Båstad-Gruppen is growing – ChromoGenics’ dynamic glass ConverLight® selected when the facility in Ängelholm is further expanded.

  • 2018-02-15
  • Press release
ChromoGenics AB (publ) has received an order to deliver approximately 20 sqm ConverLight® dynamic glass to Båstad-Gruppen in Ängelholm, Sweden, for the expansion of their offices. Peab Byggservice AB is the appointed building contractor for the project.

Båstad-Gruppen, one of the leading suppliers of protective and professional shoes and boots in the Nordics with sales across Europe, will end up with a total of approximately 6,000 sqm of warehouse and office space after completing the expansion of its plant in Ängelholm.

"We are currently going through an incredible expansion phase and will expand our office and warehouse even further. As we often receive customers at our head office, we needed a smart solar control solution for our new conference room. It is a given that we have to provide a comfortable and attractive indoor environment for both our employees and customers. We are a modern company that wants to be at the forefront of innovation and sustainability. After careful analysis, we found that ChromoGenics' sustainable technology, ConverLight®, was the most innovative and cost-effective solution for us," states Thomas Svensk, CEO of Båstad-Gruppen AB.

ChromoGenics’ dynamic glass ConverLight® offers property owners, architects, energy consultants and construction companies as well as producers and providers of window and facade glass an attractive and cost efficient solar control solution. ConverLight® increases energy efficiency and indoor comfort in buildings. It also contributes to environmental certifications of buildings, which is high on the environmental agenda for both the EU and real estate owners in their efforts for greater sustainability.

"Our product ConverLight® controls heat and light emittance while maintaining daylight and full view to the outside world. This results in energy savings and increases the comfort and well-being of people staying in the building. It is a great pleasure to be a chosen provider for Båstad-Gruppen, an exciting growth company, and I hope that we will continue to grow together,” concludes Thomas Almesjö, CEO ChromoGenics.

For more information, please contact
Thomas Almesjö, CEO
Susanne Andersson, CFO & Head of Communications
+46 (0)18 430 04 30
Every care has been taken in the translation of this document. In the event of discrepancies, the Swedish original will supersede the English translation.

About the Båstad-Gruppen
Båstad-Gruppen is one of the leading suppliers of protective and professional shoes and boots in the Nordics, with sales across Europe. Our key markets are Sweden and Norway, but markets in continental Europe are growing steadily. Everything began in 1907 when the production of clogs started. In the 1980s, the business was transformed towards protective shoes. This proved to be very successful, and the company continued to grow. The result was a further extension of the range of well-known brands and more manufacturers were tied to the company. www.bastadindustri.se

About ChromoGenics
ChromoGenics is a leader in dynamic glass with controllable heat- and light transmission. The company’s unique electrochromic technology ConverLight® provides sustainable solar control with increased indoor comfort and energy efficiency. In 2016 the company started commercial sales to real estate projects in Scandinavia.

ChromoGenics is located in Uppsala and has about 20 employees. The technology is derived from the world leading research center at Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University. The plant has been partly financed by a conditional loan from the Swedish Energy Agency. ChromoGenics share (CHRO) is listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm with G&W Fondkommission as Certified Adviser.