THE LB GROUP GROWS WITH THE TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH
The continuous technological research is the reason of the growth of LB, world leading company for the design and manufacture of installations for the ceramic industry, mainly for the production of technical and enamelled porcelain tiles and for dry grinding with microgranulation. The forecasted 2015 balance sheet data show a +20% turnover compared to 2014, up to 28 millions Euro.
The turnover of the LB group (including LB and the sister companies Sitec and Sermat) is also rising by 20%: from 32 millions Euro to 38 millions Euro; orders already received for 2016 are 50% more compared to 2015.
These results have been obtained also thanks to a deep reorganization of the company and to three years of continuous investments, amounting 10% of the turnover, capitalized in human resources and R&D projects. Good news for the group employing today 115 people and over 180 employees, considering also the externalized activities.
The R&D team is made of 9 persons between chemists, geologists, technologists and product managers with long experience in the ceramic world.
The whole group has gone towards the “lean production”, with the target of sensitive saving in the direct production costs.