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,...

Long-lasting freshness for all sorts of floors thanks to microcapsules by Follmann

As the first detergent manufacturer to implement microencapsulated fragrances, HOTREGA® has opted for Follmann capsule technology. Each company who aims to stand out from the competition needs to offer its products with added values. In the detergent and cleaning industry, this, for example,...

Contact releases fragrance

Appearance not only has an effect on the decision of buying at the POS.  Also haptic and perfume on packaging become more important. Multisensory marketing absolutely aims for sensual moments. Embossing, foliation, scents: effects which seem to be custom made for the application in the...

Follmann at PSE Europe 2017

As experts for the development and manufacture of pigment preparations for colouring polyurethanes, coatings and CASE applications, Follmann will be exhibiting at the PSE Europe trade fair at the MOC Veranstaltungscenter in Munich from 27 to 29 June 2017. Curious trade fair visitors can get all the...

Follmann at interzum 2017

The manufacturer of speciality chemicals will be showcasing its range of high-quality adhesives for the wood and furniture industries at Stand E-031 in Hall 6.1 at this year's interzum from 16 to 19 May 2017 in Cologne. For more than 30 years, Follmann has been developing and producing...

Follmann at Techtextil 2017

Under the slogan "Customised Coatings – Fascinating Functions", Follmann will be showcasing its broad range of products and services in the functional coating sector at this year's Techtextil in Frankfurt between 9 and 12 May 2017 at Stand B45 in Hall 3.0. From operating rooms to...

Follmann at the European Coatings Show

Under the slogan, "We bring colour to your life", Follmann will be showcasing its water-based and solvent-free pigment preparations plus customised solutions at the European Coatings Show in Nuremberg. Following on from its successful trade fair debut in 2015, Follmann will be...

Two trade fair premières for Follmann

For the first time, the Minden company is showcasing its products and services for the packaging industry at interpack in Düsseldorf and at Empack in ´s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands.   Follmann now has two trade fair premières lined up – in April and May:...

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,...

2017 wallpaper calender thrills international audience

The "Wallpaper competence" network showcased its 2017 wallpaper calendar to a large audience of international guests at the Heimtextil trade fair.   On 11 January, the "Wallpaper competence" network held its second evening event as part of the Heimtextil trade fair....

Wall decoration – Journey through the decades

Just in time for the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt, the “Wallpaper competence” network is unveiling its new wallpaper calendar for 2017.   From the mural paintings of the Stone Age to innovative technologies for wallpaper coating – and fully in line with the...

Wall decoration – Journey through the decades

From the mural paintings of the Stone Age to innovative technologies for wallpaper coating – the 2017 wallpaper calendar shows the development of wallpaper design using selected historical periods right up to the present day.   Whether it be fleece, paper or textile...

A first: Follmann’s first appearance at All4pack

The expert for speciality chemicals will be presenting its water-based printing inks for flexible packaging at the All4pack 2016 trade fair in Paris from 14th until 17th November.   For four days, interested visitors to this year’s All4Pack – a merger of the Emballage and...

Follmann at FachPack 2016

The expert for speciality chemicals will be presenting its premium products and services for the packaging industry at the Nuremberg exhibition centre from 27 to 29 September   After making a successful first appearance at the trade fair last year, Follmann is exhibiting once again...

Successful trade fair première

Follmann attended drupa as an exhibitor for the first time ever and achieved positive results Over the course of the eleven days of the trade fair, interested visitors attending drupa had the opportunity to find out about scent varnishes, water-based printing inks for flexible packaging and...

Great trade fair premiere for Follmann

At this year's "Cosmetic Business" trade fair taking place in Munich from 8 to 9 June, Follmann, the expert for speciality chemicals, will be telling visitors all about microencapsulation for cosmetic applications. Which products are the capsules suitable for and which benefits do they...

Around the world with the 2016 wallpaper calendar

At this year's Heimtextil, Follmann presented both its wide range of products for wallpaper finishing and this year's wallpaper calendar   For four days, interested visitors to Heimtextil in Frankfurt were able to acquaint themselves with Follmann's innovative wallpaper coatings at the...

Great trade fair premiere for Follmann

The Minden-based company will be presenting its high-quality product and service offering for the printing and packaging industry at this years drupa in Düsseldorf.   It will be Follmanns first time as an exhibitor at drupa, the worlds leading trade fair for graphic and industrial...

