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A new partnership that will improve installer efficiency at jobsite with laser technology

2024-07-16: Acoustic solutions manufacturer Saint-Gobain Ecophon and technology start-up LightYX have signed an exclusive distribution agreement, bringing data-driven technology to construction sites.

Reuse of sound absorbers launched in Sweden

2024-06-25: Following a successful pilot phase initiated last year, Ecophon is now fully operating SoundCircularity Reuse in Sweden. Contributing to Ecophon’s circular offer, the reuse initiative aims to reduce the carbon footprint and resource usage of acoustic products by providing an alternative to newly produced acoustic materials.

Ecophon takes an active role as European sustainable construction experts gather

2024-06-18: Each year national experts from many European countries gather to review the working programme of CEN TC 350 Sustainability of construction works. In relation to this meeting in Stockholm on June 20, Ecophon will arrange study visits together with Swedish Wood and the Swedish Institute for Standards to showcase high Swedish ambitions.

Female Ecophon co-worker inspecting an acoustic panel at the production line

Ecophon achieves Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze in Version 4.0

2024-02-07: Ecophon has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze for its glass wool products produced in the Nordics, which cover 70% of Ecophon’s sales volumes. Ecophon is one of the first companies to achieve the certification under the new, more rigorous Version 4.0 standards.

Ecophon launches new range with a lower carbon footprint

2023-12-14: In close collaboration with Saint-Gobain Isover, Ecophon is setting a new industry benchmark for sustainability, introducing its first wave of low-carbon products with an average reduction of -35% in footprint.

Ecophon enters into an agreement to acquire Träullit, a Swedish wood wool manufacturer

2023-12-08: Ecophon has entered into an exclusive agreement to acquire all the shares of Träullit, further completing its portfolio in acoustic ceiling and wall solutions.

Ecophon reuses sound absorbers in pilot test

2023-11-07: Ecophon now expands its circular offer even further as its Swedish business unit launches a pilot and test market for the reuse of sound absorbers. Ecophon offers to buy back material from existing buildings, for instance in connection with reconstructions, renovations, or tenant customisations.

Ecophon's recycling service wins Circular Initiative of the Year

2022-12-15: SoundCircularity, Ecophon's recycling service for the construction industry, was named Circular Initiative of the Year at the Recycling Gala. The prize was awarded at Berns in Stockholm on November 24, 2022, and goes to innovations, business models or techniques that stimulate circular flows of materials and resources.

Ecophon enters collaboration to increase resource efficiency in the building industry

2022-11-24: Joining forces with partners The Loop Factory, LINK Arkitektur, DECIBEL by Johanson, LogTrade Technology, and Lund University the aim is to demonstrate a circular value chain and new resource-efficient manufacturing technologies within the construction and demolition industry.

Ecophon ceiling system wins international design award

2022-08-30: Ecophon’s acoustic ceiling system Ecophon Master™ Eg wins the ICONIC AWARDS, an internationally respected design award presented by the German Design Council. The award honours holistic projects in the fields of architecture, interior architecture and product design.

Students skip lunch when canteens are noisy, new study finds

2022-08-15: Canteens are the noisiest room in schools, a report by Ecophon finds. When canteens are noisy, many students lose their appetite, cut lunch short and even skip lunch altogether. When students return to school after their summer holidays, poorly designed or old canteens risk harming student health and learning, while adding to unnecessary food waste.

New report reveals extensive noise problem in European schools

2022-04-27: A new report from Ecophon shows that more than 8 out of 10 students in France, Sweden and the Netherlands go to schools with too much noise. The sound environment in many European schools causes both learning losses and inequalities between student groups.

Ecophon Group enters into an agreement to acquire CLIPSO

2022-02-11: Ecophon Group enters into an exclusive agreement to acquire CLIPSO, a recognized supplier of acoustic textile solutions.

Ecophon and Lindab in partnership for healthy and sustainable indoor environments

2021-12-08: Two industry market leaders, Ecophon Group and Lindab Group, enter a partnership for new indoor environment systems that combines a sound acoustic environment with healthy indoor air.

Ecophon wins international design award

2021-11-24: Ecophon’s new acoustic ceiling system Master Eg wins the prestigious German Design Awards 2022 in the category ”Excellent Product Design – Building and Elements”.

Ecophon opens new production line in Moscow

2021-10-13: Saint-Gobain Ecophon, world-leading manufacturer of acoustic systems with headquarters located in Hyllinge in Sweden, opens a new production line in Russia.