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January 2024

Closure of our Farmington, NH and Covington, VA facilities in the USA

The management of SchäferRolls GmbH & Co. KG announced the closure of the Farmington, NH and Covington, VA sites in the USA in December 2023.
We would therefore like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to all employees and customers of SchaeferRolls Inc. for their many years of support and cooperation. Their loyalty and partnership have been invaluable to us.
We look forward to continuing to serve our business partners and customers in the North American market as a supplier of technologically advanced functional roll covers and roll services.
Please do not hesitate to contact or Headquarters in Renningen (Germany)!

September/Oktober 2023

SRMS – the digital passport for your rollers– SchäferRolls and countroll® form a strategic alliance

In September of this year, countroll® and SchäferRolls GmBH & Co. KG officially agreed a long-term partnership for the use, sales, marketing and further development of the countroll® Roller Management Platform. (f.l. Claude Bruyneel (Chief Growth Officer countroll®), Frank Kretschmer (Produktmanagement SchäferRolls), Dirk Vidts (CEO Hannecard), Adrian Stoll (CEO SchäferRolls). As part of this collaboration, SchäferRolls has incorporated the SchäferRolls Management Service (SRMS) into its service portfolio and provides its customers with comprehensive support to implement the countroll® Management Platform. […]

SEPTEMBER 2023

SchäferRolls Video

We’d let you know also here about our new promotional video for SchäferRolls, as well. The work on shooting it already began at our Renningen site in 2019, and after a pandemic-related hiatus, the video was completed last fall. It offers a compelling look at our everyday work and the industry sectors we serve on a daily basis. At the same time, the video provides insights into the jobs of the people behind SchäferRolls.

We hope you enjoy the promotional video and share it with others!

August 2023

SchäferRolls d.o.o. Slovenija solar power plant

The SchäferRolls Solar Power Plant (power 253.89 kWp) Project has been awarded a grant of € 43,006.60 under the Call for proposals to co-finance the construction of new small-scale solar facilities (JR SE OVE 2021), managed by the Ministry of Infrastructure (now the Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Energy) […]

OctobeR 2023

MIAC 2023
11.–13. Oktober 2023 Lucca Italien

From 11 to 13 October 2023, SchäferRolls GmbH & Co. KG, SchäferRolls d.o.o. together with MWN Niefern Maschinenfabrik GmbH at the 29th MIAC – International Exhibition of Paper Industry in Lucca (Italy). In the European centre of the tissue industry in central Italy, our colleagues from Germany and Slovenia will show you the latest developments and application options of the SchäferRolls product portfolio for the production and further processing of paper, tissue and board. We look forward to welcoming you at our stand (no. 83).

JUNE 2023

SchäferRolls Summer Party 2023

At the end of June, we celebrated our annual staff summer party at the headquarters of SchäferRolls GmbH & Co. KG in Renningen. A very special and personal atmosphere was created by the SchäferRolls-employees themselves organising the party.

JUNE 2023

SchäferRolls cover solutions at LatamPAPER 2023 in São Paulo,  14 – 16 June 2023

This year again SchäferRolls will exhibit at LatamPAPER, the meeting place between technological advances and paper, board and tissue manufacturers and converters in Latin America. The trade exhibition with technical conference will take place this time in São Paulo (Brazil). We look forward to technical discussions on current operational problems and possible solutions offered by SchäferRoll’s roll covers. On 15 June 2023 at 10:40 a.m., Jörg Reiprich, Head of Application Technology, will present these during a technical presentation in Conference Hall 2.

March 2023

Visit us at TISSUE WORLD 2023 in Düsseldorf, 28 – 30 March 2023, Stand J52, Hall 8A

Considering the sharp growth in energy costs, increasing machine performance is more than ever the focus of all efforts to continuously optimise the production of tissue. In this context, tissue manufacturers and converters are pursuing common goals: higher energy efficiency, increasing production […]

March 2023

Innovative roll systems for resource and energy efficiency. SchäferRolls at ICE Europe 2023 in Munich, 14 – 16 March 2023, Stand 436, Hall A6

At ICE Europe 2023 SchäferRolls, specialist for high-performance roll covers made of polymer materials, will present bundled network competence for innovative roll systems for the conversion of flexible web materials such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens together with its partner companies MWN […]

December 2022

SchäferRolls Christmas 2022. Christmas market for our staff in Renningen

After a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was finally possible to hold our traditional Christmas party again on 16 December 2022 together with all our staff. In wintry temperatures, we were able to look back on the past year together at the small Christmas market on our company terrace and toast to a positive outlook for the next year.

November 2022

Meeting place for the paper industry in Latin America
SchäferRolls at the LatamPAPER 2022 in Lima, 16 – 18 November 2022

Latampaper 2022 was held in Lima, Peru, from 16 to 18 November 2022. Latampaper is considered the benchmark event for the paper industry in Latin America. As always, the trade fair was well attended and numerous participants followed the technical presentation by Jörg Reiprich, Head of Application Engineering at SchäferRolls, on the topic of “Roll Covers for Coater and Sizer. Quo vadis?”. The fair was thus a complete success and SchäferRolls will also be represented at the next edition of Latampaper in São Paulo (Brazil) in June 2023.

October 2022

MIAC 2022 in Lucca, 12 – 14 October 2022

From 12 to 14 October 2022, SchäferRolls exhibited on a joint stand with MWN Niefern Maschinenfabrik GmbH at the 28th MIAC – International Exhibition of Paper Industry in Lucca (Italy). At the trade fair in the heart of Tuscany, the European centre of the tissue industry, the SchäferRolls colleagues from Germany and Slovenia presented new developments and application results of the product portfolio for the manufacturing and converting of paper, tissue and board.

