Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier furniture, cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, and St Andrews, Scotland
LEADERSHIP IN GLOBAL SOLUTIONS FOR RESILIENT FLOORS, WALL COVERINGS AND ACCESSIBILITY For more than 75 years and in more than 100 countries, Gerflor is recognized as an expert and a world class leader in its field. We provide technical, decorative and eco-responsible added value solutions specific to each market application (healthcare, retail, industry, education, housing, offices, sports) ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE SOLUTIONS All Gerflor production sites are ISO14001 certified. We set ourselves the highest standards when it comes to environmental quality. Gerflor uses recycled materials across all product ranges. Our new generation of looselay products reduces the use of adhesives and facilitate recovery and recycling at the end of the product’s life. Gerflor strongly promotes durable, renewable material integration and 100% vegetal plasticizers in its products offer. In addition, our products qualify for credits under many internationally accredited Green Building Schemes. OUR EXPERTISE is available worldwide with a network of 25 subsidiaries and 15 manufacturing plants and logistics hubs
Bauwerk, a Swiss company with a long tradition, has been applying its skills, precision and passion to manufacturing beautiful top-quality wooden floors since 1935. One of the leading European parquet manufacturers, Bauwerk offers its customers a comprehensive and innovative range of products that stand for healthy living and conscious design of the personal living environment. Cradle to Cradle®, Bauwerk awarded gold and bronze certification Bauwerk is the first and only wooden floor manufacturer to have been awarded the Cradle to Cradle® Certified™ Gold certificate for its “Silente” products. Thanks to production optimization at the St. Margrethen plant, all products made in this factory (50% of the entire Bauwerk portfolio) meets the Cradle to Cradle® Certified™ Bronze standard as of 2016. The comprehensive certification process involves five areas: material health, material reutilization, energy, water and social responsibility. Hence, Bauwerk offers architects and home builders more than versatile modern parquet flooring.
Profile Word limit: 150 Word count: 102 Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for architecture and engineering firms. The company has over 30 years of experience in helping project-based businesses achieve a 360 degree view of their business, making it easier for them to win, manage and deliver more successful and profitable projects. Deltek works with Middle Eastern firms of all sizes, including SSH Design who recently chose Deltek ERP to streamline their financial processes ahead of the introduction of VAT. According to Nucleus Research, 94% of customers that use Deltek project-based solutions achieved a positive ROI. Quote “Deltek is delighted to be sponsoring Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit. We are looking forward to hearing the speakers share their insight on the industry and to networking with our peers. We have been doing business in the region for a few years now and are excited to show how we can help architecture firms deliver more profitable projects.” Stuart Watts, Business Director Middle East at Deltek.
AGC is core member of Mitsubishi group, the largest conglomerate network in Japan with 260 Subsidiaries and affiliates spread in over more than 30 countries. The group’s business first started in the architectural glass more than a century ago, leading the industry today, extends into four major fields, including glass, electronics, chemicals and ceramics. Through word-leading technologies and expertise the Group has developed over more than a century of technological innovation, it provides a diverse lineup of products for customers across a wide range of industries. From architectural glass, automotive glass and extending to display glass and electronics materials, as well as high-functional materials such as chemicals and ceramics-the AGC Group proposes new solutions from its unique perspective as a manufacturer of glass and other materials. In order to further enrich society, the AGC Group is constantly pushing the limits in creation of new standards of value.
We are Nichibo Co Ltd – supplying and installing beautiful living walls of greenery from Japan to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Feel the “power of true green”, smile at the brightness and well-being created for a fortunate society and a truly greener country. We specialize in the installation and maintenance of beautiful healthy green wall systems (both exterior and interior) and green roof systems. We are looking forward to working with you and contributing to the success of the beautiful design and build of your project.
