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
13 February 2018

A.SPIRE seeks a Project/Programme Manager (M/F)

News

A.SPIRE s looking for a Project/Programme Manager responsible of having an overview of SPIRE projects and SPIRE calls within H2020.
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EU projects
29 January 2018

HARMONI Project

News

It was in this context that the European Commission launched the HARMONI project within the framework of SPIRE in the Horizon 2020 programme.
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Cerame-Unie
26 January 2018

Cerame-Unie seeks a management assistant (Part-time)

News

Cerame-Unie is looking for a management assistant (Part-time). The management assistant will assist the Director General in charge of daily office management (including finances, human resources, facilities, legal, IT and administration)
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Construction Products Regulation
22 January 2018

CPR update

News

On 20 June 2017, the European Commission launched the public consultation “Evaluation and possible revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)” to collect input from stakeholders on the future of this regulation.
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Sectors
10 January 2018

The Water Label

News

The Water Label is a voluntary industry led Scheme. It has evolved across the European Bathroom Industry over 12 years.
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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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