A warm welcome to Perlon® – The Filament Company. We are an innovative, global group of companies specialized in the manufacture of synthetic filaments in diverse areas of application.
Our factories in Germany, USA and China produce filaments for applications in the paper machine industry (PMC), the brush industry and for technical textiles as well as filaments for cosmetic and dental applications.
Perlon® looks back with pride at a long tradition in filament manufacture and also formulates from this its claim to be the innovation leader in this highly specialized technological area.
The comprehensive product portfolio is based on a variety of raw materials. In line with the intended application, these are modified and processed into high quality, application-specific filaments. The consistent high quality of our products sets worldwide benchmarks.
Perlon® – The Filament Company is an innovative, global group of companies which has specialized in the manufacture of synthetic filaments in diverse areas of application.
Through consistent further development of our filaments in the five defined market sectors, we create for our customers the possibility of differentiation – and at the highest levels of quality. Due to the global positioning of our company we are able to organize short and efficient supply chains. We want to continue to build on this economic and ecological added value for our customers and our companies thus laying the cornerstone for sustainable development within our markets.
Besides years of experience as a filament manufacturer, it is our employees who lay the foundation. Permanent further development, the latest know-how and close cooperation with our customers all form the basis of the company’s success.
And so in the future: Perlon® filaments – developed today for the markets of tomorrow
There are not many names which – like Perlon® – are so closely connected with the history of German industry and have acquired such positive prominence. Since 2016 the name has stood for the joint company group of PerlonNextrusion and Hahl-Pedex – the globally positioned Perlon® Group. Almost 100 years of experience in filament manufacturing flows through the company. The enormous technical expertise is strongly shaped by the core competences of the individual locations.
The four centres in Bobingen, Dormagen, Munderkingen and Wald-Michelbach have bundled together their know-how and thus created a unique overall portfolio with the areas PMC & ATT monofilaments, brush & abrasive filaments as well as dental & personal care filaments. A powerful company has developed from this which is in the position to supply customers worldwide with innovative high-tech filaments for virtually any end application: Perlon GmbH – The Filament Company.
Center of excellence for Paper Machine Clothing (PMC) and Advanced Technical Textiles (ATT)
Main Expertise in Polyamide Monofilaments
Main Expertise in Abrasive and Synthetic Brush Filaments
Center of excellence for Dental & Personal Care and 3D printing filaments
Local supplier for USA & Canada
Local supplier for the Chinese PMC market
Industriepark Werk Bobingen
Perlon® is a member of the Serafin diversified group of companies, whose family philosophy of entrepreneurial tradition dates back more than 150 years. Following the principle “responsibility derived from tradition”, Serafin invests in, and develops companies whilst applying this foundation with all stakeholders.
Serafin’s development is complimented through the expertise of advisory board members Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, Wolfgang Ley and Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer
Managing Director / CEO
Managing Director / CFO
VP Sales & Marketing
VP Sales & Marketing PMC
Customer satisfaction is paramount at the Perlon® Group. We are fully committed to constantly improving the quality of our products. We observe strict compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems. All members of staff are actively involved in the continuous improvement process.
Our management system is subject to regular internal and external audits, and ensuing recommendations are implemented. Our business objectives are guided by our high quality standards. In this way, we achieve optimum control of the indicator-based processes and establish a highly efficient management system. The result is top quality – Made in all Perlon® facilities.
Environmental protection, occupational safety and energy efficiency stand alongside quality, productivity and cost-consciousness as the main pillars of our corporate philosophy. We are continuously mindful of our duty to adhere to the standards for environmental and energy management systems and therefore follow the guidelines of ISO 14001 and are ISO 50001 compliant. Our robust policy on environmental protection and occupational safety is important for the long-term success of the company and for the retention of customer trust.
One of our key objectives in environmental protection is to reduce our ecological footprint. As a matter of course, we comply with environmental legislation, and in our research and development work, we place great emphasis on the sparing use of raw materials and energy resources.
By continuously optimizing our processes and carefully selecting the materials used in product development, we are contributing to a reduction in energy consumption, emissions, sewage and waste.
Enhanced occupational safety also contributes to a reduced environmental impact while improving product safety. The active participation of all employees in our occupational safety processes is explicitly encouraged. In this way, we ensure optimum efficiency and functionality as well as the minimisation of accidents and errors in the workplace.
Perlon®: Safely successful!
The qualities we value in our workforce are professional expertise, social skills and the will to succeed. We set out to create a work environment in which our employees feel secure and motivated. We believe that they should be able to use their knowledge and potential to the benefit of our customers and that this is best achieved by the systematic development of their professional and personal abilities.
Communication with our employees is based on trust, respect and openness. We develop our employees by means of individually defined programs and we bring out the best in them by setting clear targets.
If you would like to become a member of our team, please ask for information about current career openings.
LEXINGTON / USA
Melissa Bolton / Human Resources Manager
Phone +1 803 359 9740
Carina Gnannt / Bewerbermanagement
Phone +49 (0)7393 53-162