Mark your calendars now for Tecnargilla, a showcase for ceramic and brick technology. The five-day event, set for Sept. 24-28, 2012, in Rimini, Italy, will offer the latest in new aesthetics and process innovations, as well as present producers of machinery for ceramics, brick, bathroom fixtures, dishware, raw materials, pigments, and technical ceramics.

In 2010 there were more than 450 exhibitors, representing over 80% of sales in the sector, who previewed 90% of their recent technological innovations at Tecnargilla: over 550 new technological concepts were presented at the last fair, along with six innovative production processes and over 40 new patents related to machinery or products.

Organized by ACIMAC and Rimini Fiera, the event features thematic sections: Tecnargilla, dedicated to technology for tiles, bathroom fixtures and dishware, Kromatech, a showcase of color and creativity in ceramics, Claytech, with technology for the brick industry, and Kermat, for advanced ceramics.