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 consumer goods to industrial applications and high-tech innovations.
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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

Sectors
6 April 2018

1st Common European Seminar on REACH – CLP – Occupational Safety

News

European Seminar on REACH – CLP – Occupational Safety - Challenges for the Refractory Industry.
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Cerame-Unie
29 March 2018

Cerame-Unie seeks a Office Manager

News

Cerame-Unie is looking for a Office Manager. The Office Manager under the supervision of the Director General will take care of office management (including finances, payroll administration, facilities, legal, IT and administration)
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Sectors
22 March 2018

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MEETING FOR EUROPEAN BATHROOM FORUM

Press release

A solid, credible and industry wide acceptable European wide Water Label, which can be viewed by the European Commission as a Voluntary Agreement, is a step closer following the last European Bathroom Forum (EBF) meeting held in Frankfurt.
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Cerame-Unie
19 March 2018

CERAME-UNIE SEEKS A EUROPEAN PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERN (FOCUS ON TRADE POLICY)

News

Cerame-Unie is looking for an intern in European Public Affairs (focus on trade policy). The intern will gain practical knowledge and better understanding of EU institutions and international processes while carrying out different tasks.
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EU funding programmes
21 February 2018

Boosting Europe’s Future Competitiveness as Key Priority for FP9

News

The 25 signatories of this Joint Declaration, are ready to strengthen our cooperation with the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Council of the European Union to define and implement an ambitious FP9.
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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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