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WICLINE 95 wins the KLIMAHOUSE TREND Award 2015

Yet again, an environmentally aware audience, who would like to build houses with low energy consumption, was able to discover that the trade show KLIMAHOUSE in Bolzano leads the way when it comes to the topics energy efficiency and building renovation. The decision of the jury to focus on design and energy efficiency when selecting the architecture products was met with a lot of support.

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Green light from WICONA and Ensinger

Aluminium systems for windows, doors and facades are now already being fitted for the first time with thermal insulating bars made of recycled polyamide

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Record visits for WICONA

The BAU 2015 was a massive success for WICONA. The newly designed stand was a visitor magnet right from the first day of the trade show. The visitor registration determined: There have never been this many WICONA guests at any BAU.

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WICONA partner magazine impulse

As in past years, BAU 2015 will showcase some really exciting innovations from WICONA – in façades with the Closed Cavity Façade; windows with the launch of WICLINE 75 TOP and WICLINE 95; doors with the introduction of WICSTYLE 75, and software with the development of WIC3D.

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WICONA façades to reflect Olympics in Sochi

Sochi, host city of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, has been witnessing a construction boom. Many internationally renowned architects, engineers and building companies have been involved. Sapa Building Systems, along with their partners, have developed some striking WICONA façades for the new Krasnaya Polyana (ex-Alpika Service) railway station and the Hyatt Regency luxury hotel.

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WICONA Scheme Wins German Façade Award

The refurbishment work carried out by Berlin-based Staab Architekten on a high-rise building at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences has been awarded the German Façade Prize 2013 for curtain walling. WICONA provided the aluminium façade systems for the project using glazing solutions based on the WICLINE window and WICTEC curtain walling ranges.

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New design manuals for façades and windows

Even in the computer age, printed information has still retained its value, as the new WICONA design manuals for façades and windows amply demonstrate. They were produced on the basis of suggestions from the market and are intended for practical everyday use by architects and metal construction workers.

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A strong image for a strong brand

WICONA's new brand design. With a new and internationally-uniform design, Hydro Building Systems is intensifying WICONA's brand image across all target groups. A vibrant red signifies energy and strength, while the double-headed arrow symbolises dynamism and innovation.

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New Bharati research station tested for toughness

July is one of the coldest months in the Antarctic. The next few weeks will show how well the New Indian Research Station Bharati, a polar research station partly built using WICONA systems, can stand up to the extreme weather and climate conditions.

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Hydro and Orkla to form the world's leading aluminium solutions provider

Norsk Hydro ASA and Orkla ASA have agreed to combine their respective profiles, building systems and tubing business, creating the world's leading aluminium solutions provider. The new combined company, to be named Sapa, will be a 50/50 joint venture owned by Hydro and Orkla.

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