2 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P “In order to provide you with the best results, we rely on Timing, Technology and Teamwork. This has been the key to our success – for more than 100 years.” Dr Jan Klingele together
T I M I N G , T E C H N O L O G Y , T E A M W O R K 3 A partner you can trust When you enter a partnership with Klingele, you will level of service, not only in the speed and friendliness be surprised at the contribution we can make to your of our partnership-style approach, but in the added business. As a strong, independent packaging group, value and innovation we deliver. Each new project is we have supplied corrugated cardboard and paper- tailored to our customers‘ speciﬁc requirements, and based packaging throughout Europe and beyond for we consider every aspect of the supply chain in terms more than a century. And we’ve picked up a lot of of cost-efﬁciency and effectiveness – from design and knowledge and expertise in that time. manufacture right through to delivery. Our Vision Our Key to Success As a family owned corrugated packaging company, our The secret of our success can be summarised in three plans are always focused on the future. Sustainability words, Timing, Technology and Teamwork. Timing is at the heart of what we do – not only in terms of represents the speed and agility of our service; developing the most environmentally friendly products Technology highlights our innovation and investment using advanced machines and processes, but in terms in the latest technologies and efﬁcient working prac- of employment, customer relationships and commerce. tices; and Teamwork describes the way we cooperate We are committed to integrating maximum sustainabi- with employees, customers and suppliers alike. These lity throughout the production chain, from our focus on characteristics have created a highly motivated, loyal renewable energy and efﬁcient paper production to the workforce that works tirelessly to deliver value for our supply of tailor-made packaging to our clients. customers and which, above all, you can trust. Our Mission Our mission is to be the leader in packaging for our customers. With our packaging solutions we support our clients in realising their plans and achieving success with their products. We develop sustainable packaging that offers optimum protection, avoids waste, delights the customer and always reaches its destination safely. Our customers enjoy an unrivalled MEET DR JAN KLINGELE IN OUR COMPANY VIDEO Focus on the signet with your smartphone’s QR code scanner and learn more about the company in our video, introduced by owner Dr Jan Klingele.
4 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P Wherever you need us – in Europe and beyond “Paper, corrugated cardboard and Collective Intelligence packaging on three continents, Klingele is a proud founding member of Blue Box Part- supported by one strong European ners (BBP), a pan-European alliance of family owned alliance – that is the Klingele family corrugated cardboard packaging businesses that all business.” Dr Jan Klingele share similar goals, strategies and structures. We can therefore draw upon an even wider pool of expertise Klingele gives its customers the very best of both and production locations when required. worlds: The group has the resources of a large cor- poration, with a network of partners across multiple locations, while at the same time offering the close www.blueboxpartners.eu proximity and ﬂexibility you would associate with a Consistency local business. This combination of global reach with As we are part of the BBP network, our customers are regional presence gives a powerful advantage to our reassured by our ability to provide regional proximity customer base, which spans Europe, Africa and Latin – throughout Europe. Each site within the alliance also America. operates to the same standards of quality, production processes, expertise, advice and customer service, Our production facilities are unparalleled and have meaning our customers can rely on the smoothest of been carefully designed to meet the most challenging supply chains, wherever they are. needs of our customers. And, with access to so many sites – each with its own team of technical experts and individual specialisms – no customer request is too complex for Klingele. From bespoke, one-off designs to large-volume packaging runs, you can rely on us to deliver high quality products on time, every time.
