WorldStar Packaging Award 2020
Bischof + Klein received the WorldStar Packaging Award 2020 for the B+K Twister Plus® wicketed bag with 30 percent PCR (Post Consumer Recyclate). The award-winning wicketed bag requires significantly less virgin plastic during production. This is achieved by reducing wall thickness and using regranulate.
German Packaging Award 2019
Bischof + Klein wins the German Packaging Award 2019 for the B+K Twister Plus® with 30 % PCR (post-consumer recyclate) in the category of sustainability. Significantly less new plastic material is used by reducing the wall thickness and using regranulate. The jury commented: "A very good example of sustainability in action!"
Finalist in the Grand Prix of medium-sized companies
Bischof + Klein has been honoured by being nominated as a finalist in the "medium-sized company grand prix" organised by the Oskar Patzelt Foundation. "We regard this as confirmation that we are heading in the right direction with our sustainable corporate management", stated executive board member Dr. Volker Pfennig, who accepted the trophy at the gala in Düsseldorf along with family shareholder Maximilian Petzold.
Germany's best training companies
Bischof + Klein has been awarded the "Germany's best training companies" seal of approval for its training concept. The "Germany's best training companies" study was published by the business magazine FOCUS-MONEY, and confirms the high regard in which Bischof + Klein is held as one of the region's largest training companies. Bischof + Klein particularly scores points thanks to the committed work of its seconded employees. They foster each trainee individually. B+K's trainees regularly come at the top of their training year at regional, state and even national level.
DFTA Award 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. The DFTA-Award is presented every two years by the German Flexographic Technical Association (DFTA). B+K was nominated in each of the three categories which it had entered and was awarded second place in the "Flexible packaging narrow sheet <800 mm" and "Flexible packaging >800 mm" categories.
German Award for Excellence
Bischof + Klein has won the German Award for Excellence 2015 in the category "Environmental Responsibility". B+K accepted the prize at the DQS sustainability conference. In its reasoning, the jury emphasised the consistency with which the family-owned company has been pursuing and further developing its environmental protection concept for many years.
In 2015, Bischof + Klein was presented with the "Konzell award" by the mayor of the community of Konzell. With this award, the community is honouring the company's services to Konzell's attractiveness as a business location. In particular, B+K offers young people in the region prospects thanks to attractive training opportunities and jobs.
DFTA Award 2015
In 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. B+K also came second in the pet food category.
CSR Prize for B+K
Bischof + Klein has been awarded the German Federal Government's CSR prize 2014. B+K bowled the jury over with its extraordinary and extensive commitment to sustainability: "Bischof + Klein has been establishing itself as a whole in the CSR sector for a number of years and reveals a high level of innovativeness. The application of stringent environmental standards and the integration of environmental aspects into all areas of the company deserve particular emphasis."
Bischof + Klein is American Avery Dennison (AD) Group's best emerging supplier. From a total of approximately 6,000 suppliers around the world, AD had invited the 110 best to attend a symposium in Cleveland, Ohio. Bischof + Klein was one of eight companies presented with an award there.
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.
Best packaging supplier
Bischof + Klein has been crowned best packaging supplier 2012 by its customer Wacker. Wacker purchases flexible and, in certain cases, high-purity films and packaging for silicon chunks for the solar and semi-conductor industries from packaging and film specialist B+K. Bischof + Klein also manufactures CleanFlex® brand high-purity gloves for processing the silicon.
DFTA Award 2012
Bischof + Klein has been honoured with a DFTA-Award for its outstanding printing results in the field of packaging for pet food. The jury's comment on the award-winning printing motif: "Flexographic printing is able to reproduce images more beautifully than they occur in nature."
3M Supplier Award 2011
Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2011 by its customer "3M". Bischof + Klein supplies international multi-technology company 3M with high-quality film types for various application areas and scored top points in every category: the quality of the products, co-operation, delivery reliability and technology are all outstanding.
For the second time, B+K Polska has received the "Forbes diamonds" award for its outstanding growth in the Polish and international markets in 2011. Rapid growth and constantly increasing turnover have also led to B+K Polska's being awarded the title of "business gazelle" in 2011.
In 2010, Bischof + Klein was awarded the Straubing-Bogen district training prize for the company's extraordinary commitment towards specialist trainees.
3M Supplier Award
Bischof + Klein has been honoured with the Supplier Award 2009 by its top customer 3M. In the supplier evaluation conducted by multi-technology company 3M in the automotive supply sector.
Supplier of Excellence
For the second time in succession, Bischof + Klein was in 2009 honoured with the "Supplier of Excellence Award" by brand manufacturer Procter & Gamble (P&G) as one of the company's best global suppliers of flexible packaging. Bischof + Klein supplies P&G with flexible packaging for its female and baby hygiene, detergents and cleaning materials and pet food segments.
Supplier of the year
In 2008, B+K was presented with the "Supplier of the Year Award" in the category "Ensuring Responsible Supply" by its customer Mars Petcare Australia. With this award, Mars paid honour to Bischof + Klein's exemplary efforts to protect the environment and the related responsibility towards man and nature which is lived out throughout the company.
Bischof + Klein (UK) has won two Gold Medals in the EFTA Print Awards 2007. The "Disney Cinderella Kitchen Roll" design claimed the first prize in the category "Medium Web Press" and was also selected for the Top Print Award "Best in Show".
Bischof + Klein have been awarded with the Fedes Star 2005 for their "bag as hanging / standing tube" for Wella's "Head Games". On the occasion of the InterPack in Düsseldorf the European Union of Industry of Flexible Packaging has presented the winners of the 11th International Competition for flexible packaging called Fedes Star 2005.
Since 1970, the World Packaging Organisation has been awarding its WorldStar to packaging developments from around the globe. 2004 B+K has received a WorldStar for its U-Pack™ with top slider. We qualified to take part in the WorldStar competition by winning the German Packaging Prize.
German Packaging Prize
We were the recipients of the German Packaging Prize 2003 for the U-PackTM with top slider in the category of sales packaging. An increasing number of new products are finding their way into households. The German packaging competition and the German packaging design competition reveal exemplary and innovative approaches in the packaging jungle.
Our new development, the U-Pack (Universal Packaging), was premiered. This product is an open mouth gusseted plastic bag with extraordinary stability and unique display effectiveness. In addition to printing in the area of its side gussets and base, the U-Pack's box shape also enables optimal shelf space utilisation and presentation of high-quality branded products at the POS (point of sale). Convenience elements such as easy opening, integrated re-sealing facilities or handles offer an outstanding level of functionality.
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