Economical – sustainable – groundbreaking : for production with a future

Successful teamwork

We are working today on tomorrow’s plastics extrusion.

As technology leader in the extrusion industry, the battenfeld-cincinnati Group offers you solutions for a wide range of applications – as standard, and in the form of individual, customized solutions. Established in the 1940s, we are one of the oldest companies in our sector, and the only one specializing exclusively in extrusion.

With about 600 associates at five locations in Germany, Austria, China and the USA, we are global players, reliable and close to our customers. battenfeld-cincinnati develops, designs and manufactures extrusion lines made to measure for companies from a great variety of industries – from the construction industry to water management.

Our motto “Sustainable Solutions Worldwide” also stands for our promise to ensure maximum output, cost efficiency and energy efficiency for you in every project. We are firmly committed to sustainability, in order to secure a future with an environment worth living in for the next generations. At the same time, we aim to supply our customers with innovative technology for trouble-free production tomorrow, too. This is why we continuously invest in research and development – to create even more efficient processes, while never losing sight of the protection of our environment. 

Our management team: leading extrusion expertise

CEO BC Extrusion Holding,
Managing Director
battenfeld-cincinnati Germany

Gerold Schley has previously held several leading positions in the plastics industry – first in the injection molding sector, then for a number of years in consulting. Before joining battenfeld-cincinnati, he was Managing Director of the European subsidiaries and Vice President of the Chinese subsidiaries of a major producer of plastics injection molding machinery.

BC Extrusion Holding

Dr. Henning Stieglitz began his professional career in the plastics industry at a big plastics machinery manufacturer in Germany where he worked as technical director. After joining battenfeld-cincinnati Germany, he was responsible for the technical department including R&D and the product group sheet/pelletizing/compounding, prior to his position as CTO.

BC Extrusion Holding

Stephan Kiesner has more than 25 years of professional experience in the fields of controlling, finance, and accounting. He has worked for several international medium sized companies from various industries in Europe and the US including Private Equity ownership. He took over the role of CFO for BC Extrusion Holding in August 2021.

Managing Director
battenfeld-cincinnati Austria

Bernhard Bohusch started his professional career as technical responsible for the world leader of control access systems. After several years acting as Sales & Marketing Director of a machine tool manufacturer, he took over the responsibility as Group CEO of an injection moulding and extrusion part manufacturing company with several production sites and sales subsidiaries in Europe. He took over the role of Managing Director of battenfeld-cincinnati Austria in January 2020.

battenfeld-cincinnati China

Toni Bernards began his professional career as commissioning engineer for a refractory technology company. After moving to Guangzhou, China, he held management positions with German industrial companies. Before joining battenfeld-cincinnati, he was General Manager at a globally active plastics machinery manufacturer in China.

President and CEO
battenfeld-cincinnati USA

Paul Godwin started his career in 1979 in the chemical industry and held professional assignments with several equipment manufacturers prior to joining battenfeld-cincinnati USA. There, he led sales and marketing and the engineering and quality control departments, before taking over the position of President & CEO.

Our memberships: global integration

Kunststoff-Cluster (Plastics Cluster)

German Engineering Federation (VDMA)

Pro Original (a VDMA initiative)

Austrian Economic Chamber (WKÖ)

WPC Plattform Austria

Our facilities in Germany and Austria are also partners of the VDMA’s sustainability initiative Blue Competence. With this partnership, we have committed ourselves to compliance with the twelve sustainability guidelines issued by the Engineering Federation.

Chinese Association for Window & Door Profiles Committee

China Plastics Piping Association (CPPA)

China Plastics Processing Industry Association (CPPIA)

China Construction Metal Structure Association (CCMSA)

China Plastics Piping Association (CPPA)

VDMA in China

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

American Fence Association (AFA)

Plastics Industry Association

Plastics Pipe Institute

Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA)

UniBell (PVC Pipe Association)

The Vinyl Institute

Vinyl Siding Institute