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ABOUT US

SUSTAINABLE

LONG-TERM

INNOVATIVE

Schoeller Group is a group of companies connected to the Schoeller holding companies in Munich and Zurich that are active in the areas of returnable packaging solutions, supply chain systems and intellectual property services with a special focus on sustainability.
The group has developed out of traditional roots from Gebrüder Schoeller in Düren (founded in 1799) and Alexander Schoeller & Co, Jülich (founded in 1880) and is now held by Martin and Christoph Schoeller and their families in the 7th generation.

The group has combined revenues in excess of 1bn.€, more than 4.000 employees worldwide and is structured in several operational entities under four separate family owned holding companies Alexander Schoeller & Co, Gebrüder Schoeller, Schoeller Logistics Systems and Schoeller Group that either hold majorities or strategic minorities in different partnerships. The companies act independently from each other.

THE GROUP

The group is organized in six independent and ringfenced segments. Among its industrial basis the Schoeller Group has also developed its own family office including liquid asset management, real estate (both developments and longterm holdings) as well as some select private equity/venture capital investments.

MATERIAL HANDLING PACKAGING
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERVICES
FAMILY OFFICE

Examples:

PV SOLARPARKS

ETC

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT
CONSULTING/SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES
REAL ESTATE

OUR COMPANIES

COMPANY

AT A GLANCE

MANAGEMENT

BOARDS AND PARTNERS

Martin Schoeller
Christoph Schoeller
Christian Uhlik
Philipp Kahlenberg
Johannes Marcus
Peter Pilenghi

Dr. Bernhard Heiss
Mag. Christian Pochtler
Rudolf Seidl

  • worldmarket leader in plastic returnable transport packaging
  • >500m€ in revenues
  • c. 2.000 employees
  • 12 manufacturing facilities across Europe and US
  • joint holding with Brookfield Business Partners
  • headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Ian Robinson (CEO)
Ian Degnan (CFO)
Ludo Gielen (CMO, CIO)

Christoph Schoeller (Chairman)
Martin Schoeller (Chairman)
Pierre McNeil
Ralf Rank
Andreas Sauer
René Wolfkamp

  • leading German logistics solutions provider for the pharmaceutical industry and other high-end, sensitive goods (eg. electronics)
  • c. 500m€ in revenues
  • c. 2.000 employees
  • 40 sites in Germany
  • headquartered in Weinheim, Germany

Wolfgang P. Albeck (CEO)
Wolfgang Weber (COO)
Christian Althaus (CFO)

Peter Amberger
Claus-Peter Amberger
Philipp Kahlenberg
Johannes Marcus
Christoph Schoeller
Christina Thurner
Jochen Winter

IPCOM

  • Intellectual property holding for the mobile telecommunication industry
  • more than 1.500 patents
  • own R&D team
  • headquartered in Pullach, Germany

Christoph Schoeller
Bernhard Frohwitter

Christoph Schoeller
Bernhard Frohwitter
Eran Zur (Fortress)
Aaron Slan (Fortress)

  • marketleader in plastic returnable transport packaging in Denmark/Skandinavia
  • 60 employees
  • headquartered in Regstrup, Denmark

Nicholas Schoeller

Michael Schoeller
John Korsoe-Jensen (Chairman)
Siegfried von Saucken
Fleming Lindelov
Philipp Kahlenberg

  • solutions for the plastics industry for materials handling, polymer treatment, recycling and complete systems for producing long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT-pultrusion lines)
  • c. 140 employees
  • headquartered in Bensheim, Germany

Peter Theobald
Dirk Egemann

Christian Uhlik

  • Barkawi Management Consultants is an international management consultancy that focuses on supply chain management and after sales services
  • c. 100 employees
  • 5 offices worldwide
  • headquartered in Munich, Germany

Karim El Barkawi (Founder&CEO)
Carena Barkawi (Founder&CEO)
Wolfgang Schürholz
Dr. Andreas Baader
Andreas Tengler

