About Factories

Sihl Inc.
Rhode Island, USA

Arkwright Advanced Coating, Inc. Rhode Island, USA

  • Opened in 1802 as cotton spinning mill as part of the industrial revolution
  • Apparel fabric became coated industrial fabric, and eventually, coated films
  • Today, 8 converting machines
  • Approximately 65 employees
  • Capacity 30 million sq-meters photo paper, transfer paper, IJ and toner receptive film
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, FSC
  • Main business field is Digital Imaging
 

Sihl GmbH
Duren, Germany

Sihl GmbH Duren, Germany

  • Opened in 1902 coating “heliographic” paper, predecessor to diazo
  • Today, 10 coating machines, 24 converting machines
  • Approximately 300 employees
  • Capacity 200 million square meters photo paper, film, self-adhesive and tri-lam products
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, FSC, PEFC
  • Integrated with Sihl Direct DE, Sihl Direct NL, Sihl Direct UK for DI markets
  • Two main business fields … Digital Imaging (DI) and Ticket, Tag, Label (RI)
 

Sihl AG
Bern, Switzerland

Sihl AG, Bern, Switzerland

  • Opened in 1945, relocated in 1962 to produce diazo paper and film
  • Original factory closed, opened new “greenfield” factory in 2001
  • Today, 3 coating machines, 5 converting machines
  • Approximately 80 employees
  • Capacity 20 million square meters film, vinyl, canvas and specialty substrates
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001
  • Integrated with Sihl Direct CH
  • Acquired Star Coating AG in 2012
  • Main business field is Digital Imaging