Zehnder Group (ZGUK) launches Zehnder Retail
Zehnder Retail Division is strengthening its operation in the UK merchant and showroom market with the introduction of the Zehnder brand which will incorporate the current Acova product portfolio from 1st February 2010.
Zehnder Retail will focus on distributing innovative, well designed, towel radiators and heating products through bathroom and kitchen showrooms and the merchant network. The exciting portfolio will incorporate products previously sold as Acova as well as new additions from the Zehnder range.
Allan Jones, Head of ZGUK Retail Division, says: “By optimising the synergies of these two strong brands, we can offer positive advantages to our customers in terms of service and value.”
Zehnder presents itself at ISH in Frankfurt as an innovative, complete provider for a healthy and comfortable indoor climate. The compact energy centre, Zehnder ComfoBox, for heating, cooling, ventilation and hot water, is presented for the first time. The quickest and most efficient radiant ceiling panel, Zehnder Carboline, for heating and cooling, is introduced.
Entry into the business field for air filters and air cleaning devices in the industrial segment.
At ISH in Frankfurt, Zehnder presents itself as a system provider for heating, cooling and fresh air. The designer energy-efficient system innovations include the new air distribution system Zehnder OnFloor, the towel warmer Villeroy & Boch by Zehnder Planus, awarded the red dot and iF Design Award, and the ZBN ceiling-mounted heating system.
Zehnder sets new standards in radiator design with the Dualis product range. The steel radiator with aluminium front has a large component of pleasant radiant heat and is suitable for bathrooms, living rooms and buildings in general. The innovation is awarded the Design Plus Award.
Start of a joint venture with Villeroy & Boch:
bathroom radiators adapted by designers to the product ranges of Villeroy & Boch are sold under the co-brand Villeroy & Boch by Zehnder.
The business area of radiant heating is supplemented with cooling ceilings. Additional application for offices, exhibition rooms and public buildings. Zehnder systems for radiant heating and cooling stand for aesthetic room concepts and a comfortable indoor climate.
Entry into the business field of comfort ventilation systems.
Zehnder celebrates 70 years of the Zehnder multi-pillar radiator. To mark its birthday, it is given the name of the era in which it was created: Zehnder Charleston.
Hans-Peter Zehnder (4th generation) takes over the chairmanship of the Groupâ€™s management.
Zehnder Holding AG goes public. The new shares are placed on the market.
Zehnder develops a product design that also meets high aesthetic claims. The first design radiators are launched on the market in the form of Zehnder Art Deco and Zehnder Sculptur.
The merger of Zehnder and radiator manufacturer Beutler in Lahr further increases the strong market position.
The first towel radiator (Zehnder Universal) appears on the market. For the first time, a radiator with a second use is developed.
Due to heavy demand, a German subsidiary in founded in Riegel.
New sales markets are developed. Zehnder exports its tubular radiators to Germany.
Entry into the business field of radiant ceiling panels for use in industry and commerce. Systems for radiant heating for buildings and halls up to 30 metres in height.
Robert Zehnder invents the tubular radiator (Zehnder Charleston). Unlike the cast radiators in use at the time, the Zehnder tubular radiator was much lighter, conducted heat better, was cheaper to manufacture and had a more pleasing look.
Brothers Walter and Robert Zehnder develop and build a lightweight motorbike, which was produced in large numbers for many years.
Jakob Zehnder establishes a workshop for bicycles, typewrites, sewing machines and washing machines in GrÃ¤nichen/Switzerland.