Ceramiche Keope: 100% Made in Italy Ceramiche Keope, company of the Gruppo Concorde, based in Casalgrande (Reggio Emilia), manufacturer of top quality porcelain stoneware floor and wall tile and trend-setting in terms of innovation, technology, style and design, has chosen to comply with the "code of ethics" of the Management Committee of Confindustria Ceramica (Italian association of ceramic industries), which means that we must clearly indicate the country of origin both on the product and on the pack. The Company believes that the social responsibility of a company should express itself by means of a transparent and correct approach to all interlocutors, irrespective of whether they are customers, suppliers or co-operators Ceramiche Keope believes that the “Made in Italy” mark guarantees strong values, such as for instance style, design, innovation and quality of the product, and above all respect, for the environment and for people. It is in fact for the purpose of attesting to the correct application of principles and values of native products that Ceramiche Keope believes it is essential to insist on the added value of Made in Italy, testimonial of Italian style on foreign markets. A value that is becoming more and more distinctive and capable of enhancing the technical capabilities and talents that are typically Italian. Ceramiche Keope stands out in the field of ceramics by virtue of the quality of its products, of constant investments in innovative and highly automated technology and of the design of new collections with different patterns, sizes and thickness grades, such as those that will be presented at Cersaie 2009. Furthermore, the company has always paid particular attention to ecological sustainability. The certifications obtained over the years, such as ISO 14064 – enforcement of the Kyoto Protocol, Ecolabel, ISO 9001, and the exclusive GreenThinking project, logo with which Ceramiche Keope offers its customers added value, giving them the possibility to make reliable choices for eco-compatible products.The GREENTHINKING Project of Ceramiche Keope: Amongst the latest events, opening - in September, 2012 - of the new cogeneration system, which allows for elimination of direct and indirect emissions of the carbon dioxide produced by the company during the production cycle. Thanks to this system, the company can produce its own electrical energy and cover a large amount of its energy requirements. Still in 2012, the company invested in an important operation for renovation and environmental improvement of its production facilities, for the purpose of improving working conditions and environment. Ceramiche Keope has, in fact, totally removed the Eternit asbestos roofing (on a surface of 6000 m2), originally used for the factory buildings, and has replaced the material with modern and environmentally friendly roofing panels. In March 2012, Ceramiche Keope obtained the Ecolabel certification for 4 new collections, which means that there are now 34 certified series, consisting of over 700 items. In September 2010, ANAB, the National Association for Bioecological Architecture, awarded Ceramiche Keope the ANAB ICEA certification attesting that the porcelain stoneware tiles meet the requirements of the ANAB standard for bioarchitectural material.