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New space for sustained growth

Richard Brink expands its commercial premises at its corporate HQ in Eastern Westphalia

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 14/06/2024. Over its company history of more than 45 years, Richard Brink has evolved from a smithery business in a domestic garage into a mid-sized family company, now managed by the second generation. Today the manufacturer has firmly established itself on the market as an expert in metalware production.

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Close cooperation for greater productivity

Richard Brink takes a stake in niroblech GmbH & Co.

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 07/06/2024. For more than 45 years, Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG has been known not only for its metalware expertise in the construction sector, but also for its longstanding partnerships and strong ties to its home location. The manufacturer has now unified all of these aspects by taking a stake in the metal processing company niroblech, which also has its company HQ in Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock.

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The semi-detached house that breathes

Richard Brink supplies tailor-made drainage channels for façades and reveals

Gütersloh, 23/05/2024. Drain, decouple and ventilate – these are the three characteristics that set the Stabile Air façade channels from Richard Brink apart. What’s more, the metal products manufacturer produces the channels to custom dimensions with projecting elements for any reveal area. This turned out to be the perfect solution for the construction of a pre-fabricated house in the Friedrichsdorf suburb of Gütersloh.

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Made-to-measure design versatility

Custom light-shaft covers from Richard Brink

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 30/04/2024. Metal covers for light and cellar shafts guarantee that the surface is covered by a walkable closure, protect the cellar windows from unauthorised access, keep leaves and litter out and ensure that air can access the basement storeys. Richard Brink’s light-shaft covers are manufactured in-house and enhance these basic requirements with aspects such as design versatility and made-to-measure manufacturing.

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Showers with profile

New stainless-steel profiles for gradient compensation with optional glass groove from Richard Brink

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 08/04/2024. Walk-in shower areas that guide the water towards the shower channel over a sloping screed as opposed to having a shower tray combine a minimalistic aesthetic with maximum comfort. Nowadays accessible, walk-in showers are a firm feature of modern bathroom design. New stainless-steel shower-channel wedge profiles are available now from Richard Brink and afford a whole host of new visual accents and other functional benefits to prospective customers.

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New perspectives on a green outlook

Richard Brink supplies modular planting systems for living walls

Wesel, 06/03/2024. Extensive wall vegetation for the courtyard at home – a roofing company from Wesel, Germany, satisfied this wish not for a customer, but unusually for itself. The Adam modular living-wall system from Richard Brink was used to create an attractive vertical green surface at the private residence of the traditional family company and does much more than upgrade the look of the courtyard.

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Minimalistic, shortenable and made entirely from stainless steel

New product solutions for shower areas from the company Richard Brink

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 09/02/2024. Metal finished to the highest possible quality is the very essence of Richard Brink’s self-image. It should therefore be no surprise that the manufacturer’s newest product solutions for the shower area are made exclusively from stainless steel. While most drain bodies in standard under-floor use are made of plastic, the new shower channel and point drainage unit from the metal products manufacturer feature stainless steel bodies.

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A big brother for your custom vegetation concept

Richard Brink presents Clarus, an enhancement of the Basio plant box

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 11/01/2024. The broad range of plant boxes from Richard Brink, the metal products manufacturer, offers customers a wide range of exterior design options. The company recently launched Basio, a compact solution in a monolithic design. This is now joined by the new Clarus, creating even broader choice: this new variant, which is always made to measure, is available in custom dimensions and comes in a range of materials.

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A stable photovoltaic system in next to no time

Richard Brink solar substructures for residential flat roofs

Gütersloh, 23/11/2023. A project in Gütersloh, Germany, showcases the exceptional functionality of Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG’s Miralux Flex substructure systems for solar panels, which can be implemented on the roof surface without intensive preparations. They were installed on a flat roof with an existing gravel fill in next to no time. Stand-out features included their ease of handling and specially tailored ballast options for the fixing elements.

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Perfect enhancements, smart solutions

Richard Brink presents innovations for even more efficient drainage and dewatering

Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, 06/11/2023. Richard Brink’s mission is to provide more efficient drainage or dewatering options along with optimised handling for fitters, which drives the constant evolution and expansion of the company’s product range. Now the metal products manufacturer has introduced three innovations at once – some as enhancements to existing products, some as stand-alone problem solvers.

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Evergreen architecture for a flourishing district

Modular living walls for façade greenery on the Green City Tower

Freiburg im Breisgau, 05/10/2023. An ambitious city-planning project on the site of the old northern freight yard has been underway for a number of years. The project showcases how disused post-industrial spaces can be brought back to life in a sustainable way. The gateway to Freiburg’s new city district is the Green City Tower with its striking façade greenery. The company Richard Brink  supplied the structural components for a modular vertical vegetation system to create the living building…

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Transforming the functional into something beautiful

Richard Brink supplies concrete channels and cast gratings for new residential areas in Copenhagen’s South Harbour

Copenhagen, 13.09.2023. Urban redensification and the development of abandoned industrial, rail and harbour installations have long been a focus of urban development. The modern residential quarters that have emerged on Copenhagen’s South Harbour peninsulas show just how effective these approaches can be. Fortis concrete channels and compatible cast gratings ensure reliable dewatering in these two areas, both in open spaces and along building façades.

