The new sensor mixer tap by the sink and mixer tap specialist Blanco was presented with a top-class design award from the German Design Council shortly after it was launched on the market. Having received the "Iconic Awards: Innovative Interior 2018", the premium mixer tap now belongs to the exclusive circle of the "Best of Best". "With its sensor-controlled, contactless control, Solenta-S Senso offers maximum ease of use in the contemporary kitchen," was the verdict of the six-strong jury.
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An era is ending for the sink and mixer tap specialist Blanco: after over 23 years on the Management Board, the last eight as its Chairman, a formal ceremony took place on 12 December 2017 to mark the retirement of Achim Schreiber. At this event, the long-term head of Blanco passed the symbolic baton on to his successor Frank Gfrörer, who will take over as Chairman of the Management Board on 1 January 2018.
Achim Schreiber, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, is moving to the supervisory board / A three-month transitional phase will ensure a seamless change at the top of the company / Successor Frank Gfroerer has a great deal of experience in the world of kitchens / Blanco is one of the world’s leading manufac-turers of sinks and kitchen faucets
Another increase in turnover to €361 million / World market leadership in composite granite sinks expands / Top positioning in the German market for kitchen mixer taps once again strengthened / Investment remains focused on growth
Inspiration for the heart of the kitchen In mid-January Cologne will again become the Mecca for furniture experts and cast a spell over more than 150,000 visitors. “LivingKitchen” too has established itself in this environment as the leading international trade fair for the kitchen industry.
Blanco, the largest producer of kitchen sinks in Germany and worldwide one of the leading manufacturers of sinks and mixer taps recorded significant growth in the last financial year.
At the annual press conference on 1 June 2016 the executive board presented these impressive figures. The company, which is based in Oberderdingen in southwest Germany, achieved €350 million consolidated total sales. This enabled Blanco to increase its turnover by €38 in comparison to the financial year 2014 – a record growth of more than 12 percent.