DREWSEN prepares for the end of PFAS and focuses on PFAS-free paper from 32 gsm upwards
As the end of the year approaches, the production of the forever-chemicals PFAS is also coming to an end. These have played a significant role in the paper industry, especially in the production of greaseproof papers.
New Technical Manager at DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE – Another rise from our own rows
Dr. Martin Siebert takes over the position of Technical Manager at DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE as of 01 September 2023.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE encourages health and environmentally friendly mobility
Since mid-June, employees at DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE in Lachendorf have the opportunity to charge their e-bikes free of charge at one of the three new charging stations.
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.
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.
Thilo Frieling takes over as head of the PROTECH product group at DREWSEN
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.
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).
100 years and not a bit tired: DREWSEN congratulates PM 1
In 1922, the "big" new paper machine number 1 replaced its two obsolete predecessors from the early days of industrialization. 100 years later, it is the smallest of three paper machines at DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE in Lachendorf and responsible for 15% of production. On its special birthday and thanks to regular investments over the years, it is still considered to be not only state of the art but also competitive.
EcoVadis Gold Medal for DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has been awarded a gold medal by EcoVadis in 2022, placing it among the top 5% of the 90,000 companies evaluated worldwide. This means that the previous year's performance, when we were awarded a silver medal, has improved once again. The result reflects our continued and on-going efforts in the areas of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE invests in three wind turbines close to the plant
As the first step in a long-term plan to use locally generated renewable energy, DREWSEN is investing in three wind turbines. These are located approximately two kilometres from the mill and become property of DREWSEN today, 1st July.
Changes to the General Terms and Conditions of Sales, Delivery and Payment with effect from 24.06.2022
With effect from 24.06.2022, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has adjusted its General Terms and Conditions of Sale, Delivery and Payment in order to react appropriately to the second stage of the German government's "Gas Emergency Gas". Customers will be informed directly.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE withdraws from envelope paper production
Due to the expansion of the sustainable paper portfolio, and the ongoing development of technical speciality papers, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will discontinue the production of its PROCUVERTO grades with effect from 1 July 2022.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase prices significantly, effective July 1st
Sustained increasing costs for pulp, auxiliary materials and energy are forcing DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to raise its prices significantly for deliveries starting from 01 July 2022.
DREWSEN invests in the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant
In preparation of future growth development, DREWSEN Spezialpapiere is investing more than 1.5 million euros to develop its existing wastewater treatment plant.
Lower Saxony Minister President Stephan Weil visits DREWSEN
On March 03, 2022, the Minister President of Lower Saxony, Stephan Weil, visited DREWSEN Spezialpapiere in Lachendorf.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase speciality paper prices significantly, effective April 1
Due to sustained increases in the cost of energy and raw materials, notably pulp, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be increasing paper prices significantly for their uncoated woodfree paper grades, effective for deliveries made from April 1st 2022.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE increases format capacity
To continue the steady growth of its specialty paper formats, DREWSEN has invested in a highly efficient Questec small-lot sheeter from BW Papersystems.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE reacts to dramatic increases in energy prices
For DREWSEN, like many other paper mills, the manufacture of its uncoated woodfree specialty paper grades is an energy-intensive process.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase speciality paper prices significantly, effective October 1
Due to sustained increases in the cost of energy and raw materials, notably pulp, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be increasing paper prices significantly for their uncoated woodfree paper grades, effective for deliveries made from October 1st 2021.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE at FachPack 2021 as a provider and development partner for paper packaging solutions
Traditional paper specialist DREWSEN will once again be presenting innovative and sustainable paper solutions at this year's FachPack trade fair in Nuremberg (Hall 7 | Stand 137).
