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MILESTONES

Here you can click through the fundamental historical milestones of the Felix Schoeller Group and you can experience in picturers the rise from a pioneer to a world market leader.

  • 1895
    1895

    Felix Hermann Maria Schoeller founds the business

  • 1900
    1900

    Photo paper business set up

  • 1912
    1912

    First operations in the US with the establishment of the Felix Schoeller Paper Company New York sales office

  • 1962
    1962

    Opening of the Pulaski mill in the state of New York

  • 1964
    1964

    Installation of the first extruder to coat photographic base paper

  • 1980
    1980

    Concentration of the product range on photographic base paper

  • 1990
    1990

    Diversification of business operations with high-quality specialty paper for inkjet printers and decor papers

  • 1993
    1993

    Acquisition of the decor business of Technocell AG and establishment of Technocell Dekor

  • 1998
    1998

    Expansion of the Weißenborn mill, which becomes the only site in the world for the integrated production of photo imaging papers (an investment of €300 million)

  • 2001
    2001

    Technocell becomes an international company by acquiring a majority stake in the decor paper mill of the Kunz Group in Drummondville, Canada

  • 2004
    2004

    Development of the portfolio and start of a strategy to specialise Technocell Dekor by introducing the new pre-impregnated paper PRIP®

  • 2006
    2006

    Entry of the business into the Russian market in the form of a joint venture with Russian decor paper producers Mayak in Penza

  • 2008
    2008

    Expansion of the range of photo imaging papers for electrophotographic (laser) printing with the introduction of E-PHOTO® paper

  • 2009
    2009

    Production begins of specialty papers for nonwoven wallpapers. Commissioning of PM 5 at the Penza site

  • 2011
    2011

    Development of specialty paper for digital printing, high-performance base materials for self-adhesive products and sustainable paper laminate solutions for primary packaging.

  • 2013
    2013

    Selection as the official premium paper partner of the German Olympic Team

  • 1895
    1895

    Felix Hermann Maria Schoeller founds the business

  • 1900
    1900

    Photo paper business set up

  • 1912
    1912

    First operations in the US with the establishment of the Felix Schoeller Paper Company New York sales office

  • 1962
    1962

    Opening of the Pulaski mill in the state of New York

  • 1964
    1964

    Installation of the first extruder to coat photographic base paper

  • 1980
    1980

    Concentration of the product range on photographic base paper

  • 1990
    1990

    Diversification of business operations with high-quality specialty paper for inkjet printers and decor papers

  • 1993
    1993

    Acquisition of the decor business of Technocell AG and establishment of Technocell Dekor

  • 1998
    1998

    Expansion of the Weißenborn mill, which becomes the only site in the world for the integrated production of photo imaging papers (an investment of €300 million)

  • 2001
    2001

    Technocell becomes an international company by acquiring a majority stake in the decor paper mill of the Kunz Group in Drummondville, Canada

  • 2004
    2004

    Development of the portfolio and start of a strategy to specialise Technocell Dekor by introducing the new pre-impregnated paper PRIP®

  • 2006
    2006

    Entry of the business into the Russian market in the form of a joint venture with Russian decor paper producers Mayak in Penza

  • 2008
    2008

    Expansion of the range of photo imaging papers for electrophotographic (laser) printing with the introduction of E-PHOTO® paper

  • 2009
    2009

    Production begins of specialty papers for nonwoven wallpapers. Commissioning of PM 5 at the Penza site

  • 2011
    2011

    Development of specialty paper for digital printing, high-performance base materials for self-adhesive products and sustainable paper laminate solutions for primary packaging.

  • 2013
    2013

    Selection as the official premium paper partner of the German Olympic Team

  • 1895
  • 1900
  • 1912
  • 1962
  • 1964
  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 1993
  • 1998
  • 2001
  • 2004
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  • 2009
  • 2011
  • 2013