Confindustria Ceramica, the association of Italian ceramics, is responsible for representing, supporting, informing and liaising between member companies. The organisation also includes allied companies, Italian companies that perform industrial activities complementary to the production of ceramic tiles or refractory materials, as well as sales companies. For almost forty years, Confindustria Ceramica has been striving to meet the needs of member companies by supporting their activities and representing their interests, role and corporate image. It is supported in its efforts by its affiliation to Confindustria (Italian Employers’ Association). Through an extensive network of national and international relationships, Assopiastrelle is capable of pursuing strategies to support its member companies. Confindustria Ceramica also sits on the management boards and committees of various Italian and international organisations and bodies.