We live and love folian
folian is a company of the Walki Group and is managed by the two founders Manuela and Stefan Muschter. Both are guided by the conviction that we can make existing processes better. Achieving added value for customers and employees. Always on the lookout for the better solution. Always one step ahead. To do something that was not previously thought possible. With the entire folian team – for our customers!
Over more than 20 years of production, folian has established itself as a specialist in the printing and finishing of packaging films for the food industry using 10 + 1 colour flexo printing.
folian has signed a final agreement to sell 100% of its shares to Walki Group.
EcoVadis evaluates folian and awards it with a "Gold Medal.
folian saves energy: Whether it's a more efficient compressor or heat pump, energy-saving lamps in production or e-cars for the small fleet. folian is once again investing in measures to save energy and conserve resources in 2022.
folian joined the UN Global Compact in May 2022 and would like to contribute to a global vision. By signing the UN Global Compact, folian commits itself to respect the 10 principles and to promote sustainable development in its own country and worldwide.
EcoVadis, a platform for performance improvement in the field of sustainability, evaluates folian and awards it with a "Silver Medal".
The anniversary celebration was postponed to 2021 because of the Corona pandemic. In Sept. 2021, folian celebrated its 20th anniversary.
In June 2020, folian was audited according to the FSC standard for the first time. The audit was successfully passed and folian is allowed to mark printed paper that meets the requirements with the FSC logo. Together with a customer, folian has developed a functioning paper packaging.
folian receives the award in the "Innovation" category from the DFTA Flexodruck Fachverband e.V. in Stuttgart in March 2019 for the "Strawberries" motif. The jury wrote: "The FRoSTA strawberries design is particularly impressive with its delicate gradients and light shadows, together with an excellent photorealistic image. And it's printed with water based colors on foil! Apart from the print quality, this also shows the multi-faceted nature of flexographic printing."
A new laser perforation system replaced our previous hot needle perforation. Laser perforation also allows individual layers of film to be “scored” and can be used to make opening easier.
The machinery pool increased in size again. The plant now has three printing, laminating and roll slitting machines. With our new flexo printing machine, in addition to solvent-based printing inks, we can also process water-based printing inks. We are the first in Germany to offer film interlayer flexo printing.
Establishment of the branch office in Wolfertschwenden, Bavaria.
With the acquisition of a new laminating machine, folian offers its customers the option of hot needle perforation.
Expansion of the plant. In addition to a new production hall, a second print machine and a second roll slitting machine went into operation.
The first customer order leaves the folian gmbh plant. The machinery pool includes a printing, laminating and roll slitting machine.
Manuela and Stefan Muschter found folian gmbh. The main headquarters of the plant is in the village of Groß Lüdershagen near the Hanseatic City of Stralsund.
The machinery pool includes a printing, laminating and roll slitting machine.
The initial idea of a flexo printing works for packaging films.
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