Robert Turski new president of the EAACA
Robert Turski, CEO of Xella Polska, has been elected the new president of the European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association (EAACA).
The EAACA (European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association) promotes the interests of the manufacturers of autoclaved aerated concrete and their national associations throughout Europe. Founded in 1988, the EAACA has members from 18 countries, who operate more than 100 production plants and produce a total of about 16 million cubic meters of cellular concrete annually, enough to build about 350,000 houses.
At its 57th general meeting, the EAACA elected Robert Turski, CEO Xella Polska, as its new president. Together with Secretary General Torsten Schoch, Xella Research & Development, and Vice-President Cliff Fudge, H + H, he forms the new board of directors with immediate effect.
Robert Turski succeeds Jos Cox, COO for the export business of the business unit Xella Building Materials. Cox was President of the Association for 18 years and has made a major contribution to the successful development of the industry in Europe and to positioning cellular concrete as a sustainable building material for new construction and renovation. Jos Cox will support the association's work in future as Honorary President.
In the coming years, the autoclaved aerated concrete industry will have to face up above all to the structural tasks that the urban transformation of society and decarbonisation with all its climate policy requirements will bring with it in Europe. The "white building material" autoclaved aerated concrete can make a decisive contribution to this: The high resource efficiency of autoclaved aerated concrete leads to low environmental pollution in all phases of its life cycle – from the processing of the raw materials to the disposal and recycling of cellular concrete waste.
Learn more about the work of the EAACA.
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