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About us

iconic skin GmbH is a member of the seele group (1,000 employees) and therefore can call upon more than 35 years of experience in the design and construction of façades.

Based in Gersthofen, Bavaria, the company develops, produces and markets standardised elements. In 2012 the third seele subsidiary was founded. iconic skin provides consulting services for architects, engineers, specialist consultants and building owners, and works together with international system partners.

A team of experienced developers in combination with a broad technical know-how brings components for glass façades to the market. The planning and installation is carried out by qualified metal builders, trained and supported by iconic skin.

Heiko Mertel, Managing Director iconic skin GmbH

Mission "beyond glass façades"

We have a corporate mission: creating space for architects’ and planners’ individual ideas and providing our metal constructor partners with open series products to install future-oriented glass façades quickly and easily.

We look behind the façades and deliver intelligent products to meet the requirements of high-performance components that are more than just conventional glass façades. True to our motto "beyond glass façades".

Achieve cost advantages

In a very early planning stage our products provide enormous cost advantages. Our sales team will be glad to assist you in selecting the optimal product, the substructure or the integration of window and door connections. With your first inquiry, you will receive a first estimate of how your building project can be realized cost-effectively.

Strong sales network

Our passion for innovation and service is the key driver to deliver a standardized high-quality product with reliable support - a service beyond glass façades. To offer our customers the best solution, we are constantly expanding our sales network and working together with sales partners worldwide. Please contact us for a sales representative in your region.

 

Milestones

  • 1999 seele Management GmbH was founded with the aim of analysing the façade market and identifying market potentials
  • 2012 Creation of a new business unit to develop, market and produce components
  • 2014 Change of name to iconic skin GmbH / product launch of GSP®
  • 2015 Realization of the first project with GSP®
  • 2016 Start of serial production of GSP®
  • 2017 Product launch of ISOshade®
  • 2018 General building inspectorate approval (abZ) for GSP® / realization of first project with ISOshade®
  • 2019 Product launch of GSP® multiframe
  • 2020 Certification according to DIN 2304-1
  • 2020 ISOshade® handled by seele

Certified quality

Quality is lived and strictly controlled at iconic skin - with the aim of delivering a consistently high standard of our products and services. Therefore, our company processes are regularly checked and improved. This is done not only through internal controls and audits, but also through inspections and surveys by independent, external testing companies. 

Quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001

iconic skin works and produces on the basis of a certified quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015
In 2016, the first comprehensive certification process was successfully completed by the certification body TAW Cert. Since then, iconic skin has been certified according to the most widely used national and international quality management standard ISO 9001 for the development, production and distribution of façade elements". 

Bonding processes according to DIN 2304

Since 2020, iconic skin is one of the first companies in the field of glass façade construction to be certified by TC Kleben according to the quality standard for bonding processes DIN 2304-1. GSP® is produced in compliance with the highest adhesive standard. All organizational and manufacturing processes are designed to meet all requirements for bonding processes with the highest safety class (S1). The certification also covers bonding for repair and maintenance purposes at the construction site. 

Guidelines for quality assessment

Technical documents and guidelines for the quality assessment of GSP® is available as standard when placing an order and can be viewed in our download area. We would be pleased to send you the corresponding documents on request. These documents reflect the general and minimum quality standard of iconic skin and support you in assessing the product quality.