President of Algordanza Canada - René de Diego

Algordanza is dedicated to care, service and transparency

Since 2010, Algordanza Canada has been helping families from coast to coast who have lost a special person in their lives through our unique form of remembrance.

Algordanza Canada is a partner of ALGORDANZA AG of Switzerland. We process orders originating and being delivered to Algordanza customers in Canada.

Photo:(René de Diego, Algordanza Canada President)

About ALGORDANZA Switzerland

Founded in 2004 in Switzerland, ALGORDANZA is a worldwide producer of cremation diamonds, with a worldwide presence in over 30 countries across Europe, America, S. America, Asia and Australia. In the Rhaeto – Romanic language, the word “ALGORDANZA” is an expression for “Remembrance”.

ALGORDANZA is the only cremation diamond expert in the world who opens their laboratory to the public. For our clients in Canada, you can arrange a visit by contacting René de Diego at Algordanza Canada to see ALGORDANZA’s laboratory facilities and meet with the staff. You can see our lab facilities where carbon extraction and diamond crystallization take place. You also have the option to personally deliver your loved one’s ashes and/or collect your personal cremation diamond.

Algordanza International partners personally picking up diamonds
Algordanza CEOs in Switzerland

Management Team

Rinaldo Willy (right) completed his apprenticeship as a trustee and subsequently studied business administration at the HTW in Chur. Before and during his part-time studies, he worked as a project manager in the banking industry. In the last academic year, Mr. Willy founded the company ALGORDANZA at the age of 23 and has been CEO of the company ever since. He was elected president of the Board of Directors in 2013.

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.

Administration Team

The entire order process takes place at our headquarters in Domat/Ems. Our competent team looks after not only the German, Austrian and Swiss funeral homes, but also Algordanza’s international partners. We also welcome interested customers and undertakers. We would be happy to guide you through our company and its individual areas.

Team administration at Algordanza AG in Switzerland
Laboratory Expert at Algordanza AG Switzerland

Our Laboratory Expert

The entire diamond growth process takes place at our headquarters. The isolation of the carbon, by means of chemical process is carried out and monitored in the laboratory by our experienced laboratory technicians.

Production Team

Through the use of our High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) presses specially engineerd for ALGORDANZA in Germany, we simulate the natural diamond growth process. The growing cell of the cremation diamond consists of over 20 components, which are handcrafted and assembled by our engineers. The highest precision and cleanliness is carried out from the beginning to the end of the diamond growth process.

Production Team in Switzerland


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