History

Berner International GmbH, Elmshorn

Berner International GmbH, Elmshorn

History

For a quarter of a century BERNER INTERNATIONAL GMBH has been your competent partner for pharmaceutical and biotechnological safety systems. With the incorporation of the company we have continually developed and expanded our products and services.

 

Milestones:

2015 Berner Claire receives German Design Award in the category Excellent Product Design
2014 Berner was nominated for the Bundespreis Ecodesign 2014
2014 3rd place for the the safety cabinet Claire at Fraunhofer Cleanliness Technology Award CLEAN! 2014
2013 Safety cabinet Claire wins reddot Design Award 2013
2011 Change of management  Mr Malte Schneider and Mr Thomas Hinrichs take over the management of BERNER International from Mr Jürgen Eckert.
2011  Production, testing and certification of latex-free Nitrile safety gloves
2010  Research project: "Dynamic interference factors - Movement in the laboratory"
2010  Introduction of a new service: HPV (hydrogen peroxide vapour) decontamination of microbiological safety cabinets.
2009  Design and development of a wipe sample set - Special kits for analysing cytotoxic contaminations.
2009  Relaunch of BERNER FlowSafe® cytostatic safety cabinets of model C-[MaxPro]³-130 and -190 
2009  Production, testing and certification of latex-free neoprene protective gloves.
2008 Development of the BERNER FlowSafe® Monitoring Software for displaying, testing and archiving of important data from safety cabinets.
2008 Research "Inactivation of HEPA cartidge filters from safety cabinets using autoclaves."
2008 Testing and certification of overalls, protective gown, sleeves and overshoes as clothing for protection against infection.
2007 Research project "Innovative plasma technology for the  generation of photocatalytic active, hybrid layers"
2007 Cooperative partner in the service concept "CLM - Camfil Labor Management" of safety cabinets, LAF equipment, fume hoods and hazardous cupboards.
2007 Research project "Procedure review of HPV (hydrogen peroxide vapour) decontamination of class II safety cabinets
2006 Initiation and start of the research and development project "Safer environmental conditions for safety cabinets" in our research and development laboratory. 
2006 Taking over, new concept development and successful start of the practical-based seminar "Safety Training in Cytostatics" under the direction of BERNER International. 
2005 Establishment of the microbiological inspection method in line with DIN 12980, EIN EN 12469 and NSF 49 in the research and testing laboratory. Research and development focuses in particular on the protective functions of the personal, product and entrainment protection on safety cabinets.  
2005 Development, production, inspection and certification of the microbiological safety cabinets BERNER FlowSafe® type B-[MaxPro]²-130 and B-[MaxPro]²-190.  
2004 Development and production of a new generation of an emergeny and cleaning set BERNER SpillKit XP. Inspection and certification according to the EC guideline 89/686/EEC for personal protective equipment. Awarded the mark of conformity "safety tested" by the BG Prüfzert.  
2004 Development, production, inspection and certificaton (TÜV GS mark) of the safety cabinets BERNER FlowSafe® type B-[MaxPro]³-70 and C-[MaxPro]³-70.   
2002 Construction of the research and testing laboratories for research into ventilation and air conditioning facililties and safety cabinets.  
2001 Development, production, inspection and certification (TÜV GS mark) of the microbiological safety cabinets BERNER FlowSafe® type B-[MaxPro]³-130 and B-[MaxPro]³-190. 
2001 Development, production, inspection and certification (TÜV GS mark) of the fourth generation cytostatic safety cabinets BERNER FlowSafe® type C-[MaxPro]³-130 and C-[MaxPro]³-190.  
2000 Personal certification "Specialist subject knowledge certificate service technician for safety cabinets" of our service technicians by the TÜV.  
2000 Planning and implementation fo ventilation and air conditioning systems for cytostatics laboratories. 
1999 The production and administration buildings are extended. 
1998 The company BERNER INTERTRADE GMBH is founded.  
1997 Production and assembly of ventilation and exhaust systems for cytostatic safety cabinets. 
1997 Inspection and certification (TÜV GS mark) of the third generation cytostatic safety cabinets type H-100, H-130, H-160 and H-190.  
1996 Development, production, inspection and certification (TÜV GS mark) of the second generation cytostatic safety cabinet type HV2-69.  
1994 Certification of the quality management system as EC quality assurance system in accordance with article 11 B of the EC guideline 89/686/EEC for personal protective equipment. 
1994 A quality management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 is set up and certified. 
1993 Acquisition of and amalgamation with the company CH. Meier Leichtmetall und Eisenbau GmbH.  
1989 Inspection and certification (TÜV GS mark) of the BERNER Medicvent double mask anaesthetic gas extraction system in accordance with the German appliance safety regulations. 
1988 A service department for technical services is set up. 
1988 The company's registered office moves from Hamburg to Elmshorn. 
1987 Development and sale of specialised personal protective equipment such as protective gloves, protective clothing and prep mats.   
1986 Launch of the waste heat sealing system BERNER SealSafe® or Pacto-Safe®.  
1986 Inspection and certification (BG GS mark) of the cytostatic safety cabinet type MB in accordance with the German appliance safety regulations. 
1985 Development and production of the first generation of cytostatic safety cabinets type MB. 
1982  Production of various ventilation systems for hospitals. 
1982  Name changed to BERNER INTERNATIONAL GMBH. 
1980 BERNER AIR ECONOMY GMBH was incorporated.