Innovation and experience - our success strategy

As a self-reliant, independent family enterprise, Thieme has been successfully active in the international market for decades. We are technology leaders in both of our business areas polyurethane and printing systems.

Innovative and reliable products, competent professional consultation, highest quality, quick service and proximity to our customers form the basis for the sustainable success of our company - for more than 50 years.

More than 350 employees at four locations work daily to further develop our technological head start and to convince new customers of the quality of our company and products. Because those who know us remain loyal to us: Once Thieme, always Thieme!


THIEME - a strong team and a reliable partner Partner

As a self-reliant, independent family enterprise, Thieme has been successfully active in the international market for decades.
High flexibility allows Thieme to be responsive to the changing demands of the market.

Thieme is active in strategically defined market segments, is positioned as a technological market leader and is a reliable partner.


Here's to good teamwork!

Supplier of THIEME

In both Thieme business areas our leading market positions are based on the fact that we can offer our customers technically superior and mature products and delivery these on time with excellent quality. Our suppliers also contribute greatly to this success.

In  order to meet new challenges and to further optimize our services, we will also be dependent on highly productive partners in the future. If you share our goals and want to be mutually successful, then please contact us!


The history of THIEME

Past and Present

THIEME Machine factory founded in Teningen, Freiburg by Werner Thieme

THIEME Plastics factory is founded

Implemented the first high quality designs of molded parts (PUR) made from Polyurethane
Implemented designs and started production of screen printing machines
First energy absorbing foam for automotive applications were made
THIEME S.A. France is founded
Opening of Thiemes technical department (Technikum) with merger of Thieme machines and plastic factory
Beginning of second generation of the Thieme family
THIEME Corporation USA is founded
Modern restructuring of individual business units towards process orientation is performed
Large polyurethane parts are designed and produced
Awarded Quality Management system certification of Polyurethane Division
Start of development of large-format digital printing systems with cooperation partners. Frank Thieme becomes the main shareholder and sole owner.
  • Expansion of the screen printing department within Thiemes newly formed printing division
  • Successful market launch of innovative digital printing systems
Extension of the PUR business segment by the construction of a company-owned paint finishing system at the Teningen site
  • Center for plastics technology and marketing
  • Production of Custom RIM of the most suitable material and manufacturing method
50 year anniversary
Reopening of the modernized and newly conceived Thiemes technical department (Technikum) and the introduction of the machine configurator
 THIEME – now also digital - Launch of the THIEME digital printing system, developed at Thieme
On 10 January, Werner Thieme, our company founder and long-standing managing partner, passed away at the age of 91.