Inside the most recent issue...ISSUE: AC21-6
Egypt’s tile industry
Yogender Malik examines how changes in domestic policy within Egypt could provide the necessary stimulus for what has otherwise been a stagnant tile sector…
Sanitaryware production costs
Rohan Gunasekera looks at the growing expenses for Asia’s sanitaryware makers and questions what practices are being put in place to lower the cost burden, increase competitiveness and match up to rising product demand…
Roof tiles in ASEAN
Jahir Ahmed look at how the roof-tile industries of South East Asia are gradually rebuilding following the dramatic slowdowns inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic…
Also in the issue…
With a growing focus on antibacterial and sanitaryware properties, Graziano Vignali, president of Metco Italia, discusses how the company’s development of “Nobacter” is a response to a rise in demand for specialist coatings…
State of the Nation: Thangadh
The next instalment of our new section in the magazine, analysing the manufacturing bases of India.
Analysis and insight into Japan
In our bi-issue focus on the fine ceramic industry, AC looks at the development of the semi-conductor sector.
Hunter and Hunted
William Hunter assesses how freight costs are causing some major headaches…
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