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.
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.
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Our Management Team
Who is doing what?
Greg de Jong
Marketing & Sales Director
Chairman of the Management Team
Responsible for the Sales, Marketing, Legal and E-commerce Department
Responsible for the Finance Department
Gerrarda van ‘t Verlaat
Purchase & Design Manager
Responsible for the Purchase, Design and Quality Control Department
Human Resources Manager
Responsible for the Human Resource Department
A safe & better world
Corporate social responsibility
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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.
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.
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.
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.