Tile Evolution

  1. The earliest use of tiles were found in the homes of Egypt.
  2. Decorative tiles were introduced and became popular. It can be seen in historical places like the Alhambra
  3. Ceramic art tiles were produced and were popular in Portugal
  4. Glazed ceramic tiles were introduced in Delft.
  5. A.S Niro, a company owned by Johan Nyrop created the spray dryer and ventured into tile manufacturing. Niro Granite was born and produced the first homogeneous tiles in the World.
  6. Niro Granite adopted the glass cutting technology and produced rectified tiles, tiles that are symmetrical and perfectly grounded to form straight edges. Today, most tiles in the world are rectified tiles.
  7. Niro Granite develop diffrent tile size and first designer’s tile collection, Yura with size of 60x60cm, has advanced from the typically smaller sized tiles, was well received as the pioneer in the progressing porcelain tile industry.
  8. Niro Granite countinued to invest in trendy product development and introduce various sizes and surface to suite different market segments and provided more options to customer.
  9. Niro Granite has invested in the digital ink-jet technology in tile production. With digital innovation, it gives realistic and ultra-fine looking product by capturing the finest details of the design into the tiles.

    Looking into the latest indeustry trending; beging different, innovation and giving new values to customer, Niro Granite has developed large format of 60x120cmand 100x100cm to enchance the esthetic and superior look of any ambience.
  10. This year, we are proud to launch big slab – large format porcelain tiles that has endless design possibilities.



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