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RAK Ceramics positions itself to be the leading ceramic lifestyle solution both globally and locally

RAK Ceramics is one of the largest ceramics’ brands in the world. Specialising in ceramic and gres porcelain wall and floor tiles and sanitaryware they produce 110 million square metres of tiles and 5 million pieces of sanitaryware per year at their 16 state-of-the-art plants across the United Arab Emirates, India and Bangladesh.

Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, they serve clients in more than 150 countries through their network of operational hubs in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Asia, North and South America and Australia. Across their global operations, they employ approximately 15,000 staff from more than 40 nationalities.

They are a publicly listed company on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in the United Arab Emirates and on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh and as a group have an annual turnover of approximately US$1 billion.

Creme De La Ceramics
RAK Ceramics was the first company in the United Arab Emirates being awarded ISO 9001 certification by internationally recognized UK certification body “CICS” (Ceramic Research Institute Certification Scheme) for ceramics tiles and sanitarywares.

Recently, Bureau Veritas Certifications verified the implementation of RAK Ceramics’ quality management system and certified the company in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 with the scope covering the design, development, production and supply of ceramics and porcelain floor and wall tiles, porcelain slabs and vitreous china sanitary wares, including acrylic baths and shower bases, toilet seats and covers. Bureau Veritas Certifications also certified RAK Ceramics for ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System.

RAK Ceramics manufactures ceramic tiles according to the latest version of ISO 13006 and/or EN 1441 standards with equivalent ANSI A137.1 American national standard specifications for ceramics tiles and EN 997 standard for the manufacturing of sanitary wares. Its Tiles and Sanitarywares Testing Laboratory is operating in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia). Being a corporate member of EGBC (Emirates Green Building Council), RAK Ceramics supports the promotion and development of sustainable buildings in the United Arab Emirates.

The biggest factor that ensures the strongest differentiation for RAK Ceramics (Bangladesh) is its wide product portfolio comprising ceramics and gres porcellanato (porcelain/fully vitrified) tiles, bathroom sets and all types of sanitary ware. The Company has over 2,500 models active in the ceramic and porcelain tiles business, and regularly introduces new designs that are closely aligned with evolving consumer trends. The Company’s tiles range in sizes from 7.5 X 20 cm up to 80 X 80 cm, straddling the full chain of tiles products in Bangladesh. Though the Company has initiated the export of its products, a majority of the output is sold in the domestic markets.

A Sustainable Ceramic Solution
RAK Ceramics manufactures ceramic tiles according to the latest version of ISO 13006 and/or EN 1441 standards with equivalent ANSI A137.1 American national standard specifications for ceramics tiles and EN 997 standard for the manufacturing of sanitary wares. Its Tiles and Sanitarywares Testing Laboratory is operating in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia).

Being a corporate member of EGBC (Emirates Green Building Council), RAK Ceramics supports the promotion and development of sustainable buildings in the United Arab Emirates.

Sustainability in every sphere of business is one of the main elements of RAK Ceramics mission statement. The company is committed to practicing environmental stewardship throughout its manufacturing chain – from product design and efficient operations processes – and to playing an active role in building a better community by enhancing the surrounding environment. Organization’s activities improve energy efficiency, reduce pollution, enhance biodiversity and improve the quality of life for both people in the communities it operates in and for its workforce. Sanitary ware division is committed to developing eco-friendly products with a particular focus on water saving (33% saved in water consumption using the latest flush systems in water closets). It recycles natural raw materials to help conserve natural resources and adopts clean development mechanism (cdm) projects to reduce carbon emissions during the manufacturing process.

Innovating Lifestyle Solutions
RAK Ceramics is a pioneer in introducing hi-tech innovations that are a breakthrough in the industry. A wide range of technologies are used at the company’s state-of-the-art plants including digital printing technology, big slabs, slim, anti-microbial, glow in the dark, double charge, roll feed and other advanced technologies such as granitech, technoslate, twin press, dry glaze and waterjet to name but a few.

The company also won a number of international Business Stevie Awards in 2015, winning a silver award for ‘most innovative company’ and a bronze award for ‘health, safety and environment programme of the year’. RAK ceramics has also been awarded ‘Brand of the Year’ at the prestigious World Branding Awards 2015.

RAK Ceramics helps to create icons, they help to build marvels and their products feature in some of the most iconic buildings in the world. They are known for their wide product range and their ability to produce bespoke ranges for both small and large scale projects, enabling their clients to bring their ideas to life. They respect, they inspire, they improve, they deliver; today, tomorrow, no matter the ambition, no matter the challenge, at RAK Ceramics they take care of all the details, however large or small, so that their customers do not have to.

Their passion and expertise combined with careful attention to detail enable RAK Ceramics to provide a wide range of integrated ceramics solutions, allowing you the freedom to be creative and leaving plenty of room for imagination.

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