Sector figures

The worldwide leadership

In the 90’s Spain reached the top and became the worldwide leader in the ceramic frits, colours and glazes sector. The efforts dedicated to R+D+I (Research + Development + innovation) and the competitiveness of the companies drove Spain to lead the market above Italy, former pioneers of this sector and, right now, mostly provided by the Spanish producers.

Bet for R+D+i

The frit industries bet hard for Innovation and invest a great part of their resources in Investigation and Development. A large % of their employees have a University Degree, providing therefore an important specialization. The quality and competitiveness of the products has been one important key for the spectacular growth of the ceramic industry in our country. The synergy between tile industries and ceramic frits, glazes and colours producers in a single front has catapulted the Spanish ceramic industry to the highest international peaks.

The international expansion-

The Spanish frit industry has bet for the international diversification and expansion since the very beginning. Spanish companies have subsidiaries in Italy, Brazil, Indonesia, China, Mexico, India, Morocco, etc.

An exporting sector

Besides the promotion of the national tile industry, the sector exports more than 70% of the production. The main receptors are Italy, China, Egypt, Algeria, Russia, Morocco, India, Turkey, Emirates, Morocco, Germany, Poland, Russia, Brazil, etc

STATISTICS
TOTAL SECTOR SALES 2017: 1.322.236.924 €
TOTAL EXPORTS 2017: 936.715.758 €
% OVER TOTAL SALES: 70,84%
TOTAL NATIONAL SALES 2017: 385.521.166 €
% OVER TOTAL SALES: 29,16%
TOTAL LABOUR FORCE 2017: 3.861
% VARIATION:  
TOTAL SALES: 9,89%
EXPORTS 11,11%
EXPORTS 7,03%
Nº EMPLOYEES: 4,92%

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