A tradition stretching back almost 100 years -#br#experience and innovatiove energy for the food industry

1st October 1920

Paul Nofer establishes an electrical installation business in today's Brunsbüttel

1932

Manufacture of closable tin drums; utilisation of black plate waste for developing the first closures for preserving jars

1938

Presentation of the PA-NO closure - probably the world's first vacuum metal closure for glass containers - and a hand-lever closing machine at the Trade Fair in Leipzig

1957

Construction of a second factory in Itzehoe

1959

Introduction of the first aluminium screw cap type Uni; development of the automatic jar closing machine Panomat

1967

Introduction of the snap-on cap for drinking glasses and respective closing machines

1982

Further development of the snap-on cap to today's Pano SR

1990

Introduction of the lug cap and the accompanying powerful closing machines

1993

Presentation of an innovative packaging solution developed jointly with Bahlsen, the Pano AK closure: A cake baked in a closed glass

1999

Start of production of a two-sectioned container as sweet packaging

2003

Introduction of the snap-on cap with sealing foil for easy opening

2009

Start of project to convert the manufacturing process of a production line to PVC-free sealing compounds; innovation funded by Schleswig-Holstein's State "Zukunftsprogramm Wirtschaft" (ZPW = Programme for the Future - Economy) using means from the "Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung" (EFRE = European Fund for Regional Development) of the European Union

Zukunftsprogramm Wirtschaft (ZPW) des Landes Schleswig-Holstein

2010

ISO-certification in accordance with standards 22000:2005 and 9001:2008 by LRQA

Zukunftsprogramm Wirtschaft (ZPW) des Landes Schleswig-Holstein

2011

Introduction of BLUESEAL®, the first lug cap without PVC and plasticizer; relocation to a new, larger factory in Itzehoe