Ceramics Industry in Pakistan Essay

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The word ceramic is derived from the word (keramikos). "Ceramics" means articles and objects made of clay with definite/permanent shape and fired at high temperatures. Clay is the only one and the unique material which when moistened with a suitable quantity of water, develops "PLASTICITY" which helps in manufacturing unlimited number of objects in various shapes and sizes.

Ceramics is one of the most ancient industries on the planet. Once humans discovered that clay could be dug up and formed into objects by first mixing with water and then firing, the industry was born. As early as 24,000 BC, animal and human figurines were made from clay and other materials, and then fired in kilns partially dug into
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KCL is the proud recipient of the 15th International award for the years 1989, 1990 and 1991, the latest being the Gold Trophy for Quality in 1991.


Stile was founded by the House of Habib (www.hoh.net) in 1978 with strategic and technical collaboration with Agrob Anlagenbau GmbH of West Germany. SHABBIR TILES & CERAMICS LTD was the first private sector enterprise in the Ceramic field in Pakistan.

Stile is listed at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock exchanges and is also member of KCCI (Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Pakistan ceramics & sanitary manufacturers and trading association.

The Company Brand STILE enjoys leading position in the Ceramic Tiles industry in Pakistan, as its products are of international quality standards and it believes in constant product development. It offers wide range of sizes, colors, and designs in ceramic tiles and other allied products, conforming to high quality standards of durability and aesthetic values. The STCL plant, based in Karachi, incorporates the latest European technologies & techniques to manufacture high gloss tiles that conform to European standards.

To provide maximum services to Stile consumers under one roof, Company has opened company operated outlets through Pakistan named as THE STILE EMPORIUM.
Shabbir Tiles is now a one stop shop providing Wall tiles, Floor tiles, Installation