Novoceram celebrates its first 150 years
150 years are so many? It depends. For a human being is an eternity for a tree are the prime of life, for the planet Earth are a breath for a company age are worthy of note. For Novoceram is a party!
2013 is the year of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Novoceram, French manufacturer of ceramics since 1863, offering sophisticated collections on the market today are a mix of ancient knowledge and the most innovative trends. Novoceram offers floor and wall tiles for interior and exterior, for large architectural projects, residential and industrial areas, in France and around the world. Novoceram is partner of major French and international companies, such as Renault, Eiffage, La Poste, Vinci or Nexity. In addition to the production of tiles, Novoceram offers innovative solutions such as the three systems of floating floors: plus Outdoor, Outdoor and Indoor plus that meet the daily needs of architects, builders and consumers.
This occasion deserves a special logo « 150th birthday » that will be the trademark symbol and the memory of this year different from others.
Who would have said this family-run pottery factory in 2013 would become a technologically advanced company, with more than 150 employees and a turnover of over € 40 million a year?
In 1935, a period of economic and financial crisis, the founder’s son, not without boldness, converts from pottery production to the tiles. Novoceram has crossed the decades with new developments always productive, the subject of numerous patents in the ’50s, producing larger and larger sizes and decoration more and more sought after. In 1994 the company expands and is the foundation stone of the new plant (the current site). Novoceram In 2000 joined the Concorde Group, the second group in the European ceramic industry with 11 manufacturing sites in Italy, France and Russia and more than 650 million Euros in annual revenue.
The company’s development has been achieved in an environmentally friendly, thanks to an ecosystem of certified environmental management ISO 14001: 2004, also the full range of products Novoceram is certified Ecolabel.
The manufacturing plant in Saint Vallier-sur-Rhone in the north of the Drôme (26) is concrete evidence of Novoceram investing on French soil: the fundamental value of the company logo emphasized by Payoff « Fabricant de Carrelage Français depuis 1863 ».
Novoceram has a dynamic presence on the web and on social networks. Novoceram.fr is an open door to communicate directly with customers and to exchange information about and deepen the themes of design, architecture, furniture and much more.
For his birthday, Novoceram wanted to make it big: The inauguration of the exhibition hall which doubled surface and company visits in a big way to receive our customers!