In order to continue to offer our customers outstanding quality within the shortest possible lead times, we have further developed our stamping machinery at both locations.
Furthermore, we aim to keep the company's carbon footprint as small as possible, which is why we have now also installed a solar panel system.
As a company, PANA also wants to continue to develop in the area of sustainability. For this reason, PANA has decided to install charging stations for our e-mobility fleet which can be used by employees and visitors. This charging infrastructure can be expanded at any time with minimal effort.
The planning for a solar panel system also made significant progress this year.
Ms. Simone Kopperschmidt was appointed as an additional managing director.
The warehouse space was expanded on site.
The waterjet cutting division at the site was established and further promoted.
Complete acquisition of the business interests by the Reichhold family and integration of PANA Foamtec GmbH into REICHHOLDING GmbH, now consisting of SSA Europe Ges. m. b. H. (technical adhesive tapes) and BOHR Schleifmittelwerk (abrasives and sanding specialists) as well as the Serbian subsidiary SSA PANA Foamtec doo.
Paul Reichhold takes over the sole management of the group of companies consisting of PANA Foamtec GmbH and SSA PANA doo in Serbia. The modernization of the existing machinery is further advanced and brought to a new level under the keyword Industry 4.0.
As one of the few foam processing companies, PANA Foamtec GmbH successfully achieves certification according to the globally recognized automotive standard ISO TS 16949 (today known as IATF 16949), representing the benchmark for suppliers to the automotive industry.
Start of construction of a production plant in Backa Topola, Serbia, in order to supply the Eastern European market more efficiently and to expand capacity for certain products. Start of operations during 2014 under the name SSA PANAFOAMTEC doo.
Completion of and expanison into the new production hall. The production capacities at the Geretsried site are expanded to more than 2,000 m² and the storage areas to more than 4,000 m².
PANA Schaumstoff GmbH renamed as PANA Foamtec GmbH in the course of the takeover by Austrian investors (SSA Europe Ges. m.b.H.).
1985 - 2009
From a company that had already existed since 1949 and had been involved in the sale of chemical innovations, the foam processing division was split in 1985 and managed at the Geretsried site under the name PANA Schaumstoff GmbH. As a pioneer in foam processing in Germany, the foundation for a successful development into a medium-sized company was established over the years. In 2010, the company is sold to the Reichhold family of investors and changed its name to PANA Foamtec GmbH.