Press releases

Press releases

FAKRO at trade show in Mexico

On 11-15 October Mexico City hosted ExpoCihac which is the biggest trade show for the construction industry in Latin America. Over 500 exhibitors from North and South America presented their solutions and technical innovations that are currently at the forefront of the construction sector. FAKRO took part in the 28th edition of this event.

On the bike for a laudable goal – Albintra-FAKRO Classic 2.0

Although the weather this year was not good, as many as 400 people took part in the second edition of Albintra-FAKRO Classic, which was held on 4 September. Belgian town of Broechem where Albintra has its head office hosted many fans of cycling. Having good fun and in excellent atmosphere they provided aid for the needy people.

Light, love and joy at Lichtblickhof

The German term 'Lichtblick' describes an exceptional experience. A former farm in the beautiful countryside of Lower Austria nearby Vienna, is one of those positive exceptions: The Lichtblickhof is a warm place for seriously ill children. FAKRO roof windows are responsible for providing beautiful daylight in all living rooms.

FAKRO to be a reservoir of patents

Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (Daily Legal Newspaper) published the ranking of entities that submitted the greatest number of patents and utility models in 2015. FAKRO is the first company on the list. Only prestigious universities and research institutes are placed higher.

FAKRO’s Gruwelijkste successful with high proceeds

On July 9, 2016, FAKRO Netherlands and ROAd4energy competed against mitochondrial disease by raising as much money as possible during the first edition of the cycling event ‘FAKRO’s Gruwelijkste’. And with success! About 300 enthusiastic cyclists entered the event to cycle in the absolutely beautiful surroundings of Groesbeek. With the efforts of all participants, volunteers and donors the event raised a fantastic amount of €13.465,- for charity.

Tour de Pologne 2016 – riding across Nowy Sącz with FAKRO

The Tour de Pologne riders arrived in Nowy Sącz on 14 July 2016. Cyclists left Zawiercie to cover the distance of 240km before reaching the finish line. The winner of the 3rd stage of the 73rd Tour de Pologne UCI World Tour was Niccolo Bonifazio representing Trek-Segafredo team. Everyone in FAKRO kept fingers crossed for cyclists. The company prepared a lot of surprises for athletes and fans. 

FAKRO with 'Oscar of Design'

An official awards ceremony Red Dot Design 2016 was held on 4 July in the Aalto Theater in Essen. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the world of design given every year to companies, which set new direction of development in the field of design. The international jury responsible for granting awards consists of outstanding individuals. FAKRO, which is famous for innovative, functional as well as characterized by impeccable aesthetics products has been given this prestigious award. A trophy which is known as 'Oscar of Design' was awarded to the DEF DU6 flat roof window.

FAKRO to be once again a Partner of Tour de Pologne

Similarly to the previous year, FAKRO became a partner of the 73rd Tour de Pologne. The route of the cycling race will cover, among others, Nowy Sącz – the town where the second-largest manufacturer of roof windows in the world has its headquarters. FAKRO has long been involved not only in the promotion of the region, but also strongly supports a variety of sporting events.

FAKRO on the Roof of America

FAKRO, whose products reach well beyond Europe, supported a travel project 'FAKRO on the Roof of America' carried out in June this year by Paweł Rochowicz – economic journalist of Rzeczpospolita, which is a Polish national daily newspaper.  

FAKRO at CONSTRUMA 2016 trade show

FAKRO the second largest manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders in the world actively participated in the 35th Construma International Building Trade Exhibition held in Budapest between 6 and 10 April 2016. The company presented their innovative solutions on the stand covering the area of nearly 100m2.


Red Dot Award 2016 for FAKRO

We are delighted to inform that prestigious Red Dot Design 2016 has been given to FAKRO for the DEF U6 flat roof window. The Red Dot Design Award is an international product design and communication design prize awarded by Design Zentrum in Essen, Germany since 1955. By many experts considered to be one of the most valuable trophies in the field of industrial design.


FAKRO DEF flat roof window given the TOP DESIGN award 2016

FAKRO DEF flat roof window has been awarded in the TOP DESIGN 2016 contest. By awarding the prize in the category Interior Furnishings, the international jury appreciated its comfort of use, high technical and aesthetic values .


