International set up with Oras Group: your strong partner with the brands Hansa and Oras

The Hansa Armaturen GmbH belongs with its subsidiaries and Oras Ltd to the major european sanitary mixer manufacturer Oras Group. The Group is the market leader in the Nordic countries and a leader in Central Europe. The head office of Oras Group is located in Rauma (Finland) and the factories are located in Burglengenfeld (Germany), Kralovice (Czech Republic), Olesno (Poland) and in Rauma. The Group operates with own staff in 19 markets. Oras Group net sales were 258.1 million euro in 2014 and at the end of the period the company employed 1420 people. Oras Group is owned by Oras Invest, a family company and an industrial owner.

With subsidiary companies and agencies in more than 60 different countries, Hansa Armaturen GmbH is at home on the international stage. HANSA Group employs approx. 600 staff worldwide and numbers among the top 3 manufacturers of mixers in Germany and Austria. Founded in 1911, the company has been specialising in high-quality sanitary fittings since 1950. Together with the Finnish sanitary mixer manufacturer Oras, the market leader in northern Europe, the Stuttgart-based sanitaryware manufacturer is part of the new Oras Group which the two companies set up in September 2013.

Mixers for modern bathroom and kitchen worlds with design standard

With high quality materials, sophisticated technologies and attractively styled products Hansa Armaturen GmbH has consistently set benchmarks in the industry. The numerous awards HANSA has won from established architectural and design institutions are testimony to the fact that the company numbers among the trendsetters in the field of design. From visionary designer mixers through to proven, classic bathroom solutions, HANSA has the right mixer to suit all needs. Its product programme also includes a wide and varied range of kitchen mixers – all mixer products for the bathroom are also available for kitchens.

In public areas too, the well-established Stuttgart-based company banks on ageless design coupled with optimum comfort and rigorous functionality to transform public washing areas into comfort zones. For the various needs in public and semi-public areas, HANSA offers a wide range of non-contact electronic mixers. In the hospital and care sector, HANSA focuses on hygiene, safety and intuitive operability for patients and care personnel alike.

Partner to craft specialists

Thanks to its durable, high-quality products HANSA made a name for itself as the craft brand at an early stage – and in 2014 was for the 19th time in succession voted the no. 1 specialist craft partner brand by dealers and fitters. Today too, its aim is to deliver the best quality available in the market-place in all respects. In order to maintain its quality standards in all areas including installation, maintenance and repair, HANSA is committed to the three-level distribution channel via wholesalers and authorized dealers.

Green responsibility

At HANSA sustainability and environmental protection are writ large. The quality manufacturer has therefore been enhancing its range of water- and energy-saving products on an ongoing basis over the past few years. HANSA banks on intelligent technology and eco-functions such as water pressure-independent flow limitation to 6 litres per minute or hot water limiters to avoid wasting precious resources. The company’s exemplary interaction with water and energy is documented not least by its internationally valid Water Efficiency Label (WELL): Numerous HANSA mixers already meet the top-marks requirements set by WELL and have been registered for certification.