Spanish Tile Industry Wraps Up 36th Edition of Cevisama

Miami, FL February 16, 2018-Cevisama, the international fair for ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, recently held its 36th edition from February 5 to 9 at the Feria Valencia center in Valencia, Spain.

A total of 506 Spanish exhibitors showcased their latest products and innovations to a record number of over 83,000 industry professionals from more than 65 countries.

During his introduction at Cevisama, Vicente Nomdedeu, the newly appointed president of The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), outlined the 2017 production, sales and exports figures that reflect the strength of Spain’s industrial sector. The Spanish tile industry continues to be vibrant with both sales (+7%) and production (+8%) on the rise yet again. With 75% of all sales made abroad, Spain currently exports to 187 countries worldwide. Strong growth in the U.S. is particularly noteworthy with a total sales increase of 25.5% in 2017, maintaining the U.S.’s position as the second largest market for Spanish tile.