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Der neue Schweizermeister im Plattenlegen heisst Amarin Prediger


September 15, 2020 EUF Federation

Wir haben einen neuen Schweizermeister! Der Plattenleger Amarin Prediger aus dem Kanton Wallis hat sich während vier Wettkampftagen gegen seine acht Konkurrenten durchgesetzt. Vom 9. – 12. September fanden die SwissSkills der Plattenleger statt. Die Fédération Romande du Carrelage (FeRC) und der Schweizerische Plattenverband (SPV) haben die SwissSkills Championship 2020 im Bildungszentrum in Dagmersellen durchgeführt. […]

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Special thanks from the EUF Board to our WorldSkills 2019 participants


October 21, 2019 EUF Federation

Another successful board meeting was held at Cersaie Bologna on the 25th of September. At the meeting a warm welcome and honouring was given to the two gold medal winners in floor and wall tiling at the WorldSkills 2019 Kazan RU: Renato Meier (below left) and Florian Franz Scheucher (below right). And a big Thank […]

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Handwerk: Meisterpflicht ab 2020 verspricht bessere Qualität


September 12, 2019 EUF Federation

Seit langem kämpft der Handwerksverband dafür, dass es in viele Berufen wieder einen Meisterzwang gibt – weil es Marktverzerrungen gebe. Union und SPD hatten das im Koalitionsvertrag zugesagt und liefern nun. Berlin (dpa) – Fliesen- und Parkettleger, Rollladentechniker oder Orgelbauer – für mehr Qualität soll in diesen Berufen künftig wieder die Meisterpflicht gelten. Darauf einigte […]

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Euf Sets out a Vision for the Future


July 23, 2019 EUF Federation

“Even the highest quality ceramic tile will not perform properly if it is not perfectly laid by well-trained and experienced tile installers”, says Mr Roman Pommer, President of the Czech Tile Guild. He was addressing this year’s meeting of the European Union of National Tile Installer Associations (EUF). The EUF held its Annual General Meeting […]

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Karl-Hans Körner Taking Over From Robert Howard MBE as President 2019-2022


July 16, 2019 EUF Federation

Karl-Hans Körner, President of the German Tile and Natural Stone Association (Fachverband Fliesen und Natursteinverband – FFN) has assumed the presidency of EUF for the next presidential term (2019 – 2022). He takes over from Robert Howard MBE, Director of The Tile Association (TTA), who has retired from the role. The outgoing President was honoured […]

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Cersaie Bologna 2019


July 16, 2019 EUF Federation

23rd – 27th September 2019. Once again, CONFIDUSTRIA have kindly invited representatives of EUF member associations to visit the Cersaie fair in Bologna. As usual, this invitation includes: • 2 overnight stays in a 3 or 4 Star hotel • Free access to the trade fair throughout 2 days • Participation in the official ‘Ceramics […]

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The Czech European Tile Innovation Academy


July 16, 2019 EUF Federation

Members of the EUF board attending the EUF Tile Convention, held in Prague and Pilsen during the summer, visited The Czech European Tile Innovation Academy. Located in Pilsen, The Tile Innovation Academy was opened in 2018 and aims to provide high quality teaching to an internationally renowned level. Its goal is to support in particular […]

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A Successful Tile Convention This Summer


July 16, 2019 EUF Federation

EUF held a successful Tile Convention in Prague and Pilsen this summer. The event included the Annual General Meeting of the Federation. The meeting defined the Federation’s strategy for the coming period and also disseminated the latest information concerning ISO and EN standards. This year Professor Maria Chiara Bignozzi, Assistant Professor at Bologna University and […]

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Another successful Board Meeting and Technical Commission Meeting held in Brussels


March 28, 2019 EUF Federation

  Pictured are the attendees of the EUF Board Meeting and Technical Commission meeting held at Fecamo, Brussels on March 26th 2019.

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Wiedereinführung der Meisterpflicht


January 10, 2019 EUF Federation

Für über 50 Handwerksberufe wie Fliesenleger oder Raumausstatter wurde die Meisterpflicht 2004 abgeschafft. Inzwischen gibt es viele Klagen über Pfusch und mangelnde Qualität. Politiker fordern jetzt, die Meisterpflicht wieder einzuführen. https://www.hessenschau.de/tv-sendung/ruf-nach-meisterbrief,video-80888.html

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