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									Zahner is an American firm whose engineering and craftsmanship of metal
                                                                                                                               Zahner-KME in Joint Venture
forms and surfaces is unmatched world-wide. Zahner is known for adding
intelligence to some of the world’s greatest works of architecture by
acclaimed architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Frankz Gehry, Morphosis,
and more. Learn more about what Zahner can offer at

KME is a pan-European industrial group with a leading position in the
global market for copper and copper alloy products. KME is known among        Opposite: photograph of Seed Pods, designed
architects for its TECU® line of patinated surfaces, the most consistent    and fabricated by Zahner-KME as gifts for select
copper and copper-alloy surfaces in the world. For decades, KME has           European architectural offices. Contact us to
helped architects realize their projects in copper. Learn more about what       learn about how we can assist your project.
KME can offer at

                                                                                                           Klosterstraße 29
In Joint Venture                                                                                          49074 Osnabrück
The two companies are working together to bring a vast palette of metals,                                         GERMANY
surfaces, and new design-engineering practices to the European market.                           Fon +49 (0) 541 321-2000
                                                                                                 Fax +49 (0) 541 321-2111

                                 We give architects the freedom to design without constraint.

            Copper, Stainless, and Beyond                                                                                   Design without Constraint
            The joint venture gives architects a larger palette of metal surfaces                                           Architects can now engage a powerful team of architects, designers, and
            and finishes to clad structures. In addition to copper and copper-                                              engineers at Zahner-KME to design and fabricate the details for a wide
            alloys, architects can now choose from Zahner’s enormous palette of                                             range of metal surfacing systems. For architects, this means that buildings
            metal surfaces. Any metal surface in the world, we now provide.                                                 will be as intelligently built as they are designed.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Copper & Stainless Seed Pods
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     In preparation for the joint venture, Zahner-KME designed and fabricated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hundreds of seed pods in copper and stainless steel. The objects are based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     on seed-bearing pods which grow in pairs on honey locust trees (pictured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     above left). The Seed Pods represent the partnership between Zahner and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     KME, planting the seed for greater things to come. Contact us to reserve a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     set for your architecture office.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Murray O’Laoire Architects            Transfer Centre for Adaptronics
Galway, Ireland                       JSWD Architekten
TECU® Patina on Copper                Darmstadt, Germany
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                                      TECU® Brass
                                                                                       Münster, Germany                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tacoma Museum of Glass
                                                                                                               Gymnasium in Sesto Fiorentino                                                                                                                                                                                         Arthur Erickson
                                                                                       TECU® Gold Copper
                                                                                                               Fabio Capanni                                                                                                                                                          Zahner Shop Expansion                          Tacoma, Washington
                                                                                                                                                    The de Young Museum
                                                                                                               Florence, Italy                                                                                                                                                        Crawford Architects                            Angel Hair™ Stainless Steel
                                                                                                                                                    Herzog & de Meuron                                                                   Cooper Union
                                                                                                               TECU® Classic Copper                                                                The Artwall at Doha                                                                Kansas City, Missouri
                                                                                                                                                    San Francisco, California                                                            Morphosis
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jan Hendrix + Legorreta & Legorreta                                                Aluminum & Glass
                                                                                                                                                    TECU® Classic                                                                        New York City
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Doha, Qatar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Angel Hair™ Stainless Steel
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ZIRA™ Painted Aluminum

                                      Projects built with KME copper & copper alloys                                                               The de Young, built by KME + ZAHNER, in 2005.                                                                   Projects design-engineered and produced by ZAHNER in Stainless Steel and Aluminum

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