Press release Oct 2020
NORDEC, a part of Donges Group, supplies glass facades and architectural roof windows of the new Entrance hall in Helsinki Airport Terminal 2.
Helsinki, September 2020. Helsinki Airport offers fast and smooth connections to Asia and is Northern Europe’s leading transit airport, according to the Finnish airport company Finavia Corporation. The first impression of the new airport Entrance hall sees the technically challenging over 10 meters high glass facade to passengers. The specialty of the facade is its impressive row of over 10 meters tall glass pillars. When entering the Entrance hall, the passenger sees that daylight is coming through the beautiful architectural roof window.
NORDEC, a part of Donges Group, supplies both mentioned unique structures. Glass structures are made with special structural glazing (SG) technique. All the glass is a special structured safety glass that fulfills insulation requirements, heat capacity, soundproofing, and wind pressure. The total amount of facades are approximately 3500 m2 and a remarkable architectural, partly round-shaped rood window.
Developer: Finavia Corporation
Additional information: Nordec Oy, liiketoimintajohtaja Tommi Raski, +358 40 760 0707
# Donges Group #NORDEC #SRV #Finavia
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NORDEC is part of Donges Group. The Group is one of the leading European construction and engineering companies specializing in the design and manufacture of building structures, including building envelope solutions based on steel, aluminum, polymer membranes, and now wood. The companies of the Donges Group benefit from a collaborative international network and offer comprehensive know-how and product solutions from a single source. Donges Group acquired Normek in February 2019 and the business operations of Ruukki Building Systems in July 2019. Authority approvals for the latter transaction were received in April 2020. The Group consists of the brands: Donges SteelTec GmbH, FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH, Kalzip GmbH, NORDEC OY, and Norsilk SAS and employs about 1300 people in 11 countries.