Currently around 40 companies operate in the district of Sesto, continuing ancient traditions in their workshops. They not only have branches in Sesto Fiorentino, but also in the neighbouring districts of Calenzano and Campi Bisenzio.
In the area there are also training centres and important documentation for Sesto Fiorentino ceramics. The Liceo Artistico di Sesto Fiorentino contributes to the formation of a new generation of ceramists, it has a museum of over 600 works, which pertain to educational experiences and research work carried out by students and teachers from the 1930s to the present day.
In addition, in Sesto Fiorentino, there is also the Ceramica Sestese Archive, a documentation centre for ceramic technology that conserves thousands of models, plaster models, shapes, sketches and period photographs.