Pioneering film stretching

Pioneering film stretching

Technology Innovations

Providing further value for our customers

Since the company’s foundation in 1960, Brückner Maschinenbau’s strategy has included to be at the forefront of technological development. Brückner’s premises have always been home to technology centers, laboratories, pilot and lab lines as well as the industry’s leading experts for film stretching lines. “Home of film stretching technologies” is therefore no buzzword but a lived tradition.

Highlights

Providing further value for our customers

  • 2019 | Combination of BOPE and BOPP production & new inline coater
  • 2018 | World's first 10.4m line with 600m/min successfully started
  • 2017 | Brückner’s battery separator film lines proven in the field – for Evapore® as well as the wet process
  • 2016 | Intelligent Line Management – a new way of operating film stretching lines
  • 2015 | Brückner’s 10.4m lines well-proven in the field
  • 2014 | Brückner’s direct film casting technology proved in numerous successful line starts
  • 2013 | New LISIM® generation with advanced features for all high end applications
  • 2012 | Line concepts for battery separator film production
  • 2011 | First LISIM® line for BOPA film production
  • 2011 | First LISIM® line for BOPET optical film production
  • 2010 | World's first 6.2m CPP line
     
  • 2009 | Technology merger: Film stretching lines & cast film technology from one supplier
  • 2008 | Heavy duty roller bearing system for BOPET thick film up to 400µm
  • 2007 | Unique multi-gap MDO stretching for added value BOPET films
  • 2006 | LIWEB: Linear motor edge guide system for higher line uptime; Heat recovery system for utmost energy savings
  • 2005 | A new dimension in high-speed film winding: Brückner’s LIWIND® system
  • 2004 | High speed 8m BOPET line; Complete BOPET thick film line up to 200 µm for optical film
  • 2002 | Start-up of 18 stretching lines: 40% of them according to the agreed time schedule, 60% explicitly earlier. None late!
  • 2001 | World’s third 10 meter BOPP line
  • 2000 | Start-up of another large complete turnkey plant with two BOPP lines
  • 1999 | World’s second 10 meter BOPP line
  • 1998 | New Research and Development centre
  • 1997 | Acquisition of extrusion division of Barmag AG
  • 1996 | World’s First BOPP LISIM® production line sold
  • 1995 | World’s first 10 meter BOPP Line
  • 1993 | Acquisition of Cellier Film S.A.; Licensing agreement between Brückner and DuPont for Linear Motor Simultaneous Stretching (LISIM®)
  • 1991 | Programme acquisition from Kampf Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co.
     
  • 1989 | Product programme acquisition from Proctor & Schwartz Ltd.
  • 1988 | BOPET plant for audio/video film
  • 1986 | First complete simultaneous stretching line with Pantograph system. World’s first 8 meter BOPP line
  • 1985 | Fourth pilot line
  • 1984 | Introduction of PLC technology
  • 1980 | First line with automatic profile control
  • 1979 | First 3-layer BOPP coextrusion line
  • 1977 | World’s highest capacity 6 meter BOPP line
  • 1976 | Third pilot line
  • 1973 | World’s first 6 meter BOPP line
  • 1970 | First complete BOPP line for capacitor film
  • 1969 | New company premises
  • 1967 | First complete BOPET line
  • 1966 | Second pilot line
  • 1965 | First complete BOPP line
  • 1961 | First pilot line for plastics film production
  • 1960 | Company foundation