Search
 
Search by year
Search by keyword
Search by sector
Search by category
Find 
Sacmi RSS Feed
Find out how to subscribe to Sacmi RSS feeds
 
9/17/2010
The future of sanitaryware: markets, technology, design

Sacmi Imola to host conference on 27th September with internationally renowned speakers

An industry going through a period of far-reaching change. An industry in need of reorganisation - much of which was begun in 2009 as a response to the troubled economic situation – but also one that needs, above all, investment, technological innovation and process automation. All fields in which a world leader such as Sacmi has played a key role for many years by developing cutting-edge solutions that are always in step with changing market needs.

It is against this backdrop, then, that the 8th conference on technological trends in the sanitaryware industry is to be held at 10 a.m. on Monday 27th September at Sacmi Imola. As in previous years the purpose of the event is to bring participants up to speed on how production scenarios have evolved at global level and also provide up-to-date information on the parallel evolution of production processes, from processing of raw materials to water and energy-saving requirements, from new drying technologies to developments in the design field.

The working day will include talks from key figures in the industry. Andy Skillen, editor of Asian Ceramics, will introduce the different speeches starting with an overview of the market situation presented by  Dominic Morris  – Research Manager – Ceramics of Bowhead Media Ltd (GB). Mathieu Parfait, marketing development manager of French firm Imerys, will be talking about challenges on the body preparation front. Then, Carlo Martino, researcher with the ITACA (arts, design and new technology) department of the La Sapienza university in Rome will speak about design, a key aspect for the future of the industry in general and for making the most of the ‘Made in Italy’ factor. To bring the day to a close there will be three talks on subjects vital to the recovery and growth of the industry: the reduction of water consumption in the production process (Peter Hancock, project manager at the British Ceram Research), developments in drying (George W. Scherer, lecturer in civil and environmental engineering at the University of Princeton, USA) and, lastly, Khater Massaad of Rak Ceramics will take the stand to deal with the tricky issue of “remaining an independent group in a world of multinationals”.

All visitors will be able to enjoy a guided tour of the Sacmi laboratory. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the Whiteware Division’s research staff and get a first look at the latest products to be added to Sacmi’s sanitaryware machine and plant range. For the occasion there will also be demonstrations of high pressure casting, a technology that is steadily gaining ground among producers and in which Sacmi leads the world.

Back

Events News

 
10/9/2017
SACMI 4.0 solutions at CBST 2017 in Shanghai
Thanks to three local branches and decades of experience on the Chinese market, plus numerous new developments concerning both the machine range and plant supervision systems, Sacmi can smoothly convert Industry 4.0 principles into advantages for manufacturers.  >>

9/29/2017
Host Milano welcomes Sacmi's innovative coffee capsule manufacturing solution
This revolutionary solution provides the coffee sector with all the advantages of Sacmi compression technology, which is becoming ever-more popular in the beverage capsule manufacturing world.  >>

9/22/2017
Riedhammer to play starring role at Powtech 2017
Sacmi Group company to present its latest technological solutions at the number one fair for the powder, granule and bulk solids industry (Nuremberg, 26-28 September 2017)  >>

9/12/2017
EURO PM2017 – Powder Metallurgy European Congress & Exhibition
SACMI at Milano Congressi (MiCo). (Italy) from 1st to 5th October  >>

 

This website uses "cookies". If you choose to continue using the website, you are authorising the use of cookies according to our cookie policy. For further information or to deny the use of some cookies, please click here.

accept cookie policy