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Products and Solutions Sep 4, 2019 11:00 AM

thyssenkrupp helps build a cozy nest

Giant image of a bird nest thyssenkrupp Plastics

First impressions count. That is why the design of a building’s facade is so important. For complex applications with custom decorative designs, thyssenkrupp Plastics is the go-to partner for eye-catching facades.

For customer Kohlmeyer Fassadenbau, the company helped create an over 300 m2 visual highlight for the outer skin of a boarding house in Bremen. In the middle of a technology park, the giant image of a bird nest grabs the attention of all who walk by. And what you see on the outside hints at what to expect when you go in. 51 fully furnished apartments designed to make long-stay guests feel cozy.

The experts from thyssenkrupp Plastics created the custom facade panels in close cooperation with supplier FunderMax. At FunderMax, the Max Exterior panels from the “Indian” color range were cut to size and individually numbered according to their position on the facade so that they were easy to install for the customer. Before the bird nest motif could be completed, preparations included the shipment of specimen panels and optimization of materials lists – all coordinated by thyssenkrupp Plastics to the full satisfaction of the customer.

Part of thyssenkrupp Materials Services, Essen-based thyssenkrupp Plastics GmbH offers a Germany-wide service focused on product and application advice, fabrication, sourcing and delivery. It has a portfolio of over 40,000 plastics products and brands stemming exclusively from renowned international producers who are among the technology and market leaders in their respective product areas. The range is tailored to the requirements of customers in the DIY/builders’ merchants, building, industrial piping, engineering plastics and visual communication sectors.