The plant of Kläger Plastik in Hartha gets its own company name and becomes Kläger SPC GmbH & Co. KG (SPC stands for Smart Performance Components). This new company foundation with its own company name sharpens the profile of the Hartha site and names the services and competences of the plant.
This year marks the 40-year anniversary of Kläger Plastik GmbH. It is also the year in which the Key Account Management in our Hartha, responsible for the distribution of technical precision and hybrid components made of high-performance plastics, is systematically expanded.
The Kläger Group celebrates the 70-year anniversary of the foundation of Karl Kläger KG in 1949. Tradition and innovative spirit unite this family business in its third generation and 204 colleagues as a strong team.
At our Hartha site, a new factory floor with a 1000 m² production area, including a logistics portal, is inaugurated and successfully commences operations.
Expansion of our compressed air sprayer product world: launch of the new FOAMYA product lines (foam sprayers), along with the FOOD & KITCHEN CHEF (food spray systems).
Start of operations of a 5-axis CNC milling machine in our in-house toolroom at Kläger Plastik in Hartha.
Start of operations of a fourth filling line for aerosol sprays and foams, with the focus on cosmetics and medical products. Start of operations of a fully automatic packaging machine, including an optical camera control system for our aerosol filling machine at VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG.
Renovation and expansion of all mixing rooms as well as investment in two large process tanks (3.000 l and 4.000 l) for bulk production at VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG.
Assembly and start of operations of three 30-tonne aluminium silos for storing plastic granules, as well as the installation of a vacuum piping system at Kläger Plastik GmbH, Neusäß.
New acquisition of a screw-on machine for pressure sprayers at Kläger Plastik GmbH, Neusäß.
Investment in a fully automatic four-station UV screen printing machine, as well as the modernisation of the whole screen printing department at Kläger Plastik, Neusäß.
In January our company director and owner, Karlheinz Kläger, passed away. He was the second generation to run the family business, and had done so for over 30 years. His son Kristian Kläger continues to run the company as the sole director.
Initial certification of VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG in compliance with IFS HPC (International Featured Standards for Household and Personal Care Products) as the first aerosol filling company in Germany. IFS is the standard that guarantees the product safety of household and personal care products throughout the entire production chain.
Introduction of environmental management and initial certification of Kläger Plastik Neusäß in compliance with the DIN EN ISO 14001 standards.
Kristian Kläger (Dipl.-Kfm. Univ., MCom) is made director, both of Kläger Plastik GmbH and of VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG. From now on, the two companies are under the joint management of Karlheinz and Kristian Kläger.
20-year anniversary of the Kläger Plastik factory in Hartha, Saxony. Covering a total area of 5,000 m2, the factory employs 108 people producing technically sophisticated plastic parts for the automobile and electronic industries on around 40 injection moulding machines.
Kristian Kläger (Dipl.-Kfm. Univ., MCom) assumes an executive role at Kläger Plastik GmbH. He is responsible for strategy, as well as product and environmental management.
Initial certification of VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG in compliance with DIN ISO standard 13485 for medical products. In this context, the extensive requirements for the design and manufacture of medical products are integrated into the existing quality management system.
Construction and inauguration of a 1000 m2 logistics centre at the Kläger Plastik factory in Hartha.
Expansion and modernisation of the mixing rooms at VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG for the bulk manufacture of cosmetics and medical products, in compliance with cosmetic and medical standards (GMP).
In December, our senior partner and company founder Karl Kläger passed away. His son Karlheinz Kläger continues to run the Kläger Group as the sole director.
Expansion of the in-house toolroom and the administration building at Kläger Plastik, Neusäß.
Introduction of a quality management system and initial certification of VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG in compliance with the DIN EN ISO 9001 standards.
The company moves into the newly built factory at the Hartha site, with a production area of 4,000 m2. The goal is to significantly increase the capacity to manufacture injection moulds, as well as precision and hybrid parts made of technical plastics.
Introduction of a quality management system and initial certification of Kläger Plastik Neusäß and Hartha in compliance with the DIN EN ISO 9001 standards.
Foundation of an additional production site of Kläger Plastik in Hartha, Saxony.
Integration of a toolroom, along with an injection moulding department, for the production of sprayer components. Start of the batch production of trigger sprayers in the Kläger Plastik factory in Neusäß.
Change of corporate form of Karl Kläger KG to Kläger Plastik GmbH. From now on the company is run by the founder Karl Kläger and his son Karlheinz Kläger.
Karlheinz Kläger joins the family business.
Restructuring of Karl Kläger KG. From now on, the contract bottling division for aerosols, liquids or creams is to be merged under the newly founded company VEMA Industrie-Verpackung GmbH & Co. KG.
The company moves into a new head office in Neusäß near Augsburg. The goal is to manufacture plastic bottles and trigger sprayers and fill aerosols and liquids under one roof.
Development of the first “Kläger” brand trigger sprayer. The newly developed proprietary sprayers are initially manufactured externally.
Production is expanded to include the filling of aerosol sprays.
Karl Kläger founds a company to manufacture chemical products for sectors such as cosmetics, chemicals and agriculture. Six garages in Augsburg, Bavaria, serve as the initial production site.