January 18, 2023   Schreiner Group
Schreiner Group in First Place

Prestigious TLMI Award for Piano Label

For Schreiner Group, it is a resounding success: The globally active hidden champion headquartered in the Munich metropolitan area achieved a first-place TLMI Award—one of the most prestigious prizes in the American printing industry. The accolade went to the Piano Label entry submitted by the Schreiner ProTech business unit. This marking label enables fast yet permanent identification of valve blocks in passenger cars.

The annual TLMI Label Awards Competition of the U.S. Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) is focused on innovations and special technical achievements. A variety of high-tech products from Schreiner Group have previously won recognition in this competition. In 2022, the first-place award in the “Tag-Industrial and/or Systems” category went to Schreiner ProTech’s Piano Label.

A valve block controls the air suspension of a vehicle. Especially passenger cars in the premium segment frequently use air suspensions. The valve block has several air connections that must be installed correctly. To prevent mix-ups, the air hoses to be connected are coded with the same colors as the markings on the label. In addition, these functional labels are particularly rugged to resist the harsh conditions and high temperatures in engine compartments.

“I am particularly pleased that, once again, we were able to win first-place recognition in the TLMI Label Awards Competition,” says CEO Roland Schreiner. In 2007, based on his initiative, the high-tech company established its first international location in Blauvelt in the U.S. state of New York. The site employing more than 70 people locally manufactures products directly for the North American market. “For us as a medium-sized company, the decision to establish our first international location was a major move,” Roland Schreiner recalls. “The new TLMI Award shows that we have succeeded in building an excellent reputation also in the United States.”

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Roland Schreiner
CEO Roland Schreiner is delighted about the TLMI Label Award for the Piano Label. Under his leadership, Schreiner Group’s U.S. site was established in Blauvelt, N.Y., in 2007.

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Piano Label
The color codes and text on the Piano Label indicate precisely which air connections must be installed in which places on a valve block. In the 2022 TLMI Label Awards Competition, the label was recognized with a first-place award.

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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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