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Sustainability as the driving force

24. November 2016

Bischof + Klein has published its sixth sustainability report.

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Focus on patients safety

20. September 2016

The key to successfully developing an optimal, high-purity packaging solution is holistic advice by the Sales, Production and Quality Assurance Departments.

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Set for further growth

26. July 2016

Bischof + Klein’s turnover increased by approximately 4 per cent to € 554 m. in 2015. Investment also reached a record € 43 m. for the year.

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Award for top corporate performance

15. July 2016

Bischof + Klein has been nominated for the "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes" (Grand Prix for Medium-sized German Companies) 2016. During "Winners' Night", Bischof + Klein was one of a total of 58 qualified companies to be honoured.

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Set to grow

01. April 2016

Bischof + Klein UK is expanding with focus on high-quality consumer packaging.

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B+K PowFlex® Premium

21. March 2016

Bischof + Klein will be presenting one of the latest further developments in its FFS film B+K PowFlex® at the POWTECH from April 19th to 21st 2016 in Nuremberg.

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Clean up day

04. March 2016

30 helpers took part in the second "clean up day" at Bischof + Klein in Lengerich.

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Space for learning

02. February 2016

The extended training workshop at Bischof + Klein's headquarters in Lengerich offers six additional workplaces, new machines, more light and greater clarity.

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Added impetus

19. January 2016

Under which prerequisites can used plastic packaging be transformed into new raw material in the recycling cycle? This was the topic of a workshop conducted at Bischof + Klein with Prof. Gilian Gerke, professor of resource management at Magdeburg-Stendal University.

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Record investments

15. December 2015

During the coming year, Bischof + Klein will invest the record sum of over 43 million euros. 35 million euros will be pumped into the German plants alone.

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Clear commitment to our home market

01. October 2015

Since October 1st, packaging and film manufacturer Bischof + Klein has been renamed Bischof + Klein SE & Co. KG.

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Consistent environmental protection

28. September 2015

Bischof + Klein has won the German Award for Excellence in the category "Environmental Responsibility".

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Thousands of kilometres of film saved

24. September 2015

Bischof + Klein publishes fifth sustainability report.

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Expertise in great demand

05. August 2015

Bischof + Klein was in great demand as a discussion partner at the Lounges trade fair.

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New record level

31. July 2015

Bischof + Klein increased its sales by more than seven percent to the new record level of 534 million euros in 2014.

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Exchange promotes sustainability

03. July 2015

How will foodstuffs be packaged in the future? - Most certainly lighter! This was one of the answers at the ZNU workshop conducted at Bischof + Klein in Lengerich.

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DFTA Award 2015

27. March 2015

Bischof + Klein has won the DFTA-Award in the flexible large packaging category and has therefore been honoured for the second time in succession for its outstanding high definition flexographic printing.

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High standard of hygiene

15. December 2014

Bischof + Klein certified according to DIN EN ISO 15593, 15378 and ISO 9001.

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Economical and safe

21. November 2014

Bischof + Klein's broad range of industrial packaging manufactured from plastic was a hit at POWTECH 2014 in Nuremberg.

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CSR prize for Bischof + Klein

18. September 2014

Bischof + Klein has now been awarded the German Federal Government's CSR prize 2014.

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Living sustainability!

15. September 2014

For the first time, Bischof + Klein has now reported on the activities and goals of its subsidiary companies in France, the United Kingdom and Poland in its sustainability report.

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Familiar through know-how

21. August 2014

Bischof + Klein was present with its own stand at the "Lounges" in Stuttgart for the first time.

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Innovative through research

21. August 2014

Bischof + Klein recently received the "Innovativ durch Forschung" (innovative through research) seal of approval from the "Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft".

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Award-winning partnership

16. July 2014

Bischof + Klein has been presented with the Excellence Supplier Award 2013 by special chemicals group Evonik for its outstanding services as a supplier of technical films.

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Great willingness to invest

03. July 2014

The auditors have again attested to consistent environmental management at Bischof + Klein in the seventh major environmental audit according to EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme).

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Above-average benefits

27. June 2014

In 2014, packaging and film specialist Bischof + Klein is anticipating sales growth of around 5 percent, enabling it to crack the 500-million-euro mark.

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Bischof + Klein in the finale

11. June 2014

Bischof + Klein has been nominated for the German Federal Government's CSR prize (Corporate Social Responsibility) 2014.

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Increasing Presence

22. May 2014

Bischof + Klein recently presented its industrial packaging and technical film range at the CHINAPLAS in Shanghai.

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Excellent Performance

04. April 2014

Bischof + Klein is American Avery Dennison (AD) Group's best emerging supplier.

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Industry meeting

03. March 2014

Bischof + Klein recently presented its broad range of surface protection films at the ZOW, the international trade fair for furniture and interior design industry suppliers in Bad Salzuflen.

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Bischof + Klein donates to the Philippines

19. December 2013

Bischof + Klein has donated 6,000 euros for "Aktion Deutschland hilft" aid projects on the Philippines.

