The Erbo Group
The Erbo Group
The Erbo Group is a family-run business in its 4th generation, founded in 1912. To the Erbo Group belongs three companies, Rolli-Pet Tiernahrung GmbH, Erbo Spraytec AG and TriPlant AG. The company strives for continuous, sustainable growth based on a business policy geared towards innovation, long-term goals, reliability and customer proximity.
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.
Relocation of business activities at this site in the centre of Langenthal.
With Dr. Ernst Bohlen the 3th generation consolidates the company in the Buetzberg industrial zone and develops its activities successively.
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.
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.
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.
New warehouse / extension of the plant Hargelsberg
Beginning of operation with a new warehouse with 4800 storing positions. Extension of the plant in Hargelsberg, Austria in terms of quality, productivity and logistics improvements.
Opening of the new multi-functional building
Apart from office rooms and premises for meetings and conferences with the latest technology, there are also situated modern changing and social rooms including a staff canteen in the new multi-functional building. The extended R&D rooms with functional flexibility on the ground floor afford ideal conditions for future product and process developments, innovation projects with customers, expandable laboratory capacities and space for now pilot plants.
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.
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 companies.
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.
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.