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The specialist for hygiene,
cleaning and maintenance for four generations

Customer service and quality are the main priorities – this was even the case during the time of Karl and Erna Wasilewski. They founded their domestic laundry “Frauenstolz” (“Women’s Pride”) in Hamburg in 1928 and laid the foundation for today’s Nordvlies GmbH. The family’s second generation, Karl-Günter and Elisabeth Wasilewski, changed the direction of the company towards the end of the 60s. From the laundry business came a company selling hygiene paper products and cellulose fibre products. After moving to Bargteheide, just outside of Hamburg, in the 80s, the next Wasilewski generation, Andreas and Annegret, went one step further: This sales company then turned into a highly modern operation producing hygiene products.

For more than 85 years, Nordvlies has been a leading manufacturer of wiping, cleaning and polishing cloths from cellulose fibre, as well as hygiene paper products, dispenser systems, gastronomy products, protective clothing and skin protection. Our clientele includes wholesalers and bulk consumers worldwide. At our company headquarters in Bargteheide, near Hamburg, we have our administration, central warehouse and production facility. Cellulose fibre and tissue paper are assembled into folded and rolled products on four processing lines at our facility.

The end products – wiping, cleaning and polishing cloths, paper towel rolls, serviettes and table cloths – are the focus of the product range and are sold under the WIPEX® brand name.

Björn and Torsten Wasilewski have led the Nordvlies GmbH business activity as the fourth Wasilewski generation since October 2014. They will continue the business using old traditions paired with new ideas. Long-existing customer relationships and continued growth are the best arguments for the company’s policy: fairness and professionalism with tradition!



  • WIPEX® WORK
  • Eversoak
  • KATRIN®
  • KATRIN®
  • Papernet
  • Papernet
  • PLUM
  • PLUM
  • WIPEX®
  • CHICOPEE
  • Protective clothing
  • WIPEX® WET Hand & Tool