Issue 1/2019

Content

Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

Company News | Firmennachrichten

Janinhoff

Steam helps brick plant dry faster

Now in its third generation, Janinhoff Klinkermanufaktur in Münster produces a wide range of up to 2000 different types of masonry bricks, clinkers, pavers, blocks, facing bricks and façade ceramics...

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Expansion of market footprint in the Northeast of the USA

Wienerberger acquires brick company in the USA

Through its US subsidiary General Shale, the Wienerberger Group acquires Watsontown Brick, based in Pennsylvania. With this move, Wienerberger broadens its market footprint in the Northeastern US...

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Editorial

We write Service with a capital S!

Under the German version of this slogan, you’ll find around 51 mill. entries on Google today! And I can imagine that something like this has been said in almost every company. But how do the customers...

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International News

2018 SME Digitalization Index

Industry in the leading digital group

They are working with Industry 4.0 solutions, big data or machine learning: Industry SMEs have engaged earlier than those in other sectors with the opportunities offered by digital transformation....

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2018 SME Digitalization Index

The construction industry goes digital

The digital transformation has reached the construction industry, as shown in a sub-study of the “2018 SME Digitalization Index” conducted in collaboration between Telekom and techconsult, a...

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Personalia | Personalien

Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

Klaus Doll

Leading SMEs into the future

Medium-sized companies have a different culture than corporations. But their management culture must also change – partly because their employees and their expectations of leadership have changed.

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Jürgen Habenbacher

Going digital is the only way to stay successful

Increasing productivity, reducing costs and completing projects on time – the benefits of digitalization in the construction industry are obvious. But these are offset by a wide range of reasons that...

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BAU

Hagemeister GmbH & Co. KG

Customized clinkers

Clinker bricks as unique as the architect‘s own ideas: no problem for the “Customized Production” unit at Nottulner Klinkerwerk. Via customizable production, this clinker expert caters closely to its ...

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Laumans

Diverse and trendy

Visitors to Bau were able to discover all six roofing tile models in the range of almost the entire spectrum of colours available. Attention focussed on the trend glazes #40 black satin-finish and #41 ...

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quick-mix Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG

S-FM pointing mortar: For added surety in pointing

The quick-mix Group put the spotlight on their new, sulphate-resistant S-FM pointing mortar.The patented new Secon binder technology keeps pointing mortar from blooming and leaching. The acronym Secon ...

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Schlagmann Poroton

The whole world of perlite-filled clay blocks

Bavarian clay block manufacturer Schlagmann Poroton has presented amongst others Redbloc prefabricated brick elements and an extensive range of perfect-fit accessories for an economical building shell ...

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