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Italtile at a glance

Founded in 1969, Italtile Limited is a proudly South African manufacturer, franchisor and retailer of tiles, bathroomware and other related home-finishing products. The Group’s retail brands are CTM, Italtile Retail, TopT and U-Light represented by 216 stores in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

The retail operation is strategically supported by a vertically integrated supply chain.

We have installed capacity to manufacture 52 million m2 of tiles and 2 million pieces of sanitaryware annually, producing one out of every two tiles, baths and toilets purchased in South Africa.

Our tile factories rank among the most energy efficient in the world. We generated 2 667 MWh of solar power for the period and are installing at least a further 2,3 MW in the year ahead. We target continued reduction of our carbon footprint through extensive Group-wide initiatives.

Our total system-wide turnover for the period was R11,5 billion, and our market capitalisation is in excess of R15 billion.

We are a B-BBEE level 2 contributor. Our Group corporate social economic development spend was R37 million.

Our manufacturers are Ceramic Industries comprising seven factories in South Africa and one in Australia, and Ezee Tile with six factories in South Africa and four in the rest of Africa.

Our import businesses are International Tap Distributors, Cedar Point and Distribution Centre, with facilities in KZN, Gauteng and the Western Cape.

Our property portfolio is valued in excess of R4,5 billion.

We partner with 25 franchisees and have 3 268 employees (including those employed by franchisees).