About us

Gres Aragón, offering quality and service for over fifty years.

We are one of the leading manufacturers of extruded tiles (klinker). Our production capacity of 10,000 m2 a day and a catalogue of more than 1000 references, most of them special tiles, make us one of the world’s largest manufacturers of this type of product.

We supply a wide range of exclusive designs for floor tiles. In addition, our technical division for industrial and water facilities includes products that are especially resistant to chemicals and offer the outstanding specifications that these type of specialised applications always require.

Gres Aragón uses the finest natural clays in its production processes: top quality raw materials that are fired for 24 hours at temperatures of more than 1300ºC to produce fully vitrified tiles that are extremely tough and offer outstanding technical specifications.

As a result, our products are specified by the finest architects for outdoor and high traffic areas such as shopping malls, restaurants, public buildings and sports centres.

Gres Aragón has the advantage of being at the forefront of the extruded rustic tile sector in Spain. It has channelled major efforts into researching and developing new products designed to meet the market’s technical and architectural requirements.

We supply a wide range of products in a selection of tones, as well as special tiles designed and developed to provide solutions for all types of building situations for both vertical and horizontal surfaces thanks to their outstanding characteristics, the result of our extruded tile production process. The specific procedures involved are defined by the quality of the raw materials used, the clay moulding and the high firing temperatures, guaranteeing the resistant and timeless nature of our products.

Gres Aragón is committed to offering our customers a differentiated service based on top quality products, quick delivery dates and a full range of support services.

Gres Aragón is committed to making ongoing improvements to its production processes and products as a means of ensuring greater customer satisfaction. It is also environmentally aware, using an integrated Environmental & Quality-Control Management System certified as complying with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certified by AENOR with European recognition.

GRES ARAGÓN has Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for the range of extruded stoneware tiles (Alla) manufactured in 33x33 cm. and 25x25 cm. size. This environmental statement, has the recognition of ECO Platform, the European Association of managers EPD verification programs in the construction sector. ECO Platform is the benchmark in the ecolabelling of EPD at European level. 

The EPD are documents that provide key information on the environmental performance of products throughout their life cycle. They are based on the UNE-EN ISO 14025, which establishes the principles and specifies the procedures for developing such statements. In the case of construction products, are also based on the UNE-EN 15804 which establishes rules specific core product category for these materials. 

In GRES ARAGÓN we are committed to continuous improvement of our processes and our products to achieve greater customer satisfaction, respecting the environment. Among the actions taken to enhance the sustainability of our production process we can highlight has been achieved: 

  • V​ Zero dumping of wastewater: recycle 100% of the water in the production process itself, without physicochemical treatments. 
  • Re-used ceramic waste generated from the production process: In the case of klinker tiles, more than 99% of ceramic waste is re-used as raw materials in the manufacturing process, resulting in a sandstone containing up to 45% pre-consumer recycled material. 
  • ​​Ongoing energy efficiency improvements. We made investments to reduce energy consumption, mention should be made of optimizing kiln consumption of gas in clinker process production.

 

Gres Aragón is part of the leading business group SAMCA. 

The SAMCA Group is a family-run business based in Aragón whose activity is centred on the mining, agriculture, energy, plastics, textile and construction sectors. It employs a total of around 4,500 people and has an annual turnover of almost 850 million euros. The company has facilities located throughout Spain, as well as in other countries such as France, Italy and Portugal.

SAMCA has extensive means for research, development and innovation, guaranteeing its ongoing support for this area of its business activity, which, together with consistent reinvestment of the funds generated and a priority role for its social policy, has placed it at the forefront of the sectors it operates in.