Ludowici Factory Tour

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Ludowici Factory Tour

Provider Name: Ludowici Roof Tile (#J669)
Program Title: Ludowici Factory Tour
Program #: LRT-110
Length: 2 Hours
Credits: 2 Learning Units
Credit Type: HSW

When you visit the Ludowici manufacturing facility, you will get an up-close, in-depth look into the manufacturing of terra cotta tile, from the raw material grinding process to extrusion, glazing, firing and finally packaging and shipping. You’ll also observe hand molding and customization techniques proprietary to Ludowici.

Learning Objectives
  • Observe raw materials & grinding process
  • Learn how clay artists mold clay into handmade decorative pieces
  • Identify differences in extruded versus pressed clay shapes
  • Tour glaze & color lab to better understand terra cotta color possibilities
  • Learn the importance of dryers and removal of moisture prior to firing
  • Observe (3) different kiln technologies
  • Learn proper packaging and shipping methods
  • Tour the Factory of Ideas — A Ludowici Learning Center
Locations Offered
  • Online Webinar Series (Virtual)
  • Dallas Design Center (In-Person)
  • Rep Request (In-Person)
Facilitator Qualifications

All Ludowici facilitators have been trained on CES guidelines.

The CES facilitator utilizes a presentation to provide an in-depth overview of clay roofing tiles.

Ways to Register