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Lush greenery for every wall

Richard Brink expands Adam living-wall portfolio

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 05/10/2023. The Adam and Eva living walls produced by Richard Brink create vertical green spaces both indoors and out in areas otherwise dominated by drab concrete or brick expanses. In order to facilitate large-scale façade planting for pretty much any type of wall, the metal products manufacturer has expanded its Adam product line to include an additional two substructures. A new plant cassette model also enables customers to play around with different looks.

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Modern headquarters with a sustainable mix of materials

Richard Brink supplies drainage channels for barista company’s roof terraces

Hövelhof, 01.08.2023. CUP&CINO’s newly completed company headquarters brings industrial charm typical of Hamburg’s warehouse district to Eastern Westphalia. The complex also stands out for its sustainable construction, modern facilities and sophisticated spaces. Its high-end finish is reflected in the smallest of details, such as in the drainage channels from the company Richard Brink used in the reveal areas of the spacious roof terraces. Not only do they ensure precipitation is collected, they…

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From Flex to Green

Richard Brink vastly expands solar substructure portfolio

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 10.07.2023. With its Miralux solar substructures, the company Richard Brink provides its customers with robust, easy-to-assemble mounting systems for photovoltaics. The metal products manufacturer has now taken these systems to the next level with a range of innovative developments: while the Miralux Flex model with its adjustable module clamps is now also available for south-facing panels, new mounting structures and the introduction of the Miralux Green system enable…

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Where green roofs meet photovoltaics

Company Richard Brink presents versatile solar substructures at the Intersolar Europe

Munich, 26.06.2023. Four separate exhibitions under one roof: Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG showcased its solar substructures at the Intersolar Europe in Munich as part of the smarter E Europe event. Two systems designed to combine roof planting with photovoltaics particularly caught the attention of trade visitors, highlighting just how important such solutions have become in the sustainable use of roof space.

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Modular system for a splash of green

Richard Brink presents modular raised beds and online configurator

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 05/06/2023. Until now, the raised beds produced by the company Richard Brink stood out, among other things, for their custom manufacture in line with individual specifications. With the new Modular model, the metal products manufacturer now offers a more affordable entry-level version featuring a high level of production quality that can be conveniently configured and ordered online.

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Countering heavy rainfall with XXL drainage

Gravel-filled drainage channels from Richard Brink protect industrial facilities from flooding

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock 22/05/2023. When large amounts of rain fall onto sealed surfaces, it is not uncommon for flooding to occur. The business premises of Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Germany had experienced this first hand at their site in Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock. As a result, the decision was made to completely redesign the paved area, including the installation of permeable RigoMax gravel-filled drainage channels from the company Richard Brink. The high-performance products have since…

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Everything in one place, all from a single source

Richard Brink presents new and established products at BAU 2023

Munich, 24.04.2023. The week got off to a perfect start for the construction industry: on 17 April, the exhibition grounds in Munich opened their doors for the latest edition of the BAU. The company Richard Brink was among the exhibitors at the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems. The metal products manufacturer presented a large selection of its products and solutions at the exhibition stand. This included a number of significant product innovations, which…

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All green things come in threes

Richard Brink presents integrated systems for extensive roof planting

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 05/10/2023. When it comes to modern and sustainable construction, green roofs are real all-rounders boasting a whole host of benefits – from protecting against bad weather and extreme temperatures to storing rainwater. With three integrated systems, the company Richard Brink now provides different green roof variants to cover every requirement. The comprehensive systems feature all of the components needed to quickly install long-lasting roof planting on sloping and…

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Identity-shaping gateway to the city

Company Richard Brink equips Freiburg’s Volksbank complex with broad range of products

Freiburg im Breisgau, 08.03.2023. As part of the plans to reconstruct Freiburg’s Volksbank headquarters, architect’s office Hadi Teherani Architects envisaged a tailor-made design for the new building complex. Extending beyond the shell’s unique façade structure, the architects’ eye for detail and precision is also seen in the planted outdoor areas. Drainage systems, substrate rails and bespoke raised beds from the company Richard Brink underscore the high level of quality found within the…

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Monolith meets polymer

Richard Brink presents new polymer concrete channel for heavy-duty use

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 09/02/2023. The names Fortis and Poly-Fortis from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG are associated with robust and aesthetically appealing channels made from concrete and polymer concrete for heavy-duty use. With the Mono-Fortis, the metal products manufacturer is expanding its range of products to include a seamless, one-piece polymer model. Its monolithic structure combines channel body and grating in one – for maximum stability in demanding settings.

