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As a supplier of high-quality water-based printing inks for a wide range of applications, we have been placing special emphasis on sustainable products and a responsible approach to our environment for a safe future for more than 40 years. Fascinating scented varnishes, water-based digital printing coatings and low-migration adhesives round off our portfolio. 

As a family-owned company, we strive for long-term customer relationships based on partnership and a high degree of trust and mutual understanding. Our customers rely on us for giving their products a perfect look, feel and function. We have earned this trust by always acting in accordance with a consistent philosophy. Vision, Commitment, Flexibility, Sustainability - Four core values that guarantee customer success, innovation and responsibility toward the environment and society. These values are part of the Follmann Dimension.

The Follmann Chemie Group, which is successfully represented worldwide by a large number of sister companies as well as local sales partners and offices, employs more than 800 people with its subsidiaries Follmann and Triflex and generated sales of over €200 million in 2019.

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Geschäftsführung von Follmann

Key figures


Germany:            Follmann GmbH & Co. KG
England:              Sealock Ltd.
Poland:                Follmann Chemia Polska sp. z o.o.
Russia:                OOO Follmann, ZAO Intermelt
China:                  Follmann (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd

Turnover 2019:  > 100 Mio. Euro

Export quota:    > 50 %

R+D-quota:        > 4%

Close partnership based on customer focus

Our customers set new standards because in Follmann they have a reliable partner who is on site contributing all of their expertise, from the idea to the end product, so that an excellent result is achieved.

  • Technical application support for the use of materials and machine handling 
  • Qualified training 
  • Advice on recycling and environmental protection
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Customisation as a benchmark 

We provide customised innovative solutions for special requirements in various industries. Our state-of-the-art Research + Development department comprises an interdisciplinary team committed to develop excellent results for any complex challenges with passion.

Our outstanding order processing and logistics including specific customer labelling, packaging and account management further ensures your success.

Our business units at a glance

Business Unit Print + Packaging

Business Unit
Print + Packaging

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Water-based printing inks for

  • Flexible packaging
  • Paper and board - corrugated
  • Paper and board - packaging
  • Napkins and table decoration products
  • Gift wrap packaging

Fascinating scent varnishes for

  • Print media
  • Gift wrap packaging

Cleaning agent for printing machines

Business Unit Design + Function

Business Unit
Design + Function

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Decorative and functional coatings for various applications:

  • Printing inks and coatings for wallpaper
  • Printing inks and coatings for decors and panels
  • Water-based ink-receptive coatings for digital printing
  • PVC plastisols and polymer dispersions for rigid and flexible substrates
Industrial Bonding

Business Unit
Industrial Bonding

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Adhesives for industrial applications:

  • Adhesives for end-of-line packaging
  • Biobased adhesives for packaging
  • Adhesives for corrugated board and cardboard
  • Adhesives for the graphic industry
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesives for transport and shipping packaging
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesives for mattresses
  • Adhesives for labels
  • System solutions for filter products
  • PUR adhesives for textiles
Wood + Furniture

Business Unit
Wood + Furniture

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Hotmelt adhesives and dispersion adhesives for a variety of wood bonding processes:

  • Solid wood bonding
  • Full-surface and assembly bonding
  • Hot and cold laminating
  • Veneering Edge gluing and pre-coating
  • Panel and profile wrapping