Opening of the new Branch Office in Israel.
The new representative office of the Geberit Internatinal Sales AG in Kibbutz Gaash is operating as of November 1st, 2011.
New cistern for India.
Geberit Plumbing Technology India Private Limited launches the new Alpha cistern which was developed for the Indian market, especially.
Launch of pre-pack kit in Russia.
Geberit International Sales AG introduces the pre-pack kit for the renovation of small bathrooms.
The Geberit AquaClean production hall in Rapperswil-Jona is officially opened on November 10. The shower toilet was until then developed and produced externally. The new production company Geberit Apparate AG was founded for in-house production.
Günter F. Kelm steps down as Chairman of the Board of Directors, having reached retirement age. At the General Meeting in April, Albert M. Baehny is elected his successor. Karl Spachmann becomes the latest member of the Group Executive Board and takes over the Sales Europe division.
Geberit AquaClean is launched in the United Kingdom.
Geberit opens several Information Centers, for example in Spain and Austria.
The Group's campaigns, "Geberit On Tour" and "Geberit Challenge" are carried out for the first time in several European countries.
Geberit is awarded several prizes: Geberit receives among others the Swiss Marketing Prize 2011 and the German Logistics Prize 2011.
The bathroom comes to resemble more and more an oasis of well-being. With its Sigma60 surface even actuator plate and the DuoFresh odor extraction unit, Geberit brings two products on the market which completely satisfy the latest requirements. Geberit also launches an ultra-thin cistern for the Australian market, that conforms to the three-inch thick walls there.
Geberit is able to extend its global presence in renowned buildings: Geberit products are for example in use in the Hepworth Wakefield Gallery in the United Kingdom, the Guangzhou Opera in China and the HafenCity residential and business center in Hamburg, Germany.