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KLAFS GmbH & Co. KG Erich-Klafs-Str. 1-3, Schwäbisch Hall, 74523, Germany

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Thorsten Bichler, director international sales



Working with renowned designers, architects and hospitals worldwide, KLAFS is able to develop innovative and beautiful products and concepts continuously. Examples include the Sauna S1 – the first extendible sauna – and the medical-based KLAFS Microsalt system. This commitment to innovation is proven by the numerous yearly awards won by the company, such as the gold iF Product Design Award, the Red Dot Design Award and the Interior Innovation Award.

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KLAFS offers worldwide after-sales service and maintenance following project completion, with on-site service provided by members of the company’s global sales and service partner network who are trained in KLAFS’ in-house academy. With its own in-house R&D department, KLAFS can fulfil even the most extraordinary customer request, ranging from a single cabin to a complete turnkey project.

Euphoria Retreat, Greece; ESPA at Mondrian Hotel, Qatar; Faena Hotel, USA; Four Seasons Hotel, China; The Dolder Grand, Switzerland; Zvezdnoe Nebo, Republic of Crimea.

Founded in 1928, KLAFS is known as an award winning, world-leading trendsetter in wellness and spa. The company is recognised as offering innovative, one-stop solutions for unique spa design and custom-made products. With a focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness, KLAFS is a reliable partner for residential and commercial clients globally.

Main products and services KLAFS scope of work includes the following: ■ Spa design and consultancy With an experienced international in-house team of architects and designers KLAFS offers innovative, bespoke spa design and technical consultancy to turn every spa vision into a unique reality. ■ Custom-made products “made in germany” KLAFS’ product range includes custom-made and prefabricated thermal spa equipment offering wellbeing products from -15°C to +100°C, such as saunas, infrared cabins, steamrooms, hamams, ice and snow rooms and solutions for relaxation and treatment areas. ■ Supply and installation With well-trained and experienced in-house project and assembly teams, KLAFS guarantees to implement even the most exclusive and ambitious spa globally.

USPs KLAFS keeps a close eye on the global spa and wellness market to spot and set trends. Innovation is a key part of the company’s corporate philosophy and KLAFS introduces suprising new concepts for the health and spa industry with pleasing regularity.

Where in the world? Headquartered in Germany, KLAFS has subsidiaries in Austria, Switzerland, Hong Kong, UK and the Netherlands, as well as 60 sales and service partners worldwide. The company serves the entire wellness and spa industry worldwide.

Who’s who? Gernot Mang, managing director; Phillip Rock, managing director; Thorsten Bichler, group director of international sales; Andreas Erke, head of interior design. SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK 2021 – 2022 233