W H E R E V E R Y O U N E E D U S 5 KLINGELE INTERNATIONAL Experience Klingele around the world. Simply focus on the signet with your smartphone’s QR code scanner. Sweden Norway Denmark Ireland United Kingdom Netherlands Belgium Germany France Italy Klingele Sites: Headquarters Paper mill Power plant Corrugated cardboard plant Corrugated sheet feeder plant Sheet plant Logistics centre Folding box plant Spain Portugal Cuba Brazil Canary Islands Mauritania Senegal “We constantly seek to maximise opportunities for corrugated cardboard, worldwide. At the same time, we are committed to the sustainable sourcing of all our raw materials.” Robert Sieger, Managing Director Southern Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, America – Paper Purchasing Group
6 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P We act sustainably because we care about the future Nothing deﬁnes Klingele better than our commitment Paper-based materials like corrugated cardboard are to sustainability. Sustainability is the framework for well known for their low environmental impact and business success – so we take it very seriously. In fact, energy- efﬁcient manufacture, so Klingele is already our entrepreneurial approach to all aspects of leading the way. But sustainability does not mean our business is always driven by the economic, social compro mise. We create innovative products that and environmental responsibility we have for future add real value to our customers’ businesses, serving generations. Reusable packaging materials that as excellent examples of the principles of recycling form part of a wider circular economy are the future. management. The Perfect Cycle Corrugated Cardboard Manufacture Paper Industry Waste Recycling Packaging Trade/ Business Consumers
O U R C O M M I T M E N T T O S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y 7 Our focus is on generating ideas. perfection
8 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P Pioneers in excellence for corrugated cardboard packaging We design innovative, sustainable and efﬁcient packaging solutions for you “Klingele offers a complete range of However complex your packaging requirement may be, sustainable corrugated packaging solu- we’ll ﬁnd a solution. We design, manufacture and sup- tions – from large industrial orders, trade ply paper-based packaging to protect your products. and e-commerce to special packaging From corrugated boxes to die-cut or folding-bottom and small, tailor-made production runs. packaging, whether it’s for shipping, transport, general We manufacture high quality corrugated cardboard sales or hazardous goods, we will deliver them safely. packaging for many applications such as food and Our solutions are always innovative, customer-oriented beverages, industry and e-commerce.” and cost-effective. Carolyn Wagner, Managing Director Corrugated Western Europe Standard Packaging Cost-effective and safe packaging solutions. Shelf-Ready Packaging Good visibility and product handling helps to strengthen your brand and increase sales.
S U S T A I N A B L E A N D E F F I C I E N T P A C K A G I N G 9 Food Packaging We meet the highest hygiene and safety standards to ensure products arrive fresh and in perfect condition. E-Commerce Packaging For optimum product protection and a positive, frustration-free unpacking experience. Display Set-up in no time at the POS to provide a strong sales presence. Consumer Packaging Eye-catching product protection that is a pleasure to handle even before unpacking. Industrial Packaging Designed to perfectly suit the supply chain, ensuring maximum product protection and safe transport.
10 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P At our paper mill in Weener, our power plant burns waste and converts it to energy. This alone caters for a staggering 90 % of our energy demand there. At “Blue Paper” we have a residual waste incine- ration plant and biomass heating plant – and we even own a 136-metre wind turbine at the North Sea. Overall, using renewable sources or waste, we generate 85 % of the heat and 55 % of the electricity we consume.
S U S T A I N A B L E P A P E R P R O D U C T I O N 11 Our paper production is 100 % environmentally friendly Sustainable paper manufacture through responsible energy production “Klingele stands for high-quality and internal processes, from the management of materials environmentally friendly container- to stringent quality control and reliable delivery, board. Our product is very strong, ensure our ﬁnished products are second-to-none. providing optimum production efficien- cies for stable and versatile packaging In 2019, the quality and sustainability of our manufac- solutions.” Thilo-Hubertus Kuhl, turing processes were recognised at the World Corruga- Managing Director Weener Paper Mill, tor Awards where we took the prize for “Environment- Plant Manager Energy Supply friendly and Intensive Production Contribution”. Klingele has access to the most advanced, energy- Our strength as a global player in the paper market efﬁcient production machinery at three paper mills: is bolstered by the complementary expertise of our two in Europe at Weener, Germany, “Blue Paper“ paper mills: Weener specializes in paper of higher paper mill in Strasbourg, France, and one at “Nova grammages, and “Blue Paper” focuses on lighter Campina“ in Brazil. In Weener and Strasbourg we pro- materials, while in Brazil we also produce packaging duce 670,000 tons of paper per year. The high-quality papers from virgin ﬁbres. containerboard from the European locations derives from recovered paper, making it extremely environmen- Paper production demands a great deal of energy, so tally friendly. This is further enhanced by the excellent Klingele goes to enormous lengths to generate and operational efﬁciencies of the paper machines. use the energy it needs in the most environmentally Customers can be conﬁdent in the consistent quality than 100 million euros in the past 10 years, 30 % less of our base product, which is used to produce cartons, electricity and heat are used per ton of paper compa- boxes and other paper packaging. Our comprehensive red with 2000. friendly way possible. Following investment of more