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Elevating ambience through outdoor design

Company Richard Brink supplies bespoke raised beds for hospital grounds

Warendorf, 13/01/2023. As part of the plans to extend Josephs-Hospital Warendorf in North Rhine-Westphalia, importance was also placed on the design of the outdoor space. A series of raised beds, complete with seating, was added to the entrance area of the new building with an eye to increasing the well-being of patients, staff and visitors while achieving an all-round inviting and appealing outcome. Richard Brink produced made-to-measure planting systems as part of the project.

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Drainage for a historical landmark

Company Richard Brink supplies dewatering solutions to listed castle complex

Bingen am Rhein, 08.12.2022. Extensive repair work was recently carried out at Klopp castle to seal and restore a terrace area which doubles as the roof of the restaurant below. The project took both visual and functional aspects into account, in due consideration of the building’s significance. This was largely achieved through the use of drainage channels and gullies from Richard Brink GmbH & Co. KG.

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Vertical garden in XXL

Richard Brink presents Adam living wall for façade planting

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 18/11/2022. The use of large-scale green-wall installations on building exteriors is not only a sure-fire way to catch people’s attention, it also comes with a number of functional advantages. With the Adam living wall, the company Richard Brink is expanding its portfolio to include a façade planting solution that stands out on account of its well-thought-out modular structure, resilience and simple handling.

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Edge profiles in just a couple of clicks

Richard Brink introduces online configurator for custom parapet coverings

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 20.10.2022. Planning individual edge profiles to cover parapet walls just got easier for Richard Brink customers thanks to the online configurator, developed in-house. From designing the profiles to calculating the necessary measurements, right over to placing the order, the tool takes users through the entire process.

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Modular, inside and out

Raised beds and drainage solutions for brand new office building

Karlsruhe, 10/04/2022. Karlsruhe wholesale market is now home to a state-of-the-art office complex boasting impressive architecture and top energy efficiency. The striking CarlsCube stands out, among other things, for its modular construction. This is reflected also in the details: modular raised beds from the company Richard Brink, for example, enhance the inviting feel of several landscaped terrace areas. Dewatering solutions from the metal products manufacturer are also used in the open…

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Living wall for the exhibition hall

Company Richard Brink receives plenty of visitor interest at GaLaBau 2022

Nuremberg, 22/09/2022. The living booth: the company Richard Brink presented its broad product portfolio at the GaLaBau 2022, spanning everything from drainage and dewatering solutions to planting systems and façade planting products. The latter provided the booth with a visual focus and sparked a lot of interest among the trade visitors.

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Premiere at trade fair comeback

Company Richard Brink presents its bathroom and kitchen systems for the first time at the SHK Essen

Essen, 13/09/2022. The long wait had paid off: on 6 September 2022, it was finally time for the eagerly awaited return of one of the most important trade fairs for plumbing, heating, air conditioning and digital building management – the SHK Essen. And the many exhibitors filling its halls were all too happy to be in attendance. The company Richard Brink was also represented for the first time. The metal products manufacturer took the opportunity to present its bathroom and kitchen systems to…

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The right support for every solar panel

Assembly made more flexible with MiraluxFlex from Richard Brink

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 15.08.2022. The Miralux solar substructures have long been viewed as a robust and easy-to-use solution for assembling photovoltaic systems. Module clamps now enable the flexible use of commercially available panels in the east-west version. Introducing the aptly named MiraluxFlex line, which also comes with additional ballast options.

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Instant storage for urban spaces

Richard Brink presents new water collection channel in XXL

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 31/08/2022. When large amounts of precipitation fall down on sealed surfaces, they have to be collected and channelled away to prevent the risk of flooding. With the FerroMax, the company Richard Brink has introduced a water collection channel that can be relied upon to temporarily store even large volumes of water thanks to its considerable holding capacity, before gradually directing it back into the sewer system.

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Systematic XXL drainage

New infiltration channel from Richard Brink

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, 22/05/2023. Product innovation RigoMax from the company Richard Brink satisfies all the requirements of a high-performance drainage solution, from quick collection to filtration, right over to drainage. Additional features such as filter inserts and high load classes make the channel an apt solution for public spaces.

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From edge profiles to green roofs

Richard Brink showcases the latest additions to its roof system solutions at the DACH+HOLZ International

Cologne, 08/07/2022. On 5 July 2022, Cologne Trade Fair Grounds opened its doors for the eagerly awaited comeback of the DACH+HOLZ International. The event has long been a firm fixture also in Richard Brink’s events calendar and provides an excellent opportunity to speak to customers in person. Highlights from the booth included an online configurator for edge profiles and the premiere of a comprehensive green-roof solution.

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