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Husqvarna Motorcycles choose the means of closing Hörmann

As seen in www.edilportale.com

08/03/2010 - Husqvarna Motorcycles has completely renewed its corporate office, with an interesting project carried out in record time, by ZH, he has chosen the products Hörmann for closure systems.

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The historic Swedish brand has a solid presence in the market for two wheels - placed at the top 21 models of different categories offroad - and a centennial history inextricably linked to the competitions, with 74 world titles won in the disciplines Cross, Enduro and Supermoto for the last fifty ' years.

Today, the property is German - BMW Group has acquired in 2007 by MV Agusta - but the heart of the production remained in Italy, specifically in the area of Lombardy pre-Alps which has given birth to other major brands of motorcycles as Guzzi MV Agusta and Cagiva: own a major restructuring of the existing plant Cassinetta Biandronno, in the province of Varese, puts the Head Office Husqvarna frontrunners.

The result of an overall investment of around 10 million - in sharp contrast with a market that tends to relocate production in Asia - the intervention is truly interesting in the light industrial and employment: a scheme, the more than 250 employees and new production lines will develop a production capacity of 40,000 motorcycles per year and due to proximity to the R & D, production times of the racers will be drastically reduced with the standard number anchor ensuring more effective migration solutions tested in race.

New location Husqvarna, too strong of a Center of Research and Development of the apical level. , but also leads in terms of architectural designed by the company Quoin Engineering, specializing in the field, the complex extends over an area of over 42,000 square meters and is composed of production space, organized in the back, while the main front welcomes the areas of administration and marketing, research laboratories and the show room.

The intervention was implemented in record time: only 10 months, from August 2008 to May 2009: "We were invited to compete for the job by the architect. Scaramuzza Franco, head of design - explains Werner Zimmerhofer, Chief Executive Officer by the South Tyrolean ZH General Construction Company. Through a series of proposals technically advanced, able to speed up construction and reduce development cost, we convinced the client to trust the work as a general contractor, with the exception of only the production facilities. "

How did you manage to create a work so important in tight timescale? "The only possibility is to have competent and motivated engineers and proven organization, capable of both exalt the most effective construction technologies in the market, both to maintain high overall quality of the construction. For example, for horizontal structures we employed full two-way reinforced concrete slabs, while the outer casing systems have been used in curtain wall mounted dry, transparent and opaque. With regard to specialist books, we rely on businesses and highly professional and competent artisans who work with continuity in our yards. "

How do you choose the products to install? "Again we turn to selected suppliers that offer quality products and service to a wide spectrum, the functional organization of the yard. There are cases of Hörmann doors, a company very attentive to the needs of businesses with whom we have established a collaborative relationship: they are products of excellent quality - in terms of materials as finishes - which is flanked service technical and commercial business efficiently.

Hörmann engineers are activated until the stage of estimation, by measuring on site and offering more products listed, once the choice is made, specialist teams dealing with the delivery and installation until the final test, in coordination with the direction of yard. This set of activities plays an important role in support of technical and operational business objectives, contributing to the full satisfaction of the customer and the designer. "

ITALY on HÖRMANN Edilportale.com

Hörmann details

In the new factory Husqvarna were installed 10 Hörmann sectional doors industrial model SPU 40 (size: 2500 x 2830 mm), all powered with a windowed frame, finished on the outside with gray anthracite (RAL 7016). These products characterized by a proper mix of aesthetics and functionality, safety and reliability, quality and performance are performed with a sandwich double-walled steel hot galvanized, rigid polyurethane foam core (CFC free, so do not harm the environment) ideal to ensure appropriate values of thermal insulation. were also installed 6 Hörmann side doors, with similar appearance to that of the gates.

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