Spotlight on technology

Follmann presents three selected motifs of its 2020 wallpaper calendar, which is dedicated to technical innovations in wallpaper design Be it colours, shapes, patterns or special effects – every year the wallpaper calendar of the ‘Wallpaper competence’ network shows that...

New Sales Manager for Industrial Bonding at Follmann

Martin Haupt has been supporting the Industrial Bonding Business Unit at Follmann as Head of Sales General Assembly since October 2019. In this position, the 50-year-old graduate engineer in wood science and technology is responsible for the distribution of high-performance adhesives for a variety...

Innovation for more sustainability: new bio-based thermoplastic adhesive

Innovation for more sustainability: new bio-based thermoplastic adhesive For the bonding of compostable plastic coatings, Follmann and its subsidiary Sealock have developed a sustainable adhesive made from bio-based raw materials / First successful use in cardboard takeaway cups certified to EN...

New Head of Printing Inks at Follmann

At the beginning of the year, Dr Alexander Gumenny assumed the role of Head of Printing Inks in Follmann GmbH & Co. KG’s Research & Development department. In this position, the 48-year-old graduate chemist is responsible for the successful international development of the Inks...

Follmann at Techtextil

Under the slogan „Coatings and Adhesives for Technical Textiles“ Follmann will be presenting its wide range of products for technical textiles at this year's Techtextil from 14 to 17 May 2019 in Frankfurt at the booth D73 in Hall 3.0. The products range from water-based polymer...

Follmann at FESPA

After making a successful first appearance at the trade fair last year, Follmann is exhibiting once again at FESPA in Munich. From 14 to 17 May 2019, the family-owned company from Minden will be at Stand B43 in Hall A6 to present its water-based ink-receiving coatings for digital printing media,...

Follmanns first appearance at Tissue World

Trade fair premiere for the printing ink experts for table decoration products From 25 to 27 March 2019, Follmann will be presenting its water-based printing inks for table decoration products and its comprehensive services for the first time at Tissue World in Milan, the world's largest trade...

Follmann at PSE Europe 2019

Follmann will once again be exhibiting at this year\'s PSE Europe. From 26 to 28 March 2019 at stand 555 in the MOC Veranstaltungscenter in Munich, the Minden-based company will be providing interested trade fair visitors with information about its pigment preparations for colouring polyurethane as...

The Contemporary Art of Geometry

The Heimtextil trade fair will see the “Wallpaper competence” network present the 2019 wallpaper calendar, which is dedicated to the art of geometric shapes and patterns. This year, the “Wallpaper competence” network is once again using Heimtextil in Frankfurt as a platform...

Holger Nietschke new Head of Sales for Follmann’s Wood + Furniture business unit

Minden, 19 November 2018. Holger Nietschke took over the position of Head of Sales Wood + Furniture on 22 October 2018. With Holger Nietschke, this role is now held by an extremely accomplished executive: as export sales manager, for example, he already held responsibility for...

The Contemporary Art of Geometry

Follmann presents the first three motifs of the 2019 wallpaper calendar, which is dedicated to the art of geometric shapes and patterns Whether on walls, on home textiles or on decorative and home accessories – graphic patterns are very much on trend and create special highlights and a cosy...

New addition to our range: adhesives for transport and shipping packaging

Follmann will present its homogenously and fast-melting PSA-adhesives for the first time at FachPack Following its takeover of the British adhesive manufacturer Sealock at the end of April this year and the resulting expansion of its product portfolio, the Minden-based company Follmann will...

Follmann appoints Dr Jörn Küster to its management board

On 1 September 2018, Dr Jörn Küster joined Dr Jörg Seubert as new managing director with responsibility for heading Follmann GmbH & Co. KG. The 55-year-old graduate chemist has many years of international experience in the chemical industry at management level as well as...

Follmanns R&D department under new management

Since the beginning of the year, the Follmann KG R&D department, including the five laboratory groups Printing Inks, Coatings, Microcapsules, Polymers and Hotmelts, has been headed by Dr Isolde Bachert. In this role, the 49-year-old graduate chemist (PhD) is responsible for the development of...

Follmann acquires majority share in ZAO Intermelt

On 28 June 2018, Follmann acquired a majority share in the Russian adhesive manufacturer ZAO Intermelt in St. Petersburg. Following the acquisition of the British adhesive manufacturer Sealock in April, this is the next logical step taken by Follmann as the company advances its...

Follmann acquires the British adhesive manufacturer Sealock

With the official signing of the contract on 27 April 2018, Follmann has acquired the adhesive manufacturer Sealock Ltd. based in Andover. Sealock Ltd. develops, produces and sells hot-melts and water-based adhesives for the packaging industry, including for example PSA hot-melts which optimally...

Follmann at FachPack 2018

For the third year running, Follmann will be exhibiting its wide range of products for the packaging industry at the FachPack trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. From 25 to 27 September 2018, everything on Stand 8-319 in Hall 8 will revolve around printing inks, coatings and adhesives specially...

Follmanns first appearance at FESPA

Following the takeover of the business area Aqueous Coatings for Digital Printing from com2C on 1 March 2018, the family-owned company from Minden, Germany, will be presenting its new product portfolio from 15 to 18 May 2018 at the FESPA exhibition in Berlin. At Stand E10 in Hall 6.2,...

Follmann at UTECH 2018

As experts for the development and manufacture of pigment preparations for colouring polyurethanes in foams and CASE applications, Follmann will be exhibiting at the UTECH Europe 2018 trade fair in Maastricht, the Netherlands from 29 to 31 May 2018. Curious trade fair visitors can get all the...

New Head of Sales Adhesives at Follmann for the corrugated board and book binding industry as well as end-of-line packaging

At the end of last year, Sebastian Drewes took over the position of Head of Sales for “Tape + Carton” within the “Print + Packaging” Business Unit at Follmann in Minden. In this position, the 41-year-old business graduate will be primarily responsible for the further...

Price adjustments effective as of April 2018

Follmann is increasing the product prices of all business units   From April 2018, Follmann will be increasing the prices by seven percent due to the increase in raw material, transport, energy and regulatory costs. In spite of strict measures to cut costs, it has not been possible...

Entry into the digital printing market

Follmann is due to take over the business area of water-based coatings for digital printing media from com2C on 1 March 2018 with a further expansion of its product portfolio. Whether for paper, films, non-wovens or textiles – with the takeover of the business area of coatings for digital...

Successful launch of the 2018 wallpaper calendar

The "Wallpaper competence" network leveraged this year's Heimtextil trade fair to showcase its 2018 wallpaper calendar to a large audience of international guests. More than 200 guests, including renowned representatives and decision makers of the wallpaper industry and international...

Ornamental diversity of the cultures

Ornamental diversity of the cultures Grand calendar launch at Heimtextil in Frankfurt: the “Wallpaper competence” network presents its 2018 wallpaper calendar – a modern interpretation of the ornamental diversity of various peoples and cultures. Ornamental diversity of the...

Ornamental diversity of the cultures

Follmann gives us our first taste of its 2018 wallpaper calendar – a modern interpretation of the ornamental diversity of various peoples and cultures. The traditional ornamentation of different peoples still sparks a wealth of ideas for modern wallpaper design. Using old characters,...

A 40-year success story Made in Germany

When Heinrich Follmann and his son, Dr. Rainer Follmann, founded Follmann in 1977, they were also laying the foundations for a concept that is still successful to this day. For the last 40 years, Follmann has developed, produced and distributed speciality chemicals for the processing industry,...