Follmann GmbH & Co. KG

Heinrich-Follmann-Str. 1, 32423 Minden
Telephone +49 571 9339-0
Fax +49 571 9339-300


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drupa 2016 hall map (Hall 3): stand E76

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drupa 2016 fairground map: Hall 3

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  materials
  • 05.06  Ink, varnish, toner
  • 05.06.070  Flexographic printing inks – Water-based

Flexographic printing inks – Water-based

  • 05  materials
  • 05.09  Adhesives and glues
  • 05.09.020  Hotmelts (EVA, PA, PO)

Hotmelts (EVA, PA, PO)

  • 05  materials
  • 05.09  Adhesives and glues
  • 05.09.035  Dispersion adhesives

Dispersion adhesives

Our products

Product category: Flexographic printing inks – Water-based

Tissue Printing Inks

Meeting the highest requirements – worldwide

Aqueous inks for flexographic and gravure printing, specially designed for all types of tissue, including serviettes, tablecloths and table sets, are just part of the wide product range offered by our printing inks division. The FOLCO® AQUAFLEX solvent-free colour and special-effect inks ranges meet the highest requirements in terms of top-quality print results worldwide.

Neither amine nor ammonia are added to these printing ink ranges. Consequently, smell pollution during processing is minimised. Due to its extremely low VOC content, FOLCO® AQUAFLEX guarantees trouble-free processing according to European legislation (VOC Directive).

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Product category: Flexographic printing inks – Water-based

Packaging Printing Inks

Printing inks for flexible packaging

The aqueous printing ink systems of the FOLCO® AQUAFLEX range have been developed specifically for flexographic printing on pretreated plastic films such as PE, PP, PET and PA.

The colour series are available both for frontal printing and for reverse printing. As such, they meet the highest requirements for processing, whilst simultaneously representing a significant contribution to ecology and sustainability.

The colour series are characterised by brilliant colours, excellent dot sharpness, good adhesion, easy re-emulsification during the printing process, good consistency, low VOC content and fast drying.

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Product category: Dispersion adhesives

Paper and packaging adhesives

Easy to use and extra economical

Special FOLCO® LIT dispersion adhesives and FOLCO® MELT hot-melt adhesives have been developed for gluing papers and cardboard packaging as well as catalogues and brochures.

Be it corrugated cardboard, solid board, coated papers, printed or painted surfaces, nozzle application, glue wheel or roller, Follmann supplies the optimal adhesive for:

Perfect binding
Folder glueing
Sheet lamination
Honeycomb board production

Our adhesives feature perfect running properties, excellent initial strength and an often significantly lower consumption compared to conventional products. Excellent and consistent product quality as well as our comprehensive and flexible range of services result in a high level of satisfied customers.

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About us

Company details

Follmann is a family-owned company operating in the international chemicals industry. Our core competence lies in speciality chemicals for decorative and functional surfaces and assemblies. Our main areas of expertise are printing inks for paper and packaging, plastisols for wallpapers and technical textiles, adhesives for the furniture and paper industries and the microencapsulation of fragrances.

With its environmentally friendly FOLCO® AQUAFLEX water-based printing ink systems, we offers premium products which have been specially developed for flexographic and gravure printing on pre-treated plastic films such as PE, PP, PET, PA and OPP. These ink ranges are available for both frontal printing – including on compostable films – and reverse printing (composite films).

Our FOLCO® LIT dispersion adhesives and FOLCO® MELT hot-melt adhesives ensure optimal results with paper and cardboard, and are suitable for end-of-line packaging, crate construction, bonding of longitudinal seams, sheet lamination, and much more besides. Both adhesives feature excellent initial strength and often significantly lower consumption than conventional products.

Whether used in packaging, neck hangers, mailings or flyers – the FOLCO SCENT® scent varnishes can significantly increase the effectiveness of advertising messages. Our varnishes with microencapsulated scented oils are available in countless versions; from lavender to burnt rubber – there are no creative limits.

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Company data

Sales volume

50-99 Mio US $

Export content

max. 50%

Number of employees




Area of business
  • prepress / print
  • postpress/ converting/ packaging