Site visit to National Ceramic Industries Australia (NCIA) floor tile production plant
Reminder - don't forget to register for the upcoming site visit to the NCIA on Monday 1st April
Date: Monday, 1st April 2019
Time: 5.00 – 7.00pm
National Ceramic Industries Australia (NCIA)
175 Racecourse Road
Rutherford NSW 2320
Registrations close Thursday, 28th March
National Ceramic Industries Australia (NCIA) source raw materials from various small mines in NSW and Victoria. After processing in a large grinding mill, spray drying, pressing, glazing, and inkjet printing, the material passes through a continuous gas-fired kiln to produce large ceramic floor tiles.
Extensive use is made of robots and autonomous forklifts for quality control, packaging, transport and warehousing of the finished products.
This plant operates around the clock with computer control systems and extensive automation.