German Brand Award: sustainable wood-based materials

The company elka Holzwerke is one of the best German brands in the construction and structural materials industry. On winning the German Brand Award 2017 in the category “Special Motion, Building and Elements”, the Managing Director Karl-Robert Kuntz and the Head of Marketing & Sales, Dagmar E. Hilden-Kuntz, accepted the certificate. The name “elka” stands for ecological, sustainable timber and wood-based panels. This is not the first time the company's dedication to this cause has been applauded by experts: Hilden-Kuntz was also awarded the “Blue Angel” environmental label this year.

 

    

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Great success for elka on the Timber Expo in 2014

 

For the first time in the company's history the elka-Holzwerke took part on the leading Fair in Wood in Birmingham/ UK, the most important event within UK construction market. During the two days of fair over 6,000 Professionals, including industrial buyers, dealers, architects & developers could inform themselves on 07.10. - 08.10.14 on the latest products, innovations and developments in the timber industry.

The "hop across the channel" has paid off for elka. In particular, the innovative esb-panel (elka strong board) as a new product for the UK market took great interest for the growing timber industry, as the solution to healthy building and living.

Moreover the diversified elka– product range of sawn timber, natural wood panels and claddings were interesting for the visitors. The technical discussions and contacts give motivational impulses to develop the English market together with our British representative office.

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