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Clever Technology

21. November 2013

Bischof + Klein has jointly won the British Star Pack Award of Excellence 2013 as a partner in a project together with filler OTTO Cosmetic GmbH, British adhesive manufacturer BOSTIK Limited UK and plastic processor Pöppelmann GmbH & Co. KG.

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Ideal meeting point

17. October 2013

Bischof + Klein's diversity impressed visitors to the B+K trade fair stand at the FachPack.

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Great expectations

14. October 2013

Bischof + Klein has now commissioned a new cast film line for the production of label films.

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Success motivates

07. October 2013

Bischof + Klein has published its third sustainability report based on the international GRI standard (Global Reporting Initiative).

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Flexible Alternatives

23. September 2013

Bischof + Klein will be presenting its high-quality consumer and industrial packaging solutions at the FachPack in Nuremberg.

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Exciting environment

18. September 2013

For the very first time, Bischof + Klein was present with its own trade fair stand at this year's AFI symposium (Associazione Farmaceutici Industria), the most important event within Italy's pharmaceuticals industry.

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Climate Protection

16. September 2013

The Internet platform www.wirtschaft-pro-klima.de is a source of inspiration for climate protection.

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Best packaging supplier

02. September 2013

Bischof + Klein has been crowned best packaging supplier 2012 by its customer Wacker.

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Global pioneer

20. June 2013

Bischof + Klein has now become the world's first company to be awarded the "Full HD Flexo" certification from Esko.

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Protection for high-gloss

05. June 2013

Bischof + Klein recently presented its technical films with great success at the "interzum", the world's largest furniture manufacturing and interior design trade fair.

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Better alternative

15. May 2013

Bischof + Klein attracted a great deal of attention at the POWTECH in Nuremberg with its special packaging for fine powdered products and granules.

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Increasing demand

03. May 2013

Bischof + Klein is banking on growth in the high-purity packaging market. The Lengerich-based packaging and film specialist is responding to the rise in demand with additional production cells in the class 5 clean room in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14644-1 at rest.

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Set to grow

04. March 2013

With its high-purity CleanFlex® brand packaging and film solutions for clean rooms, Bischof + Klein is set to grow.

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Record investment level

21. February 2013

This year, Bischof + Klein will invest the record sum of around 31 million euros.

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Instantaneous enjoyment

24. January 2013

The packaging makes it possible: "Todd's Push & Chill" in a "ShakerPouch" from Bischof + Klein transforms each host into a cool barkeeper in a matter of seconds.

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Top performance confirmed

21. December 2012

Bischof + Klein is helping Germany to put its best foot forwards.

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New dimensions

05. December 2012

The B+K trade fair team successfully presented CleanFlex® brand packaging solutions for clean rooms at the Compamed in Düsseldorf.

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3M Supplier Award

28. November 2012

Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2011 by its customer "3M" (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing).

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DFTA Award

13. September 2012

Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the DFTA-Award 2012 for its outstanding printing results in the field of flexible packaging for pet food.

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Replenishable raw materials

12. September 2012

Bischof + Klein is intensively testing the use of replenishable raw materials in packaging and film solutions for consumer articles.

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New sustainability report

20. August 2012

Bischof + Klein's new sustainability report is available.

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Environmental pact ambassador

20. July 2012

Albin Kienberger, director of Bischof + Klein Konzell, is a Bavarian environmental pact ambassador.

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"Carry on!"

18. June 2012

"Carry on as you have been doing!" Environmental expert Dr. Jörg Schnittger is satisfied with Bischof + Klein.

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Successful premiere

03. May 2012

Bischof + Klein's first appearance at the "ChinaPlas" in Shanghai was a resounding success. The industrial packaging and technical films from Lengerich aroused an extraordinary level of interest at this trade fair, the plastic industry's largest in Asia.

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Expectations surpassed

25. April 2012

For the second time, Bischof + Klein presented its packaging solutions for foodstuffs and beverages with great success at the Anuga FoodTec.

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Aseptic transfer

20. April 2012

Bischof + Klein presented the Biosafe® system from its customer Sartorius Stedim Biotech at the international medicine technology trade fair, the Medtec 2012 in Stuttgart, for the first time.

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Vision Pharma

28. March 2012

Bischof + Klein presented its CleanFlex® clean room products at the Vision Pharma fair in Karlsruhe as a partner exhibitor of its customer Hecht Technologie.

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Strong position

01. March 2012

Bischof + Klein is a well-known furniture industry supplier. This was confirmed by the company's taking part in the ZOW for the third time in succession.

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Gloves for clean rooms

29. February 2012

At the Pharmapack in Paris, Bischof + Klein presented packaging and film solutions for high-purity products within the medicine and semiconductor industries.

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Resource efficiency

14. February 2012

Producing more with less – this is roughly the concept which lies behind the key term "resource efficiency".

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368 oaks

10. February 2012

Bischof + Klein is making a tangible contribution towards climate protection by planting 368 young oak trees.

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Diversity impresses

01. February 2012

Packaging was the centre of attention at a conference conducted by the "Centre for Sustainable Corporate Management" (ZNU) at Bischof + Klein.

