tesa Werk Hamburg GmbH (tWHH) is an independent company of the tesa Group. Some 500 employees produce single and double-sided adhesive tapes in Hamburg – using state-of-the-art production facilities which are among the most modern in the world. The plant boasts solvent-free production using a process developed and patented by tesa.
The specialty products from tWHH are mainly processed in high-performance industries:
Whether for the automotive industry or for electrical manufacturers, in paper production, or in flexographic and offset printing, tesa’s adhesive solutions are widely integrated into industrial manufacturing processes.
tWHH supplies clients around the world, mainly in Europe, Asia and America.
The plant is certified in accordance with the ISO 14001 environmental standard and the quality standards ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 9001.
In the late 1960s, the close proximity between marketing, research, and production grew in importance. A new production site close to the Hamburg headquarters was designed to ensure short development cycles. The cornerstone for the plant in Hamburg-Hausbruch was laid in 1971. Since then, the site has continually expanded and with its cleanroom unit and solvent-free production lines, it is one of the most modern in the world.
In 2015, a new polymerization facility was put into operation, allowing tesa more flexibility in the production of modern adhesives. In addition, a new production hall and a new hazardous goods warehouse were built, as well as a modern combined heat and power generation plant, which simultaneously generates warmth for heating and cooling for air-conditioning in addition to electricity.
At tesa, we draw upon our own young talent. We offer smart and dedicated apprentices a total of five technical training courses with top prospects for a successful career as mechatronics engineers, electronics technicians, industrial mechanics, chemical technicians, or machine operators..
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