VANERUM® Group takes over sector colleague Belisia from Bilzen. Belisia is a separate business unit within the VANERUM® Group. VANERUM® Expands its portfolio of products and services with custom furniture for educational environments and additional production capacity and skills for woodworking.

In collaboration with Belgian designer Bram Boo, VANERUM® launches the interactive seating and collaboration concept Salsa, designed as a central meeting point for learning and work environments. In the same year, Bram Boo is named Belgian designer of the year.