Vitrified tiles are ceramic tiles with very low porosity. They can be used as an alternative to marble and granite flooring. Vitrified tiles are generally used as outdoor flooring as they are water and frost resistant. They are made by hydraulic pressing of mixtures such as clay, quartz, feldspar, and silica that give a vitreous surface.
Rapid growth in the construction industry is one of the major factors that drive the vitrified tiles market. High demand for residential and non-residential buildings has significant impact on the demand for vitrified tiles, as they are used in the flooring and walls of the buildings. They are often used as a substitute to marble and granite flooring. In addition, increasing population & urbanization and rising incomes from economic growth boost the demand for the construction market in various countries, which has propelled rapid growth for the vitrified tiles market.
At present, there are a lot of technological advancements in terms of production process and product features to achieve a competitive edge. New features such as 3D printing, digital printing, anti-microbial glazes, nanotechnology, and water jet technology are also emerging in the market. With the development of smart homes, various innovative thermal tiles such as warmth generating, energy saving, and cooling tiles are also gaining importance, especially in residential buildings.
The vitrified tiles market is segmented based on end users and geography. Based on end users the market is segmented into residential, commercial, and others. Based on geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Key players that operate in the market include Ceramica Carmelo Fior Ltda., Lamosa Group, Mohawk Industries Inc., Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ceramics, SCG, ABK Industrie Ceramiche SpA, ALTAECO S.p.A., PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk, AGL, and Casalgrande Padana S.p.A.
- The report provides an in-depth analysis of the vitrified tiles industry to identify potential investment pockets.
- The key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with their detailed impact analyses have been elucidated.
- Porters five forces model helps in analyzing potential buyers & suppliers and the competitive sketch of the market, which is expected to guide the market players to develop strategies accordingly.
Global Vitrified Tiles Market Key Segments:
By End-user Industry
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Latin America
- The Middle East
Key Market Players
- Ceramica Carmelo Fior Ltda.
- Lamosa Group
- Mohawk Industries Inc.
- Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ceramics
- ABK Industrie Ceramiche SpA
- ALTAECO S.p.A.
- PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk
- Casalgrande Padana S.p.A.