Where the Lokstadt now stands, there were once the workshops of the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Factory. It was the most important locomotive forge in the country and its locomotives made railroad history.
How do the coating properties of Permalux differ from those of commercially available hard anodized coatings? The BWB laboratory has investigated this question and subjected the surfaces of customer components to an endurance test.
The municipality of Bonaduz is situated on a plateau above the confluence of the Vorderrhein and Hinterrhein rivers. The new double family house offers views of the spectacular alpine panorama that surrounds the valley floor.
On Thursday, November 3, BWB Oberflächentechnik and five partners from the construction industry hosted the first inspiring circle. Two exciting presentations were dedicated to the topic of Virtual Reality or Real Virtuality?
Kosovka "Koki" Mladenovic and Medardo Fry have formed the production management team at BWB in Stans since April. Who are the people behind it, what is important to them and how does the bundled expertise work in practice?
After ten years of planning and construction, the new building of Winterthur Cantonal Hospital was completed at the beginning of 2022. The new building will ensure the long-term provision of healthcare in the region.
Due to the diverse areas of application of Sigrist measuring instruments, they must be constructed from robust and durable components. The aluminum components are therefore extramatt anodized at BWB and colored blue or black depending on the area of application.
The Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne, SIPBB for short, is just a few minutes' walk from Biel/Bienne train station in the direction of the lake. The strikingly dark façade in BWB-Colinal 3180 sets the building apart from the surrounding buildings.
Amid the consequences of the pandemic, Nehlsen-BWB Flugzeug-Galvanik Dresden GmbH & Co. KG is awarded the CrefoZert creditworthiness certificate for outstanding creditworthiness and stability for the first time.
At BWB-Altenrhein AG, technical coatings such as Heloxal or Harteloxal PTFE are produced automatically throughout. For applications with optical requirements, the manual skills of humans are used in a targeted manner.
The new construction of the parish center is part of an urban redevelopment of the Vierherrenplatz in Sursee. The façade elements anodized in BWB Gold 1 meet aesthetic and functional requirements in equal measure.
The Zentrum Bären, in the immediate vicinity of Ostermundigen train station, aims at a spatially qualitative densification of the building structure combined with the creation of added value at the level of public space.
Both the windows and the aluminum sheet cladding were anodized in the BWB color brass 1, which gives the building a noble shine. Depending on the position of the sun, the building appears in bronze, brass or gold.
Exciting reading for the weekend - The hot off the press annual issue "Facades 2019" of Architektur + Technik is here! We are happy about the professional article presence for the next 12 months and wish interesting reading moments.
The 6-story building appears uniformly tidy; the facade in a warm bronze tone nevertheless lively. Half of it will be used as an office wing for over a hundred employees and the other half as a residential building for 30 apartments.
Cantonal Hospital St.Gallen and Children’s Hospital
The new replacement building House 10 of the Cantonal Hospital St.Gallen (KSSG) is part of the generation building project "come together". The aluminum shell of the bronze-colored six-story building is anodized using the BWB-Colinal 3165 process.
Following the successful establishment of the NADCAP system for "Chemical Processing", the program was expanded in 2018 to include NADCAP "Non Destructive Testing". This significantly expands the capabilities of the BWB Group.
Different processes and colors characterize the facade of the Leutschen Tower in Zurich. Anodizing protects aluminum against weathering for decades and makes it a visually outstanding material for facades and windows.