ERLUS History | 2000 – 2009
Line 3 at roof tile manufacturing plant II in Neufahrn is converted and modernised. +++ iF design award 2000 for the Ergoldsbacher Linea®. The Ergoldsbacher Forma® comes on the market. Due to its shape, it remains unique to this day.
Ziegelwerk Bernhard in Teistungen is purchased, including its extensive source of clay. +++ The entire production line in Herrenteich is sold. +++ iF design award 2001 for the Ergoldsbacher Forma®. +++ Outer casings are planed during manufacture and shipped.
The automated ceiling-height chimney manufacture is introduced at Ergoldsbach. +++ for the Ergoldsbacher Karat® in Titanium Silver. +++ The two new models are presented: the Hohlfalz XXL and Reformpfanne XXL®. +++ The LAF Premium chimney, which includes a pipe in which fresh air is kept circulating to ensure operation independent of the ambient air, is sold for the first time.
A new engobe treatment system is built in Neufahrn.+++ From now on, all ERLUS chimney systems are only offered in ERLUS Edelkeramik®. +++ The insulated flue liners of the LAF Premium chimney and the CI high-performance chimney are awarded the EN 1457 CE marking.
Market launch of ERLUS Lotus®, the first self-cleaning clay roof tile in the world. +++ +++ ERLUS changes its name: “ERLUS Baustoffwerke AG” becomes “ERLUS Aktiengesellschaft”. +++ iF materialica design award 2004 for the ERLUS Lotus®. +++ ERLUS chimney systems are the first to receive W3G approval for moisture- and soot fire-resistant operation.
iF Material Award 2005 for the Karat® LED ridge tile.+++ The Ergoldsbacher E 58 S extends the E 58 family with an ideal covering pantile that is easy to lay and remains one of the top-selling roof tiles to this day. +++ The Karat® XXL comes on the market.
The new Ergoldsbacher Karat® XXL receives the Red Dot design award.
The Ergoldsbacher E 58 SL becomes the fourth model in the E 58 series, and is ideal for restoration and renovations due to its generous gauge range.
The Teistungen plant is converted into a roof tile manufacturing plant.