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ANFACER says Brazilian export of ceramic tile to U.S. rising steadily

ANFACER, Brazil's association of ceramic tile manufacturers, reports that Brazil has become the world's third largest exporter of ceramic tiles and the fourth largest exporter to the United States market.

In 2003, Brazilian exports increased 8.4 percent compared to the same period last year (January-October). According to ANFACER, this data shows the large potential of continued rises in Brazilian ceramic tiles exported to the United States.

More than 140 exhibitors will showcase their latest ceramic tile at Revestir from March 9-13 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Coverings 2004, held March 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., will be another opportunity for Americans to learn about Brazilian ceramic products, ANFACER says.

Tile industry gears up for Revestir 2004

The latest edition of Revestir, the Brazilian stone & tile exhibition, will take place March 9-13 at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. As always, the show welcomes visitors for all continents, especially from the Americas, Africa and Oceania, according to organizers.

Exhibitors will be able to showcase their latest trends in new ceramic tiles, marbles, granite and other floor covering products, like mortars and putties. The second International Forum of Architecture & Construction will be carried out simultaneously with Revestir. This forum will rely on the participation of important names in architecture, building, trade and government.

For more information on Revestir 2004, telephone (11) 3873-0081, or visit the Web site at www.exporevestir.com.br.

Nardini International presents products at ITSS

Nardini International, the North American presence of Nardini Ceramica, presented for the first time at the 2003 edition of the International Tile & Stone Show (ITSS), held recently in Las Vegas.

According to Nardini, the primary reason for attending was to test the waters on principle ingredients for sales success in North America, including a carefully chosen selection of products, back up inventory availability and exclusive partnership arrangements. The company still has distribution openings in several markets in North America. For more information, telephone (973) 777-7600.