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Current press releases

SKAIOpartment – Micro Living in Germany's first wooden high-rise

“More life per square metre” is a topic that Häfele has been working on for a long time: With “SKAIOpartment”, two prototypical model apartments for living in a minimal space have been created in Germany's first wooden high-rise, “SKAIO”.

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Häfele interzum 2019 review: Digital networking in modern living worlds

Under the motto “Thinking ahead”, the company presented a firework of innovations that are ready for the market, which will facilitate and enrich the lives of its partners in the furniture industry and joiner/cabinet maker area as well as their customers

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Häfele interzum preview 2019

Häfele will answer the exciting questions of our times at the interzum. With digital networking and innovative furniture technology the company is allowing visitors to experience its own claim, “Thinking ahead”.

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2018 Financial Report: Häfele with 1.6 percent Euro growth | Investments in the future

Strengthening the competence of logistics and lighting: a second dispatch centre is established in Lehrte near Hanover and Häfele expands its competence in the field of lighting by acquiring the lighting specialist Nimbus.

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Häfele takes over Nimbus

With the acquisition of Nimbus, Häfele completes its competence field light.

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Häfele presents ALLYN - The smart hotel

ALLYN, the smart hotel of the future, was the focal point of the Häfele presence at the BAU trade fair in Munich.

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The hotel room door, a recipe for success

The specialist for hardware technology and electronic access control systems is now extending its services for hoteliers with new brand partners and a comprehensive range of services and maintenance for interior doors – an all-round care-free package.

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Häfele Easy Storage – Win-win for service and guest in the hotel

The Häfele Easy Storage storage space system emerged against the background of simplicity as an integrated principle.

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Dialock in the hotel: self check-in and smartphone key

Häfele is thinking ahead on the subject of access management and room control with its innovative, networkable Dialock identification and access control system.

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Modular and flexible – Häfele Officys table bases

The Officys table base system from Häfele invites you to work in an ergonomically perfect way, sitting and standing.

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Innovative: Door frame installation without foam

With the mechanical frame cramp set, Häfele is offering a solution which uses no environmentally harmful materials whatsoever.

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Flexible use of space in an instant

Rooms of all kinds in private and commercial areas are manually or semi-automatically increased or reduced in size in accordance with requirements using the Slido Wall partition wall system from Häfele.

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The Complete Häfele Architectural and Project Hardware 2019

Häfele partners find 4500 architectural hardware and project fittings on almost 900 catalogue pages in an enormous product range consisting of ten product groups for their target group.

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Agaplesion Ev. Klinikum Schaumburg takes advantage of 360° comprehensive project solutions

In the Vehlener Feldmark in Lower Saxony three formerly independent clinics merged to form the Agaplesion Ev. Klinikum Schaumburg.

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SICAM 2018: Häfele Loox lighting system: Design – Functionality – Inspiration

At the SICAM in Pordenone, Häfele will be demonstrating how furniture and rooms can be transformed by intelligent use of light in the furniture, how they can be adapted to the current needs and wishes of the users...

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Häfele takes a big trip with Loox

After a long break, Häfele again sends two buses to travel to its partners in Germany. On board of the mobile training centre, this time it's all about lighting in furniture and the globally successful Loox lighting system by the fitting specialist.

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Logistics from Germany for Europe

Nagold-based Häfele, the international specialist for hardware technology and electronic access control systems, is opening a second German distribution centre in Lehrte, near Hanover.

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Youth hostel Bayreuth: Flagship project of a new hostel generation

The cooperation between the German Youth Hostel Association (DJH) and Häfele has “tradition”.

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Partnership in Asia

World-class football and world-class hardware technology in the same boat – Häfele and Bayern Munich have signed a partnership agreement in five Asian countries. A win-win for both companies and their fans.

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More efficiency and process stability

Quick manufacturing with process stability – that’s what it's all about. This can be done without any new investments, machine changes or tool changes whatsoever with the new furniture connector systems from Häfele.

