Statement on Corona virus

18 Mar 2020

Dear Customers, Partners & Friends, 

In view of the rapid advance of the coronavirus across Europe, we would like to inform you of the steps which the Brückner Group and in particular Brückner Maschinenbau and Brückner Servtec have taken in order to be able to continue to provide you with our supplies and services even under these extremely difficult circumstances.

Our first priority, of course, is the safety and well-being of all our employees, their families and all our customers worldwide. We tackled the situation at a very early stage by setting up an internal crisis team. It meets 2 – 3 times a week and is also in contact with our overseas offices around the world.

At these meetings, appropriate measures have already been agreed. These include hygiene standards, the maintenance of an appropriate distance to possible sick persons, travel warnings and restrictions as well as regulations concerning the introduction of home office working, etc.

Unfortunately, the declared risk areas by Robert Koch Institute have now gradually expanded. Nevertheless we were able to maintain our work to a large extent during February and have succeeded in doing so thus far in March.

The situation in Europe has deteriorated considerably in recent days. Borders have been closed and the movement of goods is subject to delays. 

Of course we shall endeavour to find every possible reasonable and realistic alternative solution in order to be able to continue to provide the relevant services, albeit possibly to a lesser extent but in any case without risking the health of our employees and relevant staff – and yours as well.  

If it is no longer possible for engineers or other service staff to travel safely to other locations, it will unfortunately not be possible for them to carry out work elsewhere. Our duty of care towards our employees is obviously our top priority.

Once again we ask for your understanding that it will take time for us to be able to develop the appropriate plans to deal wisely with this new, dynamic situation. Above all, any arrangements must also be able to guarantee the safety and quality of the services we provide both internally and on our construction sites.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the consideration you have shown so far. You can be sure that we shall deal with this difficult situation conscientiously and responsibly at all times and will do everything in our power to find appropriate alternatives in the spirit of a cooperative partnership.


Yours sincerely,

Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Helmut Huber (COO Sales & PM)
Michael Baumeister (COO Technology & Logistics)                   
Stefan Neumann (CFO)
           

Brückner Servtec GmbH
Markus Gschwandtner (Managing Director)
Tobias Fuchs (CFO)
 

ALTTEXT

More News

This might be interesting for you as well

From left to right: Le Ngoc Tung, Director of Tu Phuong BOPP Film Factory; Nguyen Phuong Thao,  Assistant to Vice General Director; Tran Thanh Nga, Manager of Import & Export Department; Enna Bui Tu Phuong, Vice General Director; Xaver Sedlmeier, Chief Representative Brueckner Far East; Wolfgang Schütz, Senior Commercial Project Manager, Brückner Maschinenbau
19 Mar 2020

Ready, steady, go!

Vietnamese Plaschem enters the BOPP film market well prepared
Read more
The next step into a successful joint future: Rahul Agarwal: Director  Operations, Vacmet (center), S.C. Kapoor: Vice President (Film Division)/Vacmet (right), Stefan Neumann: COO Brückner Maschinenbau (second left), Ghanshyam Shilamkar: Senior Vice President Sales, Brückner India (left), Johann Kreilinger, Head of Sales Brückner Maschinenbau (second right)
06 Mar 2020

Vacmet expands their site in Indore with BOPET and BOPP lines

Latest portfolio expansion under the motto of “quality first”
Read more
Happy to continue their partnership: Dr. Seun Obasanjo, CEO of the Tempo Group (center), Tempo Group’s Deputy Managing Director Nassos Sidirofagis (right), Johann Hausbacher, Head of Sales Africa & GCC, Brückner Maschinenbau (left)
03 Mar 2020

New BOPP film capacity for Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigerian film producer Tempo Paper Pulp & Packaging and Brückner team up again
Read more
From left to right: Helmut Huber, CEO Brückner Maschinenbau, Sebastian Ruhland, Senior Sales Manager Brückner Maschinenbau, Blagomir Todorov,  Deputy Technical Director Plastchim-T, Beyan Faik, Managing Director Plastchim-T, Karl Zimmermann, Sales & Marketing Director Brückner Maschinenbau, Aydan Faik, Owner Plastchim-T, Peter Mertes, Head of Sales Europe, CIS, Maghreb Brückner Maschinenbau
06 Feb 2020

Bulgarian Plastchim-T keeps on pioneering Europe’s BO film industry

Worldwide first BOPP/BOPE hybrid stretching line ordered
Read more
Brückner, Kiefel and PackSys Global booth staff say: Thank you! Spassiba!
03 Feb 2020

Advanced solutions for a circular economy and the digital age

Visitors at Brückner Group’s Interplastica booth took a look into the future
Read more
Start-up of No. 8 was as successful as the orthers before
23 Jan 2020

Finish strong

Senior: Huge battery separator film line package now completely on stream
Read more
05 Dec 2019

BOPE Packaging Solutions

The Next Step Towards a Circular Economy
Read more
Proven cooperation led to another perfect line start
29 Nov 2019

High quality BOPA films from OPP Film’s new line

Strategic alliance with AdvanSix opens supply network across North America
Read more
Lucky partners from right to left: Folmer Adolf Hutapea, Director; Rudy Tambunan, Development Head; Mr. Sumadja, Head of Engineering (all Argha Karya);  Xaver Sedlmeier, Chief Representative  Brueckner Far East Ltd.
15 Nov 2019

Deep trust and latest technology: Best conditions for good business

Argha Karya invests in specialty film production
Read more
A trusting handshake for a challenging project: Ahmed Elsayed Mohamed Ahmed Awad, Chairman (left), Hussam Ahmed Elsayed Mohamed, Vice Chairman (right, both El-Maraghy) and Johann Hausbacher, Head of Sales Africa and GCC (Brückner Maschinenbau)
11 Nov 2019

Africa’s very first line for monoaxially oriented shrink film

Egypt El-Maraghy round off their portfolio
Read more