The history of Franz Mensch
Our company history since 1972
Quality and reliability for over 50 years
Franz Mensch is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of certified disposable products for the food industry, gastronomy, hotels, nursing, hospitals, industry and trade
The core competencies of the company include hygiene, cleaning and packaging (especially biological food packaging).
The most important milestones in the company history
|2017||The construction of the new company headquarters in Buchloe is finished. Since 11.09.2017 we are working in our new building.|
|2016||In planning: Complete new building on an area of approximately 50,000 sqm
In Buchloe, a new company building including offices and a logisitc hall with 44,000 pallet parking spaces will be build for around 21 million euros. The groundbreaking is scheduled for spring 2016.
|2015 - March||New web shop is live on www.franz-mensch.de|
|2013||Implementation of a new computer system|
|2012 - April||Franz Mensch 40th Birthday|
|2011||Finishing of and move-in into the new office builing|
|2009/2010||New building in Eresing with new office and enlarged storage area|
|2009||20 years of management by the Theiler family|
|2008||10 years of Franz Mensch in Eresing|
|2007 - April||Franz Mensch 35th Birthday|
|2006/2007||New building in Eresing with new office and enlarged storage area with space for over 3.000 pallets|
|2005||Equipment of the warehouse with the latest logistics technology|
|2003||New high rack warehouse with space for over 1.500 pallets|
|2002- April||Franz Mensch 30th Birthday|
|31th of Dez 2001||Up to the present day Rolf W. Theiler has served the GmbH as an additional managing director. Today he still actively serves the company on matters involving the press.|
|30th of June 2001||Achim and Axel Theiler take over the management. The generational change was consummated with the name change to GmbH. Both sons learned the business from scratch.
Achim Theiler – married, with 3 children – has been involved since 1989. In 1992 second training in business administration and from 1994 onwards continuing education as a sales specialist.
Axel Theiler – married, with 2 children – concluded his studies in Berlin in order to further expand the firm together with his father and brother.
Achim und Axel - Achim and Axel Theiler feel committed to the company tradition and regard the company - as their father did before them - as a service provider which gives prime focus to the customer.
Their motto: success is only attainable though competence, service and quality!
|1998||Move to Eresing, near Landsberg am Lech|
|1995||Entry of son Axel Theiler|
|1992||Move to Langwied near Munich|
Due to cardiac disease Franz Mensch is forced to give up the company.
He found a successor in Rolf W. Theiler, who continued his ideas and continues the company Firma Franz Mensch.
Rolf Theiler was managing the company Franz Mensch as director from 1988 to the end of June 2001.
|1987||Franz Mensch launches the EUROPA CHEF'S HAT - still the latest chef's hat!|
|1st of April 1972||
The Franz Mensch company is founded by Mr. Franz Mensch as a one-man operation. Focus: disposable kitchen apparel.
The founder of the company and qualified cook led the company from 1972 to1988. He implemented the idea of using disposable clothing instead of fabric in April 1972.
He began to pioneer the sale of disposable kitchen apparel such as chef's hats, non-woven forage hats, polythene aprons and non-woven half-aprons from his one-man office "living room".