More than 20 percent of all the consumption of tiles in Japan are for the facades of the buildings including Skyscrapers. Ceramic tiles are one of the most popular tiles used in building and construction activities all over the globe. These tiles are coated with a special glaze that protects and seals it and keeps the tile from absorbing stains while improving the durability of each piece. With today's technology advancements manufacturers, many new tile designs and tile applications are available for both homeowners and commercial facilities. Ceramic tiles are manufactured from various raw materials such as feldspar, kaoline, bentonite, silica sand etc. where it undergoes various mechanical operations including mixing, drying, and forming to yield the ceramic tile body. Ceramic tile comes in both glazed and unglazed tiles. Current development efforts have made ceramic tiles to resemble and look authentically identical to natural materials (stone, wood, fabric), and it has become increasingly difficult in many cases, to distinguish between the two.
The global ceramic tile market is estimated and forecasted in terms of volume (Million Square Meters) and revenue (USD million) generated by the ceramic tile market. The global ceramic tiles market is driven by increase in investments in the construction industry, the rise in population, growing urbanisation and rapid industrialisation leading to rise in new construction activities. Furthermore, advance features of ceramic tiles such as better reliability, sustainability, aesthetic look etc., are leading to increase demand in construction of large number of buildings. The global ceramic tiles market growth is characterized by numerous opportunities to market players, owing to rapid growth in the global economy. However, emission of carbon dioxide during the manufacture of ceramic tiles and governmental regulations in the production of ceramic tiles along with the volatility in the prices of raw materials are the factors anticipated to hamper the ceramic tiles market.
The report analyses the ceramic tile market on the basis of type, raw material, end user and geography.
Based on type, the ceramic tile market is segmented in wall tiles, floor tiles, roof tiles and others. The others segment include ceiling tiles, countertop tiles etc. Ceramic floor tiles are commonly used in shower and toilet flooring, due to their ability to resist stains, odours, allergens, or bacteria. Whereas, wall tiles find application primarily in kitchens and bathrooms. Various types of these products are manufactured by the manufacturers, including metallic, mirror, stone tiles etc. Furthermore, roofing tiles are largely used in flat-roof houses to protect houses from scorching summer heat and keep houses cool from the inside. Rising construction activities, coupled with increasing spending capacity of consumers is expected to propel the product demand over the forecast period.
The market then by raw materials is classified into feldspar, kaolin, bentonite silica sand and others. The others include aluminia, zircon sand etc. Silica sand is an essential component of the glaze and body formulations of ceramic tiles. In the ceramic body, silica is the skeletal structure upon which clays and flux components attach. The silica contribution is used to modify thermal expansion, regulate drying and shrinkage, and improve structural integrity and appearance. Rising urbanization and shift in lifestyles pattern are expected to propel the demand for the ceramic tiles over the forecast period.
By end user, the ceramic tile market is categorised into residential, non-residential, commercial, institutional and healthcare, and public facilities. Ceramic tiles are in effect generally utilized in residential attributable to increasing renovation activities, because of aging of old buildings and commercial spaces. Developing interest for durable materials, combined with rise of ceramic tiles as the hardwood substitution and other flooring replacement alternatives, is anticipated to drive the ceramic tile demand over the forecast period. Furthermore, growing trend of interior decoration and comfort among consumers coupled with rising spending power of the population are the factors expected to drive the growth of the ceramic tile market.
Geographically, Asia Pacific dominated the global global ceramic tiles market in 2018 owing to the rising construction activities, low manufacturing cost, increasing disposable incomes in this region and presence of promising construction industries in the C hina. Europe was the second-largest market for the ceramic tiles. Apart from decoration, these products are now being used for hygiene maintenance in residential and commercial buildings. These are increasingly being used for providing durability and aesthetics to building structures. These factors are expected to propel the product demand. The market in Latin America and Middle East & Africa is projected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.
The major players in ceramic tile market includes Mohawk Industries, Inc., Crossville Inc., Siam Cement, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ceramics, Kajaria Ceramics, NITCO Tiles, China Ceramics, Johnson Tiles (H & R), Ceramica Saloni, Florida Tiles, Ceramiche Atlas Concorde, Grupo Lamosa , Gruppo Ceramiche Ricchetti, Porcelanosa Grupo, Orient Bell Ceramics, Asian Granito, Grespania among others. The companies are focusing on new product developments, partnerships and acquisitions to reinforce their positions in the industry, and strengthening their competencies.
Ceramic tiles is one of is one of the key parts utilized in building and construction activities. Ceramic tiles are available in a wide range of sizes as well as colors and are and are utilized in building inside and outside floors, rooftops, swimming pools and so forth. They offer protection from abrasion and stains and they require less maintenance. With the present innovation headways manufacturers many new tile designs and tile applications are available for both homeowners and commercial facilities The report analyses the ceramic tile market on the basis of type, raw material, distribution channel and geography. Based on type, the market is segmented into floor tile, wall type, and roof tile and other. By raw material the ceramic tile market is classifies in feldspar, kaolin, and bentonite, silica sand and other. Whereas, by end user the market is categorised in residential, non-residential, commercial, institutional and healthcare, and public facilities. Geographically, the global ceramic tile market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. Rest of the world comprises of Latin America and Middle East & Africa. In 2018, Asia Pacific held the largest market share of the ceramic tile market, followed by Europe region. Key players of the ceramic tile market are Mohawk Industries, Inc. , Crossville Inc., Siam Cement , Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ceramics, Kajaria Ceramics , NITCO Tiles , China Ceramics , Johnson Tiles (H & R) , Ceramica Saloni , Florida Tiles , Ceramiche Atlas Concorde , Grupo Lamosa , Gruppo Ceramiche Ricchetti, Porcelanosa Grupo, Orient Bell Ceramics, Asian Granito, Grespania among others.
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