We are your strong partner

Do you have a complex challenge for us? As a company of the Kunert Group, we develop the appropriate solution together with you and master every challenge.

Kunert at a Glance

Kunert at a Glance

sites in Europe and Asia
230,000 t/p.a.
Paper cores and edge protectors
recyclable products
300,000 t/p.a.
core board
100,000 t/p.a.
corrugated cardboard packaging

Success has tradition

We at Carl Macher stand for reliability and long-term customer binding. Ever since we were founded in 1821, we have relied on our know-how and a close cooperation with you, our customers. As part of the Kunert Group, we work closely with the experts at Papeteries du Rhin. This allows us to constantly  improve the quality of our core board. These close links enable us,  to guarantee delivery reliability and the best quality for your core board. This has allowed us to grow continuously with you. Meanwhile, in our factory in Brunnenthal near Hof we produce 210,000 tonnes of high quality core board every year. As a result we are the most productive core board plant in Europe.

Milestones in the company's history

Founding of the paper mill

Purchase of the paper mill by the paper maker Heinrich Macher and founding of the paper mill Carl Macher Hülsenpapiere in Brunnenthal near Hof.

Commissioning of a new paper machine

Gas replaces brown coal as fuel

Installation of the first shoe press

Overhaul of the dry cylinders and improvement in energy efficiency

Carl Macher becomes part of the Kunert Group

New pulp disposal for more efficient use of raw materials and improvement to the stock preparation

Overhaul of the press and wire end and expansion of the drying end for more efficiency and for a production that protects resources

Ground-breaking ceremony for the new logistics building

Together to a successful future

Our core board plant belongs to the Kunert Group. We at Carl Macher Hülsenpapiere ensure that core board is always available for the production of your paper cores in the required quantity and quality. When manufacturing our core board, we focus on your requirements for your paper cores and edge protector solutions.
We do not see ourselves as a simple manufacturer. Instead, we are advisors and contact partner No. 1 for you. What we know about the influence of the raw material on your paper cores flows directly into the production of the core board. Our philosophy: We focus on trusting cooperation, intensive consulting service, long-term experience and reliable products. In this way we overcome every challenge – today and in the future.