Partners & Subsidiaries

Terreal is the worldwide leader in manufacturing terra cotta products. Based in Paris, France, Terreal specializes in a product range of facades, structural clay products and roof tiles. This extensive and diverse product offering is produced in 26 clay factories located around the world. Terreal’s international presence includes subsidiaries and offices in France, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, the United States, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Brazil, Belgium and the United Kingdom.


Key figures:

  • Worldwide leader in terra cotta rainscreens
  • Worldwide leader in flat and mediterranean tiles
  • European leader in structural and decorative terra cotta products
  • French leader in chimneys and roofing components
  • Façades: ventilated terra cotta facades, terra cotta sunscreens, terra cotta acoustical cladding, bricks and brick slips
  • Structural products: clay blocks, hollow bricks, monolithic bricks and clay accessories
  • Roof tile: more than 60 different profiles in over 300 colors


Terreal Skills

Each of TERREAL Façade’s manufacturing facilities in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the U.S. has its own architectural vision and brings its own expertise to the TERREAL Group. There is a wide range of colors and shapes to fit all design ideas.

The TERREAL plant in Revel (Hatue-Garonne, France) benefits from its proximity to the Saint-Papoul quarry, from where most of the clay used in the manufacturing of its cladding products come. All products from Revel are covered by a French technical standard and subject to the “CSTB Certified” certification (administered by the CSTB, the French construction industry’s scientific and technical center). This document defines the product, its processes, its characteristics and its method of use. The CSTB and its commission of experts, ensures that the products we manufacture always conform to the technical standards.

The TERREAL plant in Entroncamento is a modern factory in Portugal specializing in large module cladding products. It boasts the latest manufacturing processes which provide great flexibility and extensive production capacity, enabling it to produce custom products. Custom products at this facility can include custom thru-body colors, special surface finishes, custom glazes, custom shapes and large sizes/modules.

The TERREAL plant in New Lexington, OH (Ludowici) has been in continuous operation since 1888. Each year this facility produces tens of thousands of custom and unique terra cotta pieces. The addition of its NexClad wall cladding tile gives architects and designers a simple, affordable terra cotta wall cladding option with many custom surfaces and colors available.

The Rieussequel plant in the Tarn region of France, specializes in producing bricks, brick slips, brick accessories and sunscreen terra cotta baguettes. All products produced in the Rieussequel facility comply with aesthetic, geometric characteristics (dimensions, flatness and straightness), physical and chemical properties (conventional expansion under humidity, frost resistance and breaking under deflection) as defined by current French standards.

The San Marco brand and products are produced in three facilities in Italy. San Marco offers complete terra cotta products for the entire building including floors, walls, and the roof. San Marco uses traditional production methods and modern manufacturing technologies to find innovative and original ways to use clay in the production of cladding products.

Ludowici Roof Tile located in New Lexington, Ohio is the premiere manufacturer of the finest terra cotta tile products in the world. In continuous operation in the U.S. since 1888, Ludowici produces a limitless array of colors, textures and profiles to fit vast architectural styles. Ludowici’s unique custom capabilities allow architects and designers to create durable, inspiring architecture utilizing a truly unlimited pallet. With a life span of over 100 years, a Ludowici terra cotta tile is not only beautiful but is the most sustainable and green building product available. For over 120 years, Ludowici has been protecting bungalows, mansions, historical structures, government buildings, religious structures and many of the finest universities in the country.


Key figures:

  • Largest terra cotta producer in the U.S.
  • Continuous operation since 1888
  • Unmatched custom capabilities
  • Product range: floor tiles, wall claddings and roof tiles
  • Green and sustainable cladding and roofing solutions