Brazil is currently among the world's five largest producers of vitreous chinaware for kitchens and bathrooms, with 26 medium to large manufacturing plants in eight states.
The ceramic sanitary ware segment
This segment is part of the Transformation Industry's non-metallic mineral products branch and its production specialization is the manufacture of basins, water tanks, bidets, washbasins, columns, urinals, washing tanks and accessories. The current production is 22 million pieces. The energy matrix of the sanitary ware industry is essentially based on natural gas. The sector also generates some 7,000 direct jobs.
Distribution of the sanitary porcelain market