Glatfelter Electrical
Glatfelter Oberschmitten Products

A global leader in quality papers

Impeccable products within the field of specialty papers and engineered products, have given Glatfelter international acclaim. Our product is a part of your product, so your targets and needs are also ours.

Since Glatfelter's beginnings in 1864, the company has steadily worked its way up to being a global player. The 150 year anniversary marks sustainability and longevity that will last for generations to come.

Our mission at the Glatfelter Composite Fiber Business Unit (CFBU) is to be the quality leader in every market we serve. We wish to work toward the benefit of our customers and all of our stakeholders. By continuously improving, we steadily work to exceed our customer's expectations.

Our promise to our customers is to go beyond paper. We do so by implementing and utilizing our experience, technical expertise and Best-In-Class processes.

  • Our infrastructure ensures worldwide Just-In-Time deliveries.
  • Customization through co-development and high service standards are used to optimize our product for your value chain.
  • Innovative nonwoven and paper solutions make for high technical requirements.

As of present, we are the absolute world leader in pasting paper for Lead Acid Batteries.

Company profile at a glance:

The corporate headquarters lay in York, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., and The Composite Fibers Business Unit is headquartered in Gernsbach, Germany.

Our areas of production include: the U.K., with mills in Caerphilly and Lydney; France, with one mill in Scaer; and Germany, with mills in Dresden, Gernsbach and Ober-Schmitten. Our paper mills are known as being among the most modern in the world.

To ensure immaculate customer service, we have established offices in Suzhou, China; Hong-Kong, China and Moscow, Russia.

Key Facts:

  • 4,300 employees worldwide
    • 1,300 are employed by the Composite Fibers Business Unit (CFBU)
  • Net Sales ~ €1.7 Billion
  • CFBU capacity is ~156,400t
  • Certified Integrated Management System for: DIN ISO 9001, 14001, 5001, OHSAS 18001, BRC, Rainforest Alliance (CoC for Abaca) and FSC® (FSC-C041205).
  • Over 2,000 customers in more than 100 countries.


Composite Fibers Business Unit
Hoerdener Strasse 5
76593 Gernsbach

Phone: +49 7224 66 0
Fax: +49 7224 66 274

Sitz: Gernsbach

Registergericht Mannheim HRB 530244

USt-IdNr.: DE 239622559

Martin Rapp, John P. Jacunski