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Widerstandsfähiges Laminat für ein unbeschwertes Zuhause

Unter dem Motto „Your Home. Your CASA.” hat die CLASSEN-Gruppe Anfang des Sommers ihre neue Laminat-Kollektion CASA vorgestellt. Im Vordergrund der Entwicklung stand die vielseitige Belastbarkeit des Bodenbelags für ein unbeschwertes Wohnen in modernen Haushalten. Nun wird CASA durch eine neue Kollektion erweitert. Classico umfasst insgesamt sechs neue Dekore. Das Besondere dabei: CLASSEN bringt damit den ersten 7 mm Laminatboden mit wasserresistentem Verlegesystem auf den Markt.

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"Every ton of recycled plastic improves the world".

Swisttal/Kaisersesch, November 29, 2022. Around 12 months after the groundbreaking ceremony, HC Plastics GmbH yesterday opened one of the most modern plants for plastics recycling in Germany at its Swisttal site. In the future, around 15,000 tons of plastic waste per year will be reprocessed here for further use in industrial processes. By recycling packaging film made of polypropylene, which was previously mainly incinerated, the company is setting new standards in plastics recycling. Mayor Petra Kalkbrenner as well as other representatives, including from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, were enthusiastic.  

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New HC Plastics plastics recycling plant sets standards

HC Plastics GmbH invites you to the commissioning of the new recycling plant at the Swisttal-Ollheim site. The newly founded company is a joint venture of the two family-owned companies W. Classen GmbH & Co. KG, leading manufacturer of laminate flooring as well as PVC-free, recyclable plastic flooring, and Hündgen Entsorgungs GmbH & Co. KG, operator of a recycling park with technical facilities for the recovery of recyclable materials.

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Trade fair presence without waste: battenfeld at K 2022 with recyclable CERAMINⓇ floor

K 2022, the world's largest trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, begins in Düsseldorf on 19 October. The battenfeld-cincinnati Group, one of the oldest mechanical engineering companies manufacturing extrusion lines for the plastics industry, will also be there. The company has been pursuing a consistent sustainability strategy for years. This also applies to its trade fair appearance in Düsseldorf. The CERAMINⓇ floor from the CLASSEN Group was therefore chosen for the approximately 350 sqm stand.

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CLASSEN Group: Prime example in terms of sustainability - CLASSEN Group

It is not uncommon for many sustainability efforts to turn out to be greenwashing, lip service or a real farce. This is especially true for manufacturing and industry. The sustainability report of the CLASSEN Group, leading German manufacturer of floor and wall coverings, which has now been published voluntarily for the first time, documents that there is another way.

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Stylish, robust, practical, affordable: Ceramin is the perfect tile alternative to ceramic and natural stone

With its Ceramin® Tiles collection, the Classen Group has created a completely new tile category. The healthy and 100 percent recyclable alternative to ceramic tiles and natural stone saves several thousand tons of CO2 per year through the use of recycled materials. What also makes the tiles particularly attractive for DIY enthusiasts and craftsmen: Ceramin® is comparatively thin, significantly lighter than ceramic tiles and therefore very easy to install. The new collection will be presented at the end of September on the occasion of the ceramics and bathroom trade fair Cersaie in Bologna, but can already be purchased from selected specialist dealers.

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Open day of the industrial park at the Classen Group

With its laminate plant and more than 800 employees at the Baruth site, the Classen Group is one of the largest employers in the region. Anyone who has always wanted to see the production in the world's most modern plant for laminate flooring in operation will have the best opportunity to do so on September 17.

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One kilometre of new pipes for two million euros: How CLASSEN supports the local water supply

The CLASSEN Group, which operates the largest contiguous laminate plant in the world in Baruth, now uses up to 120 million litres of rainwater a year for its production. That is equivalent to the content of 40 Olympic swimming pools. In this way, the company is relieving the municipal water supply in an area of Germany that has been severely affected by drought in recent years.

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