About ALGORDANZA South Africa
Algordanza SA is a partner of ALGORDANZA AG of Switzerland. We process orders originating and being delivered to Algordanza customers in South Africa.
ALGORDANZA SA will travel anywhere within the SA and personally secure your loved one’s ashes or hair. Alternatively, you can also personally bring them to us in our Cape Town office or directly to our headquarters in Domat/Ems, Switzerland.
We would love to meet you and have you visit our facility and laboratory in Switzerland.
About ALGORDANZA Switzerland
Frank Ripka (left) is a graduate industrial engineer with a focus on production technology and mechanical engineering. After completing his studies at the TU Berlin and a scholarship at the Vienna University of Technology, he worked independently in the fields of ERP software, simulation studies and production technology. Mr.Ripka took a stake in ALGORDANZA AG in 2007 and has been responsible for production since then. In 2016, Mr. Ripka has been Managing Director of ALGORDANZA in Austria.
Our Laboratory Expert
The growth of a cremation diamond takes place in our High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) presses. The growth cell and environment of the cremation diamond consists of 22 components, which are handcrafted and assembled by our employees. The highest precision and cleanliness is carried out from the beginning to the end of the diamond growth process.
International Federation of Thanatologists Associations FIAT - IFTA
The World Organization of Funeral Services was founded in 1970 and has developed into a well-known global network for funeral service providers, repatriation companies and suppliers. FIAT-IFTA is the only NGO recognized by the United Nations ECOSOC and UNESCO that represents the funeral industry in social and economic issues in the field of funeral heritage.
European Federation of Funeral Services EFFS
The European Association of Funeral Services is an association of national and regional funeral associations, undertakers, undertakers or companies that offer funeral services and products. The EFFS is an international non-profit organization and conducts scientific studies and takes care of social activities. The EFFS offers a platform for the exchange of experiences and information, promotes cooperation and support for members. In addition, the EFFS bundles interests on a European level and harmonizes activities in the funeral sector.
Swiss Association of Funeral Services SVB
The SVB is a professional organization for the funeral industry in Switzerland recognized by the BBT (Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology) and authorities. The association represents the professional, economic and socio-political interests of the affiliated members in relation to legislation and administration at federal, cantonal and communal level. The SVB cultivates professional honor and community spirit and upholds the public image of the funeral industry. The association also promotes further training for its members so that the undertaker can act as a competent advisor and helper for the bereaved. The SVB sets a generally valid benchmark for the professional level of performance in the funeral industry in Switzerland.