Issue 2/2017

Content

Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

Company News | Firmennachrichten

Barna – new rapid dryer for high production rate

Equipceramic has developed a new rapid dryer for high production rates. It is an evolution from the current rapid dryer using dryer cars as drying supports. All the advantages of the traditional rapid dryer have been preserved while some ...

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Wienerberger doubled net profit in 2016

Wienerberger AG revenues remained almost stable at € 2973.8 mill. in 2016. Over the same period, EBITDA increased by 9 % to € 404.3 mill. The company more than doubled its net profit to € 82.0 mill. ...

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2017 – 50 years of Poroton

Deutsche Poroton looks back on a successful year in 2016 and has started off its anniversary year 2017 with great optimism. The member companies sold...

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Editorial

Welcome to the “Zieglertage” 2017 in Berlin

When it came to the actual organization, it was a huge challenge to fit more than ten general meetings of the associations in the German clay brick and tile industry into just two days – but it’s worth a try! In view of the progressive consolidation of the industry over recent decades, the number of potential visitors at such gatherings has steadily declined. ...

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International News

Indian Ceramics & Ceramics Asia 2017 set new records

More space, more exhibitors, more visitors

Indian Ceramics & Ceramics Asia, held for the second time together at the Gujarat University Exhibition Centre in Ahmedabad Gujarat from 1 to 3 March 2017, set new records by bringing 7100 trade visitors and 283 exhibitors together. ...

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Interview

Personalia | Personalien

Brian Dodd retires

At the end of 2016, Trend Industrial Ceramics, manufacturer of cordierite kiln furniture, bid farewell to its employee Brian Dodd, who has retired...

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Preview | Vorschau

24 to 28 April 2017, Hanover, Germany

Hannover Messe 2017: Adding value with Industry 4.0

Hannover Messe, which runs from 24 to 28 April 2017, will sport a rich array of highlights, including a record 500-plus Industry 4.0 applications, self-learning robots with near-human touch sensitivity, and advanced technology solutions for a more sustainable energy future. The show will ...

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Report from Brussels | Bericht aus Brüssel

Technical News | Technische Neuheiten

Magnabloc – a new series of vacuum extruders

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first Monobloc extruder, Talleres Felipe Verdés has launched a redesigned version of this popular extruder range. This adopts key upgrades of the recently renewed Magna series. ...

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New in the range

Bedeschi supplies new clay roofing tile pressing line to Indonesia

Bedeschi SpA, a leading manufacturer of machines and integrated plants for the clay brick and tile industry in Europe, has over 100 years of experience in this sector. It is one of the few companies that has been able to maintain its technical and financial stability over this long time. ...

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Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag