The Carl Schlenk Aktiengesellschaft is an internationally successful family enterprise. It was founded in 1879 and has its central headquarters in the Middle Franconian Barnsdorf in Roth near Nuremberg. SCHLENK employs about 930 members of staff worldwide and acts as a leading international manufacturer of metal powders, pigments and foils. As a holding it is divided into its two divisions Schlenk Metallic Pigments and Schlenk Metal Foils.
As a global player Schlenk focuses on the business areas metal foils, coatings & plastics industries, printing & graphics industries, building material & chemical industries, and the materials industry.