October 2022

Product innovation 1Z14. The latest generation sponge rubber roll cover.

Sponge rubber is an ideal material for roll covers in various applications. In fact, its physical properties offer a variety of useful benefits. Thanks to its special cell structure, sponge rubber has low-weight, compression and resilience properties which make it ideal for demanding applications requiring flexible […]

July 2022

75 years – let’s celebrate! Anniversary celebration at the Wagenhallen in Stuttgart.

On 15 July 2022, with a slight delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the time had finally come: Employees and business partners accepted the invitation to the Stuttgart Wagenhallen to celebrate the 75th SchäferRolls anniversary. Personal relationships have developed over many years from the […]

May 2021

The future of converting is today. H.impress and Q.dura for improved service life.

The processes involved in tissue converting make a significant contribution to the end product’s key attributes – attributes customers might see as a sign of high quality. SchäferRolls presents new solutions for embossing back-up and marrying rolls which will improve the cover service life. […]

June 2022

Return to Wiesbaden. SchäferRolls at Zellcheming Expo 2022,  29 June – 01 July 2022

After a COVID-related break in 2020 and the digital edition last year, Zellcheming Expo 2022 finally took place again as a personal meeting place for the international paper industry. Exhibitors and visitors alike were delighted with the personal exchange on site and the return to Wiesbaden in the completely redesigned RheinMain CongressCenter (RMCC). SchäferRolls was represented together with :CCOR Schäfer MWN GmbH and MWN Niefern Maschinenfabrik GmbH with a stand that attracted many trade fair visitors, so that many customer relationships could be deepened, but also new contacts could be made.

May 2022

Successful trade fair participation – Paperex in New Dehli, 10 – 13 May 2022

From 10 to 13 May 2022, Paperex, the largest trade fair for the paper industry in India, took place in the Indian capital New Delhi and provided a platform for more than 600 exhibitors from 30 countries, including SchäferRolls. Together with our Indian sales partner Vedant Technologies, Thomas Mischko, Sales Manager for the paper industry in Southeast Asia, and Jörg Reiprich, Head of Application Engineering, were welcomed numerous Indian customers to our stand and made new contacts from all over the world.

March 2022

Back at last! SchäferRolls at ICE Europe 2022 in Munch, 15 – 17 March 2022, Stand 436 , Halle A6

ICE Europe is THE leading international trade fair for the converting industry. After contact and travel restrictions as well as many cancelled trade fairs, we finally have the opportunity again in mid-March to welcome you personally at our trade fair stand in Munich. Under the motto “Each roll a system.” SchäferRolls, :CCOR and MWN, as development and engineering partners, will present innovative roll system solutions for the converting and finishing of web products. We look forward to interesting discussions!

November 2021

LatamPAPER in Mexico City, 10 – 12 November 2021. Great interest from Latin American papermakers.

Despite the pandemic, Latampaper in Mexico City, a trade fair and conference for the South American paper, board and tissue industry, was very well attended. In a cordial atmosphere, Jaime Calderon, SchäferRoll’s Sales Partner for Mexico, Sandra Sager, Sales Manager for South America and Jörg Reiprich, Head of Application Engineering (photo from left to right) were able to exchange views on technological developments with trade fair participants from all over Mexico, but also from Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and the USA. In particular, Jörg Reiprich’s presentation on customised roll cover solutions from SchäferRolls at the accompanying technical conference met with great interest and was the occasion for intensive technology discussions.

October 2021

Happy Birthday, SchäferRolls!
Precision all round. Since 
1946!

The foundation stone for SchäferRolls GmbH & Co. KG was laid in Stuttgart in 1946. What began with the repair of rubber tires and tubes in a garage workshop is now one of the leading providers of roll systems and roll covers for the international industry. The third generation, medium-sized family […]

June 2021

SchäferRolls technical presentation at the ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days, 08 – 10 June 2021

Instead of the Zellcheming Expo 2021 actually planned on site in Wiesbaden, the international paper and pulp community will gather for the ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days from 8 to 10 June. In digital form, the exhibitors will present themselves on a virtual stage with a wide-ranging programme of keynote speeches, presentations and panel discussions. SchäferRolls will also be represented with a digital technical presentation themed “Increasing machine efficiency through optimum roll cover design”.

May 2021

Wire drive roll cover Q.drive impresses with doubled life cycle and reduced cost.

LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH in Germany, produces white covered testliner on PM 3 in a weight range of 125-200 g/m2 at a width of 4500 mm and operating speed of 1000 m/min. The company noticed extreme wear in the Fourdrinier wire drive roll and the need of frequent roll replacement and associated […]

January 2021

75 years create trust. Marketing campaign for the company anniversary .

Under the theme “75 years create trust”, the 75th company anniversary of SchäferRolls GmbH & Co. KG will be accompanied by a marketing campaign that will be visible throughout the entire anniversary year 2021 in digital newsletters, print advertisements in technical journals and, last but not […]

December 2020

Relocation successfully mastered. SchäferRolls d.o.o. moves into new production  and administration building in Brnik.

Our subsidiary SchäferRolls d.o.o., manufacturer of high-performance roll covers made of elastomer materials in Slovenia, successfully completed its move to new premises near Brnik Airport, Slovenia at the end of 2020. […]