heroal extends Management Board

With effect from mid-August 2020, the company heroal - Johann Henkenjohann GmbH & Co. KG is managed by an executive team of three. more

German Innovation Award 2020 for a Sliding Door System

The heroal S 65 aluminium sliding door system was distinguished by the German Design Council as “Winner” in the German Innovation Award 2020 in the “Excellence in Business to Business - Building & Elements” category. The system scored well overall thanks to its innovative construction, efficient manufacturing and economy. more

Extension of heroal Ready product range

New finished elements and design options, increased variety of colours - With its heroal Ready product range, the aluminium system provider heroal has been selling finished elements in the fields of roller shutters, sun protection systems and roller doors since 2019. Now the company is extending its range with new finished elements, additional design options as well as more freedom of design for roller shutters and sun protection systems. more

Change in the Management Board of heroal

The Management Board of the company heroal – Johann Henkenjohann GmbH & Co. KG is being reorganised with a change in the Board members’ responsibilities. more

heroal at the Fensterbau Frontale 2020

Focus on solutions for Outdoor Living, entrance doors and pre-fabricated elements - From 18 to 21 March 2020, heroal will present innovative aluminium system solutions at the trade fair Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg. The main focus will be on Outdoor Living, entrance doors and the service range heroal Ready – pre-fabricated, certified elements for roller shutters and sun protection. In the exhibition year 2020 as well, heroal’s theme is ”SIMPLY BETTER. FUTURE.”. more

Change in the Management Board of heroal

With effect from January 1, 2020 Dr. Max Schöne joined the Management Board of heroal. As her successor, he has taken over Dr. Vera Schöne’s responsibilities and together with the current Managing Director Konrad Kaiser is the fifth generation to lead this family business. more

heroal receives German Design Award 2020 for Excellent Product Design

As a manufacturer of high-quality aluminium system solutions for building shells, heroal has received a German Design Award for 2020. The company was awarded a prize in the “Excellent Product Design” category for its heroal Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier front door. more

All-round service at heroal

Manuel Vergers, Head of Service, explains in an interview what the Service Department stands for and what sets heroal Service apart from the competition more

heroal OR: The perfect solution for every patio roof

Timeless design with impressive span widths, versatile combinations possible thanks to fully integrating sliding door elements and sun protection, and optimised processing – these are the features characterising the newly developed patio roof system heroal OR. The system, appealing to private home owners, fabricators and architects, will be launched at the trade fair Batimat 2019 in Paris. more

Optimised sliding door system for upscale residential and commercial construction

With its aluminium sliding door system heroal S 65, heroal adds a system to its range of products that is characterised by very easy production processes and an innovative sash design and suited for the upscale private residential as well as commercial construction. The system will be launched at the trade fair Batimat in Paris. more

heroal extends product range with fire protection glass

heroal adds fire protection glass to its extensive product range in order to offer a comprehensive solution in the field of fire protection. Thus, heroal fabricators are now able to purchase a complete fire protection system from one source. more

Future-oriented solutions for residential and commercial construction

heroal presents new products at Batimat 2019 in Paris - As a provider of comprehensive systems, heroal presents newly developed aluminium system solutions for tomorrow’s building envelope at the Batimat 2019, following the motto „SIMPLY BETTER. FUTURE.“. The main focus is on the topic of Outdoor Living as well as on solutions characterised by their versatile fields of application in both residential and commercial construction. more

heroal Wins Green Good Design Award

Aluminium Systems Provider Honoured for Sustainable Project in Prague - The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum have presented the Green Good Design Award 2019 to heroal. The prizewinning project, AFI Vokovice in Prague, has been equipped with heroal systems and stands out because of its special focus on sustainability. more

heroal at the IDAExpo 2019 Trade Fair

Aluminium systems supplier presents commercial security system solutions - heroal is back, at this year’s IDAExpo. From March 15 to 16, visitors to booth 365 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis will be able to find out about system solutions for security roller shutters, hurricane-protection roller shutters, roller doors and roller grilles for commercial applications. more

heroal Insulation Box System Sets New Standards in Thermal Insulation

At BAU 2019, heroal presents the innovative insulation box system heroal IB Unique. The system is not only characterized by the best insulation values for every application, it also ensures space-saving storage as well as quick and easy manufacture and assembly due to the simple functionality of the super-Z-folding installation technology. more

Certified Fire Protection for Europe

heroal Presents Modular Fire Protection System at BAU 2019 - With its certified fire protection system heroal FireXtech D 93 FP, heroal presents an outstanding system at the trade fair BAU 2019, characterized by its modular design, short processing times and excellent static features. It represents a further addition to heroal’s range of products and offers fire protection planners, architects and fabricators a high-quality system solution for commercial and residential construction. more

BIM - the Digital Management Tool for the Building Industry

heroal Supports Architects and Planners by Providing BIM Data - In the future, the planning and realization of objects will be unthinkable without BIM. To support and assist architects and planners in their daily work using BIM, heroal already offers BIM data for heroal systems for download on a number of platforms. more

