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COMPANY INTRODUCTION

 
KLINGER is an established top leader for sealing, fluid control and fluid monitoring solutions. The company was founded in 1886 as a family business and is known as a pioneer in sealing technology. Serving a global client bases, it delivers trusted products worldwide for petro-chemical, chemical, industrial, infrastructure and transportation applications.
 
Today, the Group is represented in over 60 countries with 18 production units worldwide.The KLINGER Group employs more than 2,400 people and generated € 520 million annual sales in 2019.
 
For further information, please go to www.klinger-international.com.
 

Klinger making history

 
A success story based on innovation, reliability and dedication to quality.
 

1886 – 1928

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  • In the year 1886 Richard Klinger opens up a small workshop in Vienna.
  • A mere four years later he invents the reflex level gauge.
  • In 1893 the plant in Gumpoldskirchen is put into operation.
  • Creation of the Klingerit®, the revolutionary calendared compressed fiber gasket material.

1928 – 1957

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  • Karl Klinger takes over the business.
  • Klingerit®, an oil-resistant jointing material with wire mesh, is developed for head gaskets in combustion engines.
  • The connection to the automotive industry opens up a new market segment – the production of brake pads.

1957 – 1984

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  • Hubert Klinger-Lohr becomes the new managing director of the Group.
  • Expansion of manufacturing sites and build-up of a European distribution network with 24/7 service.
  • Development of PTFE sealing materials and introduction of KLINGERsil®, the world’s first asbestos-free jointing material.
  • Production of large industrial-scale ball valves – KLINGER Ballostar®.

1984 – 2012

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  • Merger of the automotive segment with the German market leader Elring.
  • Opening of a new, modern production plant for large-scale ball valves as an expansion of the R&D unit in Gumpoldskirchen.
  • Introduction of a revolutionary high-temperature sealing material, KLINGER® Quantum.
  • Opening of new subsidiaries in Russia, Thailand and China.

2012 – 2015

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  • Group management under Heinz Scharl, Peter Müller and Christoph Klinger-Lohr.
  • Strategic acquisitions in target segments. Focus on services and organic growth outside of Europe.
  • Initialization of Group Innovation and Talent Management programs.

2015 – NOW

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  • Group management with new Executive Board Member Daniel Schibli.
  • Execution and further expansion of the global digitalization strategy.
  • Strengthening of overarching production and sales networks.
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VISION

  • We are a developing company in elastomer sealings, gaskets, valves and instruments.
  • Our success is based on teamwork.
  • We will strive to do sustainable business in an environmentally conscious way.

MISSION

  • We are a solution-oriented company that offers high product quality, fast and accurate service.
  • We deliver to Swedish industry with focus on OEM and MRO customers. Customers buy from us because we are reliable, stable and keep our promises.
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€ 520

ANNUAL SALES

IN FISCAL YEAR 2019, THE KLINGER GROUP GENERATED SALES OF 520 MILLION EUROS.
*UNCONSOLIDATED

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21

PRODUCTION LOCATIONS WORLDWIDE

FOR GASKETS, VALVES, INSTRUMENTATION, EXPANSION JOINTS OR HOSES.

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2,400

EMPLOYEES

OUR GLOBAL WORKFORCE AMOUNTS TO 2,400 PERSONS WORLDWIDE.

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80

COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE

ARE HOME TO A GROUP SUBSIDIARY OR REPRESENTATIVE

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Certified according to ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015

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In order to meet our customers and partners’ expectations, we work systematically with quality, environment and continuous improvement. As evidence of this, KLINGER Sweden AB is ISO-certified according to ISO9001:2015 & ISO14001:2015 – international standards for quality- and environmental management systems.

Certification means that our management system, including our processes and working methods, is approved according to the ISO standard. In order to meet the outside world’s expectations and requirements, the management system goes through continuous improvements and is monitored through regular internal and external audits, all to ensure the quality of our products and services.
 
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