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Top Standards

19. December 2011

In December, Bischof + Klein inaugurated a modern logistical centre covering an area of 2,750 square metres at B+K Konzell.

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Fair and responsible

07. December 2011

On December 5th in Lengerich, Bischof + Klein became the first member company to receive the certificate of compliance with the new code of conduct developed by the Gesamtverband der Kunststoffverarbeitenden Industrie (GKV).

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High competence

29. November 2011

Bischof + Klein, a leading full-service supplier of flexible packaging and technical films, has had its hygiene management system audited according to DIN EN 15593 for the first time.

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Industry pioneer

15. November 2011

Bischof + Klein has now become the first company within the industry in Germany to publish a sustainability report on the basis of the internationally established standard of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

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B+K at POWTECH

20. October 2011

Bischof + Klein successfully presented its new PowFlex® product line and the entire Industrial Packaging division product portfolio at the international POWTECH trade fair in Nürnberg.

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Leading Role

29. September 2011

In the Arabian Peninsula region, B+K MEC is assuming a leading role in the plastic industrial packaging market. A second plant is being planned in the Rabigh petrochemicals complex.

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Start of training

07. September 2011

23 young people have now commenced their training at Bischof + Klein's Lengerich headquarters.

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New triplex lamination lines

08. August 2011

B+K is continuing to pursue its strategy of constant modernisation by investing in two new triplex lamination lines at B+K Lengerich and Konzell.

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Turbo training

21. July 2011

The dual study programme is a turbo training course with a number of advantages. Bischof + Klein offers young people the opportunity to learn within the company and to complete an accompanying study programme.

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EMAS II

20. June 2011

Bischof + Klein has successfully undergone the sixth major audit of its environmental and safety management system without complaints.

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Great Premiere

14. June 2011

For the first time, Bischof + Klein presented the diverse possibilities offered by its technical laminates at the "Techtextil" trade fair in Frankfurt.

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Clean film for clean water

20. April 2011

A modernised drinking water filling line for the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) in Ibbenbüren is filling drinking water into LiquidFlex® film bags.

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Career Opportunities

15. March 2011

For the first time, Bischof + Klein will be participating in the "Intrup macht mobil" trade show with a training stand on the Lohesch industrial estate in Lengerich on Sunday, 27th March.

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Code of Conduct

19. January 2011

B+K has now become the first company within the packaging industry to commit to the Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V. (BME - German Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics) code of conduct. 

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3M Supplier Award

10. January 2011

Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2009 by its top customer 3M.

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Training prize for B+K

07. December 2010

In December, Bischof + Klein was awarded the Straubing-Bogen district training prize.

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Symposium Living Sustainability

24. September 2010

For 25 years, Bischof + Klein has numbered amongst the industrial pioneers which have declared environmental protection to be a firm part of their corporate policy.

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Investments impress

19. July 2010

Bischof + Klein's environmental management system instils confidence with constant progress and also holds its own against the tighter "EMAS III" requirements.

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Films for Furniture Industry

08. February 2010

For the first time, Bischof + Klein presented its extensive range of surface protection films to the international audience at the East-Westphalian supplier trade fair (ZOW).

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Bundled Competence

02. February 2010

B+K presented its CleanFlex® brand clean room packaging with great success at the PharmaPack 2010 in Paris.

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Focus on CleanFlex® header bags

18. November 2009

For the sixth time in succession, Bischof + Klein was represented by its CleanFlex® team at the COMPAMED, which is an internationally leading specialist fair surrounding the medical technology manufacturing supplier market.

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Supplier of Excellence 2009

12. November 2009

For the second time in succession, Bischof + Klein has now been honoured with the Supplier of Excellence Award as a top supplier of Procter & Gamble (P&G)

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Drinktec 2009

18. September 2009

For the first time, Bischof + Klein presented its range of packaging for the beverage and liquid food industry at the drinktec – the global beverage and liquid food technology fair – with great success.

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Biologically Degradable

01. February 2009

B+K has launched a completely biologically degradable film for hygiene packaging onto the market. The film material is based on corn starch and therefore meets increasing market demands regarding the use of regenerative raw materials.

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Supplier of Excellence 2008

01. October 2008

As one of its best global suppliers of flexible packaging, Bischof + Klein has been presented with the 'Supplier of Excellence Award 2008' by brand manufacturer Procter & Gamble (P&G).

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EMAS 2008

01. July 2008

Corporate environmental protection at Bischof + Klein continues to proceed apace. - This was the conclusion drawn by environmental experts Dr. Jörg Schnittger and Georg Hartmann of Deloitte Cert Umweltgutachter GmbH during successful validation of the Bischof + Klein environmental and safety management system for the fifth time.

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U-Pack® with Aplix-System

13. March 2008

The latest development from B+K, together with APLIX, is a U-Pack® with the self-sealing aplix® hook system, in which two profiles engage in each other with high sealing force.

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B+K wins EFTA-Award

23. April 2007

Bischof + Klein (UK) has won two Gold Medals in the EFTA Print Awards 2007.

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Contact

Gudula Benning
Communication
D-49525 Lengerich
Germany

phone +49 5481 920-199
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