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Häfele successful with live presentations

Häfele impressed the specialist visitors at Holz-Handwerk in Nuremberg with new products, realistic live presentations and the trend topics of Micro-Living and Smart-Home.

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The multidimensional mirror by Häfele transforms bathrooms into wellness oases in the blink of an eye
Häfele: Gold for multi-dimensional bathroom mirror

The Häfele bathroom mirror enchants! Users in their own four walls as well as the guests in the hotel and the readers of the renowned industry magazine, Top Hotel.

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On a trailer from Berlin to Rome. The aVOID Tiny House, an innovative micro townhouse with Häfele inside, is met with great interest wherever it is appears.
Micro Living mobile – from Berlin to Rome

Micro Living or “More life per square metre”: aVOID Tiny House, a mobile miniature house, is about to tour Europe.

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Intergastra-Highlight: Internationales Hotelsortiment von Häfele
Experience the Future – Acquire Security

Häfele, the traditional top dog at the Holz-Handwerk in Nuremberg, is putting the emphasis on partnership at its appearance on booth 318 in hall 10.1, making it possible to experience the future with Smart Home and Micro Living.

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Intergastra highlight: International hotel assortment from Häfele
One Room, one Face – one Style

. The highlights of this product range will be on show on trade fair booth 4E51 in hall 4 at the Intergastra from 3rd to 7th February in Stuttgart under the motto “One Room, one Face – one Style”.

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Häfele Connect – Door opener for new worlds
Häfele Connect – Door opener for new worlds

Light, sound and Smart Home have become a best seller in the furniture business. The Loox LED lighting system from Häfele and its comprehensive range of sound and entertainment components have brought these worlds together.

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Furniture technology – A holistic view

The SICAM in Pordenone is traditionally one of the most important international performance shows for Häfele.

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Mit einem gelungenen Auftritt bei der Interzum in Köln überzeugte Häfele die Fachwelt und erhielt eine sehr positive Resonanz zu den präsentierten Zukunftsthemen und Produktneuheiten. Die Standbesatzung konnte sich vom Start weg über ein volles Haus mit i
Interzum Review 2017 – Perfect appearance and a full house at Häfele in Cologne

With a successful appearance at the interzum in Cologne, Häfele convinced the specialist world and received an incredibly positive response to the forward-looking topics and new products that were exhibited.

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After entering the name on the touch screen, the guest’s booking data is displayed. Now only a signature needs to be provided on the electronic pad, and the Dialock identification card lands in the output tray.
Successful Munich hotels “Buddy” and “Cocoon”

It’s showtime: Offering guests the unexpected

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The 3 mm shelf support with the Häfele logo makes a visual statement with its slimline design and efficient material distribution.
Additional aesthetics with the 3 mm shelf support

Häfele is fulfilling the considerable demand from industry for 3 mm shelf supports with this product, which well-known brand manufacturers are successfully using in their furniture.

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Direct access to the Häfele product range from the industry solution software, made possible by an interface
Häfele online shop: Fit for ERP systems

Direct access to the Häfele product range from the industry solution software, made possible by an interface

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The new Häfele booth at the interzum 2017 - a marketplace of inspiration and innovation.
Experience “Micro Living” And “Smart Home” First Hand

Häfele thinks ahead, stays true to its motto “More life per square metre and will bring the entire furniture technology experience to life and present new products, innovative and smart ideas for the digital networking of furniture and rooms focused.

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Die Häfele Hauptverwaltung in Nagold
2016 Financial Report: Positive development in nearly all markets

The international Häfele Group for hardware technology and electronic access control systems continues on its growth path.

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Häfele MicroApart 20/30 – star of the BAU

The “MicroApart 20/30” model in combination with Häfeles 360° project solutions provided the industry with ample food for thought on how to create smart, multi-functional living concepts for tiny spaces.

