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

Masonry PG
22 June 2017

June 2017- TBE Masonry PG

Meeting

The next TBE Masonry PG meeting will take place on 22 June 2016 from 11:30 to 13:00 at Hotel Le Royal in Nice, France.
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Roofing Tiles PG
22 June 2017

June 2017-TBE Roofing Tiles PG

Meeting

The next TBE Roofing Tiles PG meeting will take place on 22 June 2017 from 16:30 to 18:00 at Hotel Le Royal in Nice, France.
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Sustainable Construction WG
24 May 2017

May 24 - TBE Sustainable Construction WG

Meeting

The next TBE Sustainable Construction WG meeting will take place on 24 May 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 at the new CU/TBE offices in Brussels.
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Technical & Environmental WG
22 June 2017

June 2017-TBE Technical&Environmental WG

Meeting

The next TBE Technical&Environmental WG meeting will take place on 22 June 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00 at Hotel Le Royal in Nice, France.
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Construction Products Regulation WG
22 March 2017

March 2017 - TBE CPR AHG

Meeting

The next TBE Construction Products Regulation AHG meeting will take place on 22 March from 13:30 to 16:00 in Brussels (CU offices). A lunch is foreseen before the meeting.
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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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