Company

Facts about DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE

Profile

Staff:

451

Including trainees:

34

Capacity (to/a):*

170.000

Production (to/a):*

165.000

Turnover (Mio. €):*

241

Location:

Lachendorf

Established:

1538

* 2022

We ship to more than 70 countries!


Mission and Values

We are a family enterprise working efficiently to produce individual and Specialised Papers We sell our papers and our services on national and international markets.

Our Special Papers are tailor-made to meet our specific customers’ needs. They are profitable and provide us with chances to invest and grow. Our preference is not to compete with papers that are produced by pulp-integrated commodity paper mills.

Our long term aim is to protect the profitability and growth of our enterprise on behalf of our customers, employees and shareholders with professionalism of the highest calibre. The goal of all employees is the entrepreneurial success of the business.

We therefore pay close attention to ensure that we act in a sustainable way by considering all the economic, ecologic, and social aspects.

Customer Orientation

  • We are a customer and market orientated business.
  • We aim to have long-term relations with our customers.
  • We discuss and develop new, innovative products in line with the market and in close partnership with our customers in order to achieve the optimum benefit for both sides.

Constant Improvement

  • We aim at constant adaption of our products and services to meet customers’ needs.
  • We rely on qualified and committed employees.
  • We have high quality standards which we regularly prove by certification.
  • Continuous improvement also arises from the ideas of all our employees, because everyone is the expert in their field. All senior managers are duty bound to take up the ideas of their employees, to check and validate them thoroughly, and to support their implementation.
  • The goals on the way to continuous improvement are determined by the company’s management. Progress is shown by an index. The management encourages all employees to actively support all actions for the achievement of our goals.

Wir sind ein Familienunternehmen, das Spezialpapiere effizient herstellt. Wir vermarkten unsere Papiere und unseren Service an nationale und internationale Kunden.


Organisation

Management

Management

Vita Dr. Matthias Rauhut

since 2013 CEO DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE

Professional Development at Felix Schoeller

2006 – 2012 CTO / Executive Vice President Holding

2002 – 2006 Mill Manager FSJ Osnabrück

1999 – 2002 Mill Manager FSTP USA

1996 – 1999 Head of Extrusion FSJ Osnabrück

Professional Development at Stora

1994 – 1996 Head of R&D Stora, Werk Hagen Kabel

1991 – 1994 Executive Assistent to the CEO Stora, Werk Hagen Kabel

Education

1991 – 1994 Ph.D. TU Graz

1984 – 1991 Study of Mechanical Engineering

Subject: Paper Engineering TU Darmstadt, Title: Dipl.-Ing.


Sales

Product Development


Sustainable Paper Solutions


History

With 485 years of papermaking experience we are one of the longest established paper manufacturers in Europe. Please find below a short synopsis of our history.

1538 Founded by the Duke of Braunschweig and Lueneburg
1845

Start of the first Paper Machine

1877 Start of the second Paper Machine
1921/22

A new Paper Machine (PM 1) replaces the old machinery

1957

Start of PM 2

1962

First natural gas-fired steam boiler in the German paper industry

1978 Implementation of Electronic Control Systems
1985 - 87

Full Modernisation of PM 1 and PM 2

1994 Start of a biological waste water treatment plant
1998 PM 1: Modernisation of size press and end section
2000 PM 5: New installation incl. production building and reel wrapping hall
2000 Start of a combined heat and power plant (CHP) with 16 MW electrical power
2005 PM 2: Modernisation of drive and press section
2009 PM 2: Installation of film press-technology
2010 PM 5: Installation of film press-technology
2013 Cutting Department: Implementation of a ream wrapping machine
2014 Cutting Department: Implementation of sheet cutter Pemco
2015 Additive Preparation: Implementation of a coating kitchen
2019 Business development group ‘Sustainable Paper Solutions’
2019 PM 5: Installation of shoe press-technology
2020 Competence Center Drinking straw paper
2022 Cutting Department: Implementation of sheet cutter Questec for small volumes
2022 Implementation of three wind turbines and the first solar energy plant
2024 PM1: Installation of film press-technology

News / Press

26th March 2024

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE invests €15 million in solar energy

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE is determined to continue its course towards CO2-neutral paper production. As part of its multistage transformation concept, the company is aiming to achieve 80% climate neutrality by 2030. The focus here is on expanding renewable energies whilst simultaneously improving energy efficiency. Read more ...

12th March 2024

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE plans expansion of warehouse capacity

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE announces the expansion of its warehouse and dispatch facility. This €4.5 million investment will enable more finished goods to be stored onsite in the future. Construction is due to commence in autumn 2024.

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20th February 2024

GETEC and DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE launch pioneering project for sustainable energy production

The leading energy service provider GETEC and DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE a globally active manufacturer of specialty papers, have recently signed contracts to construct a sustainable and emission-neutral energy supply for the production site in Lachendorf/Lower Saxony. Read more ...

5th February 2024

DREWSEN invests €1.4 million in state-of-the-art turbo blower to increase energy efficiency**

DREWSEN Spezialpapiere is consistently pursuing its course towards CO2-neutral paper production. As part of the multistage transformation plan, with which 80% of the target is to be realised by 2030, the focus is not only on expanding renewable energies but also on increasing energy efficiency. Read more ...

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