100 years of Bauhaus

Designing a Bauhaus building shell with Le Corbusier architectural colours - At the beginning of the new year, there is reason for celebrating: the great Centenary of Bauhaus style in 2019. Thanks to the industry-exclusive partnership of heroal and Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier, design lovers are offered the exceptional option to use the Bauhaus colour palettes for their building shell. This way, heroal creates additional options for architects, planners and fabricators to customise and personalise both residential buildings and individual objects. more

Individual design for building shells

At BAU 2019, heroal will present services for maximum design freedom in window, door, curtain wall, roller shutter, sun protection and roller door systems; allowing architects, planners and fabricators to react to growing individuality requirements from builders and investors in private and commercial construction projects. more

Curtain walls reinterpreted

heroal to present an innovative curtain wall system and insert elements at BAU 2019 - heroal will be introducing an innovation concept for curtain walls at BAU 2019: the heroal C 50 GD curtain wall system, which offers a new interpretation of narrow view widths. Furthermore, the company is expanding its portfolio by adding newly developed insert elements and options for a harmonized integration of sun protection systems, which expand heroal curtain wall systems’ versatile scope of applications with innovative solutions. more

heroal Project Service

Tobias Thiemann, Head of Project Sales, explains in an interview what it is that makes heroal Project Service special. more

Maximum, Systematic Comfort

Accessible, Smart Solutions from heroal - Comfort is a very individual concept, covering a wide range of different facets: for some it means feeling snug inside their own four walls, while for others it means an improvement in the quality of their workplace or even an environment that mitigates physical limitations on the basis of smart solutions. heroal offers innovative system solutions for all facets of residential and commercial construction, with the intention of enhancing personal comfort. more

Shaping the future with heroal systems

As an integrated system provider for building shells, heroal will focus its presentation at BAU 2019 on new products from the areas of windows, doors, curtain walls and sun protection. These system solutions for fabricators, planners, architects and consumers have been specially developed for building projects in private and commercial construction where tomorrow is already being considered today. For heroal, therefore, the trade fair motto “SIMPLY BETTER. FUTURE.” will be at the heart of their BAU appearance. more

heroal extends exclusive range of products in Le Corbusier colours

Colours from Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier now also available in for roller shutters, sun protection and roller doors - Thanks to an exclusive partnership, heroal has been offering window, door and curtain wall systems in the colours from Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier since March 2018. In future the new colour spectrum will also be available for roller shutters, sun protection and roller doors, offering installers, builders and architects even more design freedom for private and commercial property construction. more

heroal will be presenting forward-looking solutions at the R+T 2018

This year’s R+T will focus on the subjects of energy efficiency, security, design and automation. heroal will present solutions that are “SIMPLY BETTER.” and demonstrate innovations in the field of roller shutters, sun protection and exclusive services. more

heroal – Secure in Your Home

As a system supplier for the entire building shell, from the outset, heroal is interested in protecting people and creating safe living and working spaces. This concerns protection against wind and weather but also protection against intruders. The high-quality system solutions by heroal fulfils all of these requirements. The combination of various measures can create the perfect protection depending on security needs. more

New training centre for heroal partners

heroal makes high-quality window, door, and facade systems as well as shutters, shades, and roller door systems and these have been essential to the company’s philosophy for many years. heroal constantly invests in system development and quality improvements: Recent examples include the new heroal W 77 passive house window system, the new heroal VS Z shade system, and heroal’s quality line “heroal Qualitätsstrasse”. In order to develop these high-quality systems into first-class elements, it is crucial that know-how is shared with heroal’s partners. The new training centre is an important component in this knowledge sharing. more

Intelligent solutions for all types of buildings

heroal, building envelope system provider will present its solutions for various building types and their requirements at BAU 2017 in Munich. Besides the systems for windows, doors and facades, heroal also offers combinations with sun protection products and blinds. more

Sophisticated ventilation flap - heroal W 72 VF

January 2017 - Fresh air even at high altitudes - with the new sophisticated heroal W 72 VF ventilator flap, users can easily ventilate the space naturally or choose to have the building cooled automatically at night. more

Stay on the safe side with heroal

January 2017 - A feeling of security and protected privacy are the basic requirements - whether in private homes, at work or in industrial buildings. heroal offers an aluminium system house with the safety technology for many challenges of the building envelope. more

One facade system - many design variations

January 2017 - heroal has further developed its facade system heroal C 50 and created new design possibilities: In addition to much higher glass loads, sun protection solutions, "floating windows" and ventilation flaps can now also be integrated into the existing facade system. A new tool concept supports the processors in the best possible way. more

The window system of today and tomorrow

January 2017 - The new standard of the window system heroal W 77: low installation depth of only 77 mm awarded with the passive house certificate from the Institute of Dr. Feist. Thanks to the intelligent combination of geometry and material, heroal achieves greater energy savings while utilising less materials. more

