The Carl Schlenk Aktiengesellschaft is an internationally successful family enterprise.
It was founded in 1879 and has its central headquarters in the Middle Franconian Barnsdorf in Roth near Nuremberg. SCHLENK employs about 900 members of staff worldwide and acts as a leading international manufacturer of metal powders, pigments and foils. As a holding it is divided into its two divisions Schlenk Metallic Pigments and Schlenk Metal Foils.
The worldwide presence with production sites in Europe and the USA, technical application & service departments in Germany, USA, China and South-East Asia, and also a global sales and service network make SCHLENK a reliable partner of a demanding and international clientele.
As a global player it focuses on the business areas metal foils, coatings & plastics industries, printing & graphics industries, building material & chemical industries, and the materials industry.
SCHLENK produces metal effect pigments, aluminium, copper and copper alloy powders for technical purposes as well as metal foils and strips for a wide variety of industries.
The coatings industry uses metallic pigments in many different applications, coatings systems and coating processes. In addition, they are used both to increase the attractiveness and exclusivity of end products by improving their appearance (with metal effects) and to add functionality.