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  • 30 April 2019

    New opening of the Silka plant in Teodory

    What is the most important the safety environment in the plant was improved by implementing advanced systems, e.g. machine work areas were secured by fencing and the key exchange system was implemented. Furthermore, one of the lean manufacturing tools – 5S, associated with better...

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  • 24 April 2019

    24th Xella student competition in the Czech Republic

    The boulevard in Nové Butovice , a district in southwest Prague, is developing into a lively and modern centre where living space, business and culture meet. The Xella student competition aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice and promote young talent. This year's...

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  • 17 April 2019

    Optimizing building projects with blue.sprint

    Based on architectural drafts, possible fields of optimization can be found and concepts can be developed on how to realize the building project based on Xella’s system solutions as fast and economical as possible. Precisely, the planning service includes project consultation right...

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  • 12 April 2019

    From a landmarked guesthouse to a modern residential complex

    Therefore, the choice was made for Ytong and Hebel elements for the repositioning of the house in Hombeek (Belgium), built in 1830. The facade view of the historic building was retained, while the wall elements and roof slabs were completely replaced by a construction made of Ytong and...

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  • 22 March 2019

    Opening of a new plant for mortar and plaster in Pontenure

    Xella products are made from natural raw materials and thus promote a pleasant indoor climate. Due to their sustainable materials, Xella products are recyclable and can be returned to the production process at the end of their life cycle. The new plant covers an area of more than 100,000...

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  • 9 March 2019

    Digitally first, reality then: Marissa Holiday Parc

    253 detached holiday homes with sizes between 90 m² and 195 m² of living space and 36 apartment houses with a total of 223 residential units are planned on the 18-hectare site. The houses will be constructed with a large-format, massive construction system made of Ytong cellular...

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  • 6 March 2019

    April 25th, 10 - 10.45 am: Digital planning with BIM

    Planning first, building afterwards: Time and cost saving while optimizing quality. With Andreas Radischewski, Digital Building Solutions and Transformation Manager (BIM) Xella International GmbH

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  • 6 March 2019

    February 11th - 13th, 2020: Save the date: digitalBAU2020

    Xella presents itself and the newest digital trends and services at the premiering new specialized trade fair in Cologne.

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  • 5 March 2019

    Economical and ecological: Ytong Big Bags benefit the Circular Economy

    With immediate effect, these single-variety remnants can be returned to the supplier plant throughout Germany with our so-called Big Bags. Each Big Bag holds about 300 kilograms of material, which the processors collect directly on the construction site. It is important that the residual...

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  • 5 March 2019

    March 21st: Opening of the new manufacturing plant in Pontenure, Italy

    The existing factory premises will be complemented by a plant to produce premixes.

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  • 4 March 2019

    Licence and export business

    That is the powerful truth that inspires Xella to create smart, fast and cost-effective building solutions for people and their communities, all around the globe. Our ambition is to enable families, communities and businesses to build and own affordable and comfortable homes, schools,...

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  • 1 March 2019

    Excellent - How the upcycling of lime bricks works

    The winner in the category "Product Innovation" is our new development Ytong Silent+, a project of Xella Germany in cooperation with Xella Research and Development in context of Circular Economy. In this new lime brick, around 20 percent of the raw materials required are replaced by...

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  • 12 February 2019

    Blowing wool at Ursa

    Ursa firmly believes that this market has growth potential. Especially in France, currently the most important market for blow-in wool. There, the product is mainly used for the "comblé perdu" ("lost attic"). Due to the low roof pitch, attics can hardly be processed...

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  • 7 February 2019

    New National Museum in Oslo

    The comprehensive Norwegian art collection, which includes works by van Gogh and Picasso, among others, demands the highest standards of safety and sustainability. Xella was able to convince the executing construction company Statsbygg Oslo above all of the high-quality and safe properties of...

