The biggest thin-walled porcelain factory in Europe is located in Ćmielów, in Świętokrzyskie voivodship? That factory is Fabryka Porcelany "Ćmielów" i "Chodzież" S.A., whose porcelain manufacturing traditions go back to the 18th century. Ćmielów is also home to Fabryka Porcelany AS Ćmielów. This town is famous for its unique designs of tableware and decorative porcelain. Ćmielów porcelain often serves as an exclusive gift handed out on special occasions, for example, President Bronisław Komorowski gave Pope Francis a porcelain yerba mate set, which was manufactured by the craftsmen from AS Ćmielów.