No space without surfaces. No interior without exterior. A facade is the defining element of every building. The first and the lasting impression.
Natural. Durable. Hand-formed. Fiber cement is weatherproof, durable and stable. This makes it the perfect material for outdoor planters and design objects.
Interior space is living space. Our facade panels are also used in interior design. The design requirements include aesthetic aspects, resistance and special tactile properties.
The roof is the crowning glory of a building. In addition to aesthetic requirements, it must be economically sustainable and offer maximum safety.
Numerous colour families, each with different production processes and finishes, result in a variety of colours with different tactile effects. Order a material sample to get to know our fibre cement and its quality and texture.
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This year's issue number 31 holds an interesting mix of formats and colours - from vibrant colour and format mixes in metropolises like Paris, New York or San Francisco to elegant tones in anthracite and black of two summer houses in the remote nature of Sweden or New Zealand.
Our Insights provide interesting views on our connection with nature. How can fibre cement objects provide a habitat for frogs or birds and what is the interest of the Water Treatment Manager of the Swisspearl Group in his private environment?
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How can Swisspearl support sustainable construction? What is Swisspearl's contribution? We provide insights into our intentions for sustainable architecture and construction and how we intend to achieve our goals.
Learn more about our goals and what contribution we are already making today.
The natural materials used and constant innovation have made this 100-year-old material very sought-after and indispensable in today’s architecture. Our fibre cement is characterized by timeless materiality, extraordinary durability, and quality. We also place great importance on the regional sourcing of our raw materials from the Swiss Alpine region.
That is what makes Swisspearl fibre cement a sustainable material for designers.
As a Swiss family-owned company, we think in terms of future generations, and for decades we have been doing what we do best: Through curiousity, passion, and commitment, we turn natural raw materials into innovative and sustainable products made of fibre cement for facades, interiors, and garden areas.
We see ourselves as developers supporting architects and designers—entirely in the sense of aesthetics, Swiss quality and responsibility towards people and the environment. Swisspearl Group is headquartered in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the Glarnerland. Our worldwide distributor network of competent and experienced partners ensures a global presence for Swisspearl.
Swisspearl Group in Niederurnen, Switzerland, is acquiring Denmark's Cembrit retroactively as of January 1, 2022, thus creating the second-largest fiber cement producer in Europe. Swisspearl Group is wholly owned by the Swiss entrepreneurial family Bernhard Alpstaeg and now employs around 2600 people. The privately held companies involved in the acquisition are not disclosing the purchase price.
Swisspearl is innovative, flexible, and exacting when it comes to accommodating clients’ needs and wishes for fiber cement panels. A crucial role in the product development process is played by the Research and Development department in Niederurnen, Switzerland, in collaboration with the laboratories in Vöcklabruck, Austria and Anhovo, Slovenia. This team of experts is constantly developing new products and systems, perfecting existing ones, and ensuring the overall quality, durability and sustainability of the Swisspearl portfolio.
If you want to be successful tomorrow, you must think ahead today! The Swisspearl Group is constantly working on optimizing the conditions for “people, markets and machines” in such a way, that we can further strengthen our position in global competition and at the same time ensure a positive working environment for our employees.
In his forty-one years at Swisspearl’s facility in Niederurnen, Franz Landolt has worked in many different capacities, from the lab to the boardroom. With degrees in chemical engineering and business administration, he has been head of research and development, plant manager, and vice-director. Nowadays he oversees the company’s real estate portfolio and pension fund, and is responsible for the company’s building and renovation projects. Born in Glarus in 1958 and still living in a village that is close to the canton’s capital he is a real local. Beside his career at Swisspearl he also has a political responsibility within the canton.