Company

As a major producer and specialist in imitation leather and industrial coatings, we offer a wide range of innovative products.

We produce with state-of-the-art machines and equipment high quality coatings on PVC and Polyurethane for the areas imitation leather for upholstery and cars, industrial coatings, home textiles, imitaion leather for shoes, belts and bags and flame laminations for the automotive industry.

Facts and figures

  • Founded in September 1900
  • 01.07.1992 Privatisation through management buy out
  • Textile branch
  • 2019: > 200 employees
  • 2019: 50% export value

Tradition and future

2020
120th company anniversary

2019
Start of new contruction second logistics center

2018
Expansion department lamination

2017
Startup of the cutting-edge printing and embossing unit

2010
To 01.07.2010 the Competence center Medilind of VOWALON was taken over

110th anniversary of VOWALON and initial startup of the latest high-performance coating units 

2000
100th anniversary of the founding of the company and initial startup of the latest 3-stripes universal coating unit worldwide

1992
Privatisation through management buy out

1945
Dispossession and nationalisation by the soviet occupying power to become a VEB (a company administrated by the workers): VEB Vogt. Wachstuchfabrik Treuen

1934
The Company was taken over by DEGUSSA

1900
Manufacturer Bernhard Maerker established the company

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