Lifting-sliding system for maximum transparency

January 2017 - heroal S 77 SL lifting-sliding system fulfils all the requirements in one system: maximum transparency and accessibility, easy to open and close, large widths and heights, as well as clear lines. New architectural design elements that balance design, the highest level of comfort and functionality. more

heroal zero-barrier standard threshold

January 2017 - Versatile heroal object and house doors - in combination with the heroal DS drainage system also with a zero-barrier threshold. more

heroal at BAU 2017

Let heroal’s versatile system solutions speak for themselves and find out more about innovative technologies in the fields of windows, doors, façades, roller shutters and sun protection, with this year’s focus on commercial-residential properties. more

Z&R Award – Product Of The Year 2015

The heroal LC sun protection system wins the Z&R award for Product Of The Year 2015 Each year, the Dutch specialist magazine Z&R presents the Z&R award for the best product development. The award stands for sophisticated detailed solutions with perfect engineering. This year it has been awarded to heroal for the new heroal LC sun protection system. more

New product range - heroal sun protection systems

heroal sun protection systems – ground-breaking and unique Alongside the heroal rs hybrid roller shutter and sun protection system, heroal has developed two additional sun protection systems: the innovative heroal LC daylight system and the new heroal VS Z system – a zip screen. The new sun protection business area will also continue to follow the successful business model of supplying high-quality system products to heroal partners, who use these systems to produce durable finished elements. With the new developments, heroal’s goal is to make more efficient use of natural daylight. Further information is available from our press release heroal sun protection systems or from our product information. more

Innovative heroal threshold solution: accessibility or zero-barrier

Zero-barrier and universal designs are requirements that are being stressed when planning and executing construction projects. The zero-barrier threshold allows free passage through doors, also enabling access for people with disabilities. This eliminates the limitations caused by the installation position of the entrance doors, which is often unprotected from wind and rain, and therefore requires technically unavoidable threshold variants. The innovative heroal zero-barrier can be used for commercial and front doors that open inwards and outwards. The heroal D 72 door system with the integrated zero-barrier threshold combined with the new heroal DS drainage system provides a system solution for any weather condition. more

heroal Simply better.

Stuttgart / Verl, February 2015. Short and to the point – the aluminium systems supplier heroal is appearing at the leading trade fair for roller shutters, doors and sun protection in Stuttgart from 24 to 28 February 2015 with the clear message of "Simply better." more

heroal sun protection systems

Stuttgart / Verl, February 2015. heroal is presenting its new sun protection business area – including product-related services – alongside roller shutter and roller door systems on an area of over 530 square metres at R+T 2015.The product portfolio from the building shell system supplier now also includes system solutions for sun protection. "We are offering our partners the opportunity to open up new markets with innovative external shading options," says Konrad Kaiser, Managing Director of heroal. more

heroal roller shutter and roller door systems

Stuttgart / Verl, February 2015. heroal will be presenting a roller door system alongside the new heroal RS 52 roller shutter slat at R+T 2015: the TÜV-tested heroal RD 75 roller door. This roller door system has been tested successfully according to the guidelines for burglary resistance for garage doors as set out by TTZ, the German industrial association for doors, gates and jambs. A special anti-push-up device and locking device in this system provide increased burglary resistance. "The growing number of burglaries increases the need for a safe home or a theft-proof industrial building," said Konrad Kaiser, Managing Director of heroal. more

The heroal DS drainage system – the integrated linear surface drainage system

Specific measures need to be taken in order to implement accessible thresholds whilst offering protection from moisture damage indoors. The new heroal DS drainage system is an ideal and innovative solution. At the heart of this development lies the new basic profile, which allows the linear drainage system to be connected. It discharges up to 200 litres per metre of surface water under a high-grade steel cover without causing any back-up. The clip-on basic profile contains an attachment for the attachment foil, which guarantees waterproofing of buildings. Regardless of the type of opening – an inwards or outwards opening, constructed with framed casement frames or a base profile – the innovative drainage system is the ideal solution for all entrance doors, French doors and lifting-sliding doors, both in new buildings and renovations. The compatibility of heroal systems guarantees the use of this drainage system, which is suitable for all systems, for all large openings in the heroal D 72 door systems, heroal more

Undamaged despite impact of hail

Stuttgart / Verl, February 2015. Over the last few years the intensity and frequency of storms has increased significantly. Current climate studies indicate that more frequent and severe weather extremes should be expected over the coming decades. Hail storms in particular very quickly cause massive damage to building shells. According to the German Insurance Association, the hailstorms between summer and early autumn 2013 alone brought about property insurance damages amounting to 3.1 billion euros. This makes the use of hail-resistant construction products increasingly important for building economical and futureproof constructions. heroal has therefore had the hail resistance of various roller shutter and roller door systems tested. more

heroal at BAU 2015 - Simply better

Munich / Verl, January 2015. The unique trade fair message "Simply better." is the guiding principle for all developments for heroal systems, components and materials. With a clearer focus, we can achieve more. more

heroal - simply better.

Munich / Verl, January 2015. Brief and concise - From January 19th to 24th, 2015, aluminium system company heroal will be presenting itself in Munich at the top international fair for architecture, materials and systems with a clear message for the trade fair “Simply better.” more