12 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P ”Klingele is just as much a family business as we are, and, in our experience, the associated corporate culture ensures a greater commitment to long-term, high quality and faster decisions.“ Purchasing manager, mushroom producer ”Klingele has once again impressed us with this thoroughly sophisticated new develop- ment: corrugated cardboard is environmentally friendly and very stable, making it an excellent plastic substitute, even for companies like us. Klingele also provides highly competent advice, knows our requirements well – and delivers a creative solution for every challenge. At a time when there is a demand for rapidly deployable and sustainable alternatives to plastic, that are highly effective on a large scale, Klingele simply has the right offer.“ Product engineer, ventilation systems manufacturer ”Klingele attaches great importance to customer satisfaction – and no stone is left unturned. Klingele was also very quick and competent in helping with the start-up phase of the machine. Put simply, our part- nership is going well and is very personal.“ Purchasing manager, online cosmetics trade solution
T E A M W O R K W I T H O U R C U S T O M E R S 13 Teamwork is central to our business Success that is built on teamwork, commitment and understanding Teamwork represents a fundamental part of our value As a result, Klingele is recognized across the industry system and is the reason behind much of our success as a provider of excellent customer service. We see this and the success of our customers. We understand that as an essential element of a successful business and partnerships work only through mutual collaboration of successful customer relationships. Our goal is not and open communication, so this culture of respon- only to be a reliable supplier but to be your partner in sibility, accountability and cohesion is ingrained in all packaging-related matters. every Klingele employee. At the Klingele Academy for customers, we are happy to share our knowledge. In doing so, we generate a deeper trust with our partners. Learn more here:
14 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P We add value for our customers Your constant companion and expert adviser along the entire supply chain As diverse as companies are, so are their requirements. ously to help you increase the sales of your products. We at Klingele really work hard to get under the skin Klingele’s advanced consulting service – encompass- of our clients’ businesses. It is only through this initial ing anything from product design and development and ongoing effort of understanding that we feel we to supply chain optimisation – always ﬁnds the best can properly deliver your optimum packaging soluti- solution. Projects run very quickly at Klingele, but each ons, helping to make your business more efﬁcient and is approached with a new set of eyes – we never use more proﬁtable. an “off the shelf” solution. In short, your success is our success. We aim to give The key is mutual trust and personal contact. Only you the best customer experience while working contin u- through this can all partners truly achieve their goals. Follow us on linkedin for amazing packaging news and success stories.
C U S T O M E R S E R V I C E E X C E L L E N C E 15 ADDING VALUE LISTEN & UNDERSTAND DEVELOP STRATEGIES PERSONAL CONTACT TRUST WORK TOGETHER IMPLEMENT GENERATE IDEAS PRIORITISE TASKS OPTIMISE DEFINE ACTIONS
16 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P 100 YEARS OF KLINGELE: 1920–2020 Scan the signet with your smartphone to learn about the family and company history of Klingele – growing from a small corrugated cardboard plant to an interna- tionally renowned paper and packaging group. THE BENEFITS OF OUR FAMILY COMPANY: Team-oriented cooperation – based on an open, fun, working partnership Flat hierarchies, quick decisions and freedom to act Flexible working arrangements Continual training via the Klingele Academy Health days, bicycle scheme leasing and childcare during the holidays Wide range of apprenticeship opportunities
W O R K I N G A T K L I N G E L E 17 As a family business we draw our strength from our mutual respect and cooperation “We offer family friendly jobs with good career prospects and support our staff with a comprehensive personal and professional develop- ment scheme.” Steffen Gehring, Managing Director Head of Finance and Accounting Klingele is not just a company, it is a family. We value trust, open communication and honesty within the Klingele family in the same way that we value these with our customers. This forms the foundation for our impressive results and is one of our greatest strengths. Our 100 year history as a family business shows that we think and act sustainably and for the long term. This also applies to the relationships we nurture with our employees. Every employee is different – each at different stages in their life and with different life experiences – but each one, from interns and appren- tices to experienced professionals, is equally valued at Klingele and has their own important contribution to make. We therefore strive hard to make their time with us enjoyable.
18 K L I N G E L E P A P E R A N D P A C K A G I N G G R O U P quality
K L I N G E L E M E A N S Q U A L I T Y 19 Certified quality. High standards. Klingele stands for products and services that are For us, compliance with legislation, adherence to inter- delivered to the highest of standards. We are extremely nal regulations and respect for basic ethical values proud of this reputation and are determined to ensure are the foundation on which our economic success it continues long into the future. As such, we steadfast- is based. Klingele has certiﬁcation for all company ly apply extremely high standards of quality control, processes according to the quality and environmental hygiene, environmental consideration, FSC® require- management systems DIN EN ISO 9001 and DIN EN ISO ments, health & safety and energy consumption. 14001, as well as certiﬁcation for food safety from the BRC (British Retail Consortium). Quality Management ISO 9001 Environmental Management ISO 14001 Energy Management ISO 50001 BRC FSC® Chain of Custody OUR ON-SITE TECHNOLOGIES Scan the signet with your smartphone camera and discover our high-tech production capabilities.