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  • 5 February 2019

    The Xella Emergency Fund

    The Xella Emergency Fund supports employees in need. It is employees and employers who finance the fund. Employees can donate either in the form of a RestCent donation or by deducting a regular desired amount. Xella as employer gave a one-time start-up financing of 15,000€ and increases...

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  • 1 February 2019

    Opportunities for advanced training and development

    Employee development plays an important part at Xella in order to be prepared for both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Through regular dialogues, employees and their respective supervisors formulate development goals. Xella supports the implementation of such measures through...

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  • 22 January 2019

    Xella at BAU 2019 in Munich

    Pioneers in building solutions – innovative, sustainable and future-oriented – this is how the Xella Group presented itself at BAU in Munich. BAU is the world's leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems and offers a networking and business platform for the...

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  • 15 January 2019

    November 26th - 27th: Xella @ BIM World MUNICH

    Save the date: The next BIM World MUNICH will take place on November 26th and 27th, 2019 and Xella will be there!

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  • 6 January 2019

    January 14th - 19th, 9:30 am - 6 pm: Xella @ BAU 2019

    Munich Trade Fair, Hall A2, Booth 103 www.xella-auf-der-bau.de

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  • 3 January 2019

    Values @Xella

    Dialog, openness and appreciation: We treat our customers, colleagues, and all other stakeholders with appreciation and respect. Our internal and external communication is characterized by an open and honest dialog. Openness also means respecting individual and cultural differences and being...

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  • 14 December 2018

    Finnish living style SUOMI in Czech Republic

    The Finnish developer YIT has already implemented several projects for modern and economical living. The completion date of this project is planned for summer 2020. The aim is to create an environment in which each building belongs to its own part of the landscape. Future residents will be...

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  • 11 December 2018

    New National Stadium Budapest

    The new Puskás Ferenc Stadium will have eleven floors with space for around 68,000 spectators and will meet the requirements of the highest UEFA category 4. In addition to hosting three group matches and an eighth-final of the European Championship 2020, UEFA has now also approved it...

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  • 3 December 2018

    Environmentally friendly and economical: recycling management in practice

    At Otto Dörner, the demolition material delivered from the construction sites is first crushed and processed and sorted in a multi-stage process. So-called impurities are separated from the aerated concrete using a wide variety of processes. This also includes the sink-swim separation...

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  • 28 November 2018

    Silka and URSA first choice at B-House in Brussels

    A total of 200 apartments and 20 multifunctional areas will be built on a total area of 31,200 square meters. The location of the project is the Brussels Media Mile, which is characterized by a high demand for living space. The project comprises six buildings with five and six floors,...

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  • 18 November 2018

    Xella Student Competition 2018

    In addition to linking theory and practice, the competition serves to develop possible solutions for future trends and building projects. With the title "Architektur Museum München - ein Forum für Architektur im Kunstareal", the competition was dedicated to the...

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  • 14 November 2018

    Trend cards

    So far, Xella has published news on the topics of climate change, environmental services, healthy living and sustainability. These are also available as trend cards in pocket format and can be ordered here .  

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  • 13 November 2018

    Digital Champions Award: The future is > 5D

    Has digitalization arrived in the SME sector? See for yourself:  Thanks to Deutsche Telekom and WirtschaftsWoche for the great initiative and thanks to our customers who share our enthusiasm for digital products and services: We are ready. Read more.        ...

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  • 13 November 2018

    Sustainable building with BIM - Tivoli GreenCity in Brussels

    Tivoli is currently the most ambitious construction project in Belgium and is being implemented using state-of-the-art technology. Tivoli, or "the new Brussels", will be built entirely in BIM. With its Silka elements and Ytong blocks, Xella is one of the BIM actors. The project...

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  • 15 October 2018

    Xella trainee day 2018

    Exchange among each other, networking and interdisciplinary cooperation - these are the basic ideas for our annual trainee meetings. This year's event took place from 24 to 26 September 2018 with ten trainers and over 30 trainees in Duisburg. This year's trainee day focused on an...

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