Issue 5/2016

Content

Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

Company News | Firmennachrichten

Lingl presents its products at Tecnargilla

As one of the global leaders in the engineering of plants and machinery, the German company will show solutions and advanced know-how along the entire value chain of ceramic production in Pavilion C3 “T-White”, Stand 134. ...

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Verdés – clay extrusion experts for over 80 years

The long-standing Spanish firm, Talleres Felipe Verdés built its first extruder over 80 years ago, although at that time extruders were not designed with trough and vacuum chamber. This machine worked on the principle of an Archimedes’ screw. ...

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Royal Dutch Association for Building Ceramics (KNB)

Dutch ceramic industry optimistic about 2016

In 2015, Statistics Netherlands recorded the highest growth in the Dutch economy since 2007 (1.9 %). With a production increase of 7 % overall, 24 %...

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Editorial

Welcome to Tecnargilla!

It is with pleasure that I welcome all the readers of Zi Brick and Tile Industry International to visit Tecnargilla, the most prestigious international fair dedicated to technologies for the ceramic and brick industries, which is scheduled to take ...

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International News

Interview

Interview with Rudolf and Hans Gasser, Gasser Ceramic, Rapperswil, Switzerland

Capo 365 – we produce and deliver only the best quality!

With this claim, the Swiss brick group Gasser Ceramic launched a clay block filled with glass wool – the Capo 365 – onto the market at the end of 2015. We spoke to Rudolf and Hans Gasser, Managing Directors at Gasser Ceramic, about this “genuine Swiss-made innovation”. ...

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Market Review | Marktübersicht

Preview | Vorschau

26 to 30 September 2016, Rimini, Italy

Ceramics with a “bang“ at Tecnargilla

The rapid evolution of ceramics will be on display at Tecnargilla 2016 in the “Ceramic Bang”, the exhibition section on new trends in materials, technology and aesthetics in the ceramics industry, curated by the Azzolini Tinuper firm of architects. ...

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Technical News | Technische Neuheiten

Atlas Copco

New 8 series compressor range

The new 8 series of compressors with Atlas Copco’s air element design is up to 150 kg lighter than comparable models. The compressors’ compact and...

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Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag