Gres Panaria

Gres Panaria Portugal is a leading company in high-quality ceramic surfaces in the medium, medium-high and high range, holding the commercial brands Margres, Love Tiles, and Gresart.

Gres Panaria

“With our brands, we started a revolution in the ceramics sector, always with the desire to continue evolving”

Marco Mussini, President of Gres Panaria Portugal Board Administration

Here begins our story

Italy, 1974

In 1974 Panaria Ceramica was founded by a group of entrepreneurs including Giuliano Mussini, head of the Mussini family, the current major shareholder of Panariagroup Industrie Ceramiche. In the following years they implemented a strategy of expansion into international markets, including Portugal.


The process of expansion into international markets became a reality with the acquisition of Maronagres (today Margres), a secular company in the field of porcelain stoneware in Portugal.


In 2005 was acquired the second company in Portugal, Novagres, now called Love Tiles. This company is a leading manufacturer of large size monoporosa Wall tiles and glazed porcelain stoneware tiles.


Foundation of Gres Panaria Portugal Gres Panaria Portugal was founded in 2006 and, in just a few years, has become a leading company in the national market. Gres Panaria Portugal is part of the prestigious Italian group Panariagroup Industrie Ceramiche, one of the world’s leading ceramic companies.


Creation of the Love Tiles brand to replace the Novagres brand.


Acquisition of the third company in Portugal, Gresart.

Gres Panaria Portugal in numbers

  • 98.1 M€ of turnover in 2023

  • + 600 employees

  • 6,9 M€ invested in 2023

  • 10 M/m2 installed capacity

  • 3 industrial units

  • 4 brands

  • + 4.000 clients

  • + 100 countries sales in more than 100 countries