The Italian manufacturers of machinery and equipment for the ceramic and heavy clay industries (ACIMAC) reports an 8.6% turnover growth in 2010.

The Italian manufacturers of machinery and equipment for the ceramic and heavy clay industries (ACIMAC) reported 8.6% turnover growth in 2010.

According to data published in Acimac’s 19th National Statistical Survey, the sector generated a total turnover of 1.4 million euro ($1.98M US) last year.

ACIMAC further reports that the recovery was driven by exports, which accounted for 76.6% of turnover (up from the 77.4% of 2009) and “confirmed the world leadership position of Italian technology.”