Passionate pioneering papermaking for more than
400 years

Our expertise and pioneering leadership in paper innovation goes back over 400 years. Today, we are the first international manufacturer solely dedicated to decor paper. We offer an extensive range of high-quality products for surface upgrading of wood-based panels.

Who we are

The innovation leader – constantly pushing our boundaries

As a company shaped by innovation, we are constantly advancing smart decor paper solutions. We add value to the entire processing chain and we innovate to make sustainable living spaces accessible to everyone. We believe in science, facts and understanding and we developed advanced capabilities at our research center supporting our spirit of innovation. Applying project management methodologies, our R&D resources focus on topics related to research of more sustainable and cost-competitive materials and development of new products. We are committed to identify solutions for new product applications and increased decor paper functionality.

What we do

Tailor-made decor paper solutions

“Our passion for decor paper flows through everything we do.”

Giulio Giulianelli

Business Development Manager Solid Colors

Our dynamic approach to every product aspect, innovation or challenge has made us a market leader and go-to name for tailor-made decor paper solutions. We offer a high level of individualization with made-to-order products. Our technical customer service team has the expertise for optimizing paper runnability during the customer transformation process and improving both product characteristics and efficiency. And because we are committed to complete service everywhere, we offer our expertise in all our relevant locations, as well as on-site at our customer’s premises.

We are the recognized market leader for solid color decor paper

We combine the widest color range with our proven manufacturing capabilities in color repeatability and consistency. Our team of technical color experts ensures that we can fulfill your color requests with the perfect match. With our color design services and marketing tools, we support our customers with a wide range of HPL/CPL and LPL color solutions to provide them the best suitable solution in terms of quality and efficiency.

We offer high-performance print base paper

Our print base papers are perfectly suitable for printing and further coating/saturation processes. They provide excellent printability and good surface properties including high consistency regarding color and technical characteristics. They also offer advanced possibilities for dimensional stability control.

We are the pioneer in pre-impregnated decor paper

We’ve always relied on our innovative and technical curiosity. Our desire to explore new possibilities in pre-impregnated papers made us the first to produce foil base papers using an environmentally friendly, formaldehyde-free formulation. We are also the only decor paper producer that can offer four different pre-impregnated quality types. It’s all part of our promise of providing all our customers with a comprehensive product range that is perfectly suitable for most finish foil applications.

Mission-vision and values

We are driven by our mission-vision to lead decor paper innovations for a sustainable everyday life.

Purpose

We are inspired by a higher purpose

Heritage

400 years of decor paper passion

Our identity is based on the fundamental values and culture of our Central European and Nordic heritage. Our long experience and extensive paper expertise drive our quality, performance, reliability, and sustainability standards. In the constant pursuit of innovation, we have always been pioneers of our time in creating products from paper. Our enthusiasm for technology and engineering and our desire to provide better solutions for customers and end-users has helped us actively shape the decor paper industry since the beginning.

Facts & Figures

We supply our global customer base from 6 production sites in 5 countries

Production Sites
Sales Offices and R&D Center

Production Sites    Sales Offices and R&D Center

350

more than 350 customers worldwide in over 50 countries

250

Ktons paper production capacity per year

11

paper machines within our global manufacturing platform

6000

a portfolio of more than 6000 colours

1200

employees worldwide

500

million € net sales

12

sales offices and representatives

1

research & development centre

Sustainability

We are the industry's frontrunner in sustainability

“With our long history and deep roots in our local communities, we are committed to future-oriented and environmentally friendly production.”

Thomas Kazmaier

Manager R&D/Quality Dettingen

We think sustainability and good performance go hand in hand. That is why we support the decor industry by providing it with more environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing, high performance laminate surface solutions. Responsibility towards future generations and nature are our guiding principles.

Energy, carbon emissions, water and waste

Through investments, we aim to reduce our CO₂ emissions by 25% per ton of paper by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions latest by 2050. By means of our innovation, our supplier code of conduct and our continuous improvement work we steadily minimize our environmental footprint, make our waste management more efficient and reduce our energy and water consumption.

Human rights, safe and healthy work environments and social engagement

Respect for human rights, social equity, inclusiveness and diversity are fundamental pillars of our code of conduct. We continuously strive to provide industry leading employee safety and healthy work conditions. Our aim is to make a positive social impact by acting responsible and being actively engaged in our local communities.

Certified quality, environment and safety management systems

Our quality, environment, energy and occupational health & safety management systems are certified according to the highest ISO standards. Our pulp used for our paper production is sourced from controlled, sustainable forestry, certified according to FSC® standards (Forest Stewardship Council) and chlorine-free.