Innovative product developments
from Neenah Gessner GmbH

Neenah Gessner GmbH has been part of Mativ Inc. since July 2022, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty materials. The group is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA and with about 5,500 employees on 3 continents a turnover of $2.2 billion is achieved.

The two German sites in Weidach and Bruckmühl are part of Mativ, but continue to form an independent company with Neenah Gessner GmbH. As a German company, we develop and produce a variety of solutions on our paper machines, meltblown and saturation lines, such as filter materials for cars, trucks, air pollution control and face masks. We also produce backing materials for adhesive tapes and abrasive papers, as well as innovative materials for sustainable packaging solutions.

We are characterized by long-term customer relationships based on partnership and a high level of innovation. Globally positioned, but firmly rooted locally in Bruckmühl and Feldkirchen-Westerham, around 660 employees ensure innovative products and top performance.

Our Values


We are your Partner

Together, we master new challenges. Trust, expertise, and our curiosity form the basis of our joint progress and success.


We shape the Future

With you, we create custom solutions and are pioneers of new developments.


We follow our Core Values

We deliver what we commit to: reliability, expertise and flexibility.
Our word is our bond.


We represent Quality

We are developing superior high-tech papers and media for your premium products.


We are Part of Society

We are an active member of our local society and demonstrate corporate responsibility.

Our Strategy

Profitable growth through expansion and specialization


Strategy for our Weidach-based business unit "GESSNER"

  • Global growth through differentiation with quality, service and innovation.
  • Growth in new, innovative business fields & industries.


Strategy for our Bruckmühl business unit "Indafor"

  • Specialization in high-quality adhesive tape and abrasive paper applications.
  • Diversification in the existing product area.

Our success story

Milestones since 1955


Neenah Gessner is part of Mativ.

We are pleased to announce the completion of the merger of equals between Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (“SWM”) and Neenah, Inc. as of Wednesday, July 6th, 2022. SWM and Neenah are now Mativ, a global leader in specialty materials.

Through best-in-class innovation and unrivaled collaboration, we’re making products and solutions stronger and safer for industries of today and tomorrow. We are still the same partners to trust. We are committed to rising the most complex challenges, stretch goals and wild ideas. We’ll leverage the skills and expertise of our now 7,500 plus employees across four continents to drive discovery and unlock the potential in your products to improve life for people everywhere, every day.

Our corporate headquarters will remain in Alpharetta, Georgia, and the organization will be led by our proven management team, which reflects our combined organization’s strengths and capabilities. 

Mativ is organized into seven business units which are each built around exciting market opportunities or key product sets. We are delighted to share that we will provide even more end-to-end filtration solutions for cleaner air, water, and industrial processes. We look forward to sharing more about our portfolio.

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