Film Specialist since 1972

We have many employees who have been with the company for many years and have developed strong long lasting relationships with our customers. From great employee loyalty through to innovative research and development success, we get close to and understand our customers’ needs which are always at the heart of what we do. We supply our customers with individual solutions for every conceivable application, either from our extensive product range or as a tailor-made solution.

 Focus is on our Core Competence

Our future activity will concentrate in market sectors which will shape and develop our core business. The same philosophy is extended globally in each country we operate, our people on site in every location are able to use their local knowledge and expertise to help our customers find individual solutions to their needs. This local strategy in a global firm, provides our customers with a wealth of experience and leading edge solutions.

Excellence in films, quality assurance and commitment to our customers through individual solutions is a long standing tradition at POLIFILM. Decades of customer retention and progressive corporate development provides the evidence. POLIFIM’s continued success has seen an increase in turnover, on average, by 16 percent every year since its foundation in 1972.

Our history: It all began in a garage in Remscheid

1972    Foundation of Poli-Folien Vertriebs GmbH
1979Commencement of coating production
1980Foundation of first branch outside Germany
1983Commencement of film extrusion
1990Purchase of Alphatec International S.A., France (today POLI-FILM France SAS)
1991Foundation of ORBITA-FILM GmbH, Germany
1998Foundation of POLIFILM AMERICA Inc., Hampshire, USA 
1999Foundation of Poli-Coat GmbH, Germany
2000Foundation of ORBITA-CAST GmbH, Germany
2006Purchase of 50% of POLEG Plastic Industries (1998) Ltd.
2007Both sons of the founder of the company enter the company
2007Foundation of POLI-FILM (China SuZhou) Manufacturing Co. Ltd., China
2011Both sons are appointed Managing Directors of POLI-FILM Verwaltungs GmbH
2013Introduction of umbrella brand POLIFILM for the group of companies
2015POLIFILM acquire Mondi Osterburken
2016Relocation of the headquarter to Cologne
2016POLIFILM acquire WMS Folien, PROTEC Italy & Folag Vietnam
2019POLIFILM acquires former Australian trading partner, establishment of POLIFILM Australia Pty Limited