Today, the long-lived tradition and the knowhow handed down from generation to generation have come to characterise the outstanding quality and special charm of Neu Kaliss speciality papers, acknowledged by the fact that the paper is still produced with the bull's head label.
2012: Fully utilised machines, filled order books – the success story continued with the opening of a new branch in Berlin. May 1st 2012 saw the productive start of the affiliated company of Neukölln Spezialpapier NK GmbH & Co. KG.
Acquisition and foundation
In 1871, Felix Heinrich Schöller and Theodor Bausch buy the land on the south bank of the Elde in Neu Kaliss. The foundation stone for the first paper factory is laid in 1872. On 24.06.1873, the first paper is processed on the paper machine.
Commissioning of PM1
Between November 16th and 17th, 1949, the PM1 paper machine is commissioned."This paper machine was constructed by the workforce of the Neu Kaliss factory itself between 1946 - 1949 using old machine parts and scrap metal."
The pilot paper machine
Construction of a laboratory machine, now the pilot paper machine (VPM).
Conversion of the PM3
Conversion of the PM3 from cylinder machine to fourdrinier for manufacturing blueprint base paper, typing paper, xerography paper, x-ray film protective paper.
The new plant and the PM6
1995: The foundation stone for the new plant on the Heiddorf industrial estate is laid. The new plant and the PM6 are commissioned under managing director Joachim Olfermann.
The largest filter bag
Manufacture of the world's largest filter bag, the PA SF 270. For filtering up to 70 litres of coffee.
Packaging line for udder wipes
A new packaging line for udder wipes is commissioned.
Winner of innovation prize
Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier wins the innovation prize of the Melitta Group for its nonwoven wallpaper and its outstanding performance over the years.
Investment in the pilot paper machine
Investment is made in the pilot paper machine. A two layer headbox serves to enable double-layer sheet formation and expand the development spectrum.