Elemex® invested in a CNC machine (a Breton Smart-Cut) in large part to produce Ceramitex®, a breakthrough exterior building product developed in 2007. It’s a large-format panel made from sintered ceramic, an innovative material emerging in the North American exterior cladding markets. “If we’re going to compete in today’s global economy, we have to do so with a product that’s unique and innovative, providing performance, durability, beauty and economic value. Investment in technology and automation plays a big role in achieving this,” notes company owner Philip Macdonald.
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