Capoferri excels in project solutions – the more complicated and complex, the more efficient our ability to respond. Founded as a wood workshop back in 1894, it has grown over the past century in dimension, competence, technical resources, as well as ambition, to become the global player it is today. Traditionally specialized in the design, engineering, and production of windows and doors – a segment which still represents our core business – over time we have distinguished ourselves through our capacity to carry out projects of any scale and genre, leading us to create our own Contract Division, dedicated to providing an all-embracing response to the requests of Architects and Designers. Today the company is led by Sergio Capoferri and – representing the fifth generation in the company – his sons Paolo, Francesco and Luca, who have maintained the tradition of keeping the company at the forefront of technological advances, merging artisan craftsmanship with technological and organizational resources on an industrial scale
Saveto Group is a leading manufacturer of building finishing material in the MENA region. Saveto group is a subsidiary of Rashid Al-Rashid & Sons Group (RAR) which was founded in the 1950s. In 1981, Saudi VETONIT Co. Ltd. (SAVETO) was established as a Saudi European JV, in partnership with the leading manufacturers of building finishing materials and specialty chemicals in northern Europe. In 1991, Rashed Al Rashed Group assumed full ownership of SAVETO, becoming the first Saudi Company to offer a full range of advanced construction chemicals and building materials to Saudi Arabia and Gulf Market and expanded its Know-How to fulfill the Middle East and North Africa markets (MENA region) under SAVETO & VETONIT brands
Since more than 70 years, Quinette Gallay has developed a unique expertise in accompanying architects, theatre consultants and technical directors in the design and manufacture of seating for historical theatres to new-built venues, auditoria, cinemas and conference centres worldwide. Integrate and meet all the specifications on both acoustic, design, comfort, aesthetic and mechanical aspects, require a precise know-how that our teams have built up with more than 5000 references. Bring your ideas and have your custom chair designed and made in France by Quinette Gallay.
Since 1959, LAMM has been manufacturing and installing seating systems for conference halls, auditoriums, universities, cinemas, theatres and public areas all over the world. The company’s design capacity, engineering and manufacturing organisation allow it to respond in a flexible manner to the needs of architects and clients, offering a wide range of standard products or producing partially or totally custom-made options. The entire process, from design to manufacture, is carried out in Italy. Innovation combined with quality crafting of products, attention to every detail and creativity are values that over the years have been acknowledged by numerous international awards
Ferco Seating Set amidst picturesque countryside, our UK Headquarters is based in Shrewsbury, one of the UK’s finest medieval market towns. For the last thirty years we have specialised in designing and manufacturing spectator seating for venues across the world. Our product range is extensive and services the sports/stadium, cinema, education and auditorium sectors. We’re honoured to have worked with some of the most highly respected architects on ground breaking and prestigious projects in universities, cinemas, stadiums and theatres across the globe. Venues are powerful spaces. People go to venues to be entertained. To be carried away by stories. They come to learn. To collaborate. The right space can create immersive experiences. It can also generate world changing ideas. We love to collaborate. We love to talk design. Aesthetics. Solutions and functionality.
The creative team of “Lighting Design Austria” (LDA) has more than 40 years of experience as a leading global design office in lighting design. Lighting Design Austria has a flexible organization structure that guarantees fast turnaround and quick realization of customer requirements. The team of Lighting Design Austria is an ideal partner for innovative design and implementation of high-quality lighting solutions. LDA provides design of lighting solutions, as well as electrical engineering and lighting management systems for all kind of projects. LDA is experienced in coordinating implementation and installation tasks on site between different project participants. The company was founded in 1978, and has since designed and executed more than 450 projects. LDA has had the privilege to work with such internationally renowned architects as Sir Norman Foster / UK, Sir Richard Rogers / UK, SOM Skidmore Owings & Merrill / UK, Burckhardt + Partner AG / Switzerland Scope of experience and competence: Artificial Light Urban-Lighting / Outdoor Lighting Landscape Lighting Facade Lighting Stage Lighting Effect / Intelligent Lighting Systems Daylight Design