SCADA/MES from Progea at the heart of the Italian ceramic industry

With the advent of I4.01 and the awareness that field data are key to improving production performance, quality and competitiveness, Progea's SCADA/HMI/MES solutions have been chosen by leading ceramic groups. One of these is Panaria Group, which is implementing an ambitious project to interconnect all the machines at its facilities (three in Italy and three...

Premier Lab starts up in Spain

Premier, a company based in Villaverla (Vicenza) specialising in the production of diamond tools for processing porcelain stoneware, started up a laboratory for research and development of new production techniques in the field of ceramic surface finishing last September in Alcora, Spain. Research conducted in-house by Premier Lab has led...

Keramik Popping Terangkat dari Dudukannya, Ini Penyebab dan Cara Mengatasinya

Pecahnya satu atau beberapa bagian keramik sehingga terlepas dari tempat dudukannya disebut popping. Perubahan temperatur yang mengakibatkan muai-susut pada keramik juga jadi penyebab popping. Kejadian ini bisa disebabkan oleh banyak hal di antaranya adalah adanya dorongan air dari dalam tanah yang menembus lapisan addesive dan mendorong ubin. Sebab lain adalah adanya perubahan temperature yang mengakibatkan...

Modula opens new branch in Singapore

Modula (Salvaterra di Casalgrande, Reggio Emilia), a manufacturer of the eponymous high-bay automatic warehouses, is expanding in Asia by opening the subsidiary Modula South East in Singapore. Along with the sales, administrative and financial staff, the new headquarters has a specialised technical team that will provide support with customers' installations. In particular,...

Ceramic: Suppliers boost value with innovation in color, size and installation for 2020

Las Vegas—With the U.S. economy heading into 2020 with a hopeful outlook and poised for growth—unemployment is down and consumer confidence is on the rise—the time for tile to shine is now. Flooring retailers, including those looking to gain back lost dollars from the growing popularity of vinyl products, would...