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For almost 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Using daylight and fresh air.

Our products ensure a healthy indoor climate. For work and learning. For play and pleasure. They give back to the environment by being highly energy-efficient, generating more energy than goes into producing them.
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VELUX in brief

The VELUX Group offers an extensive number of products and services around the world. Product overview:
  • Modular skylights for commercial buildings
  • Flat-roof windows and sun tunnels
  • Blinds and roller shutters
  • Flashings and installation products
  • Products for remote control
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The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family. The VELUX Group’s financial results are incorporated into VKR Holding’s consolidated accounts.

In 2019 VKR Holding’s revenue amounted to Euro 2.9 billion and net profit for the year came to Euro 412 million.


With manufacturing companies in 10 countries and sales companies in more than 40 countries, our products are widely available.

We employ 11,500 people, and our company is headquartered north of Copenhagen, Denmark.


The VELUX Group is managed by the Board of Directors and the VELUX Management Group.

  • David Briggs, CEO
  • Peter Bang,  Group Director & CFO

Our history

In 1941, entrepreneur and inventor Villum Kann Rasmussen came up with an idea that would transform dark attics into liveable spaces full of daylight and fresh air.His first roof window was patented in 1942. He came up with a distinctive name that brought out the key benefits of his solution: ‘VE’ short for ventilation and ‘LUX’ latin for light. VELUX.
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We create better living environments with daylight and fresh air through the roof. We employ 11,500 people.
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Manufacturing companies in 10 countries, Sales companies in more than 40 countries.
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