Partnership and Responsibility

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Alpha Nova

People with handicaps have been integrated in the KNAPP AG work world since March 2015. The enthusiasm, solidarity and resourceful support by the employees and the delight and progress of the alpha-nova colleagues are good reasons to continue the programme.

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KNAPP AG has been a member of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (Austrian national association of logistics), a network of more than 10,000 executives, managers and experts in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

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Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum is a global association that connects CEOs and managers of around 400 dealers, manufacturers, service providers and other stakeholders from 70 countries. Sustainability, food safety, health & wellness as well as a continuous value chain form the main focus. Within these areas the association builds on knowledge and the exchange of best practices.

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ECR Austria

ECR is a collaborative work of companies participating in the value chain, in order to meet the wishes of the consumers better, faster and more cost-effectively. It is a hybrid cooperation between trade and manufacturing companies and deals with the formation of strategic partnerships in the sales channels of the consumer goods industry.

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EHI Retail Institute

The EHI is a scientific institute in the retail industry. Its more than 750 members include international retail companies and their associations, manufacturers of consumer and capital goods, and various service providers.

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Erlebniswelt Wirtschaft

The World of Logistics experiential tour allows visitors to explore the versatile and exciting world of logistics. Looking through the “eyes” of an order container, you can follow its path through a logistics system. Visitors can experience order fulfilment first hand, and look into the future of logistics in a 3D cinema. KNAPP AG is pleased to welcome 1,200 visitors a year.



KNAPP has been in partnership with the GIRP (European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-Line Wholesalers) for many years. GIRP is a non-profit association with more than 750 European pharmaceutical wholesalers counted among its members.

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Trade Association

KNAPP is a Trade Association partner. The Trade Association is active as representative, spokesperson and partner of trade and assists its members as they navigate the changing demands of the market.

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Ich tu’s – für unsere Zukunft

In 2012, the Styrian state government created the “Ich tu’s – für unsere Zukunft” (“I’m in – for our future”) initiative, which aims to provide information on green energy and mitigating climate change in the form of consultation, brochures and more. Since 2022, KNAPP has been an educational partner for promoting climate awareness among adults.

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As an official SAP partner, over 100 SAP® EWM specialists at KNAPP provide all the services involved in the conception, implementation, testing, installation and support (including 24/7 Service Desk) of SAP® EWM. This also includes MFS for greenfield and retrofit projects, integrating automation solutions by KNAPP and third-party suppliers.

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Styrian Service Cluster

The Styrian Service Cluster is a non-profit association of internationally active companies with related service goals. More than 15 members regularly meet to exchange ideas and best practice experience with each other, to gain new knowledge and to initiate innovations in service. The Styrian Service Cluster was founded in 2013 under the direction of KNAPP together with ANDRITZ, AVL List, Binder + Co and FH Campus 02.

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The VLB (Research and Teaching Institute for Brewing in Berlin) is a registered association with the purpose of promoting brewing science, and education and training for the brewing industry, the beverage industry and biotechnology. KNAPP actively contributes to various events by bringing in its expertise in empties sortation systems.

Further partners

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Educational institutions

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