BFSV – About us
To this end, we have networked with the Departments of Process Engineering and Ecotrophology at HAW Hamburg and intensified our cooperation. This allows us to make greater use of the strengths of the sciences established at the HAW Bergedorf site.
Our work is based on five pillars:
- the packaging research
- the packaging consulting for practice
- the packaging testing
- the scientific teaching
- and continuing education for the packaging industry
products and people.
we learn and we share our knowledge.
and want to shape the future.
Beratungsstelle für seemäßige Verpackung e.V.; foundation of the advisory office with the “Tollerort test field” in the Port of Hamburg on the initiative of the VDMA, the port authorities and the industry.
First of a total of 14 test runs in cooperation with the Maritime Meteorological Office, shipowners’ associations and the industry
Participation in the first “Interpack” in Düsseldorf
Member of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AIF)
Change of name: Beratungs- und Forschungsstelle für seemäßige Verpackung e.V., Institute for Export Packaging
First packaging advanced training course for Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung der Bundeswehr (Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement of the German Armed Forces), start of extensive seminar and training activities.
Agreement with the RG Verpackung in the RKW on the publication of the RGV/BFSV company journals for overseas packaging.
Member of the International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI).
Move to the laboratory for packaging technology at the University of Applied Sciences (FH) in Hamburg-Bergedorf
Change of name: Beratungs- und Forschungsstelle für Versandverpackung (BFSV) e.V., Institute for Export Packaging (IFE)
Recognition as a testing institute for EC packaging (packaging for relief supplies)
Recognition as testing laboratory for packaging of dangerous goods by the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
Organization and realization of the 6th IAPRI World Conference in conjunction with the 800th Hafengeburtstag.
Name change: Consulting – Research – System Planning – Packaging e.V., Institute for Consulting, Research, System Planning, Packaging Development and Testing at HAW Hamburg
Accreditation of the testing laboratory by the Deutsche Akkreditierungssystem Prüfwesen GmbH Berlin (DAP) according to DIN EN 45001, incl. requirements of DIN EN ISO 9002,
Recognition of the testing laboratory by DIN CERTO Gesellschaft für Konformitätsbewertung mbH Berlin for the testing of desiccant bags according to DIN 55473.
Re-accreditation of the laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2000
New test rig (prototype) for VCI corrosion protection effect measurement
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is now called Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg)
Extension and combination of the dynamic test laboratory with the climatic test laboratory.
Foundation of the BFSV Verpackungsinstitut Hamburg GmbH
Review in pictures
Our accreditation & certifications
The German Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
is the national accreditation authority
of the Federal Republic of Germany.
You can contact us:
+49 40 5730 944-0
Mon. to Fri. from 8:00 - 16:00