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Laufen Ltd is an internationally represented company manufacturing sanitary ceramics, bathroom furniture and bathtubs. The company was founded in 1892 in Laufen, Switzerland and has been part of the Roca Group since 1999.

Contact information

Samson Road
Hermitage Industrial Estate
LE67 3FP
United Kingdom


CPD booking contact

CPD Co-ordinator
Tel: +44 (0)1530 510007

Approved CPD materials

Bathrooms: Design Considerations
Type: Seminar
This CPD provides an opportunity to identify the key elements which need to be considered when designing the bathroom. The seminar allows the attendee to gain an understanding of design considerations, both functional and aesthetic, whilst having an understanding of legislation and environmental issues. Sections include:
  • Design considerations
  • Legislation
  • Environmental issues
Laufen Factory Tour in Switzerland - Understanding Ceramic
Type: Factory Visit
This tour will explain the different types of ceramic formulation, the manufacturing process staring out with the raw material and the laboratory and explaining the different casting methods conventional, battery and pressure casting method. An overview of processes of glazing, firing, sorting vacuum testing, packing, finished goods and quality examination, pointing out the environmental aspects in our production. This tour aims to help delegates understand:
  • The production process
  • The different formulations of ceramics
  • The quality criteria
  • The environmental issues Please note that this factory tour is by invitation only. This half-day tour takes place on site at the Laufen Ltd factory in Switzerland.

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