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GmbH & Co KG
Industry Chemicals
Founded 1952
Headquarters Ludwigshafen, Germany
Key people
Christian Diehlmann (Managing Director)
Products Writing inks, Inkjet inks

Dokumental GmbH & Co KG Schreibfarben is a German based company and claims to be the world market leader in the development and production of inks and writing fluids.[1] The products are solely produced in Germany (Ludwigshafen und Mittenwald) and sold in more than 100 countries all over the world. Dokumental belongs to the Woellner Group Holding.

The product range includes all kinds of writing fluids, like inks for ball pens, roller balls, gel pens, board markers, permanent markers, highlighters, etc.. Newly developed products are inks certified according to CE and smooth writing inks for ball pens. Dokumental also offers varied support e.g. for the development of new products, searching for individual solutions or even regulatory questions.

DOKU-Inkjet: Dokumental also offers tailor-made inks for professional Inkjet applications, whereas the focus is on UV-curable inks.[2]


Year Event
1949 The first ink was developed in Mittenwald
1952 Mittenwald Chemie is founded
1964 The company IKF was established in Ludwigshafen
1992 Mittenwald Chemie and IKF merge to form Dokumental. Dokumental is from now on the market leader for writing fluids.
1998 Integration of Dokumental into the Woellner Group
2008 DOKU-Inkjet starts


  1. ^ Company website
  2. ^ DOKU Inkjet