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materialPREIS 2022 for LIGNOLOC® with head

Raimund Beck KG received the materialPREIS 2022 – the award for special materials – for its LIGNOLOC® wooden nail with head in the “Process & Detail” category. The wooden nail for facades from the expert for innovative fastening systems was launched in early 2022. (Photo: Franco Jennewein for raumprobe)
14. July 2022
Stefan Siemers, R&D Director, and Michaela  Beck, Marketing Director, accepted the award for  LIGNOLOC® on behalf of Raimund Beck KG | © Franco Jennewein for raumprobe

It was already the second materialPREIS award for the LIGNOLOC® wooden nail system. In 2018, the collated wooden nails were able to bring home the trophy in the “Innovation” category. In 2022 the best materials and the latest developments were sought.

Manufacturers, industry, developers, universities, and research institutions could apply. From 79 submissions from 12 nations, the jury chose the best, most beautiful, most convincing, and most sustainable materials, which were awarded in front of more than 250 guests from the construction and creative industries.

Award ceremony materialPREIS

A total of 32 materials and their manufacturing companies from industry, trade and design were awarded the materialPREIS 2022. The award ceremony took place as part of Raimund Beck KG received the materialPREIS 2022 – the award for special materials – for its LIGNOLOC® wooden nail with head in the “Process & Detail” category. The wooden nail for facades from the expert for innovative fastening systems was launched in early 2022. the raumprobe summer party on June 22nd in Stuttgart. Marketing Director Michaela Beck and R&D Director Stefan Siemers accepted the award on behalf of Raimund Beck KG.

materialPREIS 2022 trophy | © raumprobe

comment of the jury

“Raimund Beck’s ecological fastening system seems to have hit the (wooden) nail on the head. A sore point in sustainable construction finds a perfect solution with a pure connection system.”

“What an exciting time for BECK and our LIGNOLOC® wooden nail systems! Many thanks to the raumprobe team for the great event, which brought together companies from industry, trade and design and the very special eye for materials that make the difference.”

Christian Beck
General Manager & CEO, BECK
Collated LIGNOLOC® wooden nails with head | © BECK

LIGNOLOC® wooden nail system

IGNOLOC® is an ecological fastening system made from the renewable raw material beech wood, which makes it possible to implement projects metal-free and highly efficiently and thus contribute to the sustainable turnaround in the construction industry. The main application of the LIGNOLOC® with head is horizontal and vertical wood cladding. With the headed nail, façade panels can be held securely in position outdoors. The sustainable fastening system for facade construction convinces with more than 70% lower CO₂ emissions compared to conventional systems and fully supports the requirements of the circular economy in terms of dismantling and recyclability. LIGNOLOC® offers lower thermal conductivity, is resistant to corrosion and chemicals and leads to less tool wear when reworking the wooden elements. The wooden nail with a head is suitable for facades as well as for numerous other indoor and outdoor applications.