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Mark your calendars for April 22, 2021. We will publish our new Sustainability Report.
The plant in Żabinko is one of seven calcium silicate plants operating under the umbrella of Xella Polska. There has not been a single work accident there for more than 1,200 days. A record that is something to be proud of.
The new robotization pilot project Hadrian X from Xella Technologie & Forschung is launched in cooperation with Fast Brick Robotics from Australia.
Innovation management, basic research, and technological development: This is the foundation on which we position the Xella Group for the future and meeting societal as well as industry-specific challenges – be it climate protection, energy savings, or resource efficiency. Since 2004, we have ther
As a company, we take our economic and social role very seriously and want to be a fair, reliable and trustworthy partner to our customers, business partners and employees. In order to always comply with ethical and legal standards in our business activities and in our dealings with our supply chain
Every year, Xella Technologie- und Forschungsgesellschaft carries out over 7,000 tests to ensure the quality of our autoclaved aerated concrete, calcium silicate bricks, and mineral insulation boards, starting with the raw materials used and ending with the finished product.
Safety in the workplace is a top priority at Xella. That's why we see it as a matter of course to promote the long-term health of our employees and ensure their safety. We want our employees to go home from work every day healthy and unharmed.
Mini cranes are playing an increasingly important role in the assembly of large-format systems. In Poland, the custom-built Spider Crane is being used.
Our employees form the basis of our long-term success. We want to be an attractive employer in all respects. High-quality training at Xella and investments in our employees' qualifications contribute to this, as do fair, performance-based remuneration, a non-discriminatory working environment, and f
Our building materials consist mainly of natural raw materials and are almost completely recyclable. URSA insulation products are already largely made from reused materials. Therefore, the conversion of value chains to value cycles makes sense for us for ecological and economic reasons. The circular
With our recyclable construction and insulation materials, we promote the energy efficiency of buildings and thus contribute to environmental and climate protection. However, to manufacture these products we need natural resources and cause CO2 emissions. To minimize the impact on the environment an
With our business model, we have a high level of positive impact opportunities. To actively leverage this, we sharpened our ESG focus as part of the review of our Sustainability Strategy 2020 and worked out how our strategy can contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Xella Group has joined the world's largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance: The United Nations Global Compact. Xella is committed to the ten sustainable principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards, the environment, and corruption prevention.
Xella has a powerful business model with multiple opportunities for a positive sustainability impact. Therefore, we want to actively contribute to a more sustainable development of our society and the economy.
Xella CZ/SK is calling for the 26th International Student Competition, in which aspiring architects in the Czech Republic and Slovakia can submit their designs for the housing of tomorrow.
In order to develop fire-proof, safe products, Xella regularly conducts fire resistance tests
Large-format building is a trend for the future in the modern construction industry and has long been established at Xella. Cranes - especially mini cranes - provide assistance. They facilitate operations on tight construction sites, carry heavy loads, save time and, above all, labor.
Niels van der Wouden will be the new Head of Construction Services for our business unit Building Materials from 2021 on to facilitate and accelerate the set-up and expansion of one of our focus activities in the next years.
At Xella in Belgium, the nearby Scheldt is now frequently used to transport Ytong or Silka blocks. For a sustainable construction project in the center of Brussels, the waterway was even decisive in winning the contract.
Our mission is to enable energy-efficient, affordable and long-lasting housing - and to provide as sustainably as possible. To achieve this goal and keep improving, we are in constant exchange with our stakeholders.
It was a real tour de force. Since 2016, Dr. Michael Baars together with his successor as Xella-CIO, Florian Ziegler, has turned the entire Xella IT upside down and restructured the IT for the future.
The reputable ESG rating agency Sustainalytics has given Xella a rating of 18.3, putting Xella in first place out of all 115 companies in the building materials sector assessed by Sustainalytics. Sustainalytics therefore classifies the risk of financial impact caused by ESG aspects at Xella as low.
Xella stands for innovative, safe and sustainable building and insulation materials and is the solution provider for energy-efficient, healthy and cost-optimized construction. Thus, our product portfolio contributes to decarbonization and to a low-carbon construction sector.
