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We love sustainability. Because it makes our office chairs even better.

Climate change is one of the principal challenges of our time. Lip service, empty promises and good intentions are no use at all. But at Klöber designers work with ideas, engineers with expertise and developers with energy – so we’re already implementing a wide range of measures that are helping to conserve resources and save CO2.

Height-adjustable armrest
Adjustable in height by 10 cm, scaled.
The ISO 10993 is an ISO standard series for the biological evaluation of medical devices.
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.
iF DESIGN AWARD
The iF label is recognised worldwide as a quality mark for excellent design.
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.
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.
3D arm supports
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 TPU foam with a pleasant soft feel that is gentle to the skin.
Quality Office
The Quality Office guideline defines quality standards for office furnishings in accordance with the latest ergonomic findings.
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.

We create individual office chairs with added value for multi-purpose use.

The bigger the undertaking, the greater our motivation. Protecting the environment is just such an undertaking. It can only be a success if everyone does their bit. So here at Klöber we are proactive about sustainable use of raw materials. We use long-lasting materials to make our office chairs, some of which are recycled, and components that can be replaced easily. These strategies increase lifespan and minimise raw material use.

 

For instance, when they developed the Mera product family, they made sure that the cushions were easy to replace. And spares are always available for at least ten years at Klöber. Whether or not it’s possible and environmentally viable to replace the upholstery fabric is decided on a case-by-case basis. When choosing upholstery fabrics, an eye is kept on environmental friendliness – without exception. These fabrics are certified with labels such as “second nature”, “Euro‐Blume” and “Oeko‐Tex Standard 100”. This guarantees that far fewer pollutants and irritants are released into the environment.

From plastic to fantastic

Both the WOOOM seat shell and the “Cura” upholstery fabric are made of polyester from post-consumer plastic bottles that are no longer suitable for their original purpose. In terms of material properties, there is no difference between recycled and native polyester. The main difference is the environmental footprint.

 

Manufacturing recycled polyester requires less energy and fewer resources, and causes lower CO2 emissions than native polyester production. Instead of consuming resources and generating more waste, existing materials are recycled and reborn as a new product. This reduces the ecological footprint without compromising on quality standards or technical performance.

We devote plenty of energy to energy-saving innovations.

Every degree counts: if the office temperature is lowered for instance by just 1 °C during the heating phase, the heating costs are reduced by 6 per cent. And in summer, for each degree warmer in the climate control settings, around 4% of electrical energy is saved. This savings potential inspired Klöber to come up with a world innovation!

 

We offer an innovative, sustainable solution for customers who want to use energy efficiently exactly where it’s needed: climate technology. It’s used in several chairs and works by heating or ventilating the body directly. It’s far more efficient than controlling the room temperature. The thing is, you can feel the heat and ventilation directly against the body contact surfaces – which gives you new energy.