From the beginning to the future

From the beginning to the future


ABK is officially established in Finale Emilia as a ceramic tile manufacturer.


ABK acquires the historic brand Ceramica Campeginese, a specialist in high-end ceramic tiles.


ABK increases its output of porcelain floor tiles with the acquisition of Imoker.

Launch of PETRAIA, one of the most comprehensive collections inspired by the timeless appeal of terracotta.


ABK Group acquires the Ariana brand and its factory in Castellarano (RE).


The new millennium discovers minimalism with the EVOLUTION collection.


The new “ABK emozioni in superficie” logo is introduced to identify all the brand’s products.


The company acquires the new production site in Solignano Nuovo (MO) along with the brand names Flaviker and Pi.Sa.


The new SOLERAS wood effect collection proves a big success with consumers for its extreme realism, thanks to the use of revolutionary digital decoration techniques.


ABK produces ceramic planks in lengths of up to 170 cm and introduces Auto-Leveling technology to make them easier to install.


As part of its commitment to sustainability, ABK begins producing ceramic bodies with 40% recycled raw materials, allowing the LEED Accordant symbol to be applied to the majority of the products in its catalogue.

The new W&P white body wall tiles reach a record size of 60x120 cm.


ABK Group completes 100% acquisition of adhesives and grout manufacturer HARDKOLL.

Launch of INTERNO 9 collection embracing the industrial trend.


ABK begins producing 160x320 cm and 120x240 cm size slabs using the new Sacmi PCR 2000 continuous line and installs the largest ceramic kiln in Italy.


With the launch of Wide&Style, ABK introduces an entire collection of large-size ceramic wall tiles onto the market for the first time.


The first range of washbasins, shower trays and bathroom accessories made of porcelain tiles from ABK is unveiled at the Salone del Mobile in Milan.


ABK installs a second Continua line, the innovative Sacmi PCR 3000, and enters the segment of large slabs with 12/20 mm thicknesses for furnishing applications. It presents the exclusive Fullvein3D technology which can be used to create stunning through-vein marble effects.


ABK Group acquires 100% of Gardenia Orchidea, a historic company based in the Italian ceramic district and licensee of the Versace Ceramics brand.

ABK Group acquires a 50% stake in the Spanish company ARBE STOLANIC and unveils the invisible COOKING SURFACE PRIME induction cooktop integrated into large ABKSTONE slabs.


ABK Group becomes a multinational with the acquisition of the historic French brand Desvres and its production site in Boussois.


ABK launches the new Poetry House product line developed in collaboration with Paola Navone, one of the most internationally renowned and respected names in Italian design.

ABK prepares to install its third line for the production of large slabs featuring a revolutionary and yet-to-be-unveiled new technology...