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85 years of Panther Display - Expansion and specialization under the umbrella of the Panther Group

Otto Kriegsch, founded in 1936, became part of the Panther Group in 2002. The company's core competencies have since been consistently expanded by Panther Display GmbH & Co. KG. With the relocation of the company to Wustermark, in the immediate neighborhood of the Wepoba Wellpappenfabrik, expansion took off at a rapid pace. Today, Panther Display is celebrating its 85th anniversary as a successful specialist in PoS productions. For some years now, the company has also positioned itself as a competent service partner for the pharmaceutical industry: Thanks to the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufacturing license in accordance with Section 13 of the German Medicines Act, Panther Pharma Service offers a wide range of services. These are also offered for further industries, such as food and beverages.

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Offering our services to fight the pandemic

Panther Pharma Service, Panther Display’s specialised service for the pharmaceutical industry, assembles and packages the medical product CentoKit-19™ for CENTOGENE GmbH. CentoKit-19™ is a corona-virus self-test kit, that allows the throat swab to be taken independently and then collected from home for laboratory analysis.

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45 years of RRK Wellpappenfabrik in Bottrop - Focused on growth and success

Once again, RRK Wellpappenfabrik GmbH & Co.KG in Bottrop draws a clear balance on the occasion of its company anniversary: In the past five years, the company, which belongs to the Panther Group, was founded in 1976 and has recorded unrestrained growth in every respect. Continuous investments in state-of-the-art systems and technology as well as logistics, which have amounted to over € 20 million since 2016, certainly have a share in this. In addition, the consistent strengthening of the current 240 employees contributes to this. Thanks to extensive possibilities of trainings and education, they were able to further expand their qualifications. The further increase in the number of trainees (a total of 25 with a share of 11% of the entire team today) contributes to being highly qualified and competent to meet the increasing customer requirements at all times in the future.

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Vitamins and minerals ready-made for retail shelves - Taxofit® uses Panther's service expertise

As part of the longstanding cooperation between the Klosterfrau Healthcare Group and the Panther Group, an extensive project in the field of packing, namely various Taxofit® products for several retail chains, is currently being implemented.

Panther supplies markets with mix trays in customer-defined fillings of vitamin and mineral supplements. For other markets, different Taxofit® tablets are sorted by type in trays provided for this purpose.

The task of Panther Display GmbH & Co. KG include printing the packaging blanks, laminating, punching, breaking out, erecting trays and loading the packaging through to inserting filler pieces, that are individually adapted to the product selection to avoid cavities.

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The performance of optimal services - Pre-assembled promotion à la carte

Lily`s Kitchen starts the launch of Lily's Kitchen in Germany in close cooperation with Panther Display GmbH & Co. KG. In a trusting collaboration, Panther Display has developed and produced a 1/4 Chep display based on corrugated board, which Panther delivers fully assembled to specialist retailers.

The different products, which vary greatly in their primary packaging, filling quantities and sizes, are presented on a total of five tray levels. Bags, cans, hanging goods, folding boxes and SRP variations are filled directly into the display by the Panther Display employees in the space specially created for the service offerings. According to the customer's specifications, all Lily's Kitchen products for healthy cat nutrition can be found in the secondary placement, ready for placement in specialist shops.

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Funny-frisch fan curve for the European Football Championship - Stadium atmosphere for chips and snacks

The well-known brand manufacturers Intersnack and Panther Display entered into another partnership on the occasion of the European Football Championship 2020, which has been postponed by a year. Various placements were made under particularly unusually strict time constraints, caused by the pandemic-related planning imponderables. These take into account the different needs and space available at the PoS for the snack items of the brand funny-frisch.

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Storage compartment base: With decorative elements in the bag

The creative freedom for individual secondary placements is almost inexhaustible today. With state-of-the-art production machines, Panther Display fulfills demanding customer requirements and manufactures an immense variety of different PoS solutions for products from any food and beverage segment as well as non-food items. With their support, Panther builds a bridge to end consumers. The display experts now turned their gaze to a critical success factor for the attractive promotional elements in everyday life. They have developed “Clever on stage”, the storage compartment base that functions as a luggage compartment and transport container for all of the display's decorative elements.

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New, one-piece base construction with plug-in cross - Base assembly from the wrist

The development experts at Panther Display have once again proven, that their know-how, their creativity and the optimal use of technical requirements lead to intelligent, material and cost-optimized PoS elements. The current result is a display base, that consists of just one compact part. The construction called “1-Piece-Base” integrates a plug-in cross as well as plug-in lugs and fold-out locks. The entire corrugated board base is manufactured in one continuous machine run on the folder gluer. The result is a display base, that combines the sustainability aspects of material reduction, ease of handling and recyclability.

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Panther produces PoS stage for the famous blue-yellow spray can

In 2019, WD-40 expanded its range to include a new product series for everything to do with bicycles, which was prominently presented at the Eurobike show in Friedrichshafen (Germany). Since then, the company has not been able to present at any further trade fais. In order to present itself to users in households as well as to professional businesses despite of this, the manufacturer now running a campaign for the brand WD-40 Bike, particularly, the Specialist product series, in cooperation with the Panther Group. A secondary placement made of corrugated board for the PoS, developed and implemented by Wepoba Wellpappenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, plays an important role. It is based on an existing secondary placement element, that has been further developed to meet current requirements.


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Panther Print sets a world record in flexo preprint with technology from BOBST

This has never happened before in flexo preprint: Panther Print GmbH, a Panther Group company headquartered in Wustermark, Germany, used a BOBST 96S central cylinder, CI flexo printing press to print more than a million square meters of liner board (preprinted corrugated board) in 24 hours — thus setting a new world record. Mastering the various printing processes requires a lot of expertise, and the Panther Print team’s world class performance proves they have it.

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