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Builder Confidence Rises Two Points in August

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Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for August.


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Competition Intensifies in French Ceramic Markets

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According to a recent report by Ken Research, the rising penetration of low-cost ceramic products from emerging nations such as China and Brazil has reduced the overall profitability of local ceramic manufacturers in France.


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Favorable Government Regulations and Rising Home Renovation Activities to Aid Ceramic Market Growth in Europe

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According to a recent report by Ken Research, the growth in the European ceramic market has been largely driven by the augmenting sales of wall and floor tile, as well as brick and roof tile.


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Lifetime Brands Sees 19% Net Sales Increase in Second Quarter

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Lifetime Brands, Inc. recently reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.


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ISO Technical Committee Delegates Vote on Ceramic Tile Standards

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International trade and standards for ceramic tile were the focus of discussions as delegates from 15 countries met in Clemson, S.C., home to the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), to develop new standards for ceramic tile.


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Mohawk Second Quarter Sales Jump 20%; Ceramic Segment Sees 5% Increase

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Mohawk Industries recently announced 2014 second quarter net earnings of $153 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.08.


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Asia-Pacific Drags Libbey’s Second Quarter Results

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Libbey Inc. recently reported results for the second quarter ended June 30.


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Saint-Gobain Completes Acquisition of Z-Tech

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Saint-Gobain has completed its acquisition of Z-Tech LLC, located in Bow, N.H.


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Remodeler Confidence Regains Momentum

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) remodeling market index (RMI) rose three points to 56 in the second quarter of 2014, regaining the momentum built in 2013.


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Libbey to Be Exclusive Foodservice Distributor of Schonwald Dinnerware

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Libbey Inc. and the Germany-based Schonwald recently announced an agreement in which Libbey will become the exclusive foodservice distributor of Schonwald dinnerware products to the U.S. and Canada, effective January 1, 2015.


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March 2014 Issue Highlights

Our March 2014 issue is now available!

EVENTS

Tecnargilla 2014

9/22/14
Rimini
Italy

The countdown has begun to the showcase of technological innovation for the ceramic and brick industry.

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Cevisama

2/9/15
Valencia
Spain

Cevisama 2015 will mark the 30th international trade fair for ceramic tile, stone, enamels, brick and bath equipment.

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