Company:

Klöber GmbH
Hauptstraße 1
88696 Owingen

The ISO 10993 is an ISO standard series for the biological evaluation of medical devices.
Height-adjustable armrest
Adjustable in height by 10 cm.
Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany
This design award from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology was presented for leading international achievements from the field of product design for the first time in 1969, when it went by the name of "Bundespreis Gute Form". Since 2006, the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany has been awarded annually for outstanding achievements in the areas of product and communication design and for a selected design personality.
Lumbar support
Lumbar support, optional. Provides additional support for the lumbar region.
Point-synchronised mechanism
Constant contact with the pelvis during the entire movement. No "shirtdragging" effect.
iF product design award
The iF label is recognised worldwide as a quality mark for excellent design.
An abradant and a fabric are subjected to a rubbing motion using the Martindale method. Abrasion resistance is stated in rub cycles. Rub cycles are used as a unit, like grams or centimetres. The fabric is more durable the higher the number of cycles.
red dot design award
The red dot design award is an international design competition that is staged annually, breaking down into the categories of product design and communication design.
Intervertebral discs
An intervertebral disc is a flexible link consisting of fibrocartilage between the vertebrae.
Quality Office
The Quality Office guideline defines quality standards for office furnishings in accordance with the latest ergonomic findings.
3D arm support
The armrest top is adjustable by 5 cm in depth and by approx. 3 cm in width without tools. The armrest top is made from soft PU integral foam with a pleasant soft feel that is gentle to the skin.
Counter chair
Counter chairs are intended specifically for use at checkouts, at counters and reception desks in the retail and wholesale sectors, airports, info points, hotels hospitals and banks.
Footprint
Targets for the sustainability and environmental compatibility of the products are defined in the product development process and the ecological footprint requirements are stipulated as part of the quality assessment. The ecological footprint includes both the recycling rate and an assessment of the energy input.
The American LEED® quality mark (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most broadly established certificate on the international market.
DLX® (Duo-Latex) mesh. Breathable 2-ply technology featuring flexible latex fabric for optimum pressure distribution in the seat and back avoids pressure points and promotes circulation.
The Dutch NPR standard (= Nederlandse Praktijk Richtlijn) defines special office chair dimensions for particularly short and tall people.
GS
Klöber office swivel chairs bear the “GS” (safety-approved) seal of approval and fully comply with the relevant standards and guidelines.

CEO:

Daniel Kittner, Ralf Johow

Founded:

1935

Product programme:

Office swivel chairs, executive chairs, foyer and lounge programmes, conference chairs and meeting chairs, casino and seminar chairs.

Production site:

Owingen am Bodensee

Employees:

Total: 143

Export share:

30 percent

Most important export countries: 

  • Represented in 25 countries throughout the world. 
  • Europe: Benelux, France, UK, Switzerland, Austria. 
  • Outside of Europe: Japan, Australia, USA, China, India.

Quality/standards:

  • GS and “Ergonomie geprüft” (ergonomics approved) test markst 
  • Fulfils EU directives for work with display screen equipment 
  • Certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 
  • Certified environmental management DIN EN ISO 14001 
  • Quality Office / BIFMA
  • Greenguard