history and innovations


2021

Erich Keller AG has undergone a change of ownership. The management has taken over all shares in the company as part of management buyout.

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2020

Steri products for room air disinfection. The air recirculation units with powerful UVC emitters destroy micro-organisms such as viruses (e.g. corona), spores and bacteria.

2020

From a simple office desk to a comfortable monitor workstation with several monitors and integrated cooling.

2019

G-Com: The new workplace for the back office. Developed by a team of professional designers Modular aufgebaut und sehr anpassungsfähig. Modular design and very adaptable.

2017

In the course of the repositioning of Bank Cler following completion of the first pilot branch, 31 offices throughout Switzerland had to be upgraded in record time.

2016

All the Erich Keller AG desk systems are certified by “Greenguard Gold” according to strict regulations. This certification (formerly: Greenguard Children & Schools Certification) is only awarded to products low in harmful substances with very low chemical emissions.

2015

D-Com and F-Com: the modular and extremely adaptable D-Com desk system meets the highest standards. Designed for 24/7 use in control centres and rooms. The F-Com desk system also provides maximum flexibility. F-Com is equally suitable for use in offices, trading areas and control centres.

2014

Co-designing and delivering a pioneering air-conditioning solution for the Swisscom Business Park Ittigen. The park provides space for 2,000 employees and sets new ecological standards. In terms of energy efficiency, quality of life for employees and economy, the Business Park is one of the five best buildings in the whole of Europe. Developed in collaboration with Beat Kegel.

2012

Erich Keller hands over the position of CEO to his brother Paul, the acting Director of Finance and Administration to date.

2011

Winner of the Product Competition ‹Active Transfer Passage› launched by the city of Zurich and the Minergie Organisation. A comfort ventilator is integrated in doors to provide a pleasant climate in all rooms.

2009

The Green Heinrich-Böll-Foundation in Berlin selects Rio-Therm air conditioning for their new ecological head office building.

2007

The move into the new building will see the production area increase in size to over 9000 m2.

2006

The new U-Com: very flexible, ergonomically thought-out and adjustable for various ventilation and air-conditioning systems.

2005

Rio-Therm, the parapet device for best-of-breed interior atmosphere.

2004

A new era in interiors starts with the furnishing the UN in New York.

2004

Cool-Rack, cooled cabinets that do not emanate heat or annoying noise.

2004

Letter furniture was awarded the red dot design award 2004 «best of the best» for best-of-breed design quality and nominated for the design prize of the Federal Republic of Germany.

2002

L-Com, the height-adjustable control centre table.

2001

AluOffice is awarded the red dot «best selection office design» prize.

1999

U-Com, the space-saving communications workplace.

1997

Cool-Top, the world’s first workplace cooling system directly at the heat source.

1993

The world’s first closed communications workplace with a round screen display.

1992

X-Com, the first free-standing communications workplace.

1988

V-Com, the first modular communications work desk with an integrated air-conditioning system.

1985

First patent for an Erich Keller communications work desk.

1981

Business taken over by Erich Keller, new building in Sulgen.

1971

First worktop for trading rooms.

1951

Keller Cabinet Makers founded by Paul Keller senior in Schönenberg­.