Olbrich Gmbh

Complete Production Lines for 

Adhesive Tapes



As one of the leading suppliers of production equipment and machinery for the finishing of self-adhesive films and papers, we know exactly what is important: our specialists develop flexible systems for you with which you can realize high-quality products.

Machine and plant technology from OLBRICH sets standards worldwide: Not only in terms of efficiency, productivity and precision, but also in terms of the variety of possible applications. Your advantage: Our specialists design each machine and system exactly to your individual requirements, so that you achieve maximum reliability and minimum waste in the production of self-adhesive films and papers.

At the same time, we also realize remarkable innovations for our customers in the film industry - for example, the world's widest protective film line with a width of 3.5 meters. OLBRICH is also a pioneer in cassette systems for short set-up times and fast product changes per module.

Olbrich is the World Leader in Production Lines for the Adhesive Tapes Industry

Complete Solution for Adhesive Tapes


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When it comes to coating self-adhesive films and papers, many world market leaders rely on OLBRICH - because we make brands possible. Our own technical centre plays an important role in the development of these machines, in which we can illustrate and demonstrate more than 70 different coating processes. This results in systems with maximum reliability, precision and longevity that are optimally designed for industrial 24/7 continuous operation.

Our specialists develop plants and machines for you for all conceivable coating variants - of course always "custom made" and tailor-made for your products and production processes. With coating technologies "made by OLBRICH" you can rely on safe processes in the production of conventional and technical adhesive tapes, graphic and decorative products or protective films. With working widths from 300 to 3,500 millimeters, all industrial production speeds are possible.

By using OLBRICH cassette technology with different coating modules, you also benefit from versatile coating techniques with a single machine. In addition, we can also implement combined systems for you, for example for coating, printing, winding, drying and laminating.

Your advantage is our experience: In the last 70 years, our specialists have not only implemented hundreds of systems worldwide, but have also rebuilt or upgraded third-party systems with high-quality OLBRICH technology.


  • Hot melt and UV systems
  • Pressurized Chamber Gravure Coating
  • Slot die coating
  • curtain coating
  • Strip and sample coating
  • Mayerbar (rolling bar)
  • Roll applicators, Kiss-Coater
  • Screen Printing / Coating
  • Roll coater
  • Reverse roll coater
  • 5-roller applicators
  • Comma bar (with deflection compensation "Mycrocoat")

Printing and Lacquering

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Take advantage of the unique know-how of our specialists to produce high-quality prints or coatings on self-adhesive films and papers. With 70 years of experience from major international projects and many individual special solutions, we develop tailor-made solutions for you - from independent coating systems for films to integrated printing machines in coating systems.

With machines from OLBRICH you can easily realize a wide variety of products with logo and functional printing. With working widths from 300 to 3,500 millimetres, all industrial production speeds and even large format lengths are possible. Our systems offer you maximum register accuracy, fast make-ready options and minimum waste.

The expertise of our specialists from other industrial sectors is incorporated into each of your projects. Together with our know-how in the fields of exhaust air cleaning and solvents, such as explosion protection and ATEX, novel solutions are created time and time again.


  • Logo printing
  • Functional printing
  • Rotogravure printing
  • Flexographic printing
  • Silkscreen


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With our solutions for drying self-adhesive films and papers, you can rely on the highest quality, maximum safety and optimum energy efficiency. As we design every system and machine precisely for your products, you always achieve uniform and gentle drying results over the entire width and length. This also applies to thin and tension-sensitive films, solvent/ex operation or high application quantities.

Our specialists implement a wide variety of dryer and nozzle concepts for you in all performance and size classes - from nozzle circulating air dryers to clean room dryers and float dryers with special OLBRICH float nozzle technology. Large quantities of circulating air are also possible. The web can be guided either by guide rollers or belt.

At the same time, you can always rely on the performance of your systems: you achieve a high level of efficiency through the use of the latest high-performance components while at the same time ensuring gentle web transport - even with low web tensions. This effectively prevents scratching of sensitive webs in the dryer. With working widths of 300 to 3,500 millimeters, all industrial production speeds are possible. In addition, OLBRICH dryers offer good accessibility and are easy to clean.

You can freely determine the energy source of your drying systems for self-adhesive films and papers when placing the order: everything is possible from oil, gas and steam to electric heating.


  • Nozzle circulating air dryer with internal/external circulating air guide
  • Cleanroom/GMP dryer and/or according to FDA standard
  • Roller dryers
  • Upper and lower air dryer, also with separate temperature control
  • OLBRICH CTS Bottom- and TP Top Air Nozzles
  • Float Dryer with Float Nozzle Technology from OLBRICH
  • IR field dryer, plate dryer
  • Circulating air cooling zones with external circulating air ducting
  • liftable systems


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With OLBRICH's cutting-edge technology for laminating self-adhesive films and papers, you can be sure of many advantages: In addition to absolute precision and simple handling, you can always rely on a stable process. This enables you to achieve maximum planning capability and effective further processing right from the start - while making the best use of all input materials.

