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Our mission statement

Our mission statement defines the values and business principles that guide our actions.

It is intended to provide guidance for our employees  and establish a basis of trust.

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Family enterprise since 1932

The family-owned company KOHLSCHEIN has stood for high quality, service & sustainability since 1932.

All our activities are focused on offering high quality products and sustainable solutions made from renewable paper & board raw materials that convince our customers and therefore secure and strengthen the long-term development of the company.
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Mindfulness, agility and sustainability

The mission statement of the KOHLSCHEIN family business is based on these values.

We put people - our employees, suppliers, customers, all other stakeholders and partners - at the center of our daily and strategic actions.

In conjunction with our quality orientation as well as high integrity in dealing with our partners, these values form the foundation on which the company KOHLSCHEIN was built and will continue on its path into the future.

Our actions are characterised by mindfulness and appreciation for people and the environment. We are united by the desire for a positive working atmosphere, mutual trust, reliability and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour at all levels.

We strive for a long-term and cooperative relationship with our business partners, which is characterised by fairness, trust and reliability.

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Our employees are the company's greatest asset. Qualified, motivated employees who are committed to the company ensure the company's long-term success.

Boosting our employees' engagement and promoting the development of their skills is an essential part of our business culture. Our ambition is to create working conditions  that contribute to personal satisfaction.

The health and safety of our employees is our most important priority and is of the utmost importance to us. 

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We achieve our goals together and derive our strength from constructive, respectful collaboration. Leaders focus on the task at hand and not on themselves. We lead in a transparent manner and create a positive and results-oriented working atmosphere.

We enable and encourage independent and autonomous action within clearly defined margins and designate clear tasks and responsibilities.

We support our employees. Through open and constructive feedback, we encourage them to continuously develop their skills and help them to realise their full potential.

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Environment and future

We are making an active contribution to ensuring that more environmentally friendly materials and fewer petroleum-based plastics are used in our sales markets.

With our products manufactured from renewable raw materials, we offer convincing quality alternatives. Our goal is to operate sustainably, and to ensure all raw materials and resources are used as effectively as possible.

We promote and support the awareness of sustainable action  in our employees and continuously invest in our sales and production processes as well as in resource-saving improvements to our technology.

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