Inwido launches new product for the smart home and is establishing an office at Ideon

Inwido, Europe’s largest supplier of windows, is now further increasing its focus on online products for the smart home and establishing an office at Ideon in Lund. At the same time, through its Danish subsidiary, Art Andersen Cph, the company is launching the smart sunshade Copenhagen Blinds. 

“Setting up at Ideon is a natural step for us because it gives us access to the skills needed for software and hardware development, as well as technical project management. Our focus is online solutions for the home, mainly in safety, comfort, climate and ventilation – areas that are particularly affected by our core products, windows and doors,” says Håkan Jeppsson, President and CEO of Inwido. 

Ideon Science Park is a business venue and research site in Lund, with over 450 companies and 10,000 employees. Other companies located in the area include Volvo, Microsoft, Axis, Sony and Bosch, who have offices and development facilities there. Initially, a handful of people will work at Inwido’s office at the site. 

Following the launch of the smart window and the smart door, Inwido is now launching the smart sunshade under the product name Copenhagen Blinds. As the name suggests, this is an extremely modern product of Danish design, which brings the venerable Venetian Blind into the 21st century. The launch is part of the Group’s investment in smart products to improve life at home.  

Read more about the smart sunshade and Copenhagen Blinds on: www.byartandersencph.com 

For more information, please contact:
Inwido AB
Håkan Jeppsson, President and CEO Tel.: 46 (0)10-451 45 51 or 46 (0)70-550 15 17
Jonna Opitz, SVP Marketing, Sales & Communication Tel.: 46 (0)10-451 45 58 or 46 (0)722 11 90 10
E-mail: jonna.opitz@inwido.com

About Inwido
Inwido is Europe’s largest supplier of windows and a leading door supplier. The company has operations in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Estionia, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland and the UK, as well as exports to a large number of other countries. The Group markets some 20 strong local brands including Elitfönster, SnickarPer, Hajom, Hemmafönster, Outline, Tiivi, Pihla, Diplomat and Sokolka. Inwido has approximately 4,000 employees and generated sales of slightly more than SEK 5.7 billion in 2016. The Group's headquarters are located in Malmö, Sweden. For further information, please visit www.inwido.com

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Inwido is Europe’s largest manufacturer of windows and doors. The company operates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland and the UK and also exports products to other countries. Inwido had in 2015 an annual turnover of over SEK 5.2 billion and has 3400 employees. The Inwido headquarter is located in Malmö, Sweden. Inwido reaches the customer with strong local brands, focused on both the consumer and industrial markets. That way they reach a broad market of windows and doors. In 2015, sales to the consumer market were about 70 percent of total sales, while sales to the industrial market accounted for about 30 percent. The consumer market was dominated by housing projects like renovating, re-building and extending current houses. Projects often motivated by public subsidiaries. The industrial customers are mainly bigger construction company´s and house manufacturer were the business is conducted by frameworks agreements and bigger volumes. Friday September 26, 2014 Inwido was listed as a mid-cap company at NASDAQ Stockholm.

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