Who are we

FOLAT is a 100% privately owned company, supported by a dedicated team who share a passion for party products. We fully organize the complete distribution chain, from design to manufacturing and from sales to logistics.

“We work with passion and dedication to be the best party supplier in Europe.
We create fun and happiness.”
Marc Mulckhuyse (CEO & Founder) and Alex Adrichem (CEO & Founder)

 Founders

FOLAT was founded in 1993 by Alex Adrichem and Marc Mulckhuyse. We started in a 50m2 garage with a passion for balloons and party products. With an innovative and refreshing approach of the market we are selling products throughout Europe.

Employees

Quotes from some of us

Our goal is to provide optimal support to our customers by processing orders, answering their questions, providing advice and proposing solutions.

Carina
Sales Support

We create and improve the Folat product range in close cooperation with our colleagues from Sales and Purchasing.

Marieke
Studio

“We abide by the financial requirements, take care of the administration in an accurate and efficient manner which assists in strategic business decision making to create growth.”

Sander
Finance

“We have a great day if the customer is satisfied and happy and there is a long-term customer relationship with our organization.”

Bart
Sales Benelux

“We are always striving to develop and purchase the best products for Folat and for our customers.”

Tessa
Purchasing

“We like to advise the customers in terms of instore presentation of party products.”

Uwe
Sales Germany

 Our Management Team

Who is doing what?

Gerrarda van ‘t Verlaat
Purchase & Design Manager

Els Stuurman
Human Resources Manager

Greg de Jong
Marketing & Sales Director

Remco Romijn
Finance Manager

A safe & better world

Certificates &
Corporate social responsibility

  • We are a member of BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), EBPC (European Balloon and Party Council), CEN (European Commitee for Standardization), NEN (Nederlands Normalisatie Instituut), TIE (Toy Industries of Europe) and FTA (Foreign Trade Association)

More about us…

Customer and consumer oriented

The retailers’ and consumers’ changing needs are paramount in our product and concept development. Every year we develop more than 800 new products, ranging from regular celebrations like birthdays, fancy dress and decoration, to themes like Halloween, carnival, christmas and many more. We develop concepts for these products in order to offer a total solution for any store, product or theme presentation.

Private Label

We deliver value for retailers by offering a strong portfolio of private label party products. Retailers can distinguish themselves by private labels. We develop and produce tailor-made concepts and products. Our expertise encompasses everything, from innovative new ideas, design, production, in store display, to the finished product to be used by the consumer.

Licensed products

Our wide range of licenced products will help you increase sales. We have the knowledge and expertise of the most relevant licences per territory, allowing us to be an interesting party for our customers.

Own design studio

Our own design studio and product development team in The Netherlands are continuously working on creative new product and concept development.

Own production facilities

Our own production facilities in China enable us to be flexible and to maintain a high quality. By managing the complete process from product development to production we are able to keep our leading position and give the ultimate service customers expect from us.

Quality control

Our Quality Assessment Team guards the production processes by high European regulations likes EN-norms and by BSCI standards. We are fully committed to those standards. With our in-house testing facilities and continuous training of our quality control team we can guarantee a trouble-free manufacturing process throughout all stages.
Our Quality Control Team guides every production process from the raw-material till shipment and beyond. Based on European quality level each production output is tested and checked to ensure the high level Folat is known for.