RAK Ceramics is one of the largest ceramics’ brands in the world. Specialising in ceramic and gres porcelain wall and floor tiles and sanitaryware we produce 110 million square metres of tiles and 5 million pieces of sanitaryware per year at our 16 state-of-the-art plants across the United Arab Emirates, India, Bangladesh and Iran. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, we serve clients in more than 150 countries through our network of operational hubs in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Asia, North and South America and Australia. Across our global operations we employ approximately 15,000 staff from more than 40 nationalities.
Quality standardRAK Ceramics was the first company in United Arab Emirates being awarded with ISO 9001 certification by internationally recognized UK certification body “CICS” (Ceramic Research Institute Certification Scheme) for ceramics tiles and sanitarywares.
Recently, Bureau Veritas Certifications verified the implementation of RAK Ceramics’ quality management system and certified the company in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 with the scope covering the design, development, production and supply of ceramics and porcelain floor and wall tiles, porcelain slabs and vitreous china sanitary wares, including acrylic baths and shower bases, toilet seats and covers.
Bureau Veritas Certifications also certified RAK Ceramics for ISO 14001:2015
SustainabilitySustainability in every sphere of business is one of the main elements of RAK Ceramics mission statement. The company is committed to practicing environmental stewardship throughout its manufacturing chain – from product design and efficient operations processes – and to playing an active role in building a better community by enhancing the surrounding environment. Organization’s activities improve energy efficiency, reduce pollution, enhance biodiversity and improve the quality of life for both people in the communities it operates in and for its workforce. Sanitary ware division is committed to developing eco-friendly products with a particular focus on water saving (33% saved in water consumption using the latest flush systems in water closets). It recycles natural raw materials to help conserve natural resources and adopts clean development mechanism (cdm) projects to reduce carbon emissions during the manufacturing process.
RAK Ceramics is the first ceramics manufacturing company in its region to produce a global reporting initiative (gri) sustainability and corporate social responsibility (csr) report, based on the latest gri-gr4 guidelines.
RAK Ceramics is a founding member of Emirates Green Building Council, which supports the development of sustainable buildings in the uae. The uae ministry of environment and water (moew) awarded the company with the environmental performance certificate (epc) in recognition of its successful efforts to comply with environmental protection standards and regulations.
InnovationRAK Ceramics is a pioneer in introducing hi-tech innovations that are a breakthrough in the industry. A wide range of technologies are used at the company’s state-of-the-art plants including digital printing technology, big slabs, slim, anti-microbial, glow in the dark, double charge, roll feed and other advanced technologies such as granitech, technoslate, twin press, dry glaze and waterjet to name but a few.
The company also won a number of international Business Stevie® Awards in 2015, winning a silver award for ‘most innovative company’ and a bronze award for ‘health, safety and environment programme of the year’. RAK ceramics has also been awarded ‘Brand of the Year’ at the prestigious World Branding Awards 2015.