted by Rick Spence, president of Canadian Entrepreneur Communications, in a recent article about a lean conference in Toronto, “Lean is often heralded as manufacturers’ best hope for cutting cost and regaining their innovative edge.”
What are some of the unique challenges you have found in the kiln industry?
The part of a business where there can be a lot of low-hanging fruit is inbound transportation, particularly where vendors prepay and add freight to their invoice.
Workplace injuries in any organization take a bite out of profits. A wealth of data, statistics and surveys is available from scores of organizations regarding occupational illness and injuries.
Now more than ever, in an increasingly competitive, technology-driven environment, efficiently devised heat transfer processes are at the heart of success.
News regarding the worldwide sanitaryware market drew the most attention last week.