“FAKRO Inspires – Space for New Visions” design competition in a new version!

We start the next edition of the prestigious international design competition ”FAKRO Inspires – Space for New Visions” addressed to architects and for the first time to students of the architecture.

FAKRO is strong on every field - Batibouw 2016

We are delighted to invite you to visit FAKRO stand at Batibouw – The Brussels Construction and Renovation Fair, which takes place from 25th February to 6th March at the Brussels Exhibition Centre. This event presents products from the construction industry on the exhibition space with the total area of over 20,000 m2.

FAKRO at Bauen & Energie 2016 in Vienna

It was the second time FAKRO actively participated in trade fairs Bauen & Energie, held in Vienna from 28th to 31st January 2016. This year’s edition of the trade fairs saw 550 exhibitors presenting their new products in three exhibition halls. Bauen & Energie is very popular among industry experts. The trade fairs were visited by over 45 thousand visitors.

The type F flat roof window to be a winner of the “Golden Tile” award at the trade fair organized in Czech Republic

The innovation of FAKRO has one again been recognized. We are delighted to announce that the type F flat roof window has been awarded the “Golden Tile” at Střechy Praha 2016 Trade Fair.

FAKRO celebrates its 25th anniversary

Nearly 500 guests, representatives of 31 countries of the world, business partners, architects, journalists, interesting thematic panels, innovative product exhibitions and Jubilee Gala - FAKRO celebrates 25th anniversary.

25 Years of FAKRO Innovation

FAKRO – the second largest manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders in the world celebrates its 25-year presence in the market. The year of 2016 will provide an abundance of attractions dedicated to our partners. The culminating point of our celebrations will be the Conference and Jubilee Gala held in Jachranka near Warsaw between 22-24 January.

A photo competition “On your bike with FAKRO” settled!

We know the winners of a photo competition “On your bike with FAKRO” organized by FAKRO, second-largest manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders in the world. 

FAKRO light tunnel appreciated by Malaysians

FAKRO is a leading manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders known all over the world. FAKRO-branded products can be found in over 50 countries. “We offer innovative products of the highest quality and we are present wherever there is a demand for the company's products” – Rafał Rynduch working in FAKRO Export Department explains the global success of the company.

FAKRO on BATIMAT trade show in Paris

2 November 2015 – this date is very important for the entire construction industry around the world. This is the day when the largest European construction show begins - Batimat 2015. This event organized every two years attracts over 3,000 exhibitors and about 400,000 visitors from all over the world.

The cycling event Albintra-FAKRO Classic is behind us!

On 6 September 2015 seven-person FAKRO team composed of: Małgorzata Sroka, Grzegorz Witowski, Wojciech Sowa, Marek Tokarczyk, Piotr Zegarliński, Michał Kunicki and Kamil Nowak took part in an international cycling event Albintra-FAKRO Classic.

Albintra-Fakro Classic

On September 6, 2015 FAKRO and Albintra organize the first edition of the Albintra-FAKRO Classic - a cycling event starting from Broechem, where the offices and warehouses of Albintra are located.

We know the winners of the competition “FAKRO – Space for new Visions”!

Sixth edition of the competition for the architects “FAKRO – Space for new Visions” is completed. Once again organized by FAKRO, a global manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders and by A10 Magazine for European Architecture, the contest began in February.

FAKRO at MADE Expo Trade Show 2015 in Milan

The greatest Italian trade show in the construction industry was held between 18-21 March in Milan. FAKRO, world's vice-leader in the manufacture of roof windows and loft ladders could not miss such an prestigious event.



FAKRO at next Trade Show - Střechy Praha 2015

The largest trade show on the Czech market dedicated to roofs - Střechy Praha was held in Prague between 22-24 January. Such a prestigious event could not be missed by vice-leader in the manufacture of roof windows and leading producer of loft ladders – FAKRO Company.


FAKRO Inspires

 FAKRO Inspires – the motto of the training conference held between 4-7 March 2015 for participants of the architectural competition New Vision of the Loft 3 organized by FAKRO and A10 Magazine for European Architecture.



5th edition of IFD FAKRO Winter Olympics is already behind us!

