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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.




Vita Dr. Matthias Rauhut


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


1991 – 1994 Ph.D. TU Graz

1984 – 1991 Study of Mechanical Engineering

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


Product Development

Sustainable Paper Solutions


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

Start of the first Paper Machine

1877 Start of the second Paper Machine

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


Start of PM 2


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

News / Press

1st June 2023

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE at this year's "Identity Week" in Amsterdam

From 13 – 14 June 2023, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will exhibit at “Identity Week" in the new host city of Amsterdam.

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15th December 2022

DREWSEN Spezialpapiere commissions its first photovoltaic plant

After DREWSEN Spezialpapiere succeeded in taking the first step towards regenerative energy supply with the purchase of three wind turbines in July of this year, the investment in a 1.4 megawatt peak photovoltaic plant is now the next step. Read more ...

27th September 2022

Thilo Frieling takes over as head of the PROTECH product group at DREWSEN Spezialpapiere

With effect from 01 October 2022, Thilo Frieling will take over the management of the PROTECH product group at DREWSEN Spezialpapiere. He succeeds Burghard Schröder, who will retire on 01 January 2023, after 22 years of service at the Lachendorf paper mill. Read more ...

1st September 2022

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE at FACHPACK 2022 as a supplier for paper-based packaging solutions

Once again, DREWSEN Spezialpapiere as a supplier and development partner will be presenting their innovative Sustainable Paper solutions at this year's FACHPACK trade fair in Nuremberg (Hall 9 | Stand 141). Read more ...

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