Ecological advantage04. July 2019
How can packaging be environmentally-friendly? This question is answered by the Eco Design guideline issued by the German Association for Plastics Packaging and Film, which Lengerich-based film and packaging specialist Bischof + Klein was involved in developing.
Top performance27. May 2019
Marius Wissing, a young process engineer at Bischof + Klein in Lengerich, is amongst the top three in his year throughout Germany. He has now been awarded the GKV incentive prize for his outstanding training qualification.
Innovations arouse curiosity07. May 2019
Bischof + Klein presented its plastic packaging solutions for demanding products from the construction and housing, chemicals, agricultural and foodstuffs industries with a new trade fair concept at the POWTECH.
CleanFlex® meeting point25. March 2019
At this year's Pharmapack in Paris, Bischof + Klein's CleanFlex® stand proved particularly attractive to visitors interested in flexible clean room packaging.
Specifically for the highest of standards04. March 2019
At the POWTECH, Bischof + Klein will be presenting its newly developed plastic packaging solutions for demanding products from the construction and housing, chemicals, agricultural and foodstuffs industries.
Shared pride22. January 2019
"You and your colleagues are behind B+K's good name and outstanding reputation." On behalf of the Bischof + Klein shareholders and his board colleagues, executive board member Karsten Pax thanked the 47 staff members who celebrated 25 or 40 years of employment at the company last year.
Enormous potential18. December 2018
For the first time, the new CEO Dr. Tobias Lührig greeted former Bischof + Klein employees at the traditional retirees' festivities in the Gempt-Halle. He also welcomed the attending shareholders and retiring executive board member Dr. Volker Pfennig.
Yes to Plastic14. November 2018
Bischof + Klein wants to continue growing sustainably. This is explained by the executive board of the Lengerich-based packaging and film specialist in its eighth sustainability report, which has now been published in accordance with the internationally recognised guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The report also contains the EMAS III environmental statement (Eco Management and Audit Scheme).
VIP at B+K25. October 2018
Lots of questions were posed by visitors to B+K's team at the FachPack packaging fair in Nuremberg.
Hygiene and Convenience16. August 2018
At the FachPack, Bischof + Klein will be presenting its latest packaging developments in response to rising interest in the central topics of hygiene and sustainability.
Talking about plastic15. August 2018
"This visit has had an effect", explained state member of parliament Alexander Brockmeier (FDP) after an exhaustive discussion with Bischof + Klein's CEO Dr. Tobias Lührig and sustainability manager Angelika Kotscha.
Over 30 trainees for the first time14. August 2018
This year, Bischof + Klein has over 30 trainees for the first time. Michael Beidermühle, head of personnel management, welcomed 32 young people to the start of their training yesterday.
Pioneering17. May 2018
Bischof + Klein is setting new standards in terms of safety, reliability and environmental friendliness with its B+K BackFlex® PP backsheet for photovoltaic modules.
Generation change09. May 2018
As part of the generation change within the Bischof + Klein executive board, Dr. Tobias Lührig joined the Lengerich-based packaging and film specialist's management as its chief executive officer on 1st May 2018.
Pharmapack 201814. March 2018
Bischof + Klein's CleanFlex® team has a fixed appointment in February: the Pharmapack in Paris. The Lengerich-based packaging and film experts have been presenting their clean room products at the most important, leading trade fair for pharmaceutical packaging manufacturers and their suppliers for a number of years.
Top rating for Bischof + Klein01. February 2018
Bischof + Klein's hygiene management system has now been re-certified according to the BRC (British Retail Consortium), the global standard for packaging and packaging materials level 5. On switching to this internationally recognised standard, the company scored the top rating of AA.
Tenable bond30. January 2018
During Bischof + Klein's anniversary year, a total of 48 employees also celebrated their personal anniversary at the company.
Solidarity remains13. December 2017
The B+K family's solidarity extends beyond the active working life", stated executive board member Manfred Albrecht at the Bischof + Klein former employees' celebration in the Gempthalle.
Driving force behind corporate growth09. November 2017
Particular value is attached to the strategy dimension of "sustainability and innovation" at Bischof + Klein.
Remaining a pioneer21. September 2017
Bischof + Klein has been honoured by being nominated as a finalist in the "medium-sized company grand prix" organised by the Oskar Patzelt Foundation.
Open Day at B+K France20. September 2017
B+K France celebrated the anniversary with an open day at the plant in Pont Audemer. Employees, their families and retired employees experienced an interesting day with many encounters and informative discussions. The employees clearly and proudly presented the various processes used to manufacture flexible packaging.
Recognition and identification01. September 2017
Bischof + Klein celebrates 125 years as a family-owned company with a festive event involving around 250 invited guests and an open day.
