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KLOCKE Group history


Dr Friedhelm Klocke founds the company.

Company takeover by Hartmut Klocke

Hartmut Klocke Abfüllungs- und Verpackungs-Service is granted a manufacturing licence for the packaging of medicinal products.

Foundation of KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service GmbH in Weingarten/Baden and KLOCKE Verwaltungs GmbH

Sales office KLOCKE France EURL

Foundation of KLOCKE Pharma-Service GmbH in Appenweier/Baden

Acquisition of the vaccine plant Dessau-Tornau (IDT Biologika GmbH)

Acquisition of Pharmapack Stade GmbH

Foundation of KLOCKE of America, Inc.

Production site expansion of KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service GmbH

Foundation of the KLOCKE Holding

Merger of the plants for pharmaceutical packaging and special packaging at KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service GmbH in Weingarten

In autumn 2013, IDT Biologika GmbH took over the site, production and research facilities of Riemser Pharma GmbH in Greifswald (Riems), Germany. IDT Biologika (Riems) has been continuously expanded as a manufacturing site for veterinary vaccines, including process development and quality control.

IDT Biologika GmbH acquires the Contract Manufacturing Outsourcing business of Aeras TB in Rockville, Maryland, USA.

Acquisition of Gallant Custom Laboratories Inc. in Canada

Acquisition of Ridgeway Biologicals Ltd. in Compton, UK

Acquisition of Dr. Felgenträger & Co. – Ökochem. und Pharma GmbH in Dessau, Germany

Sale of Pharmapack Stade GmbH

Inauguration of the new administration building of KLOCKE Pharma-Service GmbH

IDT Biologika sells its animal health division to Ceva Santé Animale and focusses now on biotechnologically manufactured vaccines and human medicinal products.

KLOCKE Pharma-Service – launch of the new production area, which was expanded by 2000 m². The total production area is now more than 4,500 m².

Expansion of KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service Weingarten with a new logistics centre offering more than 8,000 pallet spaces.

Relocation of the external warehouses of KLOCKE Pharma-Service Appenweier to one new central warehouse offering more than 12,000 pallet spaces.


Years of family tradition


Locations worldwide


Employees worldwide