NOWOFOL Kunststoffprodukte GmbH & Co. KG is a global market leader in manufacturing high-quality monoaxially-oriented and non-oriented polypropylene and polyethylene films e.g. for the packaging industry. Founded in 1971 and based in Siegsdorf/Bavaria in Germany, the company provides customer-specific solutions for a wide range of applications in the packaging sector.
NOWOFOL's extensive portfolio includes multi-purpose film qualities e.g. for use as tear strips, carry handles, adhesive tapes, decoration ribbons as well as labels. The linear and parallel tear properties for easy opening, that’s the benefit of the latest development NOWOSTRAIGHT, a special treat for packaging specialists. Due to its velvety appearance, printed images on NOWOPAQUE films not only having a superior appearance, the printability itself has been significantly improved by the characteristics of the surface. NOWOCARRY for carry handles and NOWOLABEL for wine-glass labels have set standards in the packaging industry.
Custom film qualities
NOWOFOLs strength is manufacturing customised solutions to meet the individual demands of its clients. The NOWOFOL experts closely assess the application’s specific technical requirements to develop the ideal film quality tailor-made for its purpose: the film quality can be adapted for retort or non-retort applications as well as for coating and printing. It can be designed to meet a specific sealing temperature or sealing technology and also the raw material blend can be adjusted – the choices are almost limitless. In this way, NOWOFOL ensures optimum processability and enables its customers to create a unique selling point using a tailor-made film. Performance at its best – as the company mission says.
High production capacity
With its three production facilities in Siegsdorf, NOWOFOL ensures the high capacity necessary to operate on a global scale. 75 percent of its business is export-driven. Therefore, customers all over the world benefit from the manufacturer’s vast expertise in film manufacturing.
As an ISO 50001-certified industrial company, NOWOFOL continuously invests in sustainability. This extends to the company's F&E department as well. With NOWOGREEN and NOWONATURE, the manufacturer introduced its first mono-oriented film qualities made from renewable respectively biodegradable raw materials. NOWOGREEN is compostable in accordance with the EN 13432 standard. The ongoing optimisation of its energy consumption helps to reduce NOWOFOL's carbon footprint and allows for its very competitive pricing while maintaining the highest quality.