Klem – patented and award-winning

The Klem connector is no ordinary product. It’s a design masterpiece accepted into the Museum of Modern Art’s renowned collection, has won design awards, and is always a step ahead.

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Museum of Modern Art

In 1970, the Klem panel connector was selected as part of the Permanent Collection of Industrial Design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) in New York.

The Museum of Modern Art has one of the world’s leading, most influential collections of modern and contemporary art. The MoMa’s collection also comprises design objects used in everyday life.

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Austrian State Prize

The Klem connector system was awarded the Austrian State Prize in 1980. In 1987, the KlemLite halogen light received this prize as well.

A state prize in Austria is an award presented by a federal ministry that includes funding. State prizes are among Austria’s most prestigious awards.

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Busse Design Award

The Klem connector received the Busse Longlife Design Award in 2005.

This award is presented every three years to design products that have lasted more than eight years in the market. The products have to be of high quality in their form, function and ergonomics, and the impression and concept must have remained the same over the years.

Patents in Germany

  • DE000001933378A from 1970:
    Connecting element to join two panels
  • DE000003613574C2 from 1989:
    Connecting element to join two panels at a freely selectable angle to each other
Compared to competitors, the unique advantage is found in the captive dual inserts made of silicone that positively cling to the panel surface under pressure and therefore create a secure connection.

Patents in the USA

  • US000004821382A from 1989:
    Fastening element for the connection together of two sheet members

Patent Germany and the first drawing of the Klem connector

Buy Klem connectors online

In the Klem online shop

See the possibilities of the Klem panel connector for yourself. Klem provides you with great creative leeway in designing sturdy structures and flexible room systems.