A journey through the fascinating world of wallpaper art

  Follmann provides initial insights into the 2016 wallpaper calendar which will be officially unveiled in January at Heimtextil in Frankfurt.   The new wallpaper calendar for 2016 has a distinctly international flavour, reflecting the international nature of the companies involved...

Sustainable and flexible printing with water-based printing inks

Follmann presented its packaging solutions for the first time and with great success at the FachPack trade fair and showed that water-based printing inks are the future when it comes to flexible packaging At this year\'s FachPack in Nuremberg from 29 September to 1 October, Follmann exhibited its...

Follmann presents packaging solutions at the Fachpack

  Water-based printing, appealing scenting and reliable adhering of packaging – Follmann presents its packaging solutions for the first time at the FachPack trade fair! The Minden-based company will be presenting its diverse range of packaging solutions at the FachPack fair in...

Scented tubes

At this year's "Cosmetic Business" exhibition Follmann focused on scent varnishes as well as microcapsules and presented, together with Tubex, a scented tube.   On the 10th and 11th of June at Follmann's booth numerous visitors of the "Cosmetic Business" exhibition were...

Customised coatings - fascinating functions

At this year's Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, Follmann presented its wide variety of products and services in the field of functional coatings. There was particularly strong demand for coatings for geo- and agricultural textiles as well as for...

Successful trade fair premiere for Follmann

With its slogan "Life is full of colour", Follmann attended the "European Coatings Show 2015", presenting cutting-edge solutions and comprehensive service covering every aspect of pigment preparations. This year saw Follmann exhibit for the first time at the "European...

Global demand for Follmann´s wallpaper expertise

Despite the current challenges associated with business in Eastern Europe, Follmann is expanding steadily with its local sales company OOO Follmann on the Russian market. At MosBuild 2015, the largest Russian trade fair for building, decorating and interior design, which was held in Moscow from 31...

The wonderful world of wallpaper

The "wallpaper competence" network is presenting a range of creative wallpaper printing techniques and materials in its 2015 wallpaper calendar and wallpaper pattern book.   "Star Walls – Circle of Zodiac" – the entire range of industrial wallpaper...

Customised coatings – fascinating functions

"Customised coatings – fascinating functions": this is the central theme of Follmann's stand at this year's Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt, which runs from 4 to 7 May 2015.   At the leading international trade fair...

Safely into the future - with FOLCO® LIT D3 W91 HS

Minden, 5 May 2015. In an age of growing awareness for healthy living, there is an increasing focus on living environments. In addition to windows, doors, flooring and other home textiles, furniture is becoming ever more important. On the one hand, the materials used should be environmentally...

Life is full of colour!

With this slogan in mind, Follmann will present state-of-the-art solutions and comprehensive service covering every aspect of pigment preparations at the "European Coatings Show 2015" at Stand 106 in Hall 7A.   This year Follmann will make its first appearance at the...

Microcapsule scent and freshness boosters

"Folco Capsolute" microencapsulation technology for use in cosmetics is now available from Follmann Small capsules – big effect: microcapsules filled with fragrance create added value not only in scent marketing and applications like detergents and cleaning products; the minute...

Fascination wallpaper – all year round

"Star Walls – Circle of Zodiac" – even the name of this year's wallpaper calendar leaves you wanting to find out more. The international calendar, a joint project initiated by the "Wallpaper expertise network" (Kompetenznetzwerk Tapete) which comprises the companies...

Great news: one scented coating system for all kinds of offset printing!

Oil-based scented coatings from Follmann can now be used universally for sheet-fed and web offset applications / No additional drying agent required / Less frequent roller washing than with conventional scented coatings Scent is one of the most important elements in multi-sensory marketing....

Follmann & Co. brings colour into business!

Expansion of Pigment Preparations unit / Focus on customer service and customised solutions / New Business Development Manager enhances our expertise Minden, 30 September 2014. Be it printing inks for paper and packaging, wallpaper and functional coatings, scent microencapsulation, wood and paper...

Fascinating chemistry - live and interactive. Around 2,000 visitors attend Follmann Groups open day

Around 2,000 visitors saw how multifaceted, fascinating and vital chemistry can be at the Follmann Group's open day in Minden on 20 September 2014. Far from dry old formulas and complicated substance names, the international family company delighted young and old with a varied programme, featuring...

Positive H1/14 - The Follmann Group continues to grow

Minden, 07 August 2014. The Minden-based Follmann Group closed the first half of 2014 extremely positively: the speciality chemicals company operating internationally with headquarters in Minden reported an increase of over 20 per cent in turnover for the first six months of this year, to in excess...

