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Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier manufactures specialist papers and nonwoven materials for industrial use. Its range of materials includes nonwoven wallpapers, conductive nonwoven fabrics, and nonwoven veneers. In its paper business, the operating division produces and processes coffee filter papers, beer glass and coffee cup drip catchers, crepe papers for large bakeries, udder papers, and extractor hood filters.
Key Figures ’21
Sales in € thous.
Employees, full-time employees, annual average
Neu Kaliß, Germany
John Paul Fender
In the nonwoven wallpaper market, Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier is one of the world’s top five manufacturers. It supplies both the mass market and premium segments. The products manufactured and processed by Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier are often bespoke – and in some cases exclusive – high-quality goods using the latest technologies.
In order to reduce its dependence on the wallpaper industry, Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier has been pursuing a diversification strategy since 2018. This involves, among other things, developing and marketing nonwoven materials for new application fields. The aim is to establish the company as a supplier of specialty nonwovens in various industries, such as food production, household cleaning, and the automotive sector. Nevertheless, the wallpaper industry will remain an important part of the company’s strategic alignment in the future. In this sector, growth potential is seen above all in the premium, digital printing, and construction segments.
Market and business trends in 2021
In the fiscal year 2021, Neu Kaliss Spezialpapier was again unable to achieve the targets it set itself. On the one hand, the international wallpaper business continued to be hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic, and on the other, the order situation of potential new customers deteriorated considerably compared to the previous year. In addition, important trade shows earmarked for the acquisition of new customers were cancelled or postponed once again. Nevertheless, the operating division made progress in all strategically important projects.
Although the international markets for nonwoven wallpaper have adapted to the changed conditions, the market environment is expected to remain challenging in 2022. New business initiatives, which will be certified in the current year, are expected to contribute to the operating division’s growth. In order to gain new customers, there are also plans to exhibit at major trade shows again from the summer of 2022 – following two years of pandemic-related absence.