Trucks that are on the road to bring construction materials to the construction site are a familiar sight. But Ytong or Silka blocks that are transported by ship are less visible. In Belgium, however, this type of transport has been used more and more in recent years.
Whether autoclaved aerated concrete, calcium silicate units or mineral insulation boards - the Xella Group's product family is diverse. In order to be fit for the future, Xella is researching to align them to new markets.
In Nieuwegein, the new distribution center of the Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo is being built with Hebel products.
What are the requirements for our products and how do we manage to meet them? An important component of quality assurance at Xella is the control of the raw materials which are used.
Fire resistance is a decisive criterion in construction. Even in a building full of water: A project in the Dutch city of Monster shows how large-format Hebel panels are used in the reconstruction of a swimming pool.
Whether autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) powder, which is recycled from production, or AAC from demolition projects, which is recycled according to type, is used in the production of new blocks makes no difference in principle.
In Vila-rodona, a small municipality north of Tarragona in Spain, facilities of a winery of the producer Castell d’Or were expanded with Ursa Products.
Xella becomes a member of the Center Construction Robotics and designs the construction site of the future
With the Center Construction Robotics, the construction site of the future is being created on the RWTH Aachen campus with the participation of renowned industrial partners.
What can be used in the recycled end-product and what cannot? The decisive factor for our quality standard in the use of post-demolition autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) is the sorting accuracy.
Xella's cooperation with Otto Dörner and Holcim shows how autoclaved aerated concrete residues are processed and reused in the manufacture of new products.
Marissa Park at Lake Dümmer See in Lower Saxony is growing and growing. In the meantime, large parts of the holiday home settlement have already been completed and it is already possible to have a look inside the houses. The project is well on schedule – thanks to the combination of digital plann
Xella pursues three circulation models to return autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) residues to the production cycle: This involves residues from production, from the construction site and even AAC residues from demolition and dismantling projects.
For Xella, the circular economy is of enormous importance. The motivation for this are the legal framework conditions of the EU as well as the environmental aspect and the economic factor. The core of the circular economy is the Cradle to Cradle concept.
The Pr'Gromo farm in Slovenia shows how to build a modern house from autoclaved aerated concrete while still retaining the traditional character of a village.
As one of the few European companies in the building materials industry, Xella operates its own technology and research company (Technologie- und Forschungsgesellschaft / T&F) near Berlin.
Nine new apprentices start their vocational training at Xella
A new district is being built in the Basel district of Erlenmatt Ost in Switzerland. A silo that was built there in 1912 has now been converted into a multifunctional place for the community.
The megatrends sustainability, digitalization and affordability set the pace for the industry. The Kirchenstieg construction project is a model example from practice - making the construction work as efficient and reliable as possible.
Ytong, Multipor and Hebel products are used in the reconstruction of the home of Karlsruher SC, a German 2. Bundesliga team.
Dr. Jochen Fabritius, CEO of the Xella Group, in the Digitalwerk podcast by Michél-Philipp Maruhn.
A complex residential construction project with 24 residential units in Slovakia shows how large-format building enables efficient and rapid construction.
Two eight-story apartment blocks in Berlin show how to successfully combine little building space and moderate rents while maintaining the urban identity of the area. A trend-setting project for the tightly populated areas throughout Europe.
Creative solution and intelligent cooperation between the crafts saves a lot of time during the construction of the 23-storey residential tower "De Hoge Regentesse" and masters logistical challenges of the small, central building site in The Hague.
The construction industry is in upheaval. Learn how digital planning of construction projects can make an efficient contribution here.
The construction industry trains apprentices. In an interview, our trainee Manolya Sener explains how this works at Xella – especially in times of Corona.
Reach the finished room height with only one stroke? This is possible with the storey-high Ytong System Wall Elements (SWE).
Anyone who wants to build or renovate in Austria in a sustainable manner can hardly do without Xella products. This has been proven by the awarding of two renowned prizes.
'Rethinking building: As a pioneer of digitalization in the construction industry, the Xella Group will be one of the few building materials manufacturers with its own booth and innovative solutions.