June 05, 2023   Schreiner Group
Schreiner Group Receives Innovation Awards

FINAT Awards: Three Accolades for Two Products

For Schreiner Group, it was a resounding success: In this year’s FINAT label competition, two products were recognized with three awards. That all the accolades were presented in the Innovation category is a particularly outstanding fact for the hidden champion. The European self-adhesive label industry association (FINAT) was especially impressed by the Film-Based Cover that received two awards–including the overall group award for Innovation & Electronic Printing.

“I am delighted that we were recognized for two products with three awards,” said Dr. Jens Vor der Brüggen. As head of research and development, he personally accepted the accolades. “I am even more delighted about us having won the awards for innovations.” As a high-tech company, Schreiner Group has been driving the further development of labels intensively in recent decades—in a variety of markets. Schreiner ProTech specializes in the Mobility market, Schreiner MediPharm in Healthcare. “I’m particularly pleased that the three awards recognized a product for the automotive industry and one for the pharmaceutical industry,” said CEO Roland Schreiner. Schreiner Group’s winning products not least show how technical, forward-thinking, and innovative the most important products of the label industry are today.

The Film-Based Cover from the Schreiner ProTech business unit was the winner in the overall group of Innovation & Electronic Printing and in the Innovation & Electronic Printing–Innovation category. The product enables cost-efficient and easy sealing of component housings. Especially in comparison to a conventional injection-molded cover it entails clearly lower costs, saves space in transportation and installation–and enables a weight reduction of up to 85 percent. Even so, the film-based solution is stress-resistant and provides a water-tight and dustproof closure. An integrated pressure compensation seal guarantees reliable venting of the component.

The Smart Blister Card from the Schreiner MediPharm business unit was recognized in the Innovation & Electronic Printing–Electronic Devices category. The high-tech product extends a standard blister pack by digital adherence monitoring. Using integrated conductive lines combined with an electronic unit, data can be generated in real time as soon as a patient pushes a tablet out of a cavity–for instance, the time of removal, dose, or the specific cavity. The data can subsequently be read using a reader or smartphone app and transmitted to a database.

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Award Ceremony
On behalf of Schreiner Group, Dr. Jens Vor der Brüggen, Head of Research and Development, accepted the FINAT Awards.

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Film-Based Cover
The Film-Based Cover for easy and cost-efficient sealing of component housings was recognized in the overall group of Innovation & Electronic Printing as well as in the Innovation & Electronic Printing–Innovation category.

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Smart Blister Card
The Smart Blister Card with integrated electronics serves the purpose of digital adherence monitoring and received the accolade in the Innovation & Electronic Printing–Electronic Devices category.

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About the Schreiner Group

Schreiner Group GmbH & Co. KG is an internationally active German family-owned company and regarded as a preferred partner for Healthcare, Mobility and General Industry. Its core business is focused on top-quality functional labels enhanced by complementary system solutions and services. Schreiner Group’s innovative high-tech labels and functional parts create smart solutions and help make life healthier and safer, and enhance human mobility. 

Ca. 1,300 employees generate total annual sales of approximately 220 million euros. The high-tech company has four locations: In addition to the headquarters in Oberschleissheim and another production site in the Munich metropolitan region (Dorfen), they include the two international manufacturing facilities in the United States (Blauvelt, New York) and in China (Jinshan, Shanghai). 

Collaboration and exchange are shaped by the core values of Innovation, Quality, Performance and Enthusiasm. Schreiner Group defines itself as a company committed to acting sustainably and therefore deliberately assumes responsibility for people, the environment and society. 

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