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

Emissions Trading Scheme
8 May 2017

“No trade off on Fairness” - Fair EU ETS Alliance recommendations

News

The Alliance of 17 energy intensive sectors published its recommendations entitled: “No trade off on Fairness”.
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Cerame-Unie
21 November 2017 - 22 November 2017

2017 European Ceramic Days

Event

The European Ceramic Days, the preeminent policy event for Europe’s ceramic manufacturers, will take place from Tuesday 21 November until Wednesday 22 November.
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Sectors
25 April 2017

European Water Label at ISH Frankfurt 2017

News

The European Water Label (EWL) was present at ISH Frankfurt on 14-17 March 2017,
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Sustainable buildings
28 March 2017

Water For Life Magazine

Publication

The European Water Label (EWL), is a simple and voluntary scheme that measures the water consumption of bathroom products.
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Cerame-Unie
15 March 2017

Cerame-Unie seeks an Administrative assistant

News

Position with a permanent contract and an attractive benefits package. This full-time position is available starting from 15 April 2017. Interested candidates should send their CV and motivation letter by 27 March 2017.
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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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