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2017
31
August
2017
The VELUX Group will be exhibiting its latest innovation, VELUX ACTIVE with Netatmo, at IFA 2017 in Berlin. IFA is one of Europe’s most prestigious consumer electronics shows, and runs 1st-6th September 2017. ...
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16
June
2017
At the VELUX A/S annual general meeting on 6 March 2017, Kim Fausing was elected new chairman of the board. He replaced Søren Bjerre-Nielsen, member of the VELUX A/S board for a number of years, in recent years in the capacity of chairman. ...
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2016
20
September
2016
LONDON, 19TH SETEMBER 2016. The VELUX Group today announces its collaboration with engineering firm Arup, along with Frener & Reifer, BAM and further partners to create the “Circular Building”. The aim is to demonstrate how the circular economy ca...
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01
April
2016
2015 saw strong performance in terms of both turnover and earnings. The focus for 2016 will be on growth of the core business. ...
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01
April
2016
75 years bringing light to life with continued growth ...
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2015
04
November
2015
Production in Russia will be ceased and the plan is to consolidate plastics production at fewer factories. ...
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21
September
2015
A new European association, EuroWindoor AISBL, representing the interests of the European window, door and facade industry has been founded. ...
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23
June
2015
The VELUX Group is restructuring its product development in a move to sharpen the focus on innovation and new technology, which must ensure the efficient development of new quality products.  ...
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2014
02
October
2014
The VELUX Group, manufacturer of energy-efficient roof windows and skylights to the world market, is proposing to reorganise its operations in Europe. Over the years, the Group's manufacturing and logistics systems have grown organically, keeping pac...
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21
March
2014
Top-line key figures have risen by almost 5%. Earnings are good, though affected by heavy investment in development and transition to new products and business areas that set new standards of energy efficiency. That is the report from the VELUX Group...
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2013
02
September
2013
Daylight in dense urban settings. Daylight and sustainability. How to transport and store daylight? Daylight, water and wind. Going back to the fundamentals of daylight in architecture. Daylight, health and well-being. Conceptual experiments, poeti...
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13
June
2013
Investing in major sporting events has become increasingly popular amongst big companies and according to the VELUX Group, title sponsor of the VELUX EHF Champions League in men's handball and the 2013 CEV VELUX European Volleyball Championship, ther...
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2012
14
September
2012
A festive event is taking place in the Foster + Partners London landmark: 30 St Mary Axe - also known as The Gherkin. World leading producer of roof windows, The VELUX Group, and renowned architect firm Foster + Partners are celebrating a great mutua...
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06
September
2012
The VELUX Group, which owns one of the strongest brands in the building industry, and world-leading architectural firm Foster + Partners have joined forces in a close innovative cooperation with the ambition to revolutionise the commercial skyligh...
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15
May
2012
More efficient operation to ensure continued growth is the underlying reason for the VELUX Group considering the establishment of a more global organisation. This may have an impact on the Group's Finance Centre in Kolding.  ...
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2010
19
November
2010
LichtAktiv Haus is the fourth Model Home 2020 experiment out of six buildings in Europe to be constructed by the VELUX Group ...
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2009
14
December
2009
After 36 years as chairman Lars Kann-Rasmussen has decided to retire from the boards of VKR Holding and VELUX A/S at the general meetings in March 2010. Jens Jørgen Madsen is nominated for succeeding him in VELUX A/S Jens Jørgen Madsen, who is n...
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23
June
2009
Today, Tuesday 23 June, VELUX officially opens a new factory in Rostov 260 km northeast of Moscow. The new VELUX factory is specialised in production of the most popular VELUX roof window models on the Russian market. ...
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29
May
2009
One of the building sector's contributions to the sustainable buildings of the future is the concept of the Active House, where energy, indoor climate and the local environment combine to benefit the occupants. ...
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26
May
2009
"Stop-go solutions are not visionary enough. We must look beyond the employment effect of such packages in this time of crisis and come up with long-term proposals to stimulate energy renovation." "Home owners must be able to see the advantages ...
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31
March
2009
The new factory is placed in Slovakia to support the market growth that VELUX expects to see in the Central and Eastern European regions in the coming years. ...
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30
March
2009
After three weeks of negotiation about the future, the final decision has been made to shut down the production and close the factory by the end of 2009. ...
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26
February
2009
The EU Commission has closed its investigation of the VELUX Group and found no competition law infringements. ...
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26
February
2009
VELUX announced today that it is considering closing the production in Meldorfer Holzverarbeitungs GmbH and shutting down the factory by the end of 2009. ...
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2008
22
October
2008
After three weeks of negotiations about the future of A/S Gelsted Bygningsindustri, the management has decided to close the factory in the course of 2009. ...
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30
September
2008
The EU Commission is today inspecting a number of locations in the VELUX Group as part of the last year's ongoing examination. ...
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23
September
2008
VELUX today reported that it is considering closing A/S Gelsted Bygningsindustri and transferring parts of production to other VELUX factories in the course of 2009. ...
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11
March
2008
On Thursday 13 March 2008 at 10 a.m., the ceremony of placing the first brick, the ground stone, in the construction of the new VELUX factory Partizanske Building Components – SK s.r.o. will take place on the construction site. ...
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2005
22
November
2005
Accenture and VELUX have signed an agreement to the effect that Accenture will take over VELUX IT activities. Accenture and VELUX have signed an agreement to the effect that Accenture will take over VELUX IT activities. Most employees from the V...
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2002
08
January
2002
VELUX A/S acquires full ownership of all VELUX activities in Germany. The company Ernst Günter Albers GmbH and the Albers family sells its 50% share of VELUX Deutschland GmbH, Meldorfer Holzverarbeitungs GmbH, Bauhaus Rhein-Main GmbH, SIG Sonneb...
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