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The light-weight Free flap H 1.5, with a material mix consisting of a steel arm and plastic body, is the youngest offspring in the Free flap family
Light-weight Free flap H 1.5: High-tech for furniture flaps

With its new Free flap H 1.5 Häfele has taken the trending popularity of flap fittings for kitchen wall units to another level entirely.

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The Complete Häfele Furniture Fittings is now available as a new edition in two volumes and with thousands of new products and a modern appearance.
New edition: The Complete Häfele Furniture Fittings

Internet, catalogue, or would you rather speak to the specialist advisor personally? Häfele customers can freely select where and how they would like to obtain information about the product or place their order.

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Detlef Scheele from the Federal Employment Agency is acknowledging hardware and fitting systems Häfele during a visit today
Integration by means of training

Detlef Scheele from the Federal Employment Agency is acknowledging hardware and fitting systems Häfele during a visit today – a shining example in Germany with 12 training places for refugees.

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BAU 2017 trade fair preview: More life per square metre
BAU 2017 trade fair preview: More life per square metre “Micro Living Apartment” by Häfele

Following the “Functionality Cube”, the multi-functional interior concept and the award-winning "Youth Lab” trend project, Häfele introduced the “Micro Living Apartment” room model at BAU 2017.

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New Häfele web site
New: Häfele web site with modern online shop

Häfele is online on the Internet with its new presence. The Häfele brand world is now available in a new digital dimension at, highly effective, extremely simple, self-explanatory and with many benefits.

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With Moovit, Häfele has been providing an innovative drawer side system for a wide range of applications for many years now
Häfele drawer system: Moovit now becomes Moovit MX

With Moovit, Häfele has been providing an innovative drawer side system for a wide range of applications for many years now, one that has become an all-rounder worldwide.

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The Häfele plant in Hungary is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
Anniversary: 25 years of development and production in Hungary

The Flap Competence Center (FCC) in the Hungarian capital of Budapest is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its development and production facility this year.

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The innovative soft close mechanism for the middle door is attached to the cabinet top.
SICAM 2016: The Häfele performance show

This time, the SICAM in Pordenone is yet again the major international performance show before the interzum in Cologne.

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Focus on storage space: The new "Planning storage space" brochure in the Häfele marketing package for customer advice.
Inspiration from the new storage space brochure

Focus on storage space: The new "Planning storage space" brochure in the Häfele marketing package for customer advice.

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Light and sound in furniture from a single source.

The third generation of the Loox LED lighting system from Häfele and its sound and entertainment components allow light and sound to blend with each other.

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Officys table base system – individuality through diversity

Top functionality, contemporary design and modern materials – the new Officys table base system from Häfele has all of this and much more.

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Häfele and Interel cooperate in the hotel – world first

First Bluetooth-based integration of access control system and guestroom control system

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Innovative solutions in the tax office and the planning office

The Schnepf energy technology planning group realised a state-of-the-art ice storage system with heating and cooling supply from 100 % regenerative energy sources.

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Trendy sliding solutions
Trendy sliding solutions in the kitchen

Made-to-measure floor-to-ceiling cabinets with sliding doors at both sides can be created using the Silent Aluflex 80 aluminium frame range.

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Häfele Headquarters
Investing in the future of sliding door fittings

Häfele, with its headquarters in Nagold in the Black Forest, will consolidate its production and development activities with regard to the high-growth sliding door fittings market into two sites in Germany and Hungary.

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Slido Classic sliding door systems are easily scalable thanks to their modular design.
New from Häfele: Slido Classic sliding door systems now available

Häfele is providing the furniture industry and joiners/cabinet makers with a comprehensive range of sliding doors made from wood, glass, or with an aluminium frame and an almost unlimited range of design options with the Slido sliding door fittings.

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The kitchen with added value was in the spotlight of the Häfele exhibition appearance.
Holz-Handwerk 2016: Häfele impresses with new products and partnership concepts

Cabinet makers and joiners filled the booth from the first day to the last, keeping the Häfele exhibition team fully occupied.