It was already for the fifth time that Muszyna hosted participants of IFD FAKRO Winter Olympics. Guests from 11 countries took part in the jubilee edition of this event. The main organizer was leading manufacturer of roof windows in the world – the FAKRO Company. Honorary patron was IFD (International Federation for the Roofing Trade).

FAKRO at BAU Trade Show

Nearly 2000 exhibitors from 42 countries presented their products and services during trade show held in Munich. FAKRO, world's potentate in the roof window manufacture could not miss BAU trade show which is very prestigious event.


FAKRO inspires - space for new visions!

New edition of International Design Competition “FAKRO inspires space for new vision” begins soon. FAKRO and A10 magazine would like to invite architcts from around the world to participate in the competition.


International championship of roofers IFD FAKRO Winter Olympics will be held already for the 5th time in mountainous and picturesque resort – Muszyna.

New FAKRO Website -

 FAKRO created the new intuitive website Fulfills the latest trends in web design and allows easy access from mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. We invite you to visit our website.

FAKRO granted with Brands for Poland award

The FAKRO Company has been granted Brands for Poland award. The originator of the action is Brief magazine which to celebrate 25th anniversary of gaining freedom by Poland honoured brands shaping the image of modern, creative and economically strong Poland – in three categories: company's brand; people who are brand of Poland and places that are associated with Poland.


Insulated FTT U8 THERMO

Considering coming cold days FAKRO offers the high energy-efficient roof window. The FTT U8 Thermo allows to reduce heat loss as well as bills for heating the building.

The AIA Housing Award for "Park Passive" house with skylights

The American Institute of Architect rewarded the "Park Passive" house with skylights.

Polish Championships of the Construction Industry in Sailing

The 7th Polish Championships of the Construction Industry in Sailing started 6 September in Croatia. 24 crews, around 200 participiants went to regatta in Adriatic Sea.

FAKRO in the economic centre of the world

Ever year, for a few days of September, Krynica Zdroj becomes the economic centre of the world. During the Economic Forum thousands of visitors talk about the most crucial problems of the global economy. The meeting attracts personalities from the world of business, science and politics. Coverage from meetings held in Krynica is reported by journalists from all over the world.

FAKRO brand awarded with Superbrands 2014 prize in Slovakia

We are pleased to announce that FAKRO brand has been granted Superbrands 2014 prize in Slovakia. For the FAKRO Company it is very valuable distinction and confirmation that we have managed to create a recognizable global brand.

New generation of awning blinds

The FAKRO company considering coming hot days offers innovative awning blinds for roof windows.

NEC Birmingham – Building Trade Show

The Birmingham NEC Building Trade Show is one of the greatest events of the construction industry in the UK associated with the construction, renovation and home conversion.

FAKRO at the International Construction Fair BATIBOUW

Batibouw show is the largest construction fair held annually in Belgium. During the show lasting eleven days visitors had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with new products related to construction and renovation. The event took place at the Belgian Square, in the heart of Brussels.

FAKRO Inspires – Budma Construction Trade Show 2014

The first exhibitions of the latest products, technological innovations from the construction industry, conferences, discussions and contests were shared by exhibitors and visitors of 23rd Poznan International Construction and Architecture BUDMA Trade Show 2014 held in Poznan.

FAKRO at German Dach und Holz International Trade Show

The DEF and DEC flat roof windows, VMZ and VMB awning blinds for vertical windows as well as AMZ Solar and AMZ Z-Wave awning blinds controlled via smartphone were the products presented by FAKRO at Dach und Holz International Trade Show 2014 held in February in Cologne.

Participants of “New Vision of the Loft 2” met in FAKRO

Architects who took part in the last year's edition of the New Vision of the Loft 2 competition organized by FAKRO met in Nowy Sacz. Visitors from Italy, Lithuania, Germany, Slovakia and Poland came to the headquarters of the world's second largest manufacturer of roof windows.


Another Gold Medal for FAKRO Innovative Product

Innovative research and development activities by FAKRO once again resulted in the Gold Medal of the International Trade Fair BUDMA. This prestigious award was granted to the type F flat roof window.

International Design Competition for Architects - 5th edition

In March 2014 starts new edition of the International Design FAKRO Competition "New Vision of the Loft 3".