Just tell us your laminating requirements - and our specialists will develop tailor-made solutions for you. A wide variety of technologies are conceivable, such as dry and wet lamination or duplex and triplex laminating functions. In this way, you can laminate a wide variety of products of the highest quality, such as sealing materials, construction adhesive tapes, automotive products or self-adhesive films from the medical and healthcare sectors.

With working widths from 300 to 3,500 millimeters, all industrial production speeds are possible with your OLBRICH systems. At the same time, you benefit from many practical functions such as adjustable nip pressure and temperature control during lamination. Optionally, open operation without lamination can also be carried out on the machine.


  • Dry lamination
  • Wet lamination
  • Delamination functions
  • Duplex laminating
  • Triplex laminating

Embossing & Smoothing

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Do you have special requirements for embossing and smoothing self-adhesive films and papers? Thanks to our many years of experience with film embossing systems from a wide variety of industries, we know that different products require specific framework conditions and process windows.

For special products, for example, it sometimes makes sense to structure the surfaces. Olbrich has many years of know-how from many decor applications in this field. For detailed tests in the development phase, we use a special embossing and laminating line in our technical centre.

Our engineering specialists will be pleased to advise you in detail and implement special solutions for embossing and smoothing as well as combined lines.Simply contact us!


  • Embossing of surface structures
  • Smoothing of product layers
  • Calibration of product layers


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High-precision and high-performance: With OLBRICH calendering systems, you achieve first-class product results with self-adhesive films and papers.

Thanks to the cross-sector know-how of our specialists, we can offer you a wide range of solutions - even for large working widths: OLBRICH develops and builds calenders with working widths of up to 4.3 metres. In addition to sophisticated cutting-edge technology, you always have sufficient performance reserves available for your daily production.


  • Film calender
  • Calender coating of adhesive tapes
  • Hot-melt applications with high viscosities


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Thanks to OLBRICH's special expertise in the field of wrapping self-adhesive films and papers, there are no limits for your company: our specialists will implement machines and systems for you for all conceivable wrapping variants - in any desired working width, for all speeds and materials. For quality assurance reasons, we rely exclusively on our own state-of-the-art technology, both for single winders and for automated turret winders.

Right from the start, our specialists focus on the greatest possible protection of the material when designing your systems: for the lowest possible load on your products and minimum losses. With working widths of 300 to 3,500 millimeters and roll diameters of up to 1,500 millimeters, high production speeds are also possible with your OLBRICH systems. At the same time, you always achieve the highest winding quality for a wide range of materials, among other things through precisely adjustable web tensions and uniform contact forces.


  • Turret winders for continuous plant operation
  • Wrapper for jumbo bales
  • Splicing equipment
  • Pneumatic or motorized impact knife
  • Rotating knife chain, rotary knife, turn-up-free feeding (rewinder)
  • Residual length optimization (unwinder)
  • Automatic loading and unloading
  • Contact and circumferential rewinder for surface/traction sensitive films and papers
  • winding also without gluing to the sleeve


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Do you have special requirements for the finishing of your products? As a rule, self-adhesive films and papers are packaged in subsequent lines - but our lines also allow the final winding of small and narrow rolls.

At OLBRICH, flexibility is always in the foreground: Our experienced engineering specialists will be pleased to advise you in detail and implement special solutions as well as combined systems for you.

Drive & Control Technology

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Maximize your production and data security: With drive and control technology from OLBRICH, you can rely on safe and efficient processes in the production of self-adhesive films and papers. In this way, you receive all services from one experienced source: We supply you with the mechanical drive and suitable switchgear with OLBRICH state-of-the-art technologies for your systems. We use the latest PLC controls from Siemens (TIA Portal) or Allen Bradley, amongst others.

Your added value at OLBRICH: You retain full access to your production process. In addition, we have a permanent contact person for every automation area and you benefit from more than 50 years of experience in control cabinet manufacturing.

With our own specialists in the electrical sector, we implement innovative and safe solutions for you in the areas of drive and control technology, user interfaces and visualisation systems. The well thought-out architecture of our systems also enables you to retrofit features and units at a later date. In addition, we also retrofit older systems with state-of-the-art technologies.


  • Conception and realization of the drive technology
  • Switchgear design and manufacturing
  • Software engineering for SPS
  • visualisation systems
  • Support and assistance with IQ and OQ
  • Service over the entire service life
  • Retrofittings and Upgrades

Complete Service Package

Concept Creation

Project Planning


Assembly & Commissioning

Production Support

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