I'm impress
Facts and figures

Behind the name impress lies a global group of companies, which develop and manufacture trend-
orientated wood-based panel decorative surfaces for the furniture and flooring industry, as well as
modern interior design. We create the future-orientated decors for the design of tomorrow directly in-
house. They are based on trends, which are identified across the globe by our wonderful network of
internal scouts. As a market leader, impress strives to exceed our customers expectations by
providing exceptional trend forecasting for today and into the future.

Number of Employees 900+
Product Range Decorative Paper, Finish Foil, Impregnated Paper, Additives, Decor Print Inks
Decors Developed Annually 200+
Production Sites St. Veit/Glan (A), Sant Pere de Vilamajor (ES), Elk (PL), Curitiba (BR), Yaroslavl (RUS), Uwa (RUS), Shouguang (China)
Design Offices Aschaffenburg (D), Philadelphia (USA), Nicosia (CY), Istanbul (TR), Shanghai (CN), Bogotá (COL)
Print Capacity 850 million m²
Management of the impress Group Heimo Bresztowanszky



Our ongoing aim in everything that we do is to impress you. We believe it is vital to be a strong
partner for our customers across the world! Based on the needs, cultures and markets, we carry out
professional trend scouting, develop relevant decors and products, and work to continuously improve
our portfolio and the quality of the service we provide.


Our global network of design experts identifies and interprets global and local trends.

Decor and Product Development

Our team develops the right decors and products to ensure the market success of our clients.

Global Service

Based on our knowledge of the industry, we are constantly improving our global availability and service quality.

Clients and Markets

Our business decisions are always based on a global understanding of the markets, cultures and our clients’ requirements.


Today's impress group combines over 85 years of incomparable expertise in the decorative print and
finish foil sectors, for we were created by two pioneers: MASA Berlin (1928) – the inventor of decor
rotogravure – and Letron Aschaffenburg (1963).
You can view the key points in our company history here:


Own gravure in Sant Pere de Vilamajor, Spain


Opening of our Design Office in Istanbul, Turkey


New, ultra-modern inline printing and lacquering line in Elk, Poland


Development of the Customer Coloration Center in Sant Pere de Vilamajor, Spain


Fifth impregnation line in Uwa, Russia


New associate investment fund IPOPEMA 76


Founding of impress surfaces GmbH Aschaffenburg


Development of the Shared Service Centre Aschaffenburg


Expansion of the locations in Brazil (Curitiba), Poland (Elk) and Russia (Funder Uwa)


Strategic reorientation of the impress Group


Incorporation of impress Decor Austria


Merger between Letron and MASA Decor Group to form the impress Group


Founding of Russian sales office Letron-Funder o.o.o., Moscow (RU)


Founding of Letron Inc., North Charleston (US)


Takeover by Constantia Industries AG


Founding of Letron in Aschaffenburg


Founding of MASA Decor in Berlin, inventor of decor rotogravure

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