As a global company with German-Japanese roots, we are very aware of our global responsibility. The responsible use of resources and the sustainable production of high-quality speciality papers are particularly important to us. We mainly use renewable raw materials and develop new innovative products that contribute to a sustainable society. To achieve sustainable energy production, we use highly efficient combined heat and power generation in our modern gas power station.

As cellulose, wood forms the basis of our high-quality specialty papers. More than 95 % of the materials used are natural fibres and fillers. In addition, water and energy are required. Through the use of innovative technologies, we have been able to continuously reduce water and energy consumption per amount of paper produced for years. It goes without saying that we continuously invest in wastewater purification. And we are shifting a large part of the global transport to rail and sea-based methods, thus benefiting from intermodal transport.

We consistently focus on sustainable forestry: Our plant in Bielefeld is certified in accordance with FSC (Chain-of-Custody) and PEFC (Chain-of-Custody), and all our products are FSC Mix or PEFC certified. As part of our integrated management system, quality, environmental and energy management certifications are a matter of course for us. Our location was successfully hygiene-certified in 2018, followed by certification of occupational safety and health management in 2020.


We are certified

It goes without saying that our plants in Bielefeld and Flensburg are both certified, inter alia within the framework of an integrated management system.

  • FSC Chain-of-Custody (FSC-C014541)
  • PEFC Chain-of-Custody (PEFC/04-31-2656)
  • DIN EN ISO 9001 (quality management)
  • DIN EN ISO 14001 (environmental management)
  • DIN EN ISO 50001 (energy management)
  • INREKA, DIN EN 15593 (hygiene management)
  • DIN ISO 45001 (health and safety management)



2005: New, energy-efficient gas and steam turbine power station on the Bielefeld premises (joint contracting with Stadtwerke Bielefeld)

2011: DIN EN 16001 certification

2013: ISO 50001 certification

2014: Energy consumption significantly reduced by new cooling system at the Bielefeld mill. CO2 emissions reduced by almost 70%.

2016: PEFC certification, founding member of EEN ChePap Rhein-Ruhr

2018: Hygiene management certification (INREKA, DIN EN 15593)

2020: Certification of the health and safety management system (ISO 45001)


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