Nine sectors, one voice

Cerame-Unie unites nine sectors of the European ceramic industry from tableware and tiles to bricks and refractories.

Applications

The European ceramic industry covers a wide array of applications, ranging from construction and consumer goods to industrial applications and high-tech innovations.

Facts & Figures

Did you know that the average lifespan of a brick house is 150 years? Or that up to 30% of production costs are related to energy? Get to know the ceramic industry better by discovering some facts and figures.

Latest Updates

Trade defence
2 September 2021

Publication of the 39th Annual Report on the use of Trade Defence Instrument

Press release

Please consult here the Press Release of Cerame-Unie regarding the Publication of the 39th Annual Report on the use of Trade Defence Instrument by the EU and by Third Countries Targeting the EU in 2020.
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Cerame-Unie
24 August 2021

VACANCY: Internship in Public Affairs - Environment, Sustainability and Health & Safety - Starting October 2021

News

The position is remunerated and available for 6 months with a preferred start in October 2021. If interested, please send your CV and Motivation Letter, before Thursday 9 September 2021.
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Cerame-Unie
24 August 2021

Vacancy: Internship in European Public Affairs - Climate, Energy & Trade - Starting as soon as possible

News

The position is remunerated and available for 6 months starting as soon as possible. If interested, please send your CV and Motivation Letter, before Friday 3 September 2021.
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Emissions Trading System
16 July 2021

AEGIS EUROPE PRESS RELEASE: CBAM EC proposal

News

EU industries oppose the automatic phase-out of free allowances, and call for export adjustments and better enforcement provisions
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Emissions Trading System
14 July 2021

PUBLICATION OF THE FIT FOR 55 PACKAGE

Press release

Please consult HERE Cerame-Unie's Press Release on the publication of the Fit For 55 Package.
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Tweets

Cerame-Unie Brochure on Circular Economy and Sustainability | Best Practices from the Ceramic Industry

Highlights

The many faces of ceramics
Applications of ceramics range from construction and housing and consumer goods to high-tech and innovation and industrial applications.
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News & Publications
Stay up-to-date on all of Cerame-Unie's activities by browsing through news articles, press releases, position papers and other publications.
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Research & Innovation
Research and innovation is essential to keep European industry at the forefront globally. Breakthrough technologies can deliver resource and energy efficiency, contributing to the European targets and objectives set in these areas.
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Trade & Internal Market
With around one third of production related to exports outside the EU and a positive trade balance close to €5 billion, the European ceramic industry is an export champion.
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Climate & Energy
The EU ETS covers over 1200 ceramic installations: 10% of the total number of installations, but only 1% of emissions. The ceramic industry is energy-intensive, with energy accounting for up to 30% of total production costs.
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