The world’s top ceramic tile groups (as for production volumes)
May 21, 2019 at 12:22 pm
American giant Mohawk Industries firmly at the top of the rankings with an
estimated 2017 output of between 230 and 250 million sq.m. The
US multinational is well ahead of all its competitors, especially in terms of
revenues. As of 2017, it reported sales of US $3.405 billion in the tile
segment alone (respect to US $3,17 billion as of 2016), equivalent to 36% of
the group’s total revenues.
Thai group SCG is in second place in terms of output volumes (187 million sq.m),
but well behind in sales revenues (709 million euros), followed by the Mexican
which registered a tile production of 171 million sq.m and
revenues at 751.4 USD million (about 647 million euros). Lamosa
strengthened its position as the third largest world group and the leader in
Latin America following the acquisition of the Argentinian group San Lorenzo on
2016, with manufacturing facilities in Argentina, Colombia and Peru.
UAE-based RAK Ceramics group (81.5 million sq.m).
increased its output to 73.7 million sq.m and tile segment revenues to 426 million
euros (about +16%).
group also marked up double-digit growth reaching an output of 60 million sq.m (up
17% on 2016) with revenues up 21% to 240 million euros.