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December 1971

Company founded by Erwin Bucherl with Lothar and Horst Burger and Erich Gruber. The expression “Bürgo” comes from the names of the founding fathers


Commissioning of a 3-layer extruder with 11 kg/h in a barn in Gibitz


Achieving profitability with 5 employees


Entry of “Bürgo Plastic GmbH” in the commercial register, meanwhile 20 employees are employed


The company moves to Siegenburg, the current headquarters


The first 5-layer co-extruder in Germany is put into operation – this is still in use today


Change of shareholders, from now on Erwin Bucherl and Bernhard Braun are shareholders


Annual sales exceed 10 million Deutschmarks for the first time


Change of name to “Buergo.fol GmbH”


The first 7-layer extruder in Germany is put into operation, the first production of high-barrier films made of EVOH


48 employees and around 2,500 tons per year capacity

April 1998

Company takeover from Dr. Franz Schleicher with an investment package of EUR 10 million

September 1998

Hiring the chemist Dr. Abdel-Kader Boutrid

1999 / 2000

Two more 5-layer and one 7-layer extruder go into operation

Juni 2000

New production hall with 1,500 m² was inaugurated


A distribution hall with a storage system covering 4,000 m² was built and the administration building was modernised


Opening of the production plant for rigid films based on APET in Ingolstadt

Oktober 2005

Dipl.-Ing. Gregor Schleicher is appointed as managing director

2008 / 2010

Additional systems increased the capacity at the Ingolstadt plant to 22,000 tons per year and thermal lamination was introduced


Third 7-layer extrusion line in Siegenburg, high-tech films over 13,000 tons per year

2008 / 2009

Construction of the third location in Neutraubling, competence center for printing and lamination


Two extrusion lines for 7-layer shrink film are put into operation


Another APET CAST system is put into operation


Annual capacity of 55,000 tons per year and approx. 300 employees


Start of planning for the construction of a fourth production site in Saalfeld


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