About us

Management-Team

Aline Schirm-Marzolf

CEO

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Robert Seitz

COO

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Carlo Coriolani

CFO

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René Meier

President

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Aline Schirm-Marzolf

CEO

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Christian Meckler

Plant Manager

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Company history

Taracell AG, formerly known as R. Meiers Söhne AG, was founded as Bienen Meier in 1898. The Swiss company has been led by René Meier, the fourth generation of his family to run the company, since 1990. Since 1950, the company has specialised in the development and process-controlled production of technical moulded components and transport packaging made of polystyrene, polyethylene and polypropylene foam. Taracell AG now supplies manufacturing and production companies in a wide variety of sectors around the world.

Milestones

1898 Founding of “Bienen Meier” in the town of Künten in the canton of Aargau
1955 Launch of Taracell product brand – moulded components made of particle foam
1994 Territorial expansion with the founding of Taracell France in Burnhaupt-le-Haut
1994 Outsourcing of die/mould manufacturing to Wohlen under the name “Formtec”
2000 Expansion of services with “TaraQum”, QM consulting for the plastics sector
2006 Territorial expansion with the opening of Taracell Poland
2013 Founding of Taratrade AG, a particle foam trading company
2014 Company name changes from R. Meiers Söhne AG to Taracell AG

Company locations

  • Künten, AG, Switzerland: headquarters, development and production
  • Burnhaupt-le-Haut, France: development and production
  • Chorzow, Poland: production for eastern European customers

 

Certifications

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO/TS 16949
  • ISO 14001
  • UL 746 D
  • GMP by customer

Memberships

  • Swiss Plastics association
  • IK, industrial association for plastic packaging in Germany
  • PLASTIFAF, “Fédération de la Plasturgie”, federation specialized in plastic packaging industry in France

 

Strategic trading partner in France

  • ODIL, distributor of standard containers in the pharmaceutical sector in France
  • SO.SE.VIT, representative of wine products and packages in France