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Smartphone room key
Intergastra post-show report: Simply open the door with your smartphone

Häfele offers contactless and convenient opening via a smartphone to hoteliers and their guests with the Dialock electronic access control system.

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Functional kitchen equipment catalogue
New Häfele catalogue: “Functional kitchen equipment 2016”

With the new “Functional kitchen equipment 2016” catalogue, Häfele has made a new comprehensive sales manual available to kitchen dealers and kitchen studios.

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Distribution centre in Nagold
2015 Financial Report: Häfele grows by 11 percent worldwide

The Häfele group achieved revenue of 1.272 billion Euros in 2015. This meant the family business based in the Swabian town of Nagold has continued on a path of remarkable growth.

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Hotel Ruby Sofie in Vienna
Ruby Sofie Vienna: Modern hotels benefit from Häfele products

At the Ruby Sofie boutique hotel in Vienna, Dialock, the well-tried identification and access control system from Häfele, is being used for a reliable and quick self check-in.

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Ibis Trier
Tavoletto and Teleletto 2 from Häfele: Space-saving and clever

Hotels have to be adapted to different requirements: to lone travellers, families, groups, tourists and business people. Working, conferring, relaxing – everything should be possible. But how do operators solve this conundrum?

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Sound-Edition Häfele
Häfele’s innovative Sound-Edition – invisibly installed

In combination with a package for sales support, it equips the kitchen trade with trendy entertainment solutions.

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Häfele kitchen vacuum for plinths
Häfele kitchen vacuum for plinths: putting storage space to good use

Unused storage space behind the plinth panel doesn't need to be the case. Häfele has now had a clever idea for making extremely meaningful use of spare room at floor level.

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Slido Design 80-M
Häfele Slido Design 80-M sliding door fitting: More flexibility – invisible technology

With the new Slido Design 80-M sliding door fitting from Häfele the door floats easily in front of the wall, even though it weighs 80 kilos.

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Turn Fastener
Häfele Turn Fastener: New connectors for furniture assembly

The Turn Fastener shelf connector is the new connector highlight from Häfele. It is installed in an instant without tools and is another step towards the turbo-fast, simple furniture installation that we are all aspiring for.

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Häfele free fold
Häfele Free flap fittings

The innovative Free flap fittings from Häfele have won numerous prestigious design awards in Germany and the USA within a short period of time.

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interzum post-show report 2015

The Häfele trade fair booth at interzum impressed thousands of specialist visitors. The impressive display of its service portfolio demonstrated Häfele’s comprehensive know-how in a convincing manner.

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Reinforcing the Häfele Executive Management: Gregor Riekena, new Chief Marketing Officer

Gregor Riekena has been the Marketing Manager at Häfele since 2011 and will be taking up his position as Chief Marketing Officer on July 1.

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Häfele interzum trade fair booth 2015
Häfele interzum preview 2015

Häfele is presenting clever ideas under the aspect of “More life per square metre” at this year’s interzum on more than 1,400 square metres.

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Loox. Light in the kitchen

Plug-n-play with top design

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Häfele headquarters in Nagold
2014 Financial Report: Häfele grows by 7 percent worldwide

The Häfele Group continued to expand in 2014 with growth of 7 % in comparison to the previous year.

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Strong shelf support from Häfele
Strong shelf support for 3 mm series-drilled holes

The new shelf support from Häfele for 3 mm series-drilled holes is visually impressive with its slim design.

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Loox LED system in the kitchen
Häfele Loox LED system: Plug-n-play with top design

The innovative Loox LED lighting system from Häfele can easily be installed by anyone thanks to plug-n-play.

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Häfele at Bau 2015
Bau 2015 exhibition preview

Häfele is highlighting its 360° project solutions at Bau 2015 in Munich, and is introducing the new generation of the Dialock electronic access control system.

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The Free flap fitting family from Häfele
Häfele Free flap fitting family: New freedom in movement

The completely re-developed Free hardware family from Häfele covers all of the most popular types of opening for flaps on wall units.

