Brigl & Bergmeister

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Brigl & Bergmeister GmbH
Founded 1890
Headquarters Niklasdorf, Austria
Website www.brigl-bergmeister.com

Company Profile

Brigl & Bergmeister GmbH is located in Niklasdorf, Austria and can be considered as a leading manufacturer of label papers and flexible packaging papers. Annually around 100 billion labels are printed on B&B papers, thus making the face of innumerable famous brands. Every 4th wet glue label all over the world is printed on B&B products.

In 1990 B&B started a joint venture with the Papirnica Vevče factory which is situated in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This cooperation soon beecame a fully-fleged partnership and since 2004 Papirnica Vevče has been a 100% subsidiary of Brigl & Bergmeister.

In 2012 B&B acquired ENAGES which now is the thermal recycling plant of Brigl & Bergmeister that supplies the factory in Niklasdorf with 100% CO2-neutral energy in the form of steam and electricity.

Together Brigl & Bergmeister, ENAGES and Papirnica Vevče are part of the Vienna-based Roxcel group of companies.

The following certificates/certifications add to the integrated management system of B&B:

  • ISO 14001:2004 - environmental management system
  • ISO 50001:2011 - energy management system
  • ISO 9001:2008 - quality management system
  • HACCP - hygiene management system - EN 15593
  • FSC® and PEFC - Chain of Custody forestry certificates

Products / Technology

  • Label papers
  • Flexible packaging papers
  • Base paper for metallizing
  • High gloss papers

History

  • 1842 - Foundation of Papirnica Vevče
  • 1890 - Leonhard Brigl and Julius Bergmeister start pulp production
  • 1912 - B&B goes public and starts with paper production
  • 1984 - Acquired by the W. Hamburger Group
    • strategic decision to focus on label papers
  • 1990 - Participation in Papirnica Vevče
  • 2003 - Focus on wet strength label papers in Niklasdorf; nonwet strength label papers & flexible packaging papers in Vevče
  • 2004 - Papirnica Vevče becomes 100% subsidiary of B&B
  • 2011 - Acquisition by the Roxcel Group
  • 2012 - Acquisition of ENAGES

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 03 / 2014: Change at the top of Brigl & Bergmeister
Issue 09 / 2013: Lightweight label
Issue 03 / 2013: Expansion plans at Brigl & Bergmeister
Issue 03 / 2010: Nominations open for Golden Label Awards 2010
Issue 06 / 2010: Price rise for Austrian label and packaging firm
Issue 09 / 2009: Two new label papers from B&B

External links

Brigl & Bergmeister GmbH Website