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Rubber factory Värnamo

With more than 1000 employees, the old rubber factory of Trelleborg Building Company was once the main work supplier in Värnamo. To name a few, the company was developing air tubes, galosh, shoes, boots, ice hockey pucks, etc. The factory shut down in the beginning of the new millennium.

The building Trelleborg rubber factory was Värmland's largest workplace with up to a thousand employees. Among the products manufactured at the plant include: bicycle tubes, galoshes, shoes, boots, hockey pucks and moldings. Around the year 2000, operations were discontinued.

The company stopped its activity with the new century and is now being renovated into a creative meeting place including a library, an auditorium, a café and restaurant and locals for start-up companies.
The aim with the lighting for the new building is to strengthen and refine the industrial character of the factory. The lighting intends to link the new function of the building with the old industrial environment.

Client:

Värnamo Kommun

Architect:

MA Arkitekter

Lighting designers:

Niklas Ödmann, Alexander Cederroth & Fredrik Amnäs

Completed year:

2014

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