• 570 tonnes of lime per hour

    Without high-quality lime and limestone products, the economy would grind to a halt. Whether industry, ecology or agriculture – everyone needs lime. And we produce it.

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  • A sustainable product

    CO2 is released during lime burning – this cannot be prevented. But did you know that lime helps many industries to improve their carbon footprint?

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  • Lime for a good soil

    Farmers have been liming their fields for centuries. This is because lime neutralises harmful acids and adds calcium and magnesium to the soil – essential nutrients for healthy plants and animals.

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  • Environmentally friendly from A to B

    More than half of all Fels products are transported by rail in a climate-friendly way. With Fels Netz GmbH, we even operate our own railway infrastructure company in the Harz Mountains.

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  • Definitely a dream job

    Safety is a top priority at Fels – and not just when it comes to occupational safety. If you are looking for a future-proof and meaningful profession, Fels is the right place for you.

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  • Lime in steel production

    Iron and steel are irreplaceable raw materials for industry. Lime is used in very different forms and in large quantities in their manufacture.

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We are Fels.
We produce lime for life.

Not a day without lime – lime for life

  • Around the clock

    We produce lime for life

    This slogan is not just an empty phrase. Lime is an integral part of our everyday lives. Whether consciously or unconsciously, each of us has several daily points of contact with products for whose production lime is essential. And even in the future, it is hard to imagine a world without lime – this important and versatile raw material.

  • 6:30 am

    The start of the day

    Waterworks turn surface and groundwater into drinking water so that we can shower, wash and drink. Lime plays a major role in drinking water and wastewater treatment.

  • 7:00 am

    A hot tea or strong coffee to wake you up

    A bit of sugar sweetens the start. Sugar factories need lime to bind non-sugar substances in the raw juice obtained from the sugar beet.

  • 7:30 am

    The Germans’ favourite toy

    Whether e-mobility or conventional combustion engines – a car consists to a large extent of high-quality special steels, for the production of which lime is an irreplaceable raw material.

  • 8:00 am

    The way to work leads over lime and limestone

    Only lime provides the road with a stable base and long-term load-bearing capacity. Hydrate in the asphalt surface layer sustainably increases the ‘durability’ of the road surface.

  • 10:00 am

    Let your gaze wander

    The view through the glass office windows is also made possible by limestone – it serves as a hardening and purifying element in glass production.

  • 12:00 pm

    Healthy vegetables for a light lunch

    Lime products ensure sustainable soil fertility and counteract soil acidification. Lime is essential for fertile soils and healthy plants.

  • 2:00 pm

    Solid basis for documents

    Paper is indispensable despite digitalisation. Lime products are the most commonly used colourant for coated papers in paper production. They are also used as fillers in paper pulp or pigments in coating colours. Lime products give paper maximum whiteness and improves printability.

  • 4:00 pm

    If your cat feels good, you feel good too!”

    Happy cat – happy life. The house cat prefers to do its business on cat litter. Lime is an essential component of cat litter.

  • 6:00 pm

    A light goes on for you

    Power stations supply us with electricity for lighting, cooking and now also for driving. Lime is used for flue gas purification – it binds pollutants so that they cannot escape into the atmosphere.

  • 8:00 pm

    The reward for a long day

    Lime products are used specifically in agriculture. Feed lime strengthens the animal’s bone structure, provides important trace elements and minerals and strengthens the immune system, thus minimising the use of antibiotics. A sustainable contribution to strengthening animal health.

  • 10:00 pm

    Home Sweet Home

    Feel-good atmosphere at home with lime. Enhanced stability, less energy consumption, optimum indoor climate – lime as a raw material is an indispensable part of modern residential construction.

  • 11:00 pm

    Keep smiling

    Limestone for white and healthy teeth. As an ingredient in toothpaste, calcium carbonate is added as a cleaning agent.

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