Innovation is not an end in itself.

We develop new materials and functions to make your life easier. If this means new standards, so much the better.

At HÜPPE we put a great deal of investment into research and development. It has always been our ambition to find convincing answers to very simple questions. Would it not be more practical if a shower enclosure made of glass hardly ever needed cleaning - because the water simply runs off it? Or if the final chink in the cubicle door almost closed on its own - to stop any water from spraying out?

Such considerations gave rise to the extremely low-maintenance Anti-Plaque quality glass in 1996, for example. Or to the unique chrome decor technology in 2009, and to the patented "Soft Open / Soft Close" mechanism in 2011 - to quote just three of the many HÜPPE milestones.

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1966

HÜPPE is the number one supplier of shower enclosures in Germany.

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1978

HÜPPE develops a patented guide rail for sliding doors.

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1979

First magnetic seal for shower enclosures.

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1980

HÜPPE real glass doors made of safety glass conquer the market.

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1983

The first frameless real glass shower enclosure.

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1996

HÜPPE Anti-Plaque: the first easy-maintenance glass finish.

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1997

HÜPPE Magna 5000: introduction of the swing sliding door.

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2002

HÜPPE Micro-Lip: a new sealing technology.

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2005

HÜPPE Manufakur Studio: special made-to-measure models.

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2006

HÜPPE 501 Design: modular principle concept.

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2010

HÜPPE Studio: chrome decor on glass.

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2011

First sliding door with soft open / soft close technology.