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Special Afghanistan project: conclusive meeting at the Italian Economic Development Ministry

On April 10 the Italian Economic Development Ministry (MISE) hosted the final meeting on the status of the special Afghanistan project that saw Confindustria Marmomacchine leading bilateral cooperation relations with the Asian country as early as 2008. After seven years of intense synergy between the association, the Ministries of Economic [...]

2 April 2015 admin Magazine @en 0

Confindustria Studies Center: optimism for Italy

Powerful external macro-economic thrusts seem to have gotten the Eurozone and Italy back in motion. The effects of a weaker euro, lower taxes and the slashed price of oil are beginning to show up in indicators, some of which were at the top for the past four years. An uptake [...]

31 March 2015 admin Magazine @en 0

“Pietra Autentica”: the italian trademark for authentically natural stones

CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE’s purpose in promoting PIETRA AUTENTICA – the trademark reserved to Italian producers of marbles, granites, travertines and authentically natural stones in general – is to re-launch and connote the value of the natural stone product and combat aggressive communication campaigns promoted by makers of other materials imitating truly [...]

28 March 2015 admin Magazine @en 0

World demand for countertops will reach 503 million square meters in 2018

According to forecasts in the “World Countertops” study recently published by the Freedonia Group, a leading American market researcher, global demand for kitchen and bathroom countertops – in 2013 about 409 million square meters – will rise on average at a rate of 4.2% annually, reaching 503 million square meters [...]

22 March 2015 admin Magazine @en 0

Meeting point Italia/Confindustria Marmomacchine at Marble 2015

From March 25 to 28 the new Gaziemir expo complex in Izmir was host to the 21st edition of MARBLE, one of the top international shows devoted to stone materials and the technologies to extract and work them. CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE was directly on hand at MARBLE 2015 with its own [...]

4 March 2015 admin Magazine @en 0