Our Story

What started in Bavaria is now worldwide

Your premier film provider for over 40 years

Since the founding of the company in Halfing, Germany in 1980, Profol quickly built a solid reputation while instilling everyday values: outstanding product performance and outstanding personalized customer service. We embrace the ever-changing challenges of our industry and are passionate about delivering the best customized solutions available.

That’s why our company has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of polypropylene cast films, which are used in an ever-increasing number of commercial products – from flexible packaging to vehicles and household furniture. Profol operates some of the most modern cast extrusion plants in the world at locations in Europe, North America and Asia. Our nearly 500 employees produce a total of more than 110,000 tons of polypropylene and other polyolefin film per year.

Profol GmbH founded in Halfing, Germany

Opening of Profol Americas in Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA

Acquisition of the Innofol plant in Greiz-Grommla, Germany

Opening of Guangzhou Profol Films in China

Acquisition of the Technofol plant in Harbke, Germany

Acquisition of Profol Czech s.r.o.

Start of production of the lightweight composite Progano in our new plant in Greiz, Germany

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