Strength through partnership
We view partnerships as an essential contribution to customer orientation, and through our strong network of partners, we offer our customers bundled competence, continuous added value and profound expert know-how.
Mutual trust and respect are the valuable foundations of our co-operations.
As a member of ASTRE, Grieshaber is part of an international network comprising about 260 medium-sized transport and logistics companies. The services of the pan-European group are characterised by the design, development and optimisation of customised transport and logistics solutions.
The diversity of services provided by the member companies, which are specialised in a variety of areas, in conjunction with the closely meshed network of locations in central Europe create a comprehensive service portfolio and a broad spectrum of tailor-made solutions for a wide range of requirements. The core of the network is the ASTRE Palet System, an integrated, Europe-wide pallet distribution network structured into transit platforms and distribution centres that ensure on-schedule delivery of palletised shipments all across Europe.
The organisation, which was established in 1992, maintains a fleet of around 15,000 vehicles in Europe, has approximately 3,400,000 m² of space in warehousing and logistics facilities, and employs more than 10,000 people.
IPI – International Packaging Institute
The International Packaging Institute, headquartered in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland, is the leading international competence centre for lightweight primary packaging. It was established by international corporations in the packaging industry, in partnership with highly esteemed universities and in close cooperation with industry associations and a unique pool of experts in the field of packaging technology.
Its activities focus on promoting academic development, offering scientific services and consulting, as well as organising platform events to foster technology transfer.
IPI’s mission focuses on ensuring high-quality education and further training for managers in the international packaging industry, serving as a technological hub between the packaging industry and packing industry and for the related scientific and technological institutions, as well as strengthening and expanding the technological leadership position of the packaging industry.