The Erbo Group

The Erbo Group

The Erbo Group is a family-run business in its 4th generation, founded in 1912. It is divided into the following 3 areas of business: Pet, Logistics and Spraytec, which are all run as independent business units. The company strives for continuous, sustainable growth based on a business policy geared towards innovation, long-term goals, reliability and customer proximity.

History

Back in 1912, Samuel Böhlen-Cottier laid the foundations for today's enterprise by setting up a small sales shop as a supplier and distributor.

1923

Spitalgasse Langenthal

Relocation of business activities at this site in the centre of Langenthal.

1962

Buetzberg site

With Dr. Ernst Bohlen consolidates the 3th. generation the company in the Buetzberg industrial zone and develops its activities successively.

1972

Founding and beginning operation of Alifet AG

Founding of Alifet AG (now Erbo Spraytec AG). A first spray tower was built to produce and sale milk replacers for calves in Switzerland. 

1999

Rolli-Pet Tiernahrung GmbH

The 4th. generation took over the business and started the expansion in Europe. Founding of production company Rolli-Pet GmbH in Hargelsberg, Austria for pet food.

2006

Rolli-Pet Germany

Rolli-Pet expands its capacity by building a second production facility in Ahlen, Germany.

2009

New PP-500 Plant

Opening of a second spray tower, the PP-500 (ProCell Technology) for food, feed and cosmetic ingredients for its customers worldwide.

Values

The Erbo Group is committed to long-term success as a sound and modern, family-run business:


By creating value for ist customers.
By providing healthy and safe workplaces for its employees.
By ensuring the long term development of the company through financially sound funding.


At the heart of these commitments are: Customers, employees, innovation, reliability, quality, creativity and the environment.


Quality

The quality policy is an integral part of the Erbo Group. The quality of the products, the production and services of the Group’s individual business units represent a decisive factor for our long-term success. All companies are certified according to ISO 9001. Different certifications available to suit the various requirements and activities of the respective business units.

Ecology

The Erbo Group integrates environmental, health and safety principles into its management systems. The corresponding programmes are then fully implemented in all the production plants. They strive for the continuous improvement of their environmental and safety performance by applying the standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO-14001.


The Erbo Group is constantly searching for manufacturing processes that reduce the consumption of water and energy and the generation of waste, and ultimately improve the efficiency of the production facilities and supply chain. External certification bodies and authorities carry out regular environmental and safety checks at the Erbo Group.

 

Sustainability

At the Erbo Group, they are concerned about environmental issues and they protect the health of their employees. They support a sustainable economic development and are committed to eco-friendly business practices in their markets.

The business model is based on transparency and incorruptibility. Their managers and employees alike respect human dignity, independence, privacy and the rights and interests of all those who take part in making decisions and/or are respectively affected by them. They treat all people with respect, regardless of gender or origin.