Profile of Aichi Quality Companies
Certification No. 0009 Manufacture of ceramic, stone and clay products


A prominent manufacturer of “smothered” roofing tiles and abundant unique tiles (original colors/shapes)

Address 1-38 Shirosawa-machi, Hekinan, Aichi 447-8512 JAPAN
Tel +81-566-48-5111

■Company Outline

Maruei Ceramic Works has been addressing energy conservation and power conservation through streamlining and automation of production with the early introduction of tunneled kilns. As well as providing traditional smothered roofing tiles, MCW has developed original techniques to produce clay tile products in unique colors and shapes, and has been providing them to the market. The company has also been proactively contributing to architectural culture and has been developing the recycling of waste tiles.

■Main Products

Japanese style roofing tiles (mainly "smothered" roofing tiles)
Honshu-tiles (for temples and shrines), Asukano-tiles (for temples and shrines, for general architecture), 53A Japanese-type tiles (mainly for general architecture)
Western style roofing tiles ("smothered" roofing tiles and "pottery" roofing tiles), from general architecture to large-scale public architecture
Roman series  FF50/SS50, LL, UU,
BB40 Hyper (disaster prevention) series
Kaparas series  KS40/KJ40
Espanica/Barrel tiles


Pottery roofing tiles come in various unique colors (mixed colors are possible) achieved by wide variety of glazing facilities and methods.

Non-glazed roofing tiles (ceramic tiles, etc.) are also produced.
Almost all our roofing tiles have specifications for "disaster prevention" (clips are included).

■Core Competence

“The top manufacturer of smothered roofing tiles”
MCW produces approximately 18% of production nationwide.