VKR is a Danish holding and investment company with the objective to create value through financial investments and ownership of companies. VKR was founded by Villum Kann Rasmussen in 1965 and is still owned by his family. The company group owns a variety of businesses, among them the leading manufacturer of roof windows, the VELUX Group. For full details of the VKR companies visit vkr-holding.com.
The Group operates by establishing “model companies”. It is governed by VKR Holding which shares are held by family and VILLUM FONDEN – a foundation which provides funding for non-profit projects with scientific, cultural, artistic, environmental and social. Learn more about the foundations connected to the Group.
We have achieved this by building a team of people who work well together, who want to win, who aren’t looking for routine but who look for their own solutions, who roll up their sleeves and get on with whatever is needed to get results. We don’t sit around waiting for somebody else to do things for us, we don’t accept standard solutions and we’re willing to go the extra mile for your business when needed. We know that we can only be successful by being different and working harder.
We always look for a better way.
Establishment of RoofLITE first office in Skelstedet, Vedbaek
First office established in VELUX building in Fertőszentmiklós, Hungary
RoofLITE HQ moves from Denmark to Hungary
RoofLITE is sold in 29 Countries
RoofLITE window product range is upgraded
RoofLITE company becomes Altaterra Kft.
Launch of Dakea brand for professional segment
Launch of Mix&Match private label solution
Launch of Balio range
Altaterra signs up to the UN Global Compact
Dakea ULTIMA range is introduced for professional segment
Upgrade of roof window product range, and launch of triple pane roof window
Altaterra WeCare sustainability strategy is annouced
Altaterra in numbers
People on board
Countries where we
deliver roof windows
Brands of roof windows
We treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves.
We don’t wait for someone to give us a solution, we look for it ourselves.
We always look for a different, better way.
We work for Altaterra because we want to.
We try to give a little bit more than might be expected.
We strive to keep our collective home and its future safe