Category: About us

Mar 2021

New hall at the company headquarters: an extra 800 square metres for fast-movers

Completely in his element, Jan Siedenburg discusses the next steps with his site manager. The operations manager is impatient. He wants to put the new hall into use as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in delays with the construction firms. But now the project is almost finished. ECOCOOL is expanding its storage […]
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Mar 2021

Employee profile: All-rounder and globetrotter – Lukas von See

If one thing can be said about him, it’s that Lukas von See is a true all-rounder. And not just at the ping pong table. Also professionally, he is among the linchpins of management and – at just 28 years of age – he is almost one of the “veterans” of the ECOCOOL workforce. But […]
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Nov 2020

Modern employee mobility in times of climate change – bike leasing at ECOCOOL

Another component of ECOCOOL’s sustainability strategy is bike leasing. “We have introduced a bicycle leasing scheme,” explains Dr Florian Siedenburg. “Business bikes are key to modern employee mobility and something we can no longer do without.” They are also a unique means of achieving positive effects across multiple levels, especially within the company. So far, […]
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Nov 2020

ISO 9001:2015: Second supervisory audit passed

“We have passed our second external supervisory audit,” explains Katharina Brüssel, certified quality management representative at ECOCOOL. This applies both to ECOCOOL GmbH and to EcoCool Service GmbH. Since our quality management system was first certified according to ISO 9001:2015 two years ago, it has undergone regular internal and external audits. For two years running […]
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Oct 2020

Employee Profile: I’m off out for a walk – Heike Kallauch

Many people, some well-known and some less so, want to share their experience of pilgrimage with others. But it was the stories told by one person in particular that Heike Kallauch found so inspiring. The author Hape Kerkeling, she feels, sums up the experience of a pilgrimage perfectly. “He saps you of all your strength, […]
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Jan 2020

20 years of ECOCOOL – Interview with founder Heinrich Siedenburg and department head Valeska Busch

When asked if they have any good anecdotes to share, they start laughing. “Of course. You don’t spend 20 years with a company and not have a few stories,” says Heinrich Siedenburg. Valeska Busch confirms this with a grin. Now head of the Sewing department, she has been with ECOCOOL longer than almost anyone at the […]
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Jan 2020

Eight degrees of determination – ECOCOOL runs for a good cause

From enduring temperature changes of more than 40 degrees Celsius and ascending the daunting “stairway to heaven” to sprinting through Samoan lagoons, anything is possible for ECOCOOL. “We like to take on all kinds of challenges,” says Jana Seipke with a wink. The Head of Customer Service & Logistics, along with seven colleagues, laced up her […]
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Jan 2020

Quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 – Successful supervisory audit

ECOCOOL did more than simply earn with aplomb its first quality management system certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2015. “A year on, we have also successfully passed our first supervisory audit,” says Katharina Brüssel. As ECOCOOL’s certified quality management officer, she was responsible for coordinating the audit. “For this supervisory audit, we went through every […]
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Jan 2020

EMPLOYEE PROFILE: A tech-head through and through – Jan Siedenburg

Good luck getting his attention once he has plunged into the world of Horatio Hornblower and joined the next battle out on the high seas. It can take a while for him to come back to reality after spending even a moment reading the adventure series. Jan Siedenburg can best enjoy this relaxed sort of […]
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Jul 2019

EMPLOYEE PROFILE: Organisational talent through and through – Katharina Brüssel

Who? How? What? When? Where? Why? If anyone at ECOCOOL is sure to have the answers to these questions, it’s Katharina Brüssel. The 28-year-old is responsible for marketing, sales and quality management and is essentially the boss’s right hand. Her reputation for impeccable organisational talent precedes her. Katharina Brüssel started gaining experience in the logistics […]
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Feb 2019

EMPLOYEE PROFILE: CUSTOMER ADVISOR FOLKE POGGENBURG

At just under three years old, little Liam keeps his dad on the go. Swimming, rampaging, playing in puddles with his son – all these are activities for which Folke Poggenburg now gladly sets his football aside. Apart from this, he is devoting himself completely to his new professional challenge. Since August of last year, […]
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Oct 2018

Employee Profile: Dominique Holzmann – the first ECOCOOL trainee

From Stade to the USA, then Australia, and next stop Thailand – now the globe-trotter is staying put for the next three years in Bremerhaven. After leaving school, with his high school graduation in the bag and his sights on great adventures, Dominique Holzmann packed a rucksack and set off into the wide world. In […]
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