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The latest developments in the world of ceilings

Here we inform you regularly about product innovations and events as well as trends and know-how from the fields of planning, acoustics and much more.

Press | 2. April 2024
McDonald’s Worldwide Convention celebrates its premiere in Barcelona
Discover OWA solutions for different types of restaurants from April 8 to 11. At the beginning of April, the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona will host the major event "McDonald's Worldwide Convention". Franchisees, McDonald's employees and accredited suppliers from all national markets are expected to attend this event, which is being...
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Press | 26. November 2020
OWA hygienic ceilings don’t give viruses a chance
Modern construction philosophies have changed the way we look at building materials. Interior building finishes, particularly in the healthcare sector, have expanded well beyond simply fulfilling technical conditions.. The planning, construction and operation of healthcare facilities has become a very detailed, complex process in recent years. The various functions of...
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Press | 23. July 2020
Now available in the UK – premium metal ceilings designed by OWA
The international suspended ceilings manufacturer OWA is pleased to inform you about a significantly increased focus upon metal ceiling systems in the British market. This follows specific investments in the further development of products, production processes and services to meet the requirements of UK specifiers and clients. After decades of international experience in the supply...
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Press | 29. April 2020
Sinfonia – one surface for every acoustic desire
OWA’s premium fleece-laminated mineral ceiling range Sinfonia features six different acoustic variations to enable precise acoustic design coupled with a uniform surface appearance. Depending on the requirements and local conditions, the acoustics can therefore be subtly adapted without any perceptible differences in appearance. Just about any acoustic requirement can be...
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Press | 28. April 2020
Evidence of good taste
Multi award-winning acoustic ceiling for company restaurant of Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG by star designer Hadi Teherani. The product "Corpus", designed by star designer and architect Hadi Teherani for OWA, is evidence that ceiling canopies can be decisive style elements for successful interior design. There is good reason...
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Press | 26. April 2020
OWA Humancare – protected from the very top
Hygienic ceilings reduce the growth of pathogens and reduce stress in the health care sector.. Our health is our greatest asset - we are more aware of this today than ever. Care and treatment of sick people require top performance every day. Especially in the health and care sector, hygiene...
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Press | 6. April 2020
Health – our most precious asset
Studies show the importance of interior design within the health sector When discussing health, two topics are currently the focus of attention:  how to reduce the spread of the corona virus and the targeted treatment and cure of sick people. It is the social responsibility of our society and we are well aware that it...
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Press | 18. June 2019
Room acoustics in open office landscapes
In open-plan offices or open-plan office environments, it requires a lot of acoustic optimization to gain acceptance for the new office landscape, especially if the employees used to be housed in individual offices. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Plötzner, specialist in environmental acoustics at OWA, outlines the (spatial) acoustic challenges in his article...
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Press | 13. June 2019
OWA establishes sales organization in China
In order to meet the demand for high-quality ceiling systems also in the premium segment of the Chinese market, Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH establishes another sales company in Shanghai..  The purchasing power of Chinese consumers is rising rapidly. Above all, the middle class is growing fast and is ensuring sustained strong...
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Press | 21. January 2019
OWA enjoys a ‘winning’ start at BAU 2019
Why does a manufacturer of building materials still attend a traditional trade fair in the age of digitalisation? To present new products and gain direct feedback during talks with the customer. Simple visualisation is insufficient especially when designing attractive rooms with high-quality ceiling systems. Decision-makers, planners and installers want to...
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