The big plus22. August 2017
Bischof + Klein is growing. In the 125th year of its existence, the family-owned company is once again extending its capacities for manufacturing flexible packaging and technical films.
Technical diversity29. June 2017
In its anniversary year, Bischof + Klein is investing in a new extrusion coating line. With a total length of 40 metres, the new machine is one of the biggest lines that the family-owned company has ever set up during its 125-year history.
Jury round06. June 2017
Bischof + Klein has reached the jury round of the medium-sized company grand prix. Along with 93 other companies from NRW, the Lengerich-based packaging and film specialist is now facing the final obstacle of the competition.
Top Training22. May 2017
Bischof + Klein has been awarded the "Germany's best training companies" seal of approval for its training concept.
New conversion hall at B+K Konzell22. May 2017
By commissioning a new conversion hall, Bischof + Klein has achieved a further milestone in expanding its plant in Konzell.
Pharmapack19. April 2017
For years, Bischof + Klein has regarded the Pharmapack Europe in Paris as "the" place to be if you are active in the pharmaceutical packaging business field.
Bischof + Klein top22. March 2017
Bischof + Klein has won the DFTA-Award 2017 in the category "Conversion for flexographic printing", and is therefore amongst the prize-winners for the third time in succession with its outstanding high definition flexographic printing.
B+K is setting new standards14. March 2017
Demand for high-purity packaging for the pharmaceuticals and medical technology industries has been increasing for a number of years.
Companies need planning security22. February 2017
Companies need clarity and security to be able to plan. Uncertainties surrounding the costs of electricity in Germany are therefore placing investment in German production plants at risk.
Success thanks to experience26. January 2017
In the 125th year of its existence, Bischof + Klein is looking optimistically to the future. This is by no means least thanks to those employees who have been working for the family-owned company for 25 or 40 years.
Sustainability as the driving force24. November 2016
Bischof + Klein has published its sixth sustainability report.
Focus on patients safety20. September 2016
The key to successfully developing an optimal, high-purity packaging solution is holistic advice by the Sales, Production and Quality Assurance Departments.
Set for further growth26. 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.
Award for top corporate performance15. 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.
Set to grow01. April 2016
Bischof + Klein UK is expanding with focus on high-quality consumer packaging.
B+K PowFlex® Premium21. 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.
Clean up day04. March 2016
30 helpers took part in the second "clean up day" at Bischof + Klein in Lengerich.
Space for learning02. February 2016
The extended training workshop at Bischof + Klein's headquarters in Lengerich offers six additional workplaces, new machines, more light and greater clarity.
Added impetus19. 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.
Record investments15. 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.
Clear commitment to our home market01. October 2015
Since October 1st, packaging and film manufacturer Bischof + Klein has been renamed Bischof + Klein SE & Co. KG.
Consistent environmental protection28. September 2015
Bischof + Klein has won the German Award for Excellence in the category "Environmental Responsibility".
Thousands of kilometres of film saved24. September 2015
Bischof + Klein publishes fifth sustainability report.
Expertise in great demand05. August 2015
Bischof + Klein was in great demand as a discussion partner at the Lounges trade fair.
New record level31. July 2015
Bischof + Klein increased its sales by more than seven percent to the new record level of 534 million euros in 2014.
Exchange promotes sustainability03. 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.
DFTA Award 201527. 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.
High standard of hygiene15. December 2014
Bischof + Klein certified according to DIN EN ISO 15593, 15378 and ISO 9001.
Economical and safe21. November 2014
Bischof + Klein's broad range of industrial packaging manufactured from plastic was a hit at POWTECH 2014 in Nuremberg.
CSR prize for Bischof + Klein18. September 2014
Bischof + Klein has now been awarded the German Federal Government's CSR prize 2014.
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.
Familiar through know-how21. August 2014
Bischof + Klein was present with its own stand at the "Lounges" in Stuttgart for the first time.
Innovative through research21. August 2014
Bischof + Klein recently received the "Innovativ durch Forschung" (innovative through research) seal of approval from the "Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft".
Award-winning partnership16. 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.
Great willingness to invest03. 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).
Above-average benefits27. 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.
Bischof + Klein in the finale11. June 2014
Bischof + Klein has been nominated for the German Federal Government's CSR prize (Corporate Social Responsibility) 2014.
Increasing Presence22. May 2014
Bischof + Klein recently presented its industrial packaging and technical film range at the CHINAPLAS in Shanghai.
Excellent Performance04. April 2014
Bischof + Klein is American Avery Dennison (AD) Group's best emerging supplier.
Industry meeting03. 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.
Bischof + Klein donates to the Philippines19. December 2013
Bischof + Klein has donated 6,000 euros for "Aktion Deutschland hilft" aid projects on the Philippines.
Clever Technology21. 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.
