It is the third time that VEKA publishes its group-wide CSR booklet entitled "Future-friendly". Every two years, the company group makes its sustainability activities visible and explains how it lives up to its corporate responsibility. The new edition looks back over the years 2021 and 2022.
Dr Werner Schuler, the VEKA Group's long-term Chief Technology Officer, passed away unexpectedly at the end of October 2023 at the age of 60. During his 24 years with the company, Dr Schuler made a great contribution to the development of the VEKA Group's production facilities.
The VEKA Group with its two system providers VEKA and GEALAN has set itself the clear goal of climate neutrality. By 2045, the Sendenhorst-based group of companies aims to operate in a climate-neutral manner across the entire value chain at all locations and across all scopes.
GEALAN takes its partners along on industry trends: Four exciting expert lectures with a view into the future of the window market, translated live into eight languages - prepared for GEALAN partners and interested guests from all over Europe, who either informed themselves on-site or tuned in virtually.
Heavy equipment was recently used at the GEALAN production and logistics site in Tanna: with two cranes, a new silo was erected at the site entrance, visible from afar. The container, which weighs around seven tonnes, was delivered the night before by heavy transport.
In the future, Rewindo material, i.e. PVC granulate from old windows, will be stored in the additional silo.
GEALAN presents its new all-rounder: GEALAN-KONTUR, the new premium design profile system with aluminium option, is now available – already available in white, with decorative foils and aluminium cover shells. Thanks to its clear, straightforward design both inside and outside, the new profile system sets real accents in terms of window design.
The new year brings personnel changes within the VEKA Group. Three subsidiaries announce new management: VEKA SAS in France, VEKA Ibérica in Spain and VEKA Recycling Ltd. in the UK.
As Manager Corporate Social Responsibility/ Sustainability, David Beckers drives the topic of sustainability within the VEKA Group and thus fulfils the family-run company's claim to make the world a little bit better. For our distribution in Switzerland, Mr Beckers has now given an interview on the topic of CSR and sustainability at the VEKA Group as part of the magazine "durchblick".
At a recent virtual press conference, GEALAN's management looked back on a turbulent 2022 and forward to an equally exciting 2023. Despite all the recent challenges, GEALAN is expecting a new record turnover for the entire group in the past year.
GEALAN's Building Information Modelling data offering once again convinces the jury at the ARCHITECTS' DARLING® Award 2022 and is named the best solution in the construction industry nationwide for the third time in a row, following 2020 and 2021.