Nine sectors, one voice

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

Ceramics in the New European Bauhaus

Paving the way for a beautiful, sustainable, and inclusive built environment

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

Energy
28 September 2022

STATEMENT BY ENERGY INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES AHEAD OF THE EXTRAORDINARY ENERGY COUNCIL OF 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Trade defence
21 September 2022

Press release on 40th TDI annual report

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25 October 2022

REGISTER NOW | CERAME-UNIE WEBINAR | THE NEW EUROPEAN BAUHAUS: CERAMICS CONTRIBUTING TO AN INCLUSIVE BUILT ENVIRONMENT | 25 OCTOBER 2022 | 10:00-11:30 | ZOOM

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Energy
16 September 2022

Cerame-Unie statement on the State of the European Union address by President von der Leyen of 14 September

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Energy
13 September 2022

STATEMENT BY ENERGY INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES ON THE OUTCOME OF THE EXTRAORDINARY ENERGY COUNCIL OF 9 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Energy
8 September 2022

CERAME-UNIE PRESS RELEASE ON ENERGY PRICES

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Energy
6 September 2022

JOINT LETTER | ENERGY INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES | EU GAS AND ELECTRICITY PRICES

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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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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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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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