REAL ESTATE

  • Acquisition of existing portfolios as well as own developments
  • Example: Development of Erlanger Höfe (>30,000 sqm, > €150m)

Johannes Marcus

Engelhardt Gruppe

Unique digital payment platform for digital content

Cosmin Ene (Founder&CEO)

  • Handcrafted design-jewellery with direct sales channel
  • c. 75m€ in revenues
  • c. 350 employees
  • Headquartered in Vienna, Austria

Michael Meurer

Christian Scharpenack

Georg Ehrenstrasser

  • Non-profit foundation
  • Goal is to enable or support greening of deserts for agriculture in order to fight poverty, water scarcity, migration and climate change in a sustainable way

Martin Schoeller

MANAGEMENT

CO-FOUNDER
DIPL. ING. (ETH)

MARTIN SCHOELLER

CO-FOUNDER
DIPL.- ING. (ETH)

CHRISTOPH SCHOELLER

MANAGING DIRECTOR | PARTNER
DIPL.- ING.

CHRISTIAN UHLIK

MANAGING DIRECTOR | PARTNER
DIPL.-VOLKSWIRT

PHILIPP KAHLENBERG

MANAGING DIRECTOR | PARTNER
DIPL.-BETRIEBSWIRT

JOHANNES MARCUS

CFO
DIPL.-BETRIEBSWIRT (STB- AND WP DIPLOMA)

PETER PILENGHI

HISTORY

16th century

Origin of the Schoeller industrial family with the iron production in Kirschseiffen/Hellenthal/Germany – still the site of the Schoeller Werk today. Subsequent the family was pioneering into textile, paper, sugar industry and banking.

1718

Start of Schoeller textile production in Düren– still successfull today (Gebrüder Schoeller Anker Teppiche and Schoeller Textil, Switzerland)

1773

Start of Schoeller paper production in Düren – still successfull today (Schoellershammer and Felix Schoeller Papier)

1833

Foundation of the Schoeller Bank in Vienna and further expansion of the industrial conglomerate in Austria, Switzerland, Silesia, Poland

1880

Foundation of Alexander Schoeller & Co Zuckerfabriken, Jülich.

1938

Alexander Max Schoeller (1911 – 1973) separates from the traditional family business and enters into wooden boxes and container manufacturing in Silesia and moves in 1948 to Göttingen.

1958

Development and production of the first plastic bottle crate by Alexander Schoeller.

1982

1982 Entrance of Martin Schoeller and Christoph Schoeller in the company and rebuilding of European factory footprint.

1992

Foundation of IFCO-Systems.

1995

Club deal acquisition of trans-o-flex together with Amberger Group and later-on in 1997 sale to Deutsche Post.

1997

GE Capital becomes partner in IFCO Systems.

1999

Acquisition of Wavin Trepak and Berolina to form Schoeller Wavin Systems. JPMorgan joins Schoeller Wavin Systems as minority partner.

2000

IFCO acquires PalEx in US and double-listing at the Frankfurt and Nasdaq stock exchange.

2003

Stirling Square Capital replaces JPMorgan as private equity partner in Schoeller Wavin Systems.

2003

Apax Partners became partner in IFCO-Systems

2005

Schoeller Wavin Systems acquires Arca Systems to form Schoeller Arca Systems and becoming world market leader in plastic returnable packaging. Split of Schoeller Plast Industries and Schoeller Arca Systems.

2007

Schoeller and Frohwitter join forces with Fortress to build IPCom.

2007

Schoeller Industries increased its stake in Schoeller Arca Systems whereas One Equity Partners (JPMorgan) became new partner replacing Stirling Square Capital

2011

Sale of participation in IFCO-Systems to Brambles.

2012

Schoeller Arca Systems acquires Linpac Allibert to form Schoeller Allibert Group

2016

Schoeller joins forces with Amberger Group to re-acquire trans-o-flex.

CONTACT

LOCATION

Zugspitzstrasse 15 D-82049 Pullach Germany

TEL

+49-(89) 55277-0

FAX

+49 (89) 55277-299/298

MAIL

info@schoeller.org