Ytong autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) is a brand of the century:Now,one of the strongest brands in the building materials market,that has long been a guarantee for the best thermal insulation and solid quality,also numbers among the premium group of top German products.At the same time it represents the culmination of an unparalleled period of development.In 1929 the first aerated concrete was produced in the Swedish town of "Yxhults Snghärdade Gasbetong",gave birth a little later to the world's first registered trademark for abuilding material,Ytong,which went on to change the construction industry for good.
The rapidly growing acceptance of the material is closely linked with the introduction of the Ytong building block in 1960.this newly developed large format block offered unheard of dimensional accuracy at the time and could be used to construct an almost seamless wall using thin bed mortar.It permanently and fundamentally changed the traditional masonry trchniques.The Ytong blocks have been sold wrapped in yellow llastic film since 1967.This yellow film is part of the marketing strategy that places the emphasis firmly upon brand recognition.
Company & Product History
YTONG has been selectde as a “Brand of the century” and being listed amongst Germany’s most outtanding producus. YTONG was an official sponsor of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. YTONG set up a factofy in Tianjin and becone one of the biggest AAC manufacturers in China. YTONG established Changxing plant. The XELLA Group operates its world class Research & Development Centre in Potsdam,Germany.With 40 research and development staff,it provides innovative,efficient and sustainable solutions. XELLA Group was established. YTONG China launched AAC panel extemal wall system and partition wall system. The first YTONG manufacturing plant was built in Shanghai. The YTONG brand name was registered.YTONG is the first registered brand around the world in the building materials industry. The first YTONG block was produced in the Swedish small town Yxhult. AAC was invented at the Royal Technical Institute in Stockholm by Swedish Architect Dr. Johan Enksson.