Ten sectors, one voice

Cerame-Unie unites ten sectors of the European ceramic industry from tableware and tiles to abrasives and refractories.
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Applications

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

Cerame-Unie
17 January 2017

Cerame-Unie Seeks a Environment and Innovation Manager

News

Position with a permanent contract and an attractive benefits package. This full-time position is available starting from 1 March 2017. Interested candidates should send their CV and motivation letter by 1 February 2017.
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Cerame-Unie
1 January 2017

Next EuTeCer meeting in April 2017

Event

The next EuTeCer meeting will take place on Monday 24 April, from 16:00h to 18:00h at the Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany.
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Emissions Trading Scheme
22 December 2016

ETS reform negotiations progress in the Council

News

The negotiations on the post 2020 EU ETS directive review progressed significantly in the last month, however are still far from finalization.
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Sectors
22 June 2017 - 23 June 2017

2017 TBE Congress

Event

The 2017 TBE Congress will take place on 22-23 June in Nice, France will gather 100 executives from tiles and bricks companies and associations from all over Europe.
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Climate Change
14 December 2016

COP22: an Action and Implementation COP

News

COP22 took place from 7 to 18 November in Marrakech. It aimed to demonstrate that commitments made in Paris are being implemented, and to act as a catalyst for further action.
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Annual Report 2015

Highlights

Ceramic Industry Manifesto 2014-2019
Published on the occasion of the European elections in 2014, the Manifesto highlights the ceramic industry's 10 key policy recommendations for the 7th legislative term.
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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 1,200 ceramic installations, i.e. 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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