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Häfele Sound-Edition: Entertainment for room and furniture
Entertainment for rooms and furniture

The Sound-Edition from Häfele allows cabinet makers and joiners to build customized furniture for his music-loving clientèle.

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Häfele dispatch centre Nagold
40 years of the Häfele dispatch centre

The Häfele dispatch centre in Nagold is celebrating its 40th birthday. This state-of-the-art and efficient logistics centre is one of the most important mainstays of Häfele’s success.

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Digital furniture planning
Digital furniture planning

Häfele supports digital furniture planning using different planning and configuration tools.

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Reference work for the kitchen trade

Häfele impresses with its product range width, service, and logistics and has established itself as the number 2 in the German kitchen trade.

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More convenience with modern kitchen assistants

For many people, the kitchen is the heart of the home. The demands that are being made of design, operating convenience and functionality have increased accordingly over the last few years. You will find a solution for all of your requirements at Häfele.

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Loox planning instruments fan
Loox fan for quick preselection

Häfele is providing another practical selection aid for the Loox lighting system with the new Loox Quickselect fan.

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New dovetail connector from Häfele
New dovetail connector from Häfele

With the new dovetail connector from Häfele, the trend for “small buttons, maximum function” is fulfilled in the design of equipment items, installations and furniture.

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Shoe rack pull out
Convenient storage space for shoes

Thanks to the clever storage space solution from Häfele, up to 50 pairs of shoes can be stored. Each pair can be easily accessed because of the rotating cabinet extension.

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Holz-Handwerk 2014
Häfele at Holz-Handwerk: a full house every day

Häfele experienced a rush of visitors at Holz-Handwerk 2014. Innovative ideas about cabinets and storage space and the new interface to the biggest suppliers of CAD joiner software were the highlights.

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Balance Sheet 2013: position as company with sales of more than 1 billion secured
Balance Sheet 2013: position as company with sales of more than 1 billion secured

The hardware specialist grew by four percent worldwide and secured its position as a company with sales of more than 1 billion.

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Häfele wins multiple awards
Häfele won multiple awards: Future concepts for the hotel industry

Häfele won multiple awards at Intergastra 2014 and presented new products for the currently trending topic of “furniture sound”.

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HHW preview
Häfele at Holz-Handwerk

More space and organisation in the cabinet – Häfele presented clever cabinet and storage space concepts at the Holz-Handwerk exhibition in Nuremberg.

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New showroom in Munich
New showroom in Munich

Experience functionality and convenience in furniture and construction in the new 500 square metre showroom in Munich.

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“Master Furniture” from Häfele
Six “Master Furniture” items in detail

At imm 2014, Häfele presented six items of “Master Furniture” which have the exclusive charm of custom-made creativity and quality.

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Takeover: Weco, the sixth manufacturing facility of the Häfele Group

Häfele takes over sliding fittings specialist Weco, Weber & Co. GmbH KG (Weco) in Velbert.

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Interzum 2013: Häfele begeistert mit neuem Auftritt und innovativen Produkten

Unter dem Motto „Weiter denken.“ begeisterte Häfele bei der Interzum 2013 ein internationales Fachpublikum mit seinem neuen Markenauftritt, einem einzigartig weltoffenen Messestand sowie einem Feuerwerk an Produktneuheiten.

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interzum 2011
interzum: Häfele impresses with functionality ideas

Markenprodukte und innovative Ideen für Komfort-Möbel standen im Mittelpunkt des Messeauftritts bei der Interzum 2011. Häfele begeisterte mit „Functionality for You“ und zog so viele Fachbesucher aus aller Welt auf seinen Messestand, wie nie zuvor.

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Post-show report Holzhandwerk 2010
Häfele at Holz-Handwerk in Nuremberg

The highlights on the booth were the new sliding door fittings for wood and glass under the new Häfele own brand, Slido, the electric sectional sliding door fitting, the self-supporting pull-out table and the functional solutions for installations.

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