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Villum Kann Rasmussen 1932

The founder of the VKR Group Villum Kann Rasmussen inspecting a building around 1932.


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VELUX roof window 1947

VELUX type B roof window from 1947.


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VELUX roof window 1947.

VELUX type V roof window from 1947.


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Service van

A Volkswagen T1 Kombi van used as a service van for VELUX G.m.b.H. in Germany in the 1950s


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VELFAC window in 1962

VELFAC window type C window in 1962.


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Aromatic coffee maker 1963

Villum Kann Rasmussen was a great innovator and several of his innovative designs came into production. E.g. the Aromatic coffee maker that was produced from 1963.


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VELUX GGL 1968

The world famous VELUX GGL was first presented at a fair in 1968 in Herning, Denmark.


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Next generation

Villum Kann Rasmussen’s eldest son Lars Kann-Rasmussen took over from his father. In 1971 he became director of Dansk VELUX in Denmark in 1971 and in 1976, he became a member of the management of the parent company (VKR Holding). In 1992, he became chairman of the board of VKR Holding. In 2010 Lars Kann-Rasmussen retired from the business side of the operation and concentrated his efforts as chairman of the board of the VILLUM FOUNDATION.
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