Scent marketing appeals to the senses

At the marketing trade fair Co-Reach, Follmann will exhibit technology for engaging customers in a successful ongoing dialogue Scientists have discovered that sales figures can be increased significantly when consumers get a whiff of a scent that complements the product. Follmann, a high-tech...

Wallpaper coatings from Follmann Wallpaper increase the feel-good factor in our own four walls. With its new design possibilities for wallpapers Follmann has the means to create the right chemistry in your home. Wallpaper Designs 2014    

Wallpaper coatings from Follmann for a beautiful home

Home is a place to relax and feel at ease, where we spend time with our family and invite friends round. Our own four walls provide a retreat and a haven of well-being, in which wall design plays a central role. With its finishing products for the wallpaper industry, Minden-based company,...

Award for degree thesis - Selling to all the Senses

Microscopic capsules as sales driver Award for degree thesis "Selling to all the Senses" The German Association of Perfumers (DGP) has been awarding a prize to young researchers since 2009. This year the award for best degree thesis went to Stefanie Klimpke. The author of the 74-page...

A variety of packaging solutions to satisfy all the senses

Since there is packaging on just about everything these days, consumers come into contact with Follmanns products almost daily. The medium-sized family-owned business finishes packaging attractively with its printing inks, glues it securely with its adhesives and even gives it a unique scent with...

Follmann Advanced Coatings - Wealth of Possibilities

Technical textiles are used virtually everywhere today, reliably performing a wide variety of functions in everyday life and also under extreme conditions. Fields of application such as geotextiles, roofing membranes, advertising media or conveyor belts and bands are just a few examples....

New Follmann adhesive launched

Minden in East Westphalia, Germany, is home to Europes largest cluster of furniture makers, and one of the most important regions for suppliers to the international furniture industry. ZOW, the trade fair for suppliers to the furniture industry, will take place in Bad Salzuflen, in the heart of...

Wallpaper coatings from Follmann – the feel-good factor for the home

Minden, 26th November 2012. Your own four walls do more than just hold a roof up over your head. Ideally they also provide a retreat and a haven of well-being. The colour of the walls and wallpapers plays a vital role in this connection, contributing to a sense of safety and a pleasant and...

Follmann dispersion adhesive is awarded the Wheelmark certificate of quality

Minden, 15.10.2012. Follmann & Co., the international chemical company based in Minden, Germany, ensures the outstanding fire prevention features of its products by means of independent certification. The dispersion adhesive FOLCO® LIT D3 W91, which has more than proven its worth over the...

Follmann inaugurates its new research, development and communication centre

Minden, 20 April 2012. Minden-based chemicals company Follmann & Co. has inaugurated its new research, development and communication centre. “This represents a major milestone in the development of the company and, at € 8 million, is the largest single investment in Follmann’s...

Construction of a new research, development and communication centre at Follmann

At the chemical company Follmann & Co., based in Minden, work on the new research, development and communication centre with a total usable area of 3,000 square metres is in full swing. More than two thirds of the new three-storey building will be devoted to laboratory space. There will...

Innovation prize for Follmann & Co

The Minden-based company, Follmann & Co., has been awarded the BSB Innovation Prize 2011 for its new formaldehyde-free microencapsulation technology. The prize, which was created by the founder of the Hamburg Beratung und Servicebüro (consultation and service office, BSB), Dr. Jan-H....

Plant-compatible film printing inks from Follmann & Co.

Follmann & Co. is expanding its range of printing inks. For many years, the family-owned company from Minden, Germany, has been the market leader in Western Europe for water-based tissue inks, with the main focus on serviettes and table cloths. The printing ink manufacturer is now further...

Follmann and Nordson have investigated a previously overlooked cause of incorrectly glued packaging

Experts at Follmann, the Minden-based adhesives manufacturer, and Nordson, the market leader in precision systems for applying adhesives, have discovered a previously underestimated effect to be the cause of incorrectly glued packaging. In the experts’ opinion, the pressure at which an...

Inauguration of the Follmann logistics centre

In an official ceremony, the Minden-based chemical company has put its new logistics centre into operation. “This is a milestone in the development of the location on Karlstrasse”, explained the company’s Managing Director Dr. Thomas Damerau in a speech to employees in the...

Follmann receives special customs certificate

Minden-based company Follmann is an exceptionally reliable business partner, as confirmed by the World Customs Organisation (WCO), who awarded Follmann ”Authorised Economic Operator” (AEO) status on 6 June 2011. AEO status entitles the company to privileges in connection with...