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SCHLENK Group trainees organize raffle for a good cause


Proceeds of EUR 3,315.50 benefit children in the region.


Bavarian Innovation Award for SCHLENK


SCHLENK Metallic Pigments GmbH has been awarded the 3rd main prize in the Bavarian Innovation Award.


Battery of the future: 30% more energy density - alliance between SCHLENK, GDI and AGC


SCHLENK, GDI and AGC entered a strategic alliance to produce 100 MWh of anode capacity in 2024, with SCHLENK developing and manufacturing the copper anode foil. 


Dr. Uwe Dreyer new President


Schlenk Metallic Pigments GmbH is getting a new President: Dr. Uwe Dreyer will assume this position as of April 1, 2022, making him Division Manager of the Effect Pigments and Metallic Powders division at the medium-sized chemical group SCHLENK.


Sustainability: SCHLENK among the top 5% of companies


The external certification EcoVadis has assessed our company and classified it at this level. SCHLENK has thus received the gold medal for sustainability.


SCHLENK company has acquired the industrial company "API Americas"

April 27, 2020

The SCHLENK company has acquired the industrial company "API Americas" in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. The new location of the Roth family business produces vacuum metallized foils for the production in Roth and Barnsdorf.

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SCHLENK lands in the top 5

The CSR AWARD of the German government honours social and ecological efforts in business Enterprises. The jury of experts has decided: A total of 25 companies in five categories have been nominated for the German government's Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2020, the CSR Award for short.


SCHLENK expands the Pigment Product Line Zenexo® for Automotive Application

SCHLENK Metallic Pigments, a leading producer of effect pigments released Zenexo® GoldenShine WB 21 YY, a new effect pigment for automotive and waterborne coatings.


Sustainability: SCHLENK among the top 10% of companies

The external EcoVadis certification evaluated the Barnsdorf company and rated it at this level. SCHLENK thus received the silver medal for sustainability.


An investment in the future and a vision: Technology 3.0


The new construction of the SCHLENK Company at the entrance to Barnsdorf is making great strides. The halls are currently being expanded inside. "We have invested in the future" is how Joachim von Schlenk sums up the project.


SCHLENK company party

July 31, 2018

On 21st of July a company party took place in Barnsdorf and the visitors experienced a colourful and interesting programme in the Barnsdorfer Wiesengrund.


SCHLENK wins company ranking

June 18, 2018

What is possible with will, individual performance and team spirit was demonstrated by some of our colleagues at the triathlon in Nuremberg.


Certification of management systems

May 29, 2018

Carl Schlenk AG has been certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System) by DEKRA since May 2018.


Investing in the rolling mill in Bernlohe

December 18, 2017

After 18 months of construction, with about 100 guests we were able to celebrate the opening of the completely renovated and expanded office building in Bernlohe by the end of the year.


SCHLENK starts partnership with Polaris Battery Labs

December 13, 2017

Polaris Battery Labs, LLC, and Schlenk Metal Foils GmbH & Co KG are joining forces to help accelerate the development of rechargeable batteries.


Anniversary celebration at the Barnsdorf location

December 1, 2017

Executive management honored deserving employees who have provided loyal service to SCHLENK for 10, 25 and even 40 years.


SCHLENK Metal Foils: New Area Sales Manager for North America

August 11, 2017

Starting in January 2018, Thorben Beckmann will be the new Area Sales Manager for North America at SCHLENK Metal Foils GmbH & Co. KG. He will be located at the US sales office in Ashland, MA.


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