Room for imagination
At RAK Ceramics we help to create icons, we help to build marvels and our products feature in some of the most iconic buildings in the world. We are known for our wide product range and our ability to produce bespoke ranges for both small and large scale projects, enabling our clients to bring their ideas to life. We respect, we inspire, we improve, we deliver; today, tomorrow, no matter the ambition, no matter the challenge, at RAK Ceramics we take care of all the details, however large or small, so you don’t have to.
Our passion and expertise combined with this careful attention to detail enables us to provide you with a wide range of integrated ceramics solutions, allowing you freedom to be creative and plenty of room for imagination.
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 123 million square metres of tiles and 5 million pieces of sanitaryware per year at our 22 state-of-the-art plants across the United Arab Emirates, India and Bangladesh.
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 12,000 staff from more than 40 nationalities.
We are a publically listed company on the in the United Arab Emirates and on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh and as a group have an annual turnover of approximately US$1 billion.
RAK 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 Environmental Management System.
RAK Ceramics manufactures ceramic tiles according to the latest version of ISO 13006 and/or EN 1441 standards with equivalent ANSI A137.1 American national standard specifications for ceramics tiles and EN 997 standard for manufacturing of sanitary wares. Its Tiles and Sanitarywares Testing Laboratory is operating in accordance to ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia).
Being a corporate member of EGBC (Emirates Green Building Council), RAK Ceramics supports the promotion and development of sustainable buildings in United Arab Emirates.
FOR CERAMIC TILES:
CCC (China Compulsory Product Certification)
CSTB (Scientific and Technical Center for Building) – UPEC marque
FloorScore (Indoor Air Quality) by SCS Global Services
SASO (Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Org.) – Quality mark for tiles
SIRIM QAS International (Scientific and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia)
KS Certificate - Korean Standards Mark
ISO 14001 - Environmental Management
Green Building by Emirates Green Building Council
FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)
CSTB (Scientific and Technical Center for Building) – NF marque
IAPMO Research and Testing, Inc
KIWA (Institution for the Examination of Waterworks Articles)
SASO (Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Org.) – Quality mark for sanitarywares
SAI Global Watermark for water closets
SAI Global Standardmark for wash basins
SINTEF (Norwegian: Foundation for Industrial and Technical Research)
WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) – United Kingdom
We play our role for a better environment and society
Sustainability 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.
RAK CERAMICS IS AN AWARD WINNING ORGANISATION
RAK 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.