Ideal meeting point17. October 2013
Bischof + Klein's diversity impressed visitors to the B+K trade fair stand at the FachPack.
Great expectations14. October 2013
Bischof + Klein has now commissioned a new cast film line for the production of label films.
Success motivates07. October 2013
Bischof + Klein has published its third sustainability report based on the international GRI standard (Global Reporting Initiative).
Flexible Alternatives23. September 2013
Bischof + Klein will be presenting its high-quality consumer and industrial packaging solutions at the FachPack in Nuremberg.
Exciting environment18. 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.
Climate Protection16. September 2013
The Internet platform www.wirtschaft-pro-klima.de is a source of inspiration for climate protection.
Best packaging supplier02. September 2013
Bischof + Klein has been crowned best packaging supplier 2012 by its customer Wacker.
Global pioneer20. June 2013
Bischof + Klein has now become the world's first company to be awarded the "Full HD Flexo" certification from Esko.
Protection for high-gloss05. 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.
Better alternative15. 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.
Increasing demand03. 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.
Set to grow04. March 2013
With its high-purity CleanFlex® brand packaging and film solutions for clean rooms, Bischof + Klein is set to grow.
Record investment level21. February 2013
This year, Bischof + Klein will invest the record sum of around 31 million euros.
Instantaneous enjoyment24. 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.
Top performance confirmed21. December 2012
Bischof + Klein is helping Germany to put its best foot forwards.
New dimensions05. December 2012
The B+K trade fair team successfully presented CleanFlex® brand packaging solutions for clean rooms at the Compamed in Düsseldorf.
3M Supplier Award28. November 2012
Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2011 by its customer "3M" (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing).
DFTA Award13. 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.
Replenishable raw materials12. September 2012
Bischof + Klein is intensively testing the use of replenishable raw materials in packaging and film solutions for consumer articles.
New sustainability report20. August 2012
Bischof + Klein's new sustainability report is available.
Environmental pact ambassador20. July 2012
Albin Kienberger, director of Bischof + Klein Konzell, is a Bavarian environmental pact ambassador.
"Carry on!"18. June 2012
"Carry on as you have been doing!" Environmental expert Dr. Jörg Schnittger is satisfied with Bischof + Klein.
Successful premiere03. 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.
Expectations surpassed25. April 2012
For the second time, Bischof + Klein presented its packaging solutions for foodstuffs and beverages with great success at the Anuga FoodTec.
Aseptic transfer20. 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.
Vision Pharma28. 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.
Strong position01. 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.
Gloves for clean rooms29. February 2012
At the Pharmapack in Paris, Bischof + Klein presented packaging and film solutions for high-purity products within the medicine and semiconductor industries.
Resource efficiency14. February 2012
Producing more with less – this is roughly the concept which lies behind the key term "resource efficiency".
368 oaks10. February 2012
Bischof + Klein is making a tangible contribution towards climate protection by planting 368 young oak trees.
Diversity impresses01. February 2012
Packaging was the centre of attention at a conference conducted by the "Centre for Sustainable Corporate Management" (ZNU) at Bischof + Klein.
Top Standards19. December 2011
In December, Bischof + Klein inaugurated a modern logistical centre covering an area of 2,750 square metres at B+K Konzell.
Fair and responsible07. 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).
High competence29. 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.
Industry pioneer15. 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).
B+K at POWTECH20. 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.
Leading Role29. 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.
Start of training07. September 2011
23 young people have now commenced their training at Bischof + Klein's Lengerich headquarters.
New triplex lamination lines08. 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.
Turbo training21. 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.
EMAS II20. June 2011
Bischof + Klein has successfully undergone the sixth major audit of its environmental and safety management system without complaints.
Great Premiere14. June 2011
For the first time, Bischof + Klein presented the diverse possibilities offered by its technical laminates at the "Techtextil" trade fair in Frankfurt.
Clean film for clean water20. 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.
Career Opportunities15. 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.
Code of Conduct19. 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.
3M Supplier Award10. January 2011
Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2009 by its top customer 3M.
Training prize for B+K07. December 2010
In December, Bischof + Klein was awarded the Straubing-Bogen district training prize.
Symposium Living Sustainability24. 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.
Investments impress19. July 2010
Bischof + Klein's environmental management system instils confidence with constant progress and also holds its own against the tighter "EMAS III" requirements.
Films for Furniture Industry08. 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).
Bundled Competence02. February 2010
B+K presented its CleanFlex® brand clean room packaging with great success at the PharmaPack 2010 in Paris.
Focus on CleanFlex® header bags18. 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.
Supplier of Excellence 200912. 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)
Drinktec 200918. 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.
Biologically Degradable01. 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.
Supplier of Excellence 200801. 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).
EMAS 200801. 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.
U-Pack® with Aplix-System13. 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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