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE invests in its reel cutting equipment
Plastic drinking straws are one of the many single-use plastic products that will be banned as the result of a European directive (2019/904) this year. Paper straws are a sustainable alternative. To produce drinking straws from paper, narrow reels, so-called bobbins, are required.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase speciality paper prices significantly, effective July 1
Due to sustained increases in the cost of energy, transport and raw materials, notably pulp, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be increasing paper prices significantly for their uncoated woodfree paper grades, effective for deliveries made from July 1st 2021.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE launches new PROSEAL Heat Sealable Paper for packaging of dry food and non-food items
Sustainability and environmentally friendly packaging solutions are increasingly influencing our everyday lives. Brand owners, consumers and legislation are demanding a reduction of plastic usage.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE receives silver medal for EcoVadis rating
Social responsibility and sustainability, i.e. the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), have always held high priority at DREWSEN. In order to make its efforts and improvements in this area more visible to customers, DREWSEN has once again been assessed by EcoVadis.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase speciality paper prices significantly, effective April 1
Due to the substantial and continuous cost, increases for raw materials especially pulp by approx. 30 %, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be increasing their prices significantly for uncoated woodfree papers for deliveries from April 1st 2021 onwards.
DREWSENs PROSTRAW paper with its anti-fizz-effect for carbonated drinks
DREWSEN has developed a water-repellent drinking straw paper. Its anti-fizz-effect prevents the degassing of carbonated drinks…
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE invests in its format equipment
In order to maintain the continuous growth of the last few years in demand for speciality paper formats, DREWSEN is investing in a highly efficient Questec small volume sheeter from BW Papersystems.
DREWSEN implements the successful upgrade of the PM5 pre-drying section
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has successfully implemented the second step of a 2-stage rebuild-concept to PM5, with an upgrade of the pre-drying section which has made a significant step towards improving over-all productivity.
DREWSEN’s handling of the Corona Virus
At DREWSEN, the health and safety of our employees remains our top priority.
DREWSEN is first in the world with FSSC 22000 certification for its Competence Center for drinking straw production
With the establishment of a Competence Center for drinking straw papers, DREWSEN wants to make a decisive contribution to the development of high-quality paper drinking straws. The interaction of paper, glue and drinking straw machine are largely unknown.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE establishes Competence Center for paper straws
Plastic drinking straws are one of the single-use plastic products that will be banned as the result of a European directive (2019/904) from mid-2021. Paper straws are a sustainable alternative.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE strengthens their Sales Team
DREWSEN are pleased to announce the arrival of a new member to the team who will further strengthen their already experienced and professional sales force.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE successfully develops the new special paper PROSTRAW for the production of drinking straws
Plastic drinking straws are one of the single use products that will be banned in a European directive from 2021.
First phase of shoe press conversion PM 5 finished
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has modernised the press section of its PM 5 with the installation of a Smarnip shoe press. This was the first, and most significant phase, of a two-stage conversion concept.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE exhibiting at FachPack 2019 in Nürnberg
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will again be present at this year's FachPack from 24th - 26th September in Nürnberg (Hall 9 / booth 461).
11th - 13th September 2019: DREWSEN at the TAX STAMP FORUM in Budapest
From 11th - 13th September 2019 DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be present at the TAX STAMP FORUM in Budapest.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE exhibiting at this year’s ‘Identity Week’ in London
From 11th - 13th June 2019, DREWSEN will again be attending the reissued conference of the former ‘Security Document World’.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE increases its commitment to replace plastic with paper
DREWSEN already offers compostable and biodegradable barrier papers for food packaging. Activities in this area are now being intensified with the aim of replacing other plastic applications with sustainable and environmentally friendly papers.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE exhibiting at the Hunkeler Innovation Days 2019 in Lucerne, Switzerland
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be exhibiting again at the Hunkeler Innovation Days in Lucerne, Switzerland, from 25th – 28th February.
DREWSEN launches new PROINKJET Silk range available in low substances
DREWSEN presents a new Premium Inkjet alternative for high quality coated papers in Offset printing. This pigment coated grade PROINKJET Silk targets high-end, full colour applications such as book printing, mailings and other commercial print requirements.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE exhibiting at FachPack 2018 in Nürnberg
For the first time DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be present at FachPack (Hall 9 / booth 461) in Nürnberg.
New Mineral Oil Repellent Barrier Paper for food safety!
Mineral oil components in foods are undesirable and harmful. It has been proven that saturated mineral oils (MOSH) accumulate in the human body. Aromatic mineral oils (MOAH) are considered carcinogenic.
DREWSEN invests in shoe press for PM 5
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE is set to modernise the press section on its PM 5 with the installation of a shoe press.
26th – 27th June 2018: SDW Conference 2018
For the third year in a row, DREWSEN will be present at this years’ international “Security Document World” conference, which will take place in London.
21st - 23rd March 2018: DREWSEN at the 29th INTERGRAF Conference
As in the past, DREWSEN will be present on the upcoming 29th INTERGRAF Conference which this year will take place in Dublin.
DREWSEN awarded Nordic Swan-Eco Label for Grease-resistant Papers
DREWSEN are pleased to announce that our PROBARRIER Nature grade has been awarded the coveted Nordic Eco Label „Nordic Swan“.
27th – 28th June 2017: DREWSEN at the SDW Conference 2017
DREWSEN will again be present at this year’s Security Document World Conference which will take place in London.
DREWSEN awarded HACCP Certification for Hygiene Management
In order to meet the stringent requirements of food safety standards, DREWSEN has introduced a hygiene management system in accordance with the HACCP principles of Regulation (EC) 852/2004, and was successfully accredited by DQS in May 2017.
20th – 23rd February 2017: Hunkeler Innovation Days, Lucerne
DREWSEN will be exhibiting at the Hunkeler Innovation Days from 20th – 23rd February 2017 for the first time.
01st – 02nd February 2017: 20th PHARMAPACK in Paris
DREWSEN will be attending this year’s Pharmapack Exhibition for the first time to introduce their PROLIGHT Thin Printing Paper to the pharmaceutical industry.
31st January – 01st February 2017: DREWSEN at the international TAX STAMP FORUM in Berlin
DREWSEN will be present at the world’s largest international conference for tax stamps; the Tax Stamp Forum which is to be held in Berlin.
New 100% fluorochemical-free barrier paper for greaseproof food packaging
Caring about the environment and choosing sustainable options has an increasing influence on our daily lives. With this in mind, DREWSEN has developed the new greaseproof paper, PROBARRIER Nature for food packaging.
DREWSEN presents Website Relaunch
The homepage of DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has been renovated and is relaunched in a state-of-the-art design and with new functions.
05th - 07th October 2016: DREWSEN exhibits at 28th INTERGRAF Conference
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be presenting their high-quality security papers and anti-forgery solutions at the 28th International Security Printers Conference & Exhibition INTERGRAF in Seville, Spain from October 5th – October 7th 2016 (booth 96).
37gsm PROLIGHT Thin Printing Paper successfully developed
Following the successful launch of the opaque thin printing papers for the pharmaceutical,cosmetics and publishing sectors, DREWSEN has, as part of their ongoing product development, extended the available substance range.
Certification of Inkjet Papers on all HP PageWide Web Presses received
Therefore the Inkjet Papers of DREWSEN are certified for trouble-free converting on all HP PageWide Web Presses and the fulfilment of the high quality standards of HP.
With a special developed colour receiving layer PROINKJET Professional represents the premium grade in DREWSENs portfolio of high-speed inkjet papers for sophisticated full-colour printing.
DRUPA 2016 Overview
During DRUPA from 31.05. - 10.06.2016 the following partner companies will showcase live printings of our speciality papers:
10. - 12.05.2016: 10th SDW Conference in London
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be presenting their high-quality security papers with antiforgery solutions at the 10th SDW Conference in London, UK from Mai 10th - 12th 2016 (booth L71).
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has established sales company in USA
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE GmbH & Co KG in Lachendorf has strengthened its sales activities in North America by the incorporation of a sales company based in the USA.
DREWSEN further expands its new segment of greaseproof barrier papers
The PROBARRIER greaseproof papers for the food industry have been successfully introduced in the market.
27th INTERGRAF Security Printers conference in Copenhagen
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be presenting their high-quality security papers and antiforgery solutions at the 27th International Security Printers Conference & Exhibition INTERGRAF in Copenhagen, Denmark from April 22nd - 24th 2015 (booths C2-C3).
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE enters the market for greaseproof barrier papers
PROBARRIER: The new DREWSEN brand for greaseproof papers suitable for direct food contact.