Facts & Figures

Laufenberg GmbH, a family owned company which is steeped in history. Since foundation as B. Laufenberg & Sohn KG in 1947, our company has seen continuous development.

Our long standing experience and competence in the field of manufacturing high quality release papers and films is forming the foundation of our modern and future oriented company.

Year of incorporation1947
Turn-Over83 Mio. €
Number of coating lines4
Capacity (coated area)610 Mio. m²

Milestones of the Laufenberg history

1947Foundation of the B. Laufenberg & Sohn KG, Roofing Liners
1952Conversion of the production to waxed papers
1960Start-up of production of silicone coated release liners
1964Patent for the first release test method on silicone release liners
1983Installation of Europe’s first solvent free coating line
1990Transition from solvent based to solvent less silicone coating
1995Accreditation under DIN/ISO 9001 and 14001
2009Acquisition of Huhtamaki’s release paper business and start-up of 4th coating line
2012Launch of new corporate identity and change of corporate name to Laufenberg GmbH
2013Accreditation of BS OHSAS 18001
2014New building of plant 8 with central slitting and finishing
2014EMAS certification and accreditation of of DIN/ISO 500001
2016Production on W4 with 3 coating heads starts
2017Opening of our new Technical Center with a pilot coating line
2019Acquisition of the release paper business from Advanced Coated Products Ltd.
2021Laufenberg to integrate British Cotek Papers Limited into German group of companies