Felix Schoeller installs Konica Minolta FD-9 with Autosheet-Feeder in their R&D laboratory in Osnabrück


Nieuwegein, April 2018

In Felix Schoeller's R&D Center in Osnabrück people are conducting numerous measurements to verify their special paper's performance.

Dedicated test  forms with a lot of control elements are measured and analysed. Until today they had to use special setups of mainly slow spectrophotometers, as more modern instruments did not fulfil their requirements. Recently they discovered the Konica Minolta FD-9 Autoscan Spectrophotometer. Impressed by the versatility and speed the first tests were organised easily thanks to Konica Minolta's swift service providing a loaner unit with initial training. These tests convinced Felix Schoeller completely. Regarding speed, accuracy and liability there's no comparable instrument available on the market.

Spectral measurements are now done using the FD-9. The additional Autosheet-Feeder assures a high degree of automation keeping the perfect accuracy.  Thanks to the possibility to use QR-codes even mixed charts can be measured automatically and the acquired data can be associated with the pertinent datasets. Finally Felix Schoeller has a setup which they can perfectly rely on.

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About Konica Minolta Sensing Europe B.V.

Konica Minolta Sensing Europe B.V., part of Konica Minolta Inc. Japan, is a leading provider of measurement solutions for applications in the fields of Colour & Appearance and Light Measurements. Konica Minolta Sensing Europe serves the industry in more than 30 countries in the EMEA region with Branches and qualified Distributors. Derived from our state-of-the-art optical and image processing technologies, measuring solutions from Konica Minolta Sensing help improve quality control and support R&D in a wide variety of industries. Our colour management solutions are essential to control and monitor quality in many areas of manufacturing, such as automotive, coatings, plastic, construction materials, food, chemicals and pharmaceutics. In the area of Light & Display measurement technology, Konica Minolta Colour Analyzers enjoy an “industry standard” position.

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About Felix Schoeller

Founded in 1895, the Felix Schoeller Group is a family business with worldwide operations producing specialty papers. With around 2,320 employees, the renowned Osnabrück-based company produced and marketed almost 323,000 tonnes of specialty papers in 2017 and posted a total turnover of appr. 747 million euros. The Felix Schoeller Group develops, produces and markets specialty papers for photographic applications, digital printing systems, the packaging market, self-adhesive applications and for the furniture, wood-based products and wallpaper industry.

In addition to its Osnabrück main site and headquarters, the Felix Schoeller Group has four other production facilities in Germany - in Weissenborn and Penig in Saxony, in Titisee-Neustadt (Baden-Württemberg) and in Günzach (Bavaria). It also has production facilities in the USA and Canada and is involved in joint ventures in the Russian Federation and in the People’s Republic of China. It has sales & service centres in Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow and Prague.

The Felix Schoeller Group exemplifies uncompromising quality, unique flexibility and true partnership. The result: Best-Performing Papers - Worldwide. Since July 2013 the Felix Schoeller